Explore Golfe Juan with the Perfect Boat Rental

Golfe Juan is home to cafés, restaurants and stunning beaches. Although not many choose to stay here on their riviera holiday, if you are exploring from a luxury speed boat, yacht charter, or by car, there is something in the region for everyone. Most dominant on the Golfe Juan coastline are two large ports, with lots of  impressive yachts and boats! Featuring a sweeping bay and easy access to some of the Côte d’Azur’s finest towns, Golfe Juan is best seen on the water! Here are some of the things you could see in the surrounding areas when starting your boat rental in Golfe Juan here.

Golfe Juan is best experienced on a luxury boat...

Golfe-Juan-Vallauris by boat

Centred around the port, Golfe Juan has a lot to offer on land as well as on water! Dock in Port Golfe-Juan and head on over to the town centre. If you’re feeling adventurous head west to see Chateau Robert and Parc de Paradou. This area is a state national park and protected by the town, come here for stunning seascapes and unbeatable views of Golfe-Juan and Juan-Les-Pins. You can also visit the historic town of Vallauris. Famous for its pottery, the streets are lines with ceramic stores and pots with intricate detail.

Vallauris is also home to the National Picasso Museum which pays homage to the 7 years the artist spent in this town. You can view his famous work ‘war and peace’ here as well as his experimentations with ceramics. If you want more of a rellaxing afternoon, make your way to Pascalin Plage for lunch. Prided on its selection of French food and wine, you can rent a sunlounger here and enjoy cocktails on the beach, or enjoy a gourmet meal. This is the perfect location to watch the waves sweep across the huge bay of Golfe Juan.

Juan-Les-Pins is known for its bustling night scene...


Cruising east of Golfe Juan will take you to Juan-Les-Pins. There are a number of cafés and restaurants here also, as well as many private beaches. However, Juan-Les-Pins is arguably best seen at night (if you’re into cocktail bars and clubs). Finishing your boat rental here would allow you to see the town’s bustling night scene. After anchoring in the bay or berthing your yacht in Port Gallice, walk east towards the town centre. Have dinner at The View Restaurant Club. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday night the restaurant offers fine dining with an exquisite view of Golfe Juan. You can choose to have a relaxing evening here watching the sunset over the bay, or you can stay until after midnight to watch this place transform. More sophisticated restaurants in Juan Les Pins / Cap D’Antibes include the Belle Rives, Hotel du Cap and Les Pecheurs.

Antibes is home to a historic old town, perfect to spend the afternoon wandering around boutiques.

Rent a Boat in Antibes

Continuing east past Juan-Les-Pins will take you to the famous town of Antibes. Featuring an old town steeped in history and culture, Antibes is the ideal place to discover another era. For an insight into the town’s naval past, explore the star-shaped Fort Carré, one of Antibes’ key landmarks. The fort was originally built in the 16th Century and was essential to defending the town throughout the French Revolution and other historic moments. Wander through the quaint little streets, exploring the boutiques, patisseries and fromageries as you go.

Art-lovers are drawn to the Picasso Museum, housed in 14th Century Château Grimaldi. Visit here for an exclusive collection of Picasso’s work, left to the museum in exchange for his 6 month stay in the castle! Even if art isn’t your forté, come here to see the magnificent sea views at the top of the tower. Antibes is home to the world-famous Restaurant Mamo Michelangelo. A favourite of stars such as Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta, Beyoncé and many more, come here for exquisite food at the height of sophistication. If you’re looking to relax at anchor, station yourself somewhere around Cap d’Antibes. This area shows you a more rugged and wild side of the Côte d’Azur. Picnic here and watch the waves crash against the spiky cliffs and rock formations.

Experience the luxury of Cannes' Croisette. following in the footsteps of your favourite film stars...

Visit Cannes with a Boat Rental

Sailing past Pointe Croisette will lead you to Port Pierre Canto. Drop anchor here and take in the views from Square du 8 Mai 1945. Here you can see the entirety of Baie de Cannes and the magnificent luxury hotels The Martinez and The Carlton Intercontinental. If you want explore some more, walk along the Croisette to experience beautiful views of Cannes’ old town. Have your photo taken on the red carpet at the Palais des Festivals and follow the footsteps of decades of movie stars and celebrities.

If you fancy something to eat, Salsamenteria di Parma is in the heart of the old town is most down to earth and affordable. Offering excellent wine and Italian food, the restaurant is a great representation of the beautiful mix of Franco-Italian culture in this part of France. You could also go further west on your boat to Théoule-sur-Mer with just 30 minutes of cruising from Cannes. The start of the Corniche d’Or, experience the breathtaking natural beauty of the red cliffs. This area is a local favourite for swimming, as you can float in the calm waters sweeping the bay.

The Most Popular Options for Boat Rental in Golfe Juan

212 Yachts have hundreds of luxury boat rentals and day yacht charters from Golfe Juan. We are the industry leaders in day boat rental in the region and have an additional team that are experts in longer yacht charters on the Mediterranean.

The below are some of the most popular Golfe Juan day yacht charter options, but please note that we have many more options on offer!

There are so many things to see and do when starting your boat rental in Golfe Juan, and we can help create an itinerary that suits you. Search our luxury motor boats to find your ideal choice.

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Lewis is the Fleet Manager at 212 Yachts. He is originally from the UK. He previously worked on superyachts and traveled the world extensively by yacht. He has excellent knowledge of super yacht destinations, on and off the beaten track and what can be achieved on a yacht charter. His knowledge of boats and the maintenance required, ensures he applies the highest standards to the boat charter fleet he manages on the French Riviera. This means that you’ll always have a great day out with 212 Yachts. Lewis has previously lived in Cape Town and now lives in the South of France with his Wife and dog Leo. He loves organising smooth charters and nothing brings 'me more joy than seeing the smiles on clients faces after an amazing experience on the water'. His core value that aligns perfectly with the company is to always make that extra degree of difference, "this is how we make sure you’ll be beaming from ear to ear when you’ve experienced a 212 Charter! I hope that we can welcome you on board soon and provide you with an unforgettable experience. If you are looking for any assistance for your next charter, or you’re overwhelmed looking into your first charter, no matter how big or small, please ask for me when you get in touch."

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