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Juan-les-Pins « PREMIUM » Program (ages 13-17)

A luxury program for demanding junior students. Just a 10-15 minute walk from the beaches, student housing in fully renovated double in-suite rooms with air-conditioning and an exclusive program of activities for a very special group of students!


  • Limited availability!
  • Arrival dates: Every Sunday during the set program dates.


  • Standard course (20 lessons x 45 min.) / 10 students maximum per class !
  • Accommodation at Castel Arabel residence in fully renovated double in-suite rooms with air-conditioning
  • Full board
  • An exclusive weekly activities and excursion program
  • Supervision
  • Return transfers (from Nice airport or Antibes train station)

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In the heart of the « Côte d’Azur », an ideal place to spend holidays. The city of Antibes/Juan les Pins is our most popular destination with young people teenagers. With its 25 km of sandy beaches, between Nice and Cannes, Antibes/Juan-les-Pins is a particularly suitable place for teens to spend their holidays, mainly because of its worldwide reputation, its mild & sunny climate and its location on the Mediterranean Coast which is ideal for water sports. Juan-les-Pins district is considered a place to be for teens as it offers a wide choice of activities both day and night. More about Antibes

Antibes in numbers

  • 75 000 inhabitants but that number is nearly doubled in the summer months (15th June–15th September)
  • 25 km of sandy beaches


  • 15min from Cannes
  • 30min from Nice
  • 45min from Monaco


  • 3 € for a soda
  • 5 € for a sandwich
  • 8 € for a movie ticket


  • Standard course 20 lessons x 45min/week from Monday to Friday 9am-12.20pm.* 10 students maximum per class.
  • Intensive course 26 lessons x 45min/week from Monday to Friday 9am-12.20pm* and on Tuesday and Thursday 2.00pm-4.00pm. 10 students maximum per class in the morning, 8 in the afternoon.
  • Individual course Number of lessons on request.


Break: 20 min. break in the morning. No classes on the first day: Introduction meeting and visit of the city in the morning. Written and oral tests at 2pm. No classes on public holidays the lessons are neither replaced nor refunded except for the individual classes.



Students attending the « PREMIUM » Program are accommodated in fully renovated multiple in-suite rooms with air-conditioning at Castel Arabel residence.


  • 450m from the shops
  • 600m from the beaches
  • 900m from Juan-les-Pins train station
  • 1200m from the « Le Château » school

View of the swimming pool at Castel Arabel
Our residence Castel Arabel : 1200m from the school and a 5 minutes’ walk from the beaches.

Free shuttle service (according to our time table)

To go to school Classes are held in « Le Château » school 1200 meters from the residence. Free shuttle service every morning from Monday to Friday (return journey not provided). To the city center and beaches: No need The residence is at a walking distance to the city center and the beaches. SETTING:

  • In a relaxing setting, just steps from restaurants, snack bars and the beaches of Juan-les-Pins.
  • There is a small pool, TV lounge, restaurant, grassy areas and gardens on-site. Students take the free shuttle to get to school.


  • Multiple standard room (2,3 or 4 person) with air-conditioning, bathroom (shower and restroom), and possible outdoor common-area terrace.


  • All the meals are covered by the school and are served buffet-style. Meals during weekend outings are served picnic-style.


  • Sheets are provided (but not towels) and are changed weekly.
  • Light cleaning is done daily and the residence is cleaned thoroughly on a weekly basis.
  • Students are responsible for keeping their room reasonably clean and tidy.


Every day after the lessons and meals, we offer an exclusive program of excursions and/or activities (no excursion on the weekends of your arrival/departure). They all are organized and supervised by our tour leaders. EACH WEEK: Excursions:

Afternoon’s activities:

  • One afternoon of sailing
  • Our tour leaders organize various activities such as: sport tournaments, games, themed activities, entertainment,
  • French films…

… in addition to a half-day on a private beach with water sports: inner-tubing, banana boat rides, fly fishing, etc. Evening’s activities:

  • One barbecue evening for all students
  • One disco or thematic evening
  • Entertainment evenings: our tour leaders organize games and fun activities such as casino, games, Olympic games, shows…

KIOSK ACTIVITIES (to be booked and paid on the spot): In addition to our activity program, there is a choice of extra activities such as water-skiing, horse-riding, paragliding… These activities are provided by carefully selected national instructors or adequately qualified external providers to ensure the greatest standards of safety. Download a sample program of kiosk activities

Notes: We highly recommend that students are given parental authorization to go out.

From experience we know that students who are not allowed to go out will feel frustrated after arrival and will ask to change the status of their parental permission. We must receive parental authorization to go out prior to each student’s arrival.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Arrivals and departure

  • Arrivals are on Sundays and departures are on Saturdays. However, it is possible to reserve one extra day upon arrival and/or before departure (at a supplement). Airport: There is a shared transfer to the campus. Upon their arrival in Nice International airport, your child will be met by our representative who will be wearing a yellow CIA T-shirt. We are offering several shared transfers during the day (approximately 2 in the morning and 3 in the afternoon). That means that before being transferred to the campus, your child may have to wait with a group leader in order to gather students arriving via other incoming flights (maximum of 2 hours). Your child will be accompanied by a member of our staff during any waiting time spent at the airport.
  • No class on the day of arrival as this first day is dedicated to the information meeting, the visit of the city and the placement tests.
  • No class on public holidays, lessons are neither replaced nor refunded.
  • Please make sure we receive the compulsory arrival & departure, going out and health form prior to the student’s arrival. You can also use your own form, as long as all mandatory information requested (see our form) is included.


Juan-les-Pins « PREMIUM » All inclusive Program

Juan-les-Pins « PREMIUM »  PROGRAM – Castel Arabel Residence – 13–17 y.o
Dates * 23.06.2019 – 17.08.2019
Prices / week 1 265 € – Full board

These prices include: Standard course (20 less. x 45 min / week, 10 students maximum per class), accommodation in double studio (with TV, air conditioning, bathroom and kitchenette), full board, security, activities & excursions (special program), supervision, round trip transfer.

Supplements / week
Intensive course 73 € (26 less. x 45 min / week)
Extra day full board 165 € (multiple room) or 226 € (single room)
Extra transfer (during the week) 80 € (from/to Nice airport) / 25 € (from/to Antibes train station)
Single room 370 €
Extra cost for one week stay 50 €
Gluten-free meals supplement 195 €


Antibes is very easy to reach from anywhere in the world as it is only 18 km from Nice/Cote d’Azur international airport and Antibes has an average 300 sunny days per year (and 25km of sandy beaches!)


  • 7 hours from New-York (direct flights)
  • Less than 2 hours from the major European capitals (direct flights)
  • Only 1:20 hours from Paris by plane (direct flights) and at 4:30 by high speed train (TGV)


BY FOOT: The city is quite easy to go around and distances are reasonable for walking. The best way to explore it is by foot! SCOOTERS: Scooters and small motorbikes are very practical. Rentals start at 30€ per day. BY BUS: Large and effective network. A weekly pass costs 10€ and a bus journey costs only 1€. TAXIS: Thanks to their CIA student card, up to 4 students are entitled to favorable pricing for one way trips after 8pm, costing between 10-20€, depending on the trip and provided it is within Antibes/Juan-les-Pins. TRAIN AND BUS: Link all the cities along the coast at a frequency of about 1 every 20 minutes every day. Stations are never far away from the beaches.


Seasons Average temperature Months
Winter 8-12 °C – (46-54 °F) December-February
Spring 14-18 °C – (57-64 °F) March-mid June
Summer 25-35 °C – (77-96 °F) Mid June-Mid September
Autumn 15-23 °C – (59-73 °F) Mid September-November


Summer season: Students are advised to pack comfortable clothes including sport and swimming outfits. Sun protection is necessary (hat and sunscreen). A light jacket may be necessary for the evenings. Other seasons: it is relatively mild and it will be possible for the students to go to the sea. However, drops in temperature are not unusual and students should bring a jacket and warmer clothes.

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