Beach + Island

World's Sexiest Beaches 2006

by Mark Ellwood

BLUE BEACH, NICE, FRANCE
Nice is hot again, with new, intimate hotels, innovative chefs, and a crowd bored of Cannes (too manufactured) and fed up with Monaco (too rich). Slung around the Baie des Anges, Nice's main beach is right in the heart of town, along the four-and_a_half-mile stretch known as the Promenade des Anglais.

Rub suntanned elbows with: Gray-templed French captains of industry who dabble in their twin passions: yachting and entertaining their topless Bain de Soleil mistresses.

Best way to cool off: A citron pressé.

Beach chic: Vilebrequin father-and-son matching board shorts.

Where to bed down: The Palais de la Méditerranée, a once-crumbling Belle Epoque grande dame that was redone by the Taittinger family four years ago.

Le Palais de la Méditerranée
Tel: 33 4 9214 7700
Doubles from $430

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