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Cap d’Ail enjoys a privileged position on the Côte d’Azur, located at the gateway to Monte Carlo and only 20 minutes from Nice and from the Italian border.
Rocky peaks rising up to 500 metres above the beaches and peaceful bays, a Mediterrenean climate, all contribute to making Cap d’Ail an extremely attractive seaside resort.
Cap d’Ail is steeped in history. Its name is believed to have derived from ‘Cap d’Abaglio’, the Cape of the Bee.
For over a century, many famous people have chosen to stay here attracted by its charm, attractive and sophisticated lifestyle. Winston Churchill, Lord Beaverbrook, the Prince of Wales, Greta Garbo and many other well known people for example.
Hotels in Cap d'Ail
Cap d’Ail Marina is situated on the border of France and Monaco. This ideal location means that you can be in Monte Carlo in a few minutes.
One can also take advantage of the Nice Airport link with a 6 minute helicopter ride as the Monaco Heliport is 3 minutes from the Marina.
The Marina itself can berth 253 boats up to 80 metres in length.
The Marquet beach adjoins Cap d’Ail Marina. This beautiful beach is open to the public and has its own Nautical Base which offers a wide range of recreational facilities – Lamparo and Tahiti.
The Mala beach nestles in a bay at the foot of rocky slopes in the most magificent setting where sand and shingle
The coves of the Pissarelles and the Pointe des Douaniers are magnificent and untamed beauty spots attracting serious swimmers and those seeking peace and tranquillity.