Tips & Tricks
Plage des Salins — Accessible by car along the Route des Salins or by foot on Sentier du Littoral, this beach boasts sandy white sand and a much more laid back environment than Pampellone. The beach’s eponymous water-side restaurant is not to be missed for those who enjoy fresh seafood and local stylings.
Polo Club de St-Tropez (Route de Bourrian, Gassin) – the mere existence of this club reinforces the air of luxury permeating this part of the French Riviera. Located between Saint-Tropez and Pampelonne, polo events here attract some of the best players in the world. Some of the previous VIP spectators that have attended games here […]
La Pouncho (boating) – for visitors who are not yacht owners, they do not need to feel left out of the area’s vibrant nautical scene. Such individuals can take part in sea excursions aboard this ship, where one can see Saint-Tropez and nearby villages from the sea. Prices go for as little as €10 per […]
Octopussy (7 Blvd. Louis Blanc, Saint-Tropez) – for those with some boating experience, and want to get the most out of visiting the Saint-Tropez area, one can rent a boat through this service (as long as you have a boating license). Both open-top and covered boats are available for rental. Boating courses are also offered. […]
Plage des Graniers — If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the heavily populated Pampelonne, then consider taking a short walk along the Sentier du Littoral to this beach. Nestled in tree-dotted hills, Plage de Graniers is free and quite pretty. Try the restaurant “La Plage des Graniers” for a lunch of […]
Monaco Grand Prix (Monaco) – this is the famed auto race held every late May along the streets of Monaco, blending traditional Formula 1 competitions with elements of street racing made famous by the “Fast & Furious” Hollywood films. Various celebrities who just came from the festivities at the Cannes Film Festival often make their […]