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Luxury RnR at Hotel Du Cap Post VS challenge…

July 14, 2015
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As you can imagine, I was pretty pooped after my VS training so when an invitation to go to the otherworldy Hotel Du Cap in Antibes arrived, I couldn’t believe my luck.

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It was this sight (above) that first made my hair stand on end, catapulting me straight into the French riviera fairy tale. One cannot describe how special this historic hotel is – (it was the setting for F Scott Fitzgerald’s book, Tender is the Night and has played host to A-listers and Hollywood stars throughout time) all painted in pale ivory, hints of gilt and marble, with carpets dressed in corals and exotic plant-patterns (captured brilliantly below by my belle, Tatianna Hambro). Here’s some of the highlights from my trip…

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The decadent hallway leading out to the Eden-Roc Grill and Bar

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The lavish lunch buffet

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Freshly made gnocchi anyone?

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My favourite dish enjoyed at Eden-Roc (fine dining) Restaurant: A burst of exciting flavours – sour, sweet, savory – and textures – crunchy, soft, velvety, crispy, soft – sensational!

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Sweet decadent delights decorated with gold leaf (naturally)

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Petits Fours

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The dream

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The Suite

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View from Breakfast

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What a way to start a day

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It doesn’t get better than this

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A selection of diving boards and rings await playful pursuits. I made full use of them!

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Deux Belles

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We enjoyed hours of tennis on the immaculately kept clay courts

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A view through the roses

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I reveled in the relaxation that my one hour deep tissue massage provided

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Cocktails and canapes at dusk at one of the seafront cabanas

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Sorry I can’t reach the salami I think you need a longer platter…

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Champagne Bar – cocktails at sunset and memories to treasure forever

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