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Marriott International

June 20, 2013 16:00 ET

Antibes Hotel's Private Beach Reopens in Time for Jazz a Juan Festival

AC Hotel Ambassadeur Antibes - Juan les Pins Offers VIP Dinner Experience for Festival-Goers

JUAN LES PINS, FRANCE--(Marketwired - Jun 20, 2013) - Jazz festivals first made their foray into France here, in Juan les Pins. Today, the town on the French Riviera is home to the Jazz à Juan festival, now in its 53rd year, and the private beach at the AC Hotel Ambassadeur Antibes - Juan les Pins has reopened just in time for the party.

From 12 to 21 July, the festival will set up shop on the main stage, just in front of the private beach at this Antibes, France hotel, spilling into the streets and squares. Every evening the main stage will host big names in jazz including Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, Diana Krall, Hiatus Kaiyote, Ibrahim Maalouf, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Melanie Scholtz and Sting.

In addition to the main stage, just off this Juan les Pins hotel, the festival includes marching bands, parades, street performances, guided tours of key jazz places in town and live music on terraces across town. Those who want an extra-special experience can reserve a VIP Evening at this hotel's Les Ambassadeurs. From 7 to 10:30pm, guests can enjoy a seated dinner and open bar just behind the main stage, plus reserved box seats facing the stage for the big show (parking and a shuttle to the Gould Pine Grove stage are complimentary). After the concert, return to Les Ambassadeurs for Jam Sessions, which are open to the public and feature live music.

In conjunction with the festival, this French Riviera hotel is offering a special Sea, Sun & Sleep deal starting at just EUR 213 a night. With this package, guests receive accommodations for two, buffet breakfast for two, sunbeds for two at the hotel's private beach or outdoor pool and a welcome drink with any meal at Fushi Restaurant & Terrace or Les Ambassadeurs. To book this offer, enter or mention promotional code ZJL when making a reservation.

For more information on Jazz à Juan, including the full schedule and tickets, visit

About the AC Hotel Ambassadeur Antibes - Juan les Pins
The French Riviera is synonymous with glitz and glamour, but one doesn't have to be a celebrity to get the VIP treatment. At the AC Hotel Ambassadeur Antibes - Juan les Pins, guests are just 200 metres from their own private beach and surrounded by the exquisite avant-garde architecture that make this one of the hottest addresses in the area. Just minutes from Nice Cote d'Azur International Airport, accommodations feature teak wood decor and a modern aesthetic, with amenities including a terrace with city or pool view, flat-screen TV, bed with pillow-top mattress and air-conditioning. The beauty of the French Riviera beckons at this luxury Antibes hotel's outdoor pool, lined with palm trees, and in nearby Cannes, Monaco and St. Tropez. Dine in the warmth of the sun at the poolside Les Palmiers Grill, on the beach at Les Ambassadeurs or on the terrace of Fushi Restaurant & Terrace. Party into the morning hours at BLU Lounge, a seasonal bar featuring specialty drinks, live music and dancing. During cooler months, spend time shopping and dining in the city centre or at the hotel's fitness centre and indoor pool. The AC Hotel Ambassadeur Antibes - Juan les Pins is the perfect venue for meetings and celebrations and offers flexible banquet spaces that can host up to 200 people.

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