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Bonnard Museum – Exhibition “Bonnard: Le Cannet, une évidence” – Le Cannet

Until November 1st,  the Bonnard Museum in Le Cannet opens its doors for an exceptional exhibition than unveils the works of Bonnard under the influence of Gauguin. Between painting and lithography you will be able to travel in an enchanting universe through the "Grands Boulevards" (1893) to the "Landscape sunset" (1923). From Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.

9 km away from the Belles Rives – 25 ‘ by car.

MACM – Cocteau and His Mythology Exhibition – Mougins

Until January 24th, 2021, the MACM opens its doors for the exhibition: "Jean Cocteau and his mythology".

The multiplicity of Jean Cocteau’s talents is extraordinary. His passion is present and famous on the French Riviera with his frescoes in Menton, Villefranche, Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat or Cap d'Ail. We can easily describe him as a French artist, poet, librettist, novelist, film director, actor...a dandy! Through his work, Cocteau attests to the timelessness of mythology by transposing into the contemporary world characters such as Antigone, Oedipus or, the one often referred to as his alter ego, Orpheus. His passion about the myth is well at the centre of this unique event...

12 km away from Belles Rives – 30 ‘ by car.

Fondation Maeght – Exhibition “Jacques Monory” – St. Paul de Vence

For its reopening on July 1st, the Fondation Maeght will present an exceptional exhibition of the artist Jacques Monory. This exhibition revisits sixty years of the career of the most narrative member of the Figuration Narrative movement.

20 km away from the Belles Rives – 30’ by car.  

Discover Antibes with an Electric Bike Tour

We invite you to discover the town of Antibes - Juan-les-Pins through the electric bike tour: a memorable 3 hours ride! Starting from the old town where we will see all the key attractions, you will cycle on the scenic Route du Cap d'Antibes, reaching the beautiful Lighthouse and the Church of La Garoupe, for a picture perfect location. Here, if you wish, you can also stop for a drink in the Provencal-Style Bistrot. On you way you will admire the luxurious gardens & prestigious villas before discovering the bay of Juan-Les-Pins and its seaside resort. E-bikes are ideal in summer as they procure a nice breeze for low effort, perfect to go around without discomfort! To book the tour or for further information,  e-mail us.

Biot

This village perched up high dates to 154 BC and overlooks hills covered with mimosas and olive trees. Visiting Biot is to take a real tour through Provencal history. One can't help but admire the beautiful doors, vaults, stairways, stonework, sundials, cobblestones, and the perspectives from one street to another. The village is famous for its hand-made glass. The glass creations can be bought at the famous "Verrerie de Biot" or in one of the ateliers in the historic centre. 9 km away from the hotel - 17' drive.

Golf de Biot

The Golf Club of Biot is the nearest one to the Belles Rives and it offers a familiar, relaxed atmosphere. It is long 4511 metres, par 67, 18 holes. The architect has conceived the court in the best possible way to enhance the natural beauties of the location. 8 km away from the hotel - 15' drive. For further information or to book your tee time, e-mail us.

Golf Country Club de Cannes Mougins

Le golf de Cannes Mougins est l'un des plus prestigieux de la Côte d'Azur et connaît, depuis son ouverture en 1978, une renommée internationale. Œuvre des architectes Allis et Thomas, et modèle même de l'architecture anglaise, ce parcours de 6263 mètres, par 72, prend forme entre deux splendides forêts. Légèrement vallonné, et traversé par une rivière et divers obstacles d'eau, ce parcours (greens étendus, fairways dégagés…) conjugue technique et plaisir. Possibilité de location de voiturettes. A 15 Km de l’hôtel – 20’ en voiture. Pour plus de renseignements ou pour réserver votre tee time, contactez-nous.

The Provencal Market – Antibes

The Provencal Market in Antibes is a true Landmark of the French Riviera. It takes place every morning, except on Monday, along the Cours Masséna. The producers sell local fruits, vegetables, marmalades, spices, olives, cheeses…You cannot miss a visit to the Rue Sade, a narrow street that goes up to the market. There you will find some little pretty shops, very different one to the other. 3 Km away from the hotel - 10’ drive.

 

La Verrerie – Biot

Biot’s first glass production opened in 1956, under the influence of Mister Eloi Monod. Thanks to him, the first glasses, plates etc. were produced. The tradition is still alive. The different glass producers will let you discover their passion and they will welcome you for a demonstration in their shops or galleries. 8 Km away from the hotel - 15’ drive.

 

Wine Time on the Riviera

As it happens every year, live the unique harvest experience in the heart of Var’s vineyards and become a “Picker of the day”. The "Château Sainte Roseline" vineyards will welcome you on the 18th of September in order to show you this beautiful job handle made. This day will foster conviviality and share with the Winemaker. Fur further information, e-mail us.

Private Car

Transfer from Nice International Airport to the Hotel Belles Rives by private car and driver. Rate of 85 Euros. We are at your disposal to organize your transfer to and from any other destination. To book your transfer, e-mail us.

The Bay of Cannes

La Croisette in Cannes is one of the most glamorous addresses in the world. All along this famous boulevard you will find a rich variety of beach clubs. Some of them belong to the luxurious hotels located across the road. Some others are more traditional, with familiar atmosphere. Last but not least, you will find also some more young and fashionable alternatives. 12 km away from the hotel – 20’ drive.

Golf d’Opio Valbonne

Golf located in a natural park of 220 hectares. In the countryside of Provence, between olives trees and cypresses, the golfer will be enchanted by the sound of cicadas. 5930 m., par 72. Possibility of club rental. 22 km away from the hotel - 25’ drive. For further information or to book your tee time, e-mail us.

Art Potteries – Vallauris

Between sea and hills, the Village of Vallauris is very famous for its pottery. At the heart of the village, on the Boulevard Clemenceau, you will find several shops and galleries that sell local handmade productions. Do not miss a visit to the Place à l’Homme au Mouton, famous statue by Pablo Picasso. 6 Km away from the hotel – 10’ drive.

 

Spectacular Water Games

Our concierge desk is pleased to propose you a big variety of water-toys units for an experience of a lifetime (Jet-Pack, Jet Surf, Overboard, Flyboard...)! At an Anchorage, near our beach or through one of our rental yachts, a team of qualified instructors will come to you and coordinate  a day of watersports heaven and unparalleled fun! For further information, e-mail us.

 

Sport Fishing Experience

Would you like to take a boat ride at sea and enjoy a sport fishing experience? Our concierge desk is glad to propose you a specialized boat fully equipped to live a unique experience. You will be accompanied by local professionals that will unveil you their best secrets. Rate of 1600 Euros. To book your boat, e-mail us.

 

 

The gem of the Lerins Islands: Saint Honorat

Just in front of the Belles Rives, a short boat ride away, the Lerins Island await you with their exceptional natural setting. Situated in an unspoilt environment, these Mediterranean beauties offer visitors a unique combination of flora and fauna, as well as an unusual history that includes the mysteries of the Man in the Iron Mask (Sainte Marguerite)and the tranquility of Cistercian monks (Saint Honorat). Saint Honorat is definitely our favourite island. Here you will be able to visit the monastery, with its peaceful cloister, the vineyard (where the monks still produce their wine) and, last but not least, have a delicious lunch under the trees at the Restaurant "La Tonnelle".

For further information, to book your boat or a table, e-mail us.

Valbonne

The old village of Valbonne, located in the hills between Antibes and Nice, has retained much of its 16th century character, though mixed with an active town atmosphere. The Place des Arcades, located at the cetre of the village, is the right place to stop for a drink or a lunch in one of the pictoresque restaurants and cafés. At the bottom of the village you can visit the 12th-century Eglise Saint Blaise, the attached Chalaisien Abbey (or "Ancien Couvent Chalaisien"), the Moulin des Moines (now a restaurant), and a very ancient-looking carved-stone monument. 15 km away from th Hotel - 20' drive.

Golf de Saint Donat

Realized in 1993, the Golf of Saint Donat, 18 holes for 6031 metres, par 71, has been designed by Robert Trent Junior. It offers a perfect adaptation to all kinds of game. Possibility of club rental. 25 km from away the hotel - 25’ drive. For further information  or to book a tee time, e-mail us.

Garden Party with the Baroness – Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild – Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat

The Villa and its exceptional gardens were realized at the initiative of Beatrice Ephrussi , daughter of Alphonse de Rothschild. The villa is filled with many paintings, furniture and works of art of great value, mostly produced during the 18th century . Today, the place is one of the most visited attractions on the French Riviera. Our concierge desk is pleased to invite you to enjoy the Villa with a new experience: the Garden Party, a chic picnic in the Villa's gardens. The package includes:

  • Customized welcome;
  • Entrance to the museum and gardens;
  • Self-guided tour (or audio guided tour) of the villa and gardens;
  • A picnic basket containing: a box of duck foie gras, fine and fresh salads, cold meets, local cuisine specialities, desserts (fresh cheese and pastries), drinks (mineral water, wine), plate, cutlery and Vichy tablecloth;
  • Meal served at the table.
For further information or to book your Garden Party, e-mail us.
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