The best party places at the French Riveria
When night falls, a completely different and just as emblematic Côte d’Azur unveils itself. Partying here gives the night life an effervescence and a very special feel. Follow the guide and vibrate to the rhythm of the best party places on the Côte d’Azur! Between Saint-Tropez and Monaco, here are our top best clubs on the Côte d’Azur:
1. SIESTA BEACH CLUB LE LOUNGE IN ANTIBES
Mythical place for warm evenings on the Côte d’Azur…
This open-air club is the largest of its kind on the Côte d’Azur! Since the 60s La Siesta has been attracting party lovers from everywhere. At the water’s edge, a dreamy decor and the sounds of some of the greatest DJs. The Siesta Beach Club is above all a subtle alliance of celebration, entertainment and fine dining in an enchanting setting. Fancy a cocktail, tapas aperitif or dinner on the beach before dancing the night away under the stars? La Siesta is the place for you on the Côte d’Azur
Route du Bord de Mer
Tel. 04 93 33 31 31
2. VILLAGE CLUB IN JUAN-LES-PINS
The most original club on the Côte d’Azur: just close your eyes and you’re in Latin America…
Juan-les-Pins is globally known for jazz, but this seaside resort flies the flag for all types of music and nightlife. Against the backdrop of an old hacienda dance your heart out to the latest hits with a subtle mix of styles. From the balcony, the DJs will submerge you in house music, salsa, disco and soul. The Village is more than a disco: it’s a state of mind! And above all it is THE venue for all the young night owls on the Côte d’Azur. The sound, lights, really unusual decor and cocktails make it one of the trendiest places to go between Cannes and Nice.
Carrefour de la Nouvelle Orléans
06160 Juan-les-Pins, Antibes
Tel. : 04 92 93 90 00
3. LE GAÏO IN SAINT-TROPEZ
Le Papagayo, the legendary Saint-Tropez night club, is now the restaurant-club Le Gaïo!
If there were one mythical place for hot evenings in Saint-Tropez, it would be the Papagayo. An institution since 1958, the club-restaurant hosted the biggest stars such as Brigitte Bardot, Johnny Hallyday, Claudia Cardinale, Steve McQueen and Lionel Richie on its dance floor. Le Papagayo, which translates as parrot in Spanish, has recently become Le Gaiao. This Côte d’Azur restaurant-club has brand new and very surprising decor. Between chic art deco and ethnic shock, a tasty Peruvian-Japanese food mix menu concocted by a Spanish chef, Le Gaïo will definitely surprise you on the Côte d’Azur – until 6 in the morning!
4, Rue du 11 Novembre 1918
Tel. : 04 94 97 89 98
4. LE JIMMY’Z MONTE-CARLO IN MONACO
From 11:30 p.m. to dawn, welcome to the temple of clubbing on the Côte d’Azur!
Of course, when you’re in Monaco, clubbing is a notch higher on the Côte d’Azur. Welcome to an ultra VIP world where the turntables have been caressed by the greatest DJs on the planet (Lost Frequencies, Martin Solveig, Bob Sinclar and more) and where methuselah sized bottles of champagne reign supreme. A sublime setting, frenetic atmosphere, cutting edge programming, a cocktail menu to die for… Everything at Jimmy’z is exceptional – an evening suspended in time. For more than 40 years, this club on the Côte d’Azur has been attracting night owls from all over the world! As you would imagine in the Principality of Monaco, the service is top of the range with hostesses and parking valets – of course!
26, Avenue Princesse Grace
Tel. : +377 98 06 70 68
5. LE HIGH CLUB IN NICE
The largest night-club complex in Nice…
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11:45 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., Le High Club hosts thousands of people to the sounds of the greatest international and resident DJs who look after the turntables. Facing the sea on the Promenade des Anglais, no less than 3 different rooms allow you to vary the atmosphere, from the refined lounge to sophisticated techno through to the 80s! And if you get hungry, Le High Club also serves meals in the FOODING corner.
45, Promenade des Anglais
Tel. : 07 81 88 42 04
6. LE BAÔLI IN CANNES
Welcome to an extraordinary universe: the temple of nightlife in Cannes!
Located between the Carlton and Majestic hotels and a stone’s throw from the Palais des Festivals, Bâoli Beach welcomes people looking for refinement and meticulous service… This legendary concept, combining restaurant, bar and club, welcomes VIPs, DJs and celebrities from all over the world in a setting of wood and plants – a chic jungle! The change of scene is complete, from the plate to the dance floor. A unique atmosphere by the sea, to be experienced at least once in a lifetime.
Port Pierre Canto, Boulevard de la Croisette
Tel. : 04 93 43 03 43
7. LA RÉSERVE CLUB IN SAINT-RAPHAËL
Nicknamed « The Place To Be » for the last 10 years with a friendly and fantastic atmosphere!
In Saint-Raphaël, this extraordinary club on the waterfront in the immediate vicinity of the city’s various stations, car parks, hotels and restaurants, welcomes a thousand people for very trendy sociable evenings. The global electronic scene gathers here: David Guetta, Martin Solveig, DJ Snake, Big Ali, Fatman Scoop and many others… Even if normally the music suits all tastes with hip hop, house, latin, disco, rock, pop, funky music…
Promenade René Coty
Tel. : 06 27 13 88 99
8. LE CARRÉ – TRENDY CLUB IN SAINT-LAURENT-DU-VAR
The locals know it by its old name L’Annexe, a nightclub that has marked the nights on the Côte d’Azur for years, in particular by the large white beam that points towards the sky that can be seen from miles away. For the past two years, this superb place has taken a trendy and chic turn, which makes it even more charming with its beautiful terrace by the water. And as for the music – there’s something for everyone! The Carré plays hits from the last 30 years while the Trendy plays the latest big sounds and even Latino. Sway to the greatest hits of yesterday or today as the hours go by in this not-to-be-missed spot for celebrating on the Côte d’Azur.
Port de Saint-Laurent-du-Var
Tel. : 04 93 14 61 02
Source: Cote d’Azur Tourist Office