Tips & Tricks
Plage de Pampelonne — this is the classic St. Tropez beach that has sparked the imagination of travelers and glamorous jet setters since Brigitte Bardot donned that first bikini and sultry pout in the 1950s. Visitors to St. Tropez flock to Pampellone in record numbers to see and be seen, mostly at the exclusive beach […]
Plage de la Bouillabaisse (Av. Général Leclerc, Saint-Tropez) – this is a local beach within walking distance of the streets of Saint-Tropez. One benefit this beach has is its proximity to various beachside restaurants. This beach is popular with families and have active lifeguards on duty.
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 […]
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 […]
Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez – held in late September-early October, this is an amazing yachting event. First run twenty-six years ago as La Nioulargue, the regatta gathers together around 300 of the most extraordinary modern sailing boats alongside the most beautiful traditional yachts in the early autumn. A host of racers and sailing enthusiasts come […]
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. […]