This Grand Hôtel is located at the most prestigious address on the French Riviera. The lush peninsula of Cap Ferrat is known that the British and the Russians have spent their winter around the turn of the century in the Mediterranean sun. Today the properties here are among the most expensive in the world.
This old school Grand Dame has hosted many famous visitors like Aristotle Onassis, Elie Wiesel, David Niven, Charlie Chaplin, Marc Chagall, Jean Cocteau, and the list goes on. Picasso did some doodles in the hotel’s guest book, Somerset Maugham, just lived down the street from 1929 and often strolled in for a drink at the bar and many artist like Jean Cocteau spend their time at the Cap.
The minute you enter the luminous lobby you feel a sense of that old Côte d’Azur charm with a modern twist by interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon who designed all rooms in the typical light colour scheme of the French Riviera.
Besides, it is a place for pool or beach lover and going for walk through the hotel’s Park for your morning swim down to Club Dauphine is pure bless. Hard to decide whether to swim your morning laps in the grandest pool of the Côte d’Azur or into the deep blue Mediterranean Sea along the coast. Depending on your swimming skills the ocean can be addictive with its clean water.
The restaurants all offer a delicious choice of the pure Azur essence. Whether you go for an Asian infused Black Cod for lunch at the Club Dauphine pool side restaurant or the classic Bouillabaisse at La Veranda, the taste is exquisite and comes with a breeze of the med. Especially when you go for the delicieuse desert creations by pastry Chef Florent Margaillan, for example his signature pastry with orange-blossom-infused pastry cream and pistachios.
A place ideal for a short autumn get away to the still warm, sunny med., where you find everything, stunning views, delicious, local dishes, a dream beach club and a dream come true spa with facial treatments by eco-luxe Australian company Sodashi and the French holistic brand Biologique Recherche.
This editorial has become possible thanks to the support of the Four Seasons Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat
We came by car and did many excursions around the corniche to close by Beaulieu and Monte Carlo up to St.Tropez. With the kind support of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, we drove the new Rolls-Royce Dawn Silver Bullet and enjoyed the ride.