Cap d’Ail is idyllically located on the waterfront between Eze and Monaco and is an exceptionally beautiful coastal town. Due to its proximity to Monaco it has attracted many foreign buyers and there are many beautiful apartments and villas for sale in Cap d’Ail.
Famous for its beautiful beaches both Mala and Marquet, Cap d’Ail has attracted many glamorous visitors over the years including; Winston Churchill, Greta Garbo and the Prince of Wales. The town remains to this day a prestigious and exclusive area both to live and to visit.
The centre of Cap d’Ail is small but has all the necessities for day to day living, including shops, bars and restaurants. It possesses some architectural gems, including the Château des Terrasses. This Château is a Belle Epoque villa built in 1890 and has been host to many to many celebrities including members of imperial family of Russia, Prince Albert 1 of Monaco, Queen Victoria and French President Felix Faure.
We can’t talk about Cap d’Ail without mentioning the Villa Roc Fleuri which is one of the oldest villas on Cap d’Ail. With typical Italian architecture of the 1900s, it is open to the public and has a look out point to the Mediterranean sea, Greta Garbo’s villa and St Jean Cap Ferrat.
Cap d’Ail is known for its local, Mediterranean flora that lines the seafront and can also be explored in the town’s parks and gardens. The port of Cap d’Ail is located right next to Monaco’s residential neighbourhood of Fontvieille. For walkers there is a coastal path which meanders along the picturesque seafront and Cap d’Ail’s discreet, sandy cove, Plage Mala.