The Property Guide To Cap Martin

The Property Guide To Cap Martin

A dedicated guide to Cap Martin

What makes Cap Martin a desirable place to rent a holiday villa?

Culture and arts

Iconic artists have used Cap Martin as a playground for experimentation, meaning that the area is renowned for its daring architecture. Visit Eileen Gray’s modernist masterpiece, the Villa E-1027, or tour Le Corbusier’s colourful yet austere Cabanon for an afternoon of local culture.

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Meanwhile, the town centre of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin possesses charming shops, gorgeous churches like the baroque Eglise Sainte Marguerite, sunny streets, and an impressive medieval fort from the Caroligian period overlooking the city and its surroundings.

Nature and walks

Settled between Menton and Monaco on sharp cliffs, Cap Martin is shielded from strong winds and boasts a mild, warm climate almost all year round. Typically Mediterranean, the neighbourhood hosts stunning colourful lizards, majestic birds, and even rare species of turtles.

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The ideal weather conditions explain the rich and lush vegetation, which is best observed in the Parc Cap Martin. A haven of peace and quiet, this spot is made up of a playground and diverse botanical gardens, from wild and untamed plots to symmetrical jardins. The park is most famous for its contemporary art installations nestled amongst fragrant centuries-old olive trees.

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Hiking fans will not be disappointed by Cap Martin’s Promenade Le Corbusier, running from Menton to Monaco and passing through Cap Martin. Suitable for all ages, the hiking path sits above the sea, allowing for sights of the Mediterranean as far as the eye can see, views of monumental estates, as well as spectacular panoramas over Menton or Monaco, depending on the chosen direction. The path is bordered by exotic plants like the Barbary fig cactus, rock samphires or alluring light yellow flowers commonly known by locals as “Jupiter’s Beard”. Don’t forget to stop by the coves of Cap Martin on the east coast of the neighbourhood for striking panoramic views of the azure sea and rocky beaches.

What kind of holiday rental villas are available in Cap Martin?

Let us guide you on Cap Martin’s rental property market. Cap Martin is home to a selection of architecturally beautiful holiday villas offering conveniences such as heated pools, Jacuzzis, private gyms and more. This area, between Menton and Monaco, is famous for its exclusive selection of luxury villas and waterfront properties, offering anywhere from three to eight bedrooms and with stunning views over the meeting spot of the French and the Italian Rivieras.

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Villa Anna is one of our favourite summer rental properties in Cap Martin – a splendid Belle Epoque style villa offering stunning panoramas out to sea. With four en suite bedrooms, two independent guest apartments and two staff apartments, this spacious property has plenty of space for guests to relax. Highlights include an infinity pool, a wine cellar, a 3,000sqm garden and air conditioning in all rooms.

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How safe is it to rent a villa in Cap Martin?

Cap Martin is a very safe area thanks to its proximity to Monaco, one of Europe’s safest destinations. Monaco has one of the largest police forces and police presences in the world, meaning rates for crimes such as property break-ins stay very low. This secure environment extends to Cap Martin, allowing guests to fully relax and enjoy their villa in peace. Additionally, many holiday rental villas offer full security systems for extra reassurance.
What are the most famous restaurants on Cap Martin?
Next up in our guide to Cap Martin is a look at the best eateries. There may be just a few restaurants situated in Cap Martin, but the neighborhood boasts fantastic gastronomical experiences.

On the Promenade Cap Martin, Madame Bleue proposes an array of fusion dishes inspired by their jet-set clientele and travels around the world. Its dishes include healthy options such as an ultra-fresh cod fillet cooked Japanese-style and a bright thai lobster salad, or more decadent options such truffle pizza or a peppery chimichurri steak.

Right on the Plage du Buse, an idyllic sandy beach, sits the restaurant Le Cabanon. This luxury beach hut serves a range of local wines and regional classics with a couple of modern twists – think beef carpaccio topped with raspberries and a dash of hazelnut oil or a zesty lobster tagliolini dish.

What is the most famous beach club on Cap Martin?

Plage Solenzara comes highly recommended, boasting a divine restaurant, a fully stocked bar, live music and DJs and a kid’s area. The beach club at Monte-Carlo Beach – listed below – also offers a heavenly retreat, with an Olympic-size seawater pool heated to 27°C.

What is the most famous hotel on Cap Martin?

No guide to Cap Martin would be complete without mentioning the area’s most loved hotel. The five-star Monte-Carlo Beach is located just 550 yards from the Monaco border, and, alongside its private beach, offers a luxurious wellness centre, four restaurants, and even on-site cookery classes.

Is Cap Martin close to Monaco?

Yes – Cap Martin is located just 13 minutes by car from Monaco.

How far is Cap Martin to Nice airport by car?

Cap Martin is conveniently located just a 40 minutes drive from Nice and its international airport.

To discover our beautiful Cap Martin villas to rent, contact Emilia today.

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