Discover the almost Île Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

The Côte d’Azur is renowned for its picturesque landscapes, crystal-clear waters and rich cultural heritage. Among the region’s jewels is the almost-island of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. For discovery-hungry travelers, exploring these sites by boat offers an unforgettable experience, blending adventure, history and natural beauty.

Must-see places in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

  • Les Fossettes

    Situated below Jardin de la Paix, on Pointe Saint-Hospice, this is undoubtedly the most unspoilt and discreet beach on the peninsula. Popular with regular visitors for its tranquility and rich seabed. A must for snorkeling enthusiasts!

  • Les Fosses

    This is one of the most beautiful beaches on the peninsula. Located to the south, it offers summer visitors an exceptional view of the surrounding villas and the former quarry of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, from which the walking trail starts. The former municipal wash-house, now closed, is located on this beach. The rich seabed is ideal for snorkeling.

  • La Paloma
    Nestled in the heart of a verdant setting, La Paloma beach is a real gem!
    Facing east, it offers a breathtaking view of the cliffs of Beaulieu-sur-Mer and Eze. Popular for its unique setting, it’s also the starting and finishing point for the Pointe Saint-Hospice trail.

    Part of this beach is private: Paloma Beach
    The emblematic beach of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, built in 1948 by the architect André Deperi, it was initially frequented by the people of Nice and a few Americans who enjoy this little corner of paradise. Numerous celebrities have frequented the establishment, including Matisse, Cocteau, Churchill, Roger Moore, Sean Connery, Elton John, Tom Cruise…
    The Mediterranean-style restaurant is open from Easter to the end of September for lunch and dinner. The facility can be fully privatized, with showers, changing rooms, towels, deckchairs, parasols, bar and restaurant.