Description from the owner
Description from the owner
Type: Apt. / Condo
1 bedroom self contained Nice terrace apartment for holiday rentals with a sea view sleeps up to 3 people, and is next to the sea and beach on the Promenade des Anglais. Be close to other surrounding local attractions, including cultural events - Nice Jazz Festival, museums and tourist attractions.
For the opportunity to experience the cosmopolitan decadence of the Cote d'Azur, then look no further for your holiday rental accommodation in Nice. We can place you at the heart one of the chic-est French Riviera resorts and top attraction of the beach and Promenade des Anglais.
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Nice holiday rental apartment in the Cote d'Azur Nice, Provence, France
Additional Location Information
Our holiday apartment to let is located on the Promenade des Anglais on rue Massenet. Rue Massenet is a small street with the beach at one end and the pedestrianised area of rue De France at the other. It is a short walk to the main square of Place Massena.
Place Massena holds events like the Nice February Carnival celebrations, the Christmas Village and ice skating rink, magnificent fountains, silent tram system, Art festivals, gardens. This square is constructed in the Italianate style with arch-ways and shops, cafes and is like little Rome.
The apartment is at the edge of Vieux Nice (Old Nice), filled with the aroma and sounds of all things Nicoise including the Flower Market any many traditional religious and historical celebrations in the square of Place Rossetti.
Nice arrival and travel to Holiday rental flat
Travel by sea from Nice apartment to Corsica, Italy or St.Tropez from Port Lympia which is minutes from our holiday apartment. Port Lympia is surrounded by splendid Italianate buildings and is a haven for cruise-ships and pleasure boats.
Arrival by train to Nice by the high speed TGV train. Nice train station is not far and gives easy access to Monaco and all parts of the Riviera, stretching from Cannes to the Italian boarder. Nice is considered to be the most mythologized stretch of the Mediterranean coastline, attracting plutocrats, princes and entourages.
Because of its clear sunlight and vivid colours, Nice drew a new breed of travellers in the form of painters, followed by jet-set chic and film stars, musicians and millionaires. Nice is where modern tourism started.
Bus travel costs only 1 euro for traversing the Alpes Maritime region. Busses are comfortable, air-conditioned and reliable. The bus station (Gare Routiere) is minutes from our holiday rental apartment where you can get to Antebes, Grasse, Eze, Isola 2000 or even Barcelona and Portugal.
Local Nice holiday rental apartment attractions.
Our Nice holiday apartment offers a beautiful sea view, a large terrace, soft sounds of people talking in nearby cafes, smartly dressed people coming and going from the hair dressers, families taking a short cut through to the beach - life, peace, and tranquility.
You have the option to step out round the corner to lively restaurants and out door cafes, with street entertainers trying to impress. You can watch high rollers gamble in the Casino Rhul and it is all within seconds to our very convenient holiday rental apartment in the centre of the Carre d'Orr, Nice.
Photographs of our Nice holiday rental apartment
Our holiday rental photographs show things exactly as they are with the sea view being exactly as shown on the photographs. However, there are limits to what photographs can reveal and we feel that the photos do not do justice to the "atmosphere" of this lovely apartment. You just have to come and find out for yourself.
None of our photos are contrived, we just snapped at random when we saw something and Cristal clear light of the Mediterranean did the rest.
Holidays in our Nice holiday rental apartment
Our holiday apartment is ideally located for those seeking to exercise the option to relax on the beach or take in the foreign sights and sounds of Nice and its natural beauty.
Access to all forms of public transport in Nice is no more than a 3 minute walk (to the Promenade des Anglais for the Airport bus) or 6 minutes to the bus station (for buses to Nice, Grasse, Cannes, Monaco and all over the Alpes Maritimes region) or a 10 minute walk (or tram ride in 2 minutes) to get the train to Menton or Italy for a day trip.
This self catering apartment in Nice is a perfect base for travel and exploration of Nice and the Cote d'Azure in general.
Vacation in the Nice Cote d'Azur
If any part of the world deserved its title, then the Cote d'Azur (Blue Coast) is one such region. The morning sea is blue, the sky is blue and a one week vacation in Nice will evaporate the blues you may bring with you from work or other pressures.
Your mind will clear and you will formulate a plan to sort things out. We hope our holiday apartment will assist. We hope you will return to this apartment or one of our others with friends to share your vacation experiences with them.
Cultural history of Nice holidays.
William Shakespear wrote: 'If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to work; and nothing pleaseth but rare accidents'. The great man was wrong here because playing and working on the Cote d'Azure and especially, Nice continues to give me great pleasure throughout the year. Thus, a one or two week holiday will be heaven.
Holiday rental apartment Winter holiday breaks.
A city break is often associated with a cheap deal in a hotel in Northern Europe. This need not necessarily be the case with the high standard of our self catering holiday apartment in Nice South of France. Easy Jey leads the way for the cheap flights and you can be in warm Winter sun in under 2 hours for a one week stay costing under Â£400.
Nice is a living city and so does not shut down for the Winter like some smaller towns and villages along the Cote d'Azur coast. Nice is lively at Christmas, New Year and for the 2 week February Carnivals. Then there is Easter and it all kicks off again.
Self catering rental opportunities in Nice.
Nice has limited space for new building developments to increase the housing stock. Much of the land is under restricted planing access for new buildings and the height of any new buildings must conform the the 5-storey limit of pre-existing buildings in Nice. This preserves a human feel about this living city by the sea, but rental property is limited.
In general, holiday rental property investors who purchase in Nice are advised to remain within the boundaries of the Old Town to the East, Boulevard Gambetta to the West, and Avenue Clemenceau to the North. Therefore most of the holiday rental opportunities will follow the same pattern for availability.
Place Massena square in Nice is considered to be the centre-piece of Nice and much money is spent on keeping its beautiful fountains, gardens and distinctive red Italianate 17th century buildings in good order. Rental property here is rare and so there is a price to pay if you can rent a holiday apartment on Place Massena in central Nice.
Place Massena is in the highly priced area known as the 'Carre d'Orr' which includes the area running from the Negresco Hotel on the Promenade des Anglais down to Place Massena and back North only as far as Boulevard Victor Hugo. This area ends to the East of the fantastic pedestrian avenue Jean Medicin.
Our holiday rental apartment is right in the middle of the Carre d'Orr and has the added bonus of being a quiet cul-de-sac street on the Promenade des Anglais. Therefore this apartment gets the best of both worlds in terms of its ideal location.
All the factors mentioned make this apartment an ideal holiday rental apartment opportunity for anyone seeking a terrace and sea view and quietness.
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Beach or lakeside relaxation, City vacations, Waterfront