Where to rent a boat on the French Riviera?
The Côte d'Azur has many ports, such as the ports of Mandelieu, La Napoule and La Rague, where you can find many boats for hire, with or without a skipper .
There are 29 marinas on the French Riviera in the Alpes-Maritimes department.
The Alpes-Maritimes part of the French Riviera brings together 29 marinas, divided between Théoule-sur-Mer and Menton, including Monaco. Here is the full list of these ports. Of course, some are larger, in terms of the number of berths or services for yachting.
The marinas in Mandelieu-la-Napoule:
There are 2 ports located in the town of Mandelieu-la-Napoule: the Port de la Rague , which has 314 berths and the Port of la Napoule with 913 berths. It should be noted that the Port of Mandelieu-la-Napoule has many shops and many restaurants. From Mandelieu-la-Napoule or La Rague, you can easily navigate to Esterel or the Lérins Islands , around 20 minutes. Many boats are available for hire there. We recommend that you hire an exceptional boat, with or without a skipper, the Pardo Yacht 38 which will allow you to sail to the Lérins Islands with unparalleled comfort and luxury.
Marinas in Cannes:
The city of Cannes has 5 marinas. Many yachts come there in summer and of course during the Cannes Film Festival , or during major professional events in Cannes such as the Lions Cannes or the Mipim Cannes . The port of du Béal is the smallest with 332 berths. The Old Port of Cannes is located next to the Palais des Festivals de Cannes. It has 800 berths and large yachts have made it their home all year round. Port Canto is at the other end of the Croisette and has 650 berths. There too, you can admire very large units. Finally, the Port Yacht Club is a private port. The Port of Mouré Rouge has 300 berths. From Cannes, you can hire the Pardo Yacht 38 boat to go to the Lérins Islands .
The Old Port of Cannes, near the Palais des Festivals de Cannes. Pardo Yacht 38 boat rental, with or without skipper
The ports of Golfe-Juan:
Golf-Juan has 2 ports, the Port Camille Rayon with 841 berths and the Old Port with 856 berths.
Antibes has the main port in the Alpes-Maritimes. Port Vauban has 1,700 berths which makes it the largest in the region. Very large yachts are present there throughout the year. And during the summer, we can contemplate among the largest units, moored on the Quai des Milliardaires. Port Vauban is close to the old town of Antibes, not to be missed! You can visit the Picasso Museum there. The Port de la Salis has only 200 berths. You can hire a boat in Antibes for many excursions.
The port of Villeneuve-Loubet:
Villeneuve-Loubet has only one but famous port! The port of Marina Baie des Anges is easily recognizable by the huge buildings that surround it with such a special shape. The Port of Marina Baie des Anges has 529 berths.
The port of Cagnes-sur-Mer:
Cages-sur-Mer has only one port, the Cros de Cagnes port which, with only 37 berths, is the smallest in the Alpes-Maritimes.
The Port of Saint-Laurent-du-Var:
There is a port in Saint-Laurent-du-Var, with 1087 berths.
The Port of Villefranche-sur-Mer:
Villefranche has only one port, with 420 berths.
The Port of Nice:
The city of Nice has only one port, Port Lympia, with 500 berths. Links with Corsica are provided by the company Corsica Ferries .
The port of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat:
The port of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat has 560 berths.
The ports of Beaulieu-sur-mer:
Beaulieu-sur-Mer has 2 ports: the Port des Fourmis, 260 berths, and that of Beaulieu, 770 berths.
The port of Cap d'Ail:
Cap d'Ail has only one port, with 253 berths.
Port Hercule in Monaco hosts the Monaco Yacht Show and the many boats that come to watch the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix .
Monaco hosts many sporting, cultural or professional events, such as the Formula 1 Grand Prix for example. Its convention center, the Grimaldi Forum, is located directly on the sea. Monaco has two ports, the Port de Fonvieille, with 160 berths, and the Port Hercule, with 700 berths. Port Hezrcule receives a large number of large yachts throughout the year. The Monaco Yacht Show is held at Port Hercule every year in September.
The ports of Menton:
Mention has two ports: the Old Port with 593 berths and the Port Garavan, with 800 berths.