L’Ermitage du Riou celebrated on May 3, 2016 its metamorphosis and its new gastronomic partnership with L’Oasis, the famous starred restaurant.
L’Ermitage du Riou is a 4-star hotel overlooking the Port of la Napoule, the banks of Riou de l’Argentière and the Lérins islands. The charming Provençal style mansion opens on the mimosa forest and the red rocks of the Esterel in the heart of Mandelieu La Napoule, one of the most popular seaside resorts on the French Riviera. The property is unique in its openness to a prestigious Golf and its gastronomy shared with a star chef.
A luxurious renovation
The 4-star Hotel L’Ermitage du Riou reopened on April 23, 2016. Heavy rains fell on the region in October 2015, causing serious damage to the establishment, destroying the basement and kitchen. After several months of closure for the restoration of damaged infrastructure and equipment, the hotel L’Ermitage du Riou can finally welcome its customers into its spectacular setting, enhanced with multiple works of art and completely renovated spaces. With its luxuriously cozy atmosphere, its exceptional location and its complete renovation, the hotel can now continue to stay at the forefront of comfort and luxury to satisfy the expectations of an increasingly demanding clientele of palaces.
Refined decoration, contemporary style
L’Ermitage du Riou has 33 rooms and suites designed with natural materials. Their refined, contemporary-style decor plays on the alliance of marble, wood paneling, velvet, brass. In soft and bright colors, a subtle blend of beige, gray, pink and white is bathing in soft lighting. Other seductions of the place: antique furniture, period engravings, a large terrace overlooking the mouth of the Riou de l’Argentière that flows into the blue of the Mediterranean, with private pier to access the Lerin Islands. For snacks, a buffet breakfast area and a lounge bar is available to customers as well as 24h/24 room service, private parking with valet service. Luxury extras will also enhance the experience, such as bathrobes and slippers.
An oasis of starry flavors
The residents of L’Ermitage du Riou hotel can make a gastronomic discovery by going for lunch or dinner to the nearby restaurant L’Oasis of famous chef Stéphane Raimbault which became the adjoining restaurant of the hotel by its excellence and proximity. In the shade of a patio surrounded by palm trees and exotic flowers, they can savor in this lush greenery of flavors, the fusion cuisine by the famous three Raimbault brothers.
According to the daily products that caught their eye at Marché Forville in Cannes, chefs Stéphane and Antoine prepare a menu both contemporary, Provençal and tinted with infinite oriental nuances between Local-fished Urchins Soufflés with Green Lemon and Rising Sun of Raw Fish. Their brother François, the pâtissier in the family, puts a high point in this magical and exotic partition, with its famous Caravan of Desserts.
Leisure, sport and wellness
The lavish hotel gardens lined with palm trees shelter the heated pool, under the care of a sculptural Venus. For relaxation and wellness, sauna, beauty salon and in-room massages, make the stay more enjoyable.
This intimate and comfortable hotel offers business and leisure travelers an unforgettable experience for athletes who can live their golfing passion, emotions and special moments on the hundreds of hectares of the Domaine de Barbossi. Connected to the hotel by a private shuttle service, the estate offers a paradise of sport: golf course around a beautiful lake, tennis courts and a stud farm in a vineyard dotted with olive groves at the foot of the spectacular red rock of Massif de l’Esterel.
They can enjoy leisurely riding freely or discover the magnificent course of the Golf Riviera before enjoying the delights of the restaurant L’Oasis.
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