Nice holiday apartment rental, Port of Nice with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and walking

Quiet apartment at Nice Port

from £79 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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27 reviews

from £79 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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1 / 24 Lovely balcony for tea in the sun.

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 Home 160779

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome

Description from owner

Staying here feels much more like living in a house than an apartment, perfect for resting and relaxing whilst enjoying all the advantages of downtown living less than 5 minutes walk from the seafront. AND YOU CAN SUPPORT A GOOD CAUSE! We will donate 20 euros for every week booked in 2012 to the charity Krousar Thmey, a grassroots organisation in Cambodia supporting children in many ways, including access to free education and schools for deaf and blind children, both sorely needed in this beautiful but terribly poor country.

The bright open-plan living room with French doors opens on to a sunny balcony overlooking trees and plants, while the kitchen leads to a spacious 15m2 terrace ideal for al fresco dining or a lazy afternoon in the hammock. Guests are immediately struck by how peaceful this location is.

Staying here feels much more like living in a house than an apartment, perfect for resting and relaxing whilst enjoying all the advantages of downtown living less than 5 minutes walk from the seafront. AND YOU CAN SUPPORT A GOOD CAUSE! We will donate 20 euros for every week booked in 2012 to the charity Krousar Thmey, a grassroots organisation in Cambodia supporting children in many ways, including access to free education and schools for deaf and blind children, both sorely needed in this beautiful but terribly poor country.

The bright open-plan living room with French doors opens on to a sunny balcony overlooking trees and plants, while the kitchen leads to a spacious 15m2 terrace ideal for al fresco dining or a lazy afternoon in the hammock. Guests are immediately struck by how peaceful this location is.

The Port area is Nice’s unsung treasure and we have lots to recommend for your stay in our favourite neighbourhood: dozens of excellent restaurants; swimming and snorkelling at Coco Beach; coastal footpath to idyllic Villefranche-sur-Mer; scuba diving; the Italian architecture and outdoor cafés of Place Garibaldi, the entrance to Old Nice within 10 minutes walk…

The best of Nice is on your doorstep, without the crowds and noisy traffic!

Further details

Cool in summer:

This house was built in the 1900s using traditional Mediterranean techniques to keep it cool in the summer: external louvered wooden shutters can be partially or fully closed to keep out sun and heat, and the walls are insulated using local materials. With windows and French doors on the east, south and west sides of the apartment, you can always maintain a flow of air through the apartment to keep it cool. In addition, all bedroom windows are double glazed, and glass wool insulation in the attic keeps heat out in summer.

The 15m2 terrace is partially covered by the eaves of the house and enjoys a pleasant breeze, making it an ideal living space for the summer months.

Further details indoors

Bedrooms :

Can be configured as 2 doubles, or 1 double and a twin.

- Bedroom 1 has a super king size bed or two single beds; large closet; ceiling fan.

- Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed (160cm); ceiling fan and desk for starting that long awaited novel you’ll feel inspired to write here!

Living room :

Bright open-plan living room with French doors to sunny balcony overlooking trees and plants. High ceilings. Single convertible sofa bed for a 5th guest. Flat screen HD-TV, cable TV, DVD/CD player, broadband internet, free calls to landlines in over 40 countries. Wifi in all areas of the house.

Terrace :

Spacious 15m2 terrace equipped for al fresco dining. Ideal for a lazy afternoon in the hammock and a breath of fresh air even in the height of summer. Washing machine and clothes drying area. Wifi equipped.

Bathroom :

Large bathroom with double sink, bathtub and rain shower. Large window to private terrace. Separate WC

Further details outdoors

The apartment has a very cute balcony off the living room, plus a second 15m2 terrace.

There is also a private entrance hall, meaning you can leave a pushchair, bicycle or wheelchair safely on the ground floor.

Parking can be arranged on request.

Smoking is only authorised in exterior facilities.

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The French Riviera - Cote d'Azur region

Choosing this holiday rental at the Port of Nice allows you to enjoy a relaxing stay within 30 minutes drive of the Italian border, and just 3 hrs to beautiful, picturesque Cinque Terre and Portofino.

1h30 drive to the nearest ski resorts in Italy or France, as well as the Mercantour national park & wolf reserve.

Ferries to Corsica and Sardinia leave from your doorstep should you wish to dive even deeper into the Mediterranean atmosphere.

30 minutes drive to Saint Paul de Vence.

Buses to Villefranche, Eze, Monaco, Menton and the airport all stop at the Port.

Long-distance trains from Nice will take you east to Genoa and beyond, north to Milan and Geneva, or west to Marseille then Barcelona or Paris.

Nice

- Over 30 scuba diving sites and dive certification with Nice Diving: boat leaves twice daily from the Port.

- Boat trips to the Iles de Lérins and Saint Tropez.

- 2 Vélo Bleu bicycle rental stations nearby.

- Car rental on the Port.

- Excellent local shops: bakery (La Perle d’Amour), fishmonger, organic butcher, grocer and deli next door.

- Supermarket 2 blocks away.

Our neighbourhood picks :

- Lac, ranked among the top 10 chocolatiers in France – not to be missed!

- Cave Rembrandt – wine seller, wine bar and typical French cuisine at reasonable prices

Local restaurants include French, Niçois, Italian, fish & seafood, vegetarian, Indian, Iranian, Irish, Australian, Lebanese, Moroccan and gourmet cuisine.

Place Garibaldi is 10 minutes walk away for more outdoor cafés and restaurants, ice cream parlours, modern art museum and English language cinema. This is also the entrance to Vieux Nice, where you can shop in the narrow old streets then head for aperitifs at Place Rossetti or Cours Saleya.

Alternatively, avoid the crowds and stroll straight from the apartment around the Port and into Old Nice, enjoying the seafront and unforgettable sunsets along the way.

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 family bathrooms

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings
  • House swap

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Access

  • Parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy

About the owner

Suzanne R
Response rate:
65%
Calendar updated:
10 Feb 2016
Years listed:
4
Skype name
skobine
Based in:
Singapore
Payment accepted:
Paypal accepted , credit cards accepted

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish

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“Everything we needed and more!”

Reviewed 30 Jul 2012

The old town with wonderful markets, restaurants and tourist shops is a 20min stroll away and great fun but we liked to get back to the quiet of the apartment with its genuine feel of a neighbourhood with friendly shops and bars/restos overlooking the Port with sunset views over the chateau hill. The apartment was lovely; it is a real home - and it had everything we needed. We were able to really relax. Best of all it has 2 quiet terraces and we could choose shade or sun. We would love to go back again.

“Quiet apartment close to port”

Reviewed 4 Jun 2012

An absolute gem of an apartment in a quiet location tucked away behind a boulevard close to the port. The apartment was very well organised as was the meet & greet together with the handover at the end of our stay. There was plenty of information available in the apartment regarding recommended local restaurants, buses etc. This, we found extremely useful as this was our first visit to Nice. It is only a short walk to the old town which we loved. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Les Nereides and will definitely visit again.

“A CONVENIENT CENTRE FOR EVERYTHING”

Reviewed 29 Jan 2012

We had a lovely week in the apartment.We travelled on the local buses but also enjoyed the leisurely walk to the old town where you could choose your 'theme',fast food or pleasent food with tv sports coverage or wonderful cuisine in the small restaurants. The choice of restaurants in the port area by the apartment was excellent although some were closed for refurbs etc.A very pleasent holiday in a homely apartment.

“Wonderfull apartment in a quiet central location.”

Reviewed 7 Oct 2011

Beautiful apartment in a quiet location yet only 2 minutes from the port and a short walk to the Old Town. Good transport links so no car required. Would recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxing break. Close enough to all amenities to walk to local shops and restaurants. Fantastic holiday !

“great location, lovely terraces”

Reviewed 19 Sep 2011

everything you need is there if I could make one suggestion, a fan in each bedroom would make a nice addition and give relief during the summer heat

Just to point out, there is already a ceiling fan in each bedroom. For this guest, who stayed during the heatwave, that was clearly not enough. Will provide additional fans for next summer! Thanks for the feedback.

“Lovely flat, great location”

Reviewed 3 Sep 2011

Lovely flat, located near Nice port away from the main touristy bit. Good local restaurants and small cove beach. Really enjoyed our stay here.

“An oasis in Nice Port”

Reviewed 7 Aug 2011

this lovely appartment in Nice Port is a total scoop. It is spacious with high ceilings ,yet with a cosy and intimate feel. You have the feeling of beeing in a house, as you are surrounded by green trees and the balcony and terrace offer total privacy It is located very central for shopping and transport and it is only a 10 minute walk from the wonderful turqouise sea and the promenade Anglais and the old Nice town. Just around the corner is the port with lots of really good restaurants and if you prefer to cook yourself the kitchen in the appartment is very well equipped. We truly enjoyed our 2 weeks stay here. evevrybody in our famuliy with ages ranging from 14 to 54 felt at home here and the service from the owners and the landlady was perfect. I can highly recommend this place.

“Great location near the port!”

Reviewed 13 Jun 2011

This apartment has all the amenities you need. It's cozy and feels like home. It's light and bright with two terraces. The location is near the port and old town of Nice. The apartment is on a quite street and you feel safe. The owner is very responsive to any requests/needs you might have.

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