The Best Beach Clubs On The French Riviera: An Unbiased Guide

The Best Beach Clubs On The French Riviera: An Unbiased Guide

When you are holidaying on the Cote d’Azur you’ll want to enjoy the beach in style, and the chicest way to do so is by going to one of the best beach clubs on the French Riviera. Wherever you are staying, there’s a luxuriously indulgent beach club, just for you. Discover our completely unbiased guide below.

A look at the best beach clubs on the French Riviera


Cap d’Antibes 

The Royal Beach

Built to resemble a sailing ship, the Royal Beach Hotel is situated on a beautiful private beach, and its elegant beach club is open to non-guests. Choose a sun-lounger on the sand or on the secluded private dock overlooking the sea. The restaurant serves up Italian-based cuisine with a selection of cocktails, wines and champagnes.  


16 Boulevard Maréchal Leclerc, Antibes

+33 (0)4 93 33 72 81, [email protected]


Why not rent the elegant white art deco Villa Bianca for your stay on the Cap d’Antibes?


Cap Ferrat 


Located in a breathtaking waterfront setting, Paloma opened in 1948, and has since secured its status as one of the best beach clubs on the French Riviera. Its restaurant offers fresh Mediterranean cuisine and signature cocktails.  


1 Route de Saint-Hospice, 06230 Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

+33 (0)4 93 01 64 71

Plage de Passable

Opposite the bay of Villefranche in an idyllic, natural setting, this family-run club offers a choice of luxurious four-poster sun loungers or comfortable sofas, and a menu of cocktails, tapas and seasonal Mediterranean cuisine.  


Chemin de Passable, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

+33 (0)4 93 76 06 17


With direct access to the Passable beach, the beautiful Villa Aster has wonderful sea views from almost every window.  



Anjuna Beach

Easily one of the best beach clubs on the French Riviera, the colourful Anjuna Beach is styled using an Indian Ocean island theme, with Indonesian statues and tropical plants. The restaurant serves generous Mediterranean recipes using fresh produce.


Avenue de la Liberté, 06360 Eze sur Mer

+33 (0)6 98 46 48 36


For the epitome of minimalist luxury, rent Villa La Calla, just a short walk from Eze beach.

Cap d’Ail

Eden Plage Mala Beach Club

Its spectacular rocky setting makes this easily one of the best beach clubs on the French Riviera.  The restaurant serves fresh seafood, tapas and a choice of Buddha bowls. Live music is played at weekends, and their boutique sells beachwear and accessories.


Allée Mala, Cap d’Ail


For modern glamour, style and breathtaking sea views on the Cap d’Ail, why not rent Villa Bosio.  



Nikki Beach MC

Located at the rooftop swimming pool of the Fairmont Monte Carlo hotel, Nikki Beach captures the spirit of a beach club, with luxurious day beds, creative cocktails and breathtaking views. The extensive menu includes salads, sushi rolls, freshly caught seafood and slow-roasted chicken.


Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel, 12 Avenue des Spelugues, Monaco

+377 93 300 700, [email protected]


Just a short drive from Monaco, Villa Willow exudes old-world style and glamour.




One of the best beach clubs on the French Riviera since the 1980s, with its sweeping bay views, Solenzara is newly renovated with elegant white sun loungers and umbrellas.  Its restaurant serves generous Mediterranean cuisine using fresh, locally sourced produce.  


4 Promenade Robert Schuman, Roquebrune Cap Martin

+33 (0)4 22 17 03 13, [email protected]


The Belle Epoque styled Villa Linea oozes old-world romance and glamour, with a stunning pool and pristine gardens.


Cap Villas has an extensive portfolio of luxury properties, so whether you’d like to rent a villa near Anjuna Beach or any one of the best beach clubs on the French Riviera, the team at Cap Villas will be delighted to help you. 

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