Frequently Asked Questions.

Everything you wanted to know
but were afraid to ask.

What is included in the rental price?

The rental price includes all fees and taxes as well as bed linens, towels, beach towels, luxury soap, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion as well as cleaning upon departure. We also provide laundry detergent, dishwasher detergent, toilet paper, cleaning products, etc.

We provide weekly cleaning and change of bed linens for guests staying 14 days or longer.

How do we get access to the property?

Suzanne, our manager, will meet you and provide an orientation of all amenities and equipment found in the home. Suzanne will be your main point of contact during your stay if you have any questions.

Can we have more guests than listed for each home?

To provide the best vacation experience, we are not able to accommodate requests for more guests beyond the maximum number listed for each home (including children).

Do you provide baby cots and high chairs?

We provide baby cots and high chairs available at no additional charge. We ask guests to bring their own baby blanket for the cot.

When is check-in and check-out?

Suzanne is available to greet you after 16:00 for check-in and will be back before 10:00 on the day of check out. Guests who expect to arrive before 16:00 should co-ordinate with Suzanne about an earlier check in or luggage storage until your vacation home is ready. We require a supplemental charge of 40 Euros for guests arriving after 20:00.

Do all rentals start on Saturdays with a minimum stay of seven nights?

We require a minimum of seven nights starting on Saturdays during our peak summer season. Villa La Calado rents from Sunday to Sunday during the peak season. During the rest of the year, we are flexible about the starting day and usually require a minimum of four nights.

When and how do we pay for our rental?

We require 50% of the rental to secure your stay. The remaining rental payment is due one month before your arrival. In addition, we require a refundable security deposit to be paid one month before your stay that will be returned within two weeks after your departure.

Rental payments can be made by bank transfers or by credit card.

Please refer to our terms and conditions for more detailed information.

We encourage guests to buy supplemental travel insurance in the unlikely event you need to cancel your booking due to illness, injury, death in the family, etc. Some credit card companies offer this type of travel insurance.

Where is the closest airport when vacationing in Antibes?

The closest airport to Antibes is Aéroport Nice Côte d’Azur, which is located 25 minutes from Antibes by car.

Are there trains from the airport to Antibes?

The French national train service (SNCF) has a train station (St. Augustin) which is located a 15-minute walk from the Nice Airport. It takes about 20 minutes to travel to Antibes station from St. Augustin train station. For more info check SNCF website.

Is there an Express bus to Antibes from the Nice airport?

The Lignes d’Azur 250 Express Bus leaves from both terminals (Terminal 1 at Quay 6 and Terminal 2 at Quay 1) and takes about 40 minutes to arrive at Antibes’ Bus Terminal. The Bus Terminal is about a 15 minute walk to the old town of Antibes. You can take a taxi or Uber from the Bus Terminal to get to one of our rental properties.

The bus leaves the airport twice an hour starting at 8:10 until 20:20. The cost for the bus ride is 11 Euros one-way and 16.50 Euros for a return ticket. For more information please consult the Nice Airport site.

How can I get from Antibes to the Nice Airport by taxi?

We recommend using a private car service from Julie and Claude. Their mobile number is +33 6 10 15 95 85. You can email them at aj.truong@hotmail.fr or consult their website here. They know our properties well and can coordinate the host meeting you at the vacation rental.

Uber also works well in the region and you can use the Application at the Nice Airport. Nice Airport has free WiFi if you need it to connect to Uber.

Where is the closest train station?

Antibes SNCF train station is located about a 10 to 15 minute walk from our properties in the old town of Antibes. From Antibes, there are trains that travel throughout the region and country. Our guests use the train for visits to Nice, Cannes, Monaco, Aix-en-Provence, etc. The TGV high speed trains to Paris take about 6 hours.

How do I get to Antibes by car?

There are several roads leading into Antibes; for a scenic coastal drive, use the RN98 and RN7 from Nice/ Cagnes sur Mer, or using the A8 Autoroute and use Exit 44. Please note: make sure you have some coins (1.60 Euros) to pay for the Autoroute if using the A8 from the Airport. Many foreign credit cards to not function.

Is weekly parking available?

There is an underground parking garage located near the Vauban Port in Antibes at 20 Avenue de Verdun. This garage is easy to access with bigger cars. This parking garage is closest for Maison du Bateau and Porte de L’orme. The cost of parking the car for a week is 61 Euros/week, 102 Euros for two weeks, and 111 Euros/month. Please consult Q Park’s website.

There is another underground parking garage located near Antibes’ Main Post Office. The address is 8 Rue Lacan. This parking garage is closest for Maison du Village, L’Atelier, and Cote Safranier. Please consult Q Park La Poste.

How can guests get a weekly parking pass?

To pay for multi-entry weekly parking pass, use the automatic payment machine at the entrance to the garage. Take the ticket you got when you first entered the parking garage to this machine. Push the language button (first button for English) then the second button that says “Flat rates.”

Please note: Do not insert ticket into the machine until “Flat rates” is chosen or the machine will charge for the time parked already for that day. Guests can register for weekly parking only after 30 minutes entering the parking garage (but before 12 hours have passed after entering the garage). Please choose the number of weeks needed (one to four weeks) after selecting Flat Rates. Please use cash (the machine only accepts 5 Euro or 10 Euro bills) and does not accept may non-French credit cards.

A new parking card will be distributed from the machine for use to enter and leave the garage. Please keep this card in the vehicle at all times.

Do I need to reserve a space in the parking garage?

Although reserving parking is available on the Q Park website, most guests sign up for weekly parking passes when they arrive. No guests have had problems obtaining a weekly pass upon arrival. Please refer to the instructions as getting a weekly pass is complicated.

Is there free parking available in Antibes?

There is free parking all-year round near Fort Carre (about a 15 minute walk). Alternatively, there is free parking at Salis Beach from Jan 1 to May 31 and October 1 to Dec 31. Salis Beach is about a 15-minute walk away from Antibes town center. Guests at La Maison Provencale and La Calado have free secured parking for up to four cars on site.

Can I rent a car in Antibes?

Sixt, ADA, and Hertz have offices in Antibes near the Antibes train station. Many of our guests rent a car for day trips. There are also rental cars available at the Nice Airport. We would not recommend renting larger cars or SUVs as the entrance to the parking garages are small and the roads in the old town are narrow.

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