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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel L'Esterel Cannes
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... s only a short 30 minute trip...hot as by now ...wecheck out the marina and walk to the public beach ...think ours is nicer ...then it must be time for a beer. Hit an Irish bar and it's gone down like silk ... Perfect needed that ...shot its too hot to go anywhere ..but we make it to the end of the street for pizza and some ...
... today! We walked round to a couple of the beaches but there was no sand - it was just rocks. We figured although the beaches at Cannes had more people at least there was sand. So we were satisfied we had seen all there was to see on the island and we trotted back to the harbour to catch the boat back. We were sitting there waiting and we saw a boat similar to the one we had caught dropping off passengers. When we went to board it the lady told us we had just missed the ...
... with 3 layers of pureed peas, parsnips and carrot...very nice presentation. The potatoes were mashed with olive oil...will definitely try this at home. Dessert was a trio of creme brulee - vanilla, caramel and coffee, which we shared. It arrived flaming at the table. Quite impressive. We had a very nice Cotes du Rhone along with the meal. The entire cost was 100 Euros which we thought was very reasonable for such an amazing meal.
Back home to pack which took all of 20 ...
... of time on the ground. But by noon we were feeling a lot better compared to twelve hours earlier. The crashing waves, warm sea air and big sun didn't take long to work their refreshening ways either. By mid-afternoon we were happily searching the nooks and crannies along the cobblestone streets lined with every type of pastel-coloured shop we could imagine.
As mentioned, central Nice is quite touristy and caters to a high-end crowd of sunseekers, gamblers ...
... we are yet to find as good a coffee as we did in Spain.
After the markets we explored old town, and whilst it is similar to both Seville and Barcelona it has its own character - it is a bit airier and pastel paint colours are framed with wooden shutters instead of stronger terracotta, blue, and white buildings with balconies and tiling. Generally the streets are a bit wider, and there are fewer plaza.
Old town sits under Castle Hill which ...