Home to: Cannes – the unmissable reggatta

Long associated with the world's great movie stars, opulent parties and all things 'lux'; with its film festival and glamourous hotels, Cannes hosts some of the world's most celebrated yachts in its large harbour during the 'Régates Royales Trophée Panerai' in September of each year. This annual regatta is totally unmissable. Browse our insiders guide below for where to stay and where to dine in the French Riviera's most famous city.


Grand hyatt cannes - hotel martinez

Sail historical yachts, stay in historical buildings... Why not? You are in Cannes!  Built on the famous beachfront road Boulevard de la Croisette the Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez has, over the years, become one of the leading hotels on the French Riviera. This legendary Art Deco five star hotel offers 409 rooms and suites including a stunning 1,670 sqm (17,975 sq ft) Penthouse Suite, one of the largest in Europe. The gastronomy is managed by Executive Chef Christian Sinicropi; the 2 Michelin Star restaurant 'La Palme d’Or' is a must visit. The plage Beach Club & Restaurant, open during the season, is the place to be to relax. Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez consists of 15 versatile rooms. Book here.


Best crew / owners accomodation

Owned by a well-spirited and successful sailor who understands you need to be close to the waterfront! This split level apartment has 1 double bedroom and 2 twin bedrooms, fully air-conditioned, American-style kitchen, flat screen TV, WIFI and UK TV/DVD player. It looks out over the beautiful Marche Forville (market), with its French fresh produce available every morning. The apartment was renovated in 2009 so is clean and well kept. Just minutes from all the main attractions in Cannes it would not be possible to be more central and convenient for Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai. Book here.

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Peaceful Apartment In Cannes

Owned by another member of the sailing community – normally racing on classics – this apartment is close to the action but retains charm and privacy that well received after a day in bustling Cannes or at the regatta. Located in 'Le Tivoli', this apartment sleeps 4 in one bedroom and a sofa bed. Ideal for one couple or crew couples.  The kitchen is fully equiped with oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave and a washing machine, a kettle,toaster and nespresso coffee maker.The apartment has wifi, satellite television and air conditioning. Another option for participants for Régates Royales – Trophée Panerai. Book here.