Welcome in the glamorous and sunny world of Saint-Tropez ! Nestled on the Côte d'Azur, this small port town has long been a favorite destination celebrities and affluent vacationers looking for luxury, sun and nightlife. With its beaches of fine sand, its cobbled streets, its designer boutiques, its gourmet restaurants and its trendy clubs… Saint-Tropez is the quintessence of chic French-style. In this article we will explore the charms of this iconic city, unmissable spots to the most exclusive activities. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or an unforgettable vacation experience, Saint-Tropez has it all. So buckle up and prepare to be dazzled by the glamor and the style of this dream destination.
Where to sleep ?
Château de la Messardière – Les Airelles
If you are looking for a breathtaking view of the bay of Pampelonne, Castle Messardière- The Cranberries, classified Palace since 2012, is the ideal place. This sumptuous castle, a former family home, in luxurious hotel belongs to Maisons d'Exception Airelles, with properties in Courchevel and Gordes. The castle with turrets, domes and colonnades, houses 103 rooms and suites. At your disposal, a huge Valmont spa of 1 m000. On the food side, 8 restaurants offering Mediterranean cuisine as well as 3 bars. Among these many restaurants, Matsuhisa, located on a magnificent terrace, offers a panoramic view on the bay. Directed by Chief Nobu, this temple of gastronomy offers tasty pan-Asian cuisine. The Château de la Messardière – Les Airelles, offers you a real parenthesis out of time. We one of the finest hotels on the Riviera in a wide area of ten hectares of pine forest.
Castle Messardière ***** – Les Airelles – 2 Route de Tahiti, 83990 Saint-Tropez
Lily of the valley
Along the coast, a few kilometers from Saint-Tropez, hides a exceptional hotel establishment. Le Lily of the Valley. Signed Philippe Starck, this 5 star hotel opened its doors in the summer of 2019. It has since continued to charm travelers in search of a peaceful and rejuvenating stay. Nestled in a pristine natural environment, a few steps from the very beautiful beach of Gigaro, the Lily of the Valley offers 38 rooms and 6 suites. All rooms are equipped with private terraces to take full advantage of the sweetness of the Mediterranean climate. In addition to its two swimming pools and two restaurants, the establishment also has an impressive 2,000 m2 wellness area. Sports halls and holistic spa for your well-being. Member of Leading Hotels of the World, the Lily of the Valley is the ideal destination. Perfect for unwinding and find body-mind harmony. The hotel presents itself as the ultimate destination for combine relaxation et well-being. Lily of the Valley also offers a specialized program to aid in weight loss.
Lily of the valley ***** – Saint Michel Hill, Boulevard Abel Faivre, 83420 La Croix-Valmer / Gigaro
La Reserve – Ramatuelle Hotel, Spa & Villas
The Ramatuelle Reserve is a real rare pearl. Niche just 20 minutes from Saint-Tropez, this 5 star hotel was designed by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. It is a true exclusive and elegant haven of peace. With only 8 rooms and 19 suites, each decorated with exceptional pieces. The emphasis is on privacy and comfort. La Réserve Ramatuelle is also famous for its gastronomic table La Voile. Crowned with two Michelin stars since 2020, the kitchens of this restaurant are run by Michelin-starred Chef Éric Canino. And for fans of relaxation and well-being, the hotel offers a 1,000 m² spa. You will be able recharge your batteries in an idyllic setting. If you are still looking more exclusivity, opt for one of 14 ultra-luxury villas (from 250 m²). Each has a private gardens and stunning views of the Mediterranean. The Ramatuelle Reserve is the perfect place to unwind and be pampered in an exceptional setting.
The Ramatuelle Reserve ***** – Chemin de la Quessine, 83350 Ramatuelle
And for partygoers who want to be in the center of Saint Tropez
Let yourself be tempted by the unforgettable experience of Saint-Tropez thanks to Yaca hotel. Open during the summer season. Located close to the citadel and the port, as well as the charming Ponche beach. This establishment 5 stars offers the ideal starting point for an exploration of Saint Tropez. Stroll on foot in the cobbled streets lined with craft shops and luxury brands. Or join the famous clubs of the region in a few minutes on foot for dance all night. Moreover, thanks to a shuttle service available from June to September, the beaches of Pampelonne are only a few minutes away. Travelers by car will appreciate the private car park as well as a luggage service which will make their life much easier. The 32 rooms and suites, two of which are duplex, are equipped with a concierge application for easy access to all hotel services. La decoration is refined. Each room has a terrace or balcony with a breathtaking view of the citadel or the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. Live from unforgettable moments in the chic and authentic Saint-Tropez.
The Yaca ***** – Boulevard d'Aumale, 83990 Saint-Tropez
Where to eat ?
In the culinary panorama of Saint-Tropez, there is a essential address which radiates well beyond the borders of the Côte d'Azur. Restaurant Senequier Saint-Tropez. Since 1930, this iconic establishment installed on port of the city is distinguished by its brilliant red color. Le Sénéquier is more than just a restaurant, it's a meeting place where you have to be seen. Sit on the terrace and enjoy a glass of rosé wine, of champagne or a cocktail at any time of the day. A truly touch of dolce vita. Over time, the house of the tropézienne pie has been able to renew itself and offer much more than its traditional recipes. From now on, sweet and savory delicacies are available at all hours of the day. To the delight of visitors. Between refined French cuisine and carefully selected international dishes, the dishes offered are real delights. Le Sénéquier has become an essential address for gourmets.
The Senequier – Port of Saint Tropez 83990
The terrace of Byblos hotel, lined with magnificent plane trees, evokes the atmosphere of a charming Italian village square. Here reigns a relaxed atmosphere in the “Dolce Vita”. The chef of the Byblos restaurant offers a exceptional Italian cuisine, highlighting authentic ingredients and flavors. The menu offers succulent “Antipasti” such as octopus and caponata bruschetta, delicious “Primi” such as paccheri with confit beef cheek, guanciale and pearl onions. But also generous and absolutely irresistible Roman pizzas. As for the pasta, the linguini alle vongole are a real delight. For dessert, guests can be tempted by the creations of Byblos' new pastry chef, Geoffrey Turpin. On the menu, tiramisu, chocolate pizza or affogato.
Kitchen Byblos – Hotel Byblos – 27 Av. Foch, 83990 Saint-Tropez
Dior des Lices
Let yourself be carried away to one of the addresses the most prestigious of Saint-Tropez : the famous Dior des Lices. Located just 200 meters from the famous square of the same name, this café-restaurant signed Dior has taken up residence in a sumptuous Provencal building. Here, every detail is taken care of with the greatest attention, the picture of fame from Dior.
The Dior des Lices is a real gem, a concentrate of refinement and sunshine, which perfectly reflects city elegance of Saint Tropez. You will be seduced by the glamorous and sophisticated atmosphere of this mythical place. From dishes offered, you can taste a burrata accompanied by tomatoes from the garden or a sea bream gravlax flavored with pomegranate-passion-cilantro. For dinner you will have spoiled for choice between the lobster ravioli and the shoulder of lamb confit, two sublime dishes who will wake up your taste buds.
And in music
Impossible to spend a holiday in Saint-Tropez without discovering the Opera, one of the addresses the most festive and essential of the Gulf. Nestled in a prime location with a breathtaking view of the most prestigious yachts from the port of Saint-Tropez, this restaurant offers a magical and unique experience. dance performance fiery events take place on the tables and the DJ takes the reins of the evening after midnight. Customers are carried away by this unique atmosphere and do not lack toast with champagne to celebrate Saint-Tropez life until the end of the night.
Right here, the shows are spectacular and culinary proposals are just as much. reflecting both the Provencal cuisine and that of the world. The restaurant menu offers delicious dishes. Such as prawns accompanied by head broth and coconut milk, rice flavored with jasmine or crispy chicken supreme with peanuts, cornflakes and Cajun sauce. A clever mix that will not fail to satisfy the taste buds most demanding.
The Opera – Residence du Port, 83990 Saint-Tropez
Where to have a drink?
The TIGRR, located at heart of the city, is the restaurant of the'Hotel Hermitage. This timeless place is both a bar, a restaurant and a club. Whether you are looking for a place to dinner with friends or to dance until the end of the night. The TIGRR has it all. This one-of-a-kind address offers a great view from its large terrace. As for the kitchen, you will not be left out! Between two delights, you can sip a cocktail and let yourself be carried away by the atmosphere of the place. Each dish is a taste journey fully fledged. The chef, a true alchemist of flavours. It offers a creative menu that revisits the classics of Thai and Asian cuisine. The plates are adorned with assortments of sushi, sashimi and maki. Everything is freshly prepared for amaze your taste buds. Let yourself be surprised by the unique taste of green papaya. As for the revisited bouillabaisse, it will capsize you with its coconut look and divine flavor. At the house of THE TIGRR, culinary art is an experiment who awakens all the senses.
The Tigrrr– Hotel Hermitage – 14 Av. Paul Signac, 83990 Saint-Tropez
In the heart of the famous Place des Lices in Saint-Tropez, White 1921 is a hotel with seven rooms and suites in chic and contemporary style. You will immediately be seduced by its sophisticated atmosphere and its prime location. The hotel is also proud to offer an exceptional lounge bar, designed by the famous designer Jean-Michel Willmotte. Here you can enjoy a refreshing drink or a elaborate cocktail, while enjoying the relaxing atmosphere of the hotel. The White 1921 is the ideal address for those looking to rejuvenate in an elegant setting and modern before going to party. During the season, the White 1921 organizes numerous festive events prestigious.
White 1921 – Place des Lices, 83990 Saint-Tropez
Where to go to the beach?
In the heart of nature, there is a a real culinary gem. Where freshness, health and ethics are in the spotlight. The Bamboo Hut offers authentic and simple cuisine, prepared with local seasonal products. All embellished with exotic culinary touches. This oasis of purity blends perfectly into the natural landscape where it has been nestled for several years. Take advantage of one to book a 'Creative Massage' or a 'Thai Foot Massage'. The place has a ethnic living room in the shade as well as usnack, ideal for dining. It serves breakfasts, lunches or even a snack. Additionally, it is possible to take the aperitif on the mattresses. as admiring the sunset, accompanied by a starter to share.
Bamboo hut is part of a sustainable environmental approach with the use of solar electricity, selective sorting and the production of local aromatic herbs.
Located on the beach the most prominent of the Côte d'Azur, the Bagatelle St.Tropez became a unmissable place for lovers of gastronomy, relaxation and parties. With his relaxed atmosphere et festiveThis restaurant and beach club has conquered the hearts of locals and tourists. The new layout of the beach was designed by designer Sam Baron.
The restaurant menu by the chefs Rocco Seminara, offers mediterranean cuisine, creative and tasty. As for the bar, it offers refreshing cocktails and local wines from high quality. All served in a chic and relaxed setting, overlooking the sea and the yachts moored in port. This year Bagatelle Beach Saint Tropez will celebrate its 10 years!
Loulou – St Tropez
Loulou Saint Tropez, a real ode to the 50s ! Loulou offers a fresh and elegant art of living. Guests can lounge on the beach, swim in the sea, have lunch, take a nap under the shade of the sails and wake up to the music sound during the aperitif at sunset. love for nature shines through in Loulou's architecture. Whitewashed wood cladding, boat sails for shade. Set up some comfortable deckchairs to relax. Loulou offers a magnificent view on the sea and Capon Point. Leader Benoit Dargere, has designed a simple and expressive sunny cuisine that highlights the products Mediterranean. Dishes include antipasti, salads, raw, pizza, meat and fish. But also of classic italian desserts. Loulou is a place where nature is in the spotlight and where food, drink and sea views are unforgettable.
The India Beach House, on Ramatuelle beach, is a beach restaurant not to be missed! With its decoration nomadic spirit in beige, brown and gray tones, the warm atmosphere and simple of this establishment will take you on a tripr in an instant. The welcoming staff serves you a mediterranean cuisine prepared on the Indie grill, with tapas, grilled squid, Pluma Iberica and even Argentinian entrecôte. You can taste these sunny dishes in wooden and stoneware dishes, while enjoying the view of the beach. You can relax on a deckchair with your feet in the sand. Sip an aperitif at sunset in the bar area, or enjoy a tasty food on the restaurant terrace. Hessian fabrics let in the sea breeze while protecting from the sun's rays, to an experiment totally relaxing.
Where to party?
The Roy Cellars
Enter the legendary universe of the Caves du Roy, this iconic club located at heart of the Byblos hotel of Saint Tropez. Renowned around the world, this night establishment is the meeting place for celebrities, the jet-set and the international elite, who flock to live a one-of-a-kind party experience. The famous Resident DJ Jack E. takes the reins of the turntables to make the guests dance to the sound of his exclusive mixes. Here, conviviality is the order of the day, and the hundreds of bottles of champagne which are served each season pass from table to table, from VIP square to VIP square. The most prestigious brands like Dom Pérignon or Cristal Roederer are available to suit all tastes.
Les Caves du Roi – 27 Av. Foch, 83990 Saint-Tropez
The VIP Room, essential club of Saint-Tropez nightlife, is the fruit of the creative genius of Jean Roch, which made it a real empire of the night. With its unique atmosphere and its sharp musical selection, the VIP Room has remained at the top of the international club scene For years. THE celebrities around the world come there to dance and to party until dawn, lulled by the beats of best DJs on the planet. Finally also find Joy, a friendly restaurant where a festive atmosphere and gourmet cuisine mingle. The Gioia restaurant offers an original card and tasty, where Mediterranean and Italian flavors are in the spotlight. The dishes are concocted with fresh products, and the careful presentation adds a touch of elegance to the culinary experience.
Gioia / VIP Room Saint Tropez – All. du Quai de l'Epi, 83990 Saint-Tropez
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