Sports, Relaxation and Leisure Time
The French Riviera is the Mediterranean coastline of France and Monaco from Cassis to Menton (on the Italian border). It covers 3 French « départements » : the Var, the Alpes-Maritimes and part of the Bouches-du-Rhône. It is borded at the North by the South Alps with several summits above 3 000 meters.
The diversity of the landscape is truly exceptional for such a small territory. You therefore have a very large choice of activities, notably water sports : sailing, catamaran, jet ski, water skiing, wake board, scuba diving. Villeneuve Loubet’s water sport center is located 200 meters from Thalassoleil and welcomes children from 5 years old during all saints, easter and summer holidays.
There are also many magnificient golf courses on the Riviera, that have been designed by famous architects such as Robert Trent Jones, Don Harradine, Bob van Hagge…Comme and discover the variety of golf courses and rounds.
There are 14 courses located less than an hour from Thalassoleil, one of which is in Villeneuve Loubet.
The mountains are 1 hour 15 minutes from Thalassoleil. In the winter, go and discover the famous ski resorts of Isola 2000 and Auron, or the more family sized like Valberg. At spring or in the summer , you can have lovely walks in the Mercantour natural park, cycled in the mountains and make the most of the mountain activities. You can also decide to relax on our beautiful beaches ( from Nice to Villeneuve Loubet : cobble beaches and as from Antibes : sand beaches).
You can also choose to spend a day the Marineland aquatic park (10 minutes in the car from Thalassoleil). Marineland welcomes around 1 million visitors every year and is the largest marine park in Europe. It is focused on the aquatic world throughout amazing shows but also through the angle of environment, research and reproduction. Do not miss the polar bears, the dolfin and killer whale shows, the shark tunnel etc…
Of course the Riviera is the paradise to shop, lounge about and dream on the Croisette in Cannes with its luxury boutiques (Vuitton, Dior, Chanel..), or in the adjoining streets with the traditional brands (Zara, Fnac, Darty, Nespresso …).
You will find all your favourite brands in the Cap 3000 shopping mall of Saint Laurent du var (about 10 minutes in the car from Thalassoleil).