The best beaches in Nice

The best beaches in Nice

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The beaches of Nice are big, beautiful and clean! Treat yourself to a relaxing day on the French Riviera enjoying the sun and turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. From the airport, located to the west of the city, all the way to the Cap de Nice, the coastline of the Riviera capital is composed of a plethora of beaches, renowned for their pebbles. Discover the most beautiful beaches of Nice near the Best Western Plus Hotel Brice Garden Nice.

 

 The most beautiful beaches in Nice - Crédit Summer Hotel Group
The most beautiful beaches in Nice - Crédit Summer Hotel Group
 

Private hotel beach Nice

The Best Western Plus Hotel Brice Garden Nice gives you discounted rates to access the private beach it partners: Le Sporting.            
As a customer at our 4-star hotel, you'll get a discount on your entry price to the private beach including: deck-chair, mattress, parasol, beach cabin and showers.

Just a few minutes' walk from the Best Western Plus Hotel Brice Garden Nice, the beach of Le Sporting is the ideal place to relax, completely undisturbed, and soak in the sunshine. Enjoy a cocktail with friends on the beach, looking out to sea, or treat yourself to one of the delicious typical Mediterranean cuisine dishes served at the restaurant.

If you'd like more information, ask at reception during your stay

 

 Private beach Nice - Credit Sporting Plage
Private beach Nice - Credit Sporting Plage
 

Nice's public beaches

The beaches of Nice cover a stretch of over 7 kilometres, and some of them offer various watersports to spice up your holiday. Along the Promenade des Anglais, there are around twenty public beaches, all of them safe and entirely free to access. All the beaches have lifeguard supervision throughout the summer holidays.

 

Promenade des Anglais - Credit Summer Hotel Group
Promenade des Anglais - Credit Summer Hotel Group


No smoking beaches in Nice

In partnership with the Ligue Contre le Cancer, the city of Nice has classed five beaches as officially "no smoking beaches": Plage du Centenaire, Voilier, Bains Militaires, Lenval and Sainte Hélène.


Beaches accessible to people with disabilities 

There are two beaches specially equipped to facilitate bathing for people with disabilities: Plage du Centenaire and Plage du Carras. 

 

Windsurfing

For a spot of windsurfing, head to Plage de Lenval where motorboats are prohibited.

 

Beach in Nice where dogs are allowed

Note that the only beach where pets are allowed is Plage de Carras on the west side, as you head towards Nice airport.

If you prefer quieter, less crowded beaches, head for the smaller coves and beaches on the other side of Nice harbour such as La Resèrve, Plage des Bains Militaires and Coco Beach. They're slightly more difficult to get to, but it's definitely worth the effort as the scenery is simply breathtaking!

 

Sandy beaches near Nice

Do you prefer sandy beaches? Just a few minutes' drive away, you'll find stunning sandy beaches where you can lay down your towel and plant your parasol without any trouble at all.


Villefranche-sur-Mer

25 minutes' drive from the Best Western Plus Hotel Brice Garden Nice, you'll find the Plage des Marinières of Villefranche-sur-Mer. The setting is absolutely magnificent, with amazing views over the bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer and the magnificent cruise ships that regularly sail across it.

 

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Plage des Fossettes in Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat awaits you on the southern tip of the peninsula. Lay your towel down in the shade of the pine trees and spend a day relaxing with your family, enjoying total peace of mind.

 

Cap d’Ail

Known as one of the most beautiful beaches of the whole French Riviera, Plage de la Mala in Cap d'Ail basks in the shelter of a tall natural cliff just half an hour's drive from the hotel. You can get to the beach either via the Sentier du Littoral (coastal path) or by the stairs which have 100 steps. 

 

 Mala Beach Cap d'Ail - Credit Justemaudinette
Mala Beach Cap d'Ail - Credit Justemaudinette
 

All you have to do is pick your favourite and then laze around in the sun for the whole duration of your stay at  Best Western Plus Hotel Brice Garden Nice!