15 'Le Pamela'
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
'Le Pamela' is on the sea and has a large lounge with one balcony, and a double bedroom with a 2nd balcony also looking out to sea. The 2nd bedroom is small with a small en suite and the galley kitchen is modern and compact. Underfloor heating and air conditioning make it suitable all year round. Wi-fi and internet available. Free at the moment for March and April.
There is a lift. The views are wonderful and the apartment is really bright and literally on the sea and prom!..with swimming across the road. The airport bus, and buses to Nice and Monaco stop across the road from the apartment. Views of sun rising, fishing, cycle races, walks and sometimes, the annual Lemon Festival are viewed from balcony.
Menton is on the borders of Italy, has 300 days of sunshine and is famous for its lemons and protective mountains which help to create this micro climate. The apartment is on the prom, 5 minutes walk from the town fashion shops and casino and beside restaurants, and markets. The old Italian town and vieux port are 10 minutes walk away and are full of atmosphere. Monaco takes 15 minutes by bus. The famous and spectacular Corbusier walk along the coast to Monaco takes one and half hours. Local & tour buses visit a number of picturesque hillside villages like St.Agnes, Gorbio, Dolce Aqua and Mercantour Park.
It has an easy relaxed style and is an ideal holiday location for all ages. Car parking is available on streets outside the apartment and there is a car park beside the apartment also.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||On the beach|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice 40 km, Nearest railway: Menton|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
This is used mainly by family and friends and has all necessary items to make it comfortable and pleasant.
Balconies are large and are ideal for dining al fresco or simply watching the world go by. A feeling of being on the sea is rather therauptic as you relax.
(There are 2 single beds in main bedroom, which can be put together as a double. Small bedroom has a large single and there is a sofa bed in lounge which is suitable for one or can be extended for 2 but is best left as a single!)
There is a feeling of being part of the town with CHRISTMAS lights and Lemon festival (February/ beginning of March ) lights which usually hang all along the promenade. CHRISTMAS is special there.
If arriving by air, Menton/Monte Carlo bus is outside door of airport and journey is wonderful with super views of coastline. It takes approx 1hour 30 mins. and will drop you at door of apartment. Goes on the hour.
The famous Lemon Festival is held at end of February and christmas is a wonderful festival time here.
|Further details outdoors|
Large terrace means that dining is possible there and views are wonderful. Table and chairs on terrace. All shops are just munutes away. You can swim or sit by the sea which is across the road.
Restaurants are all within walking distance. Sailing school is 5 minutes from apartment and tennis courts are across road.
Bus to Monte Carlo and and Nice across road. Airport Bus also across road but 2 minutes towards town side, so don't miss it. Trains to Italy and Nice or Cannes 8 minutes away.
We like to have people who may become friends and also do have people who return a few times during year. Like long term letting of a month or two.
Lettings are from Saturday but we can be flexible.
Fre from 30th March until 27th April....!
Guests to vacate at 11am and new arrivals to arrive from 2pm to allow for cleaning.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
Menton is on the borders of Italy, the Principality of Monaco and the Comte de Nice. It is a paradise of exotic gardens and little perched villages like Ste-Agnes, which claims to be the highest coastal village in Europe. Menton was visited by Queen Victoria and the Empress Eugenie. It was home too of the great artist Jean Cocteau.
Menton is the perfect location for visiting the chic resorts of the French and Italian Riviera as the local train stops at all the famous towns like Monaco, Villefranche, Beaulieu, Eze, Nice, Cannes, Ventimiglia, San Remo.
The famous Lemon Festival is on at end of February and beginning of March (Free 3rd to10th March !).
Places to visit are Monte Carlo and Monaco. You can walk The Corbusier Way (the spectacular cliff walk) from Menton to Monte Carlo, along the pathway beside the sea in two hours, and swim in the beautiful coves, or relax and dine at some of the seaside cafes on the way.
Visit the hill top village of Gorbio, where on Thursday after Corpus Christi in June, the annual rite of Procession des Limaces takes place.
Visit Europes biggest market in Italy, in Vintimille on Fridays.
There are tennis courts across the road fromthe apartment, a swimming pool and a beautiful new marina as well as a sailing and diving school 10 minutes walk from the apartment.
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23 Jul 2014
"Fantastic location, great accommodation"
Le Pamela was everything promised in the description and reviews - and more. The sitting room and master bedroom have huge french windows that open onto a generous balcony overlooking the beach and th… More
It is wonderful to get such praise for our now favourite holiday apartment. After 10 years we now love to go there more often and those who like to rent it for their holidays have become friends. We are always thrilled with the views from that balcony too and even in Winter it is breathtaking and the underfloor heating means we can be cosy as we watch those wild waves sometimes...
14 Jul 2014
"Home Away From Home"
Loved our stay at Le Pamela. The apartment is well laid out with large master bedroom and lounge. Enjoyed having the balcony off the master bedroom so we could enoy the fresh seaside air. Having a 2n… More
2 Jul 2014
"perfect holiday except for the noise"
The apartment was fantastic. Sitting on the balcony in the mornings eating breakfast with the sea practically lapping your feet was amazing. Everything you need is available, including a great cooke… More
29 Jun 2014
"Couldn't be better"
A gorgeous apartment right opposite the sea. Everything was perfect and the view from the lovely lounge room and main bedroom just spectacular. It was very hot (high 20s and low 30s) but I rarely used… More
Thank you so much for your good comments. We too, love the views to Italy and France and swim across the road daily. The best restaurants are each side of our apartment. Next time you can walk to Monaco or to the Italian border, or play your game of tennis across the road!
Visit again...even in Winter as we have underfloor heating and a cosy home from home!
25 Apr 2014
"Beautiful place, Perfect location,"
Stayed here for 6 days with my adult son and my sister.The apartment was clean & comfortable and ideally situated, close to all the amenities.I t is very well laid out and we particularly liked the la… More
13 Oct 2013
"Superb location, excellent service...wonderful holiday!"
Just back from a lovely holiday in Menton staying at La Pamela. The two main great things about this accommodation are 1) it has the most amazing views with 2 full sets of patio doors taking you out … More
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We love the views too and in winter love the underfloor heating, and our views. We try to have it as we feel it is our 2nd home and hope there is a good feeling for our friends too. Happy holidays and visit again!
26 Sep 2013
"Great place to stay in Menton"
My husband and I just returned from a one week stay at Le Pamela. We had a wonderful time. The location is absolutely perfect. Walking distance to everything. The furnishings are very comfortable.… More
28 Feb 2012
Travelling with a 9 year old, and a 75 year old, my wife and I found this to be the perfect location. Beach just across the street. Very functional kitchen to make wonderful meals and excellent restaurants within walking distance.
The apartment has A/C which was very much appreciated. Well furnished and very spacious.
I will definitely rent this again in the future. A bargain for a couple or a small family.
12 Dec 2011
"Stress Free Seaside Sojourn"
Arriving in Nice airport with parents in law, hassled wife and excited one year old could have been a stressful occasion. However, we had been given very accurate directions to the express bus which delivered us to its stop not 50 metres from the door of the apartment. Less than an hour to the door and the key was available as we had been told it would be.
The apartment is first class. On the seafront, to the extent that you'd almost be afraid of falling into the sea! All mod cons are provided, including WiFi, which we all seem to need these days. Everything is available to cook your own lovely meals from the shops which are very close by (3 -4 minute walk), but why bother when a helpful list of wonderful local restaurants is provided?
The beach is directly across from the apartment. The old centre of Menton is a very short stroll away (or again buses are easily available), and if feeling more adventurous, Nice is a leisurely one hour away (cost €1!!!).
In summary, five of us stayed comfortably in La Pamela; two couples and one baby (cot provided), ranging in ages from 1 to 70ish (I'm not allowed to be more accurate on the latter!). All enjoyed our stay and will return.
When the holiday was over we crossed the road (maybe 20 metres) to the express bus stop and 50 minutes later we were at Nice airport.
This is luxurious South of France the easy way! Enjoy!
6 Nov 2011
"An enjoyable stay at Le Pamela"
We enjoyed a superb 14 days at Le Pamela. The weather is great, the beach is at your feet and the appartment offers all comfort one can ask for. All booking was handled fluently.
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