Nice is the quintessential beach holiday. Enjoy the Mediterranean Sea and famous coastline boasting breathtaking cliffs and beautiful beaches. Nice's beaches extend along the bay between Rauba Capau and the new airport at the other end of the Promenade des Anglais.
There are roughly 15 private beaches separated by public beaches in Nice. Visitors should not expect white sand, however, Nice's beaches are typically pebbles and rock. You will also find beach activities such as volleyball and petanque (a form of boules) as well a variety of services inluding cafe's, bars, restuarants along the seafront esplanade, the Promenade des Anglais. The promenade itself is almost 3 miles long; perfect for a walk at night.