84 Rooms Founder Sebastian shares his secret address book of favourite places to eat, sleep and discover. Most people only travel to Cannes, Monte-Carlo & St Tropez, but the real beauty can be found somewhere else.
The best-kept secret on the Riviera - positioned on the Franco-Italian border with beautiful beaches - you can get both French & Italian cuisine. Visit in February for the Lemon Festival.
Toile Blance - A contemporary Boutique Guest House with wonderful pool, cuisine and hosts.
La Colombe D’Or - A Riviera Institution, it attracted Europe’s creative elite since the 1930s. Make sure to reserve a table outside far in advance. It’s also a hotel with 25 rooms and probably the finest collections of art in the world.
Every year in June, the village of Mougins organises an international festival entirely dedicated to Gastronomy. For 3 days, the streets and squares of the old village welcome French and foreign chefs who come to share their skills and passion with the public.
Resto des Arts in the vieux village.
Le Mas Candille - features one of the best SPA’s at the Riviera.
The world’s perfume capital.
Easy located between Cannes and Nice, a quick stop is so worth it to pick up a few bottles of perfume and stop to smell the lavender.
The International Perfume Museum.
St Jean Cap Ferrat: Paloma Beach
Cap d’Ail (just outside of Monaco) Eden Plage Mala
A museum and sculpture park on the island of Porquerolles. The island is a 15 minutes boat ride from Hyeres.
A 15 min drive south of Saint Tropez, you’ll find the beautiful village of Ramatuelle.
Epi 1959 Not the typical hotel, only 10 rooms, feels more like beach house of friends. The cabanas are intimate, even imperfect, but reflect a 1960s elegance just as when Hubert de Givenchy rented a cabana in Pampelonne.The Epi 1959 was refurbished and opened last summer.
The American garden designer also worked on the Majorelle Garden in Marrakech (he is the widower of Pierre Bergé, Yves Saint Laurent’s former partner) Arch Digest
Lily of the Valley, La Croix Valmer Opened in 2019, the hotel is a charming pied-a-terre composed of 44 rooms and sites, a superb SPA, and organic restaurants, only a few stew away from the beaches.