Charter a yacht in the South of France
DAY 1 Embark your charter yacht at Baie des Anges (nr. Nice airport) or La Napoule (nr. Cannes private airport). Cruise immediately to Plage Pampelonne, a popular stretch of golden sand close to St Tropez. Explore the old town that evening, perhaps diner at Byblos. Later, head for the VIP room or Les Cave du Roy - clubs synonymous with St Tropez.
DAY 2 Relax at anchor off Plage Pampelonne and have lunch at Club Cinquante Cinq or Nikki Beach. Laze away the late afternoon drifting at anchor on the yacht in these truly stunning turquoise waters...this is what a charter is all about!
DAY 3 Off to the Porquerolles Islands to swim and relax; this is a stunning chain of small islands with beautiful beaches. UNESCO world heritage site and national park, the fish are so tame you can pet and hand feed them. Fabulously clear water.
DAY 4 Head back eastwards, and anchor the yacht between the Isles de Lérins, beautiful unspoiled islands off Cannes. In the evening choose from a host of bustling nearby towns; Cannes, Juan Les Pins…Antibes…
DAY 5 In Cannes, explore the old town in the morning, visit the market; head east along the boulevard and choose from the numerous designer shops, and perhpas lunch in one of the fabulous Croisette restaurants.
DAY 6 Cruise to St Jean Cap Ferrat and Villefranche, stopping en-route at the exclusive Hotel du Cap at Cap d’Antibes for lunch. Overnight at anchor at the picturesque Cap Ferrat, with breathtaking views over to Èze.
DAY 7 On to Monaco, and join in the hectic social calendar: the Grand Prix, the Opera, concerts, tennis … aperitifs at the Hotel de Paris, dinner at Rampoldis, and dancing at Jimmyz nightclub. Don't forget your wallet on the boat - you'll need it!
DAY 8 Anchor at Beaulieu-sur-Mer for breakfast and a refreshing morning swim off the boat, before a short cruise to Nice or Cannes - the finale of your south of France yacht charter!
SOUTH OF FRANCE