Soak up the sunshine and old-world glamour of the French Riviera at one of these grandes dame.
GRAND-HÔTEL DU CAP-FERRAT
This famed Four Seasons hotel has timeless elegance. Set in 17 acres overlooking the Mediterranean and boasting an award-winning spa, it’s just 20 minutes from glitzy Monaco. Villa Rose-Pierre is the suite to book. In addition to four bedrooms, there’s a private pool and fitness center. From $5,600 per night.
The Belle Époque beauty of this hotel attracts the glitterati, especially during the Cannes Film Festival. The private beach is the place to head for celebrity spotting. Admire the striking sea views from the terrace of the Grace Kelly suite (the Hollywood actress had a date with Prince Rainier at the hotel). From $13,500 per night.
CHÂTEAU DE LA CHÈVRE D’OR
In the charming hilltop village of Eze, the medieval Château de la Chèvre d’Or is a world away from the Riviera’s tourist hordes. Gastronomes are in for a treat with the two-Michelin-starred restaurant – enjoy a glass of vintage Dom Pérignon on the terrace before checking into the Suite Panoramique. From $3,000 per night.