Author Archive for Alexander Coles

I am the co-founder and CEO of Bespoke Yacht Charter, a luxury yachting company based in London and the French Riviera.

Motor yacht Jajaro in Sardinia

10 ways yacht charters trump other luxury vacations

Maybe you take a family holiday every year, but you want this one to be special. You’re tossing up between all the usual luxury vacation options the exclusive hotel or private villa, the high-end cruise ship or island resort. Forget all that. There’s a much better way – one which combines all the best of […]

Luxury yachts in the Port of Cannes, France

5 glittering reasons to charter a yacht on the French Riviera

A French Riviera yacht charter is like living inside a film set, as you drift along this most glamorous of coastlines on a superyacht. Whether docking beneath Monaco’s palace for a night at the Casino de Monte Carlo, swimming off the yacht in the tranquil Cannes Islands, or approaching Saint Tropez as the afternoon light […]

Food at Chevre d'Or, Eze, France

6 top restaurants of the French Riviera

One of the highlights of a French Riviera luxury vacation is travelling slowly down the coast from Menton to Saint Tropez, revelling in the astonishing cuisine of the region and dining in some of the world’s finest restaurants. A luxury yacht charter along the glittering Cote d’Azur is the ultimate foodie experience, as you dine […]

The remparts of Old Antibes

Top 10 museums on the French Riviera

The French Riviera is one of Europe’s best destinations for cultural heritage, art and design with several world-class museums and historic sites with beautiful collections. From museums filled with artistic curiosities to important exhibits of maritime heritage, enjoy our definitive guide to ten of the best French Riviera museums. Musée International de la Parfumerie Located […]

Terrace of Radisson hotel in Cannes, France

The best rooftop bars of the French Riviera

Whether indulging in a rose lunch high above the sparkling Mediterranean, lounging by a rooftop pool with a cocktail, or dancing under starlight among a beautiful A-list crowd, the glamorous rooftop bars of the French Riviera are a scene straight out of a Hollywood movie. This Summer, imagine yourself on the rooftop of some of […]

Blue Ice - Palmer Johnson yacht in St Tropez

A weekend on a superyacht in St Tropez

Sunshine, superyachts, and Saint Tropez: can there be a more wonderful combination? But for many, the dream of a Saint Tropez yacht charter hovers just out of reach. Until now. We know that not everyone has the time or funds for a leisurely week-long superyacht charter along the French Riviera. But that certainly doesn’t mean […]

The best beach clubs for a French Riviera yacht charter

The best beach clubs for a French Riviera yacht charter

Glamorous, decadent, and dripping in celebrity history, the beach clubs of the Cote d’Azur have long been synonymous with the superyacht set. Yet of the hundred or so beach clubs along this stretch of storied coastline, which ones should you visit on your superyacht charter? The best beach clubs have a seductive magic about them, […]