The resort town of St Tropez itself has risen to global fame as one of the world’s most luxurious, chic and excusive beach towns. Recently, the St Tropez region has been opened up to more than just the internationally jet set, with plentiful private accommodation in St Tropez and some wonderful villas to rent near St Tropez allowing tourists to enjoy the best of the South of France. Located on the coast of the beautiful Bay of St Tropez, sailing is still big business in the region, with yachts rivalling those of Monaco lining the quays of St Tropez.
The beach life of the St Tropez region is wonderful. All along the coast are St Tropez beaches of the highest quality, lined with fine, golden sand lapped by amazingly clear, warm Mediterranean waters. There are some wonderful beaches on the St Tropez Peninsula, including the famous sunbathing spots of Plage de la Moutte and Plage des Salins, but the most celebrated beaches are those of the Baie de Pampelonne. Water sports are in good supply in the St Tropez region, especially sailing and fishing which thrive in the area.
The hills of the St Tropez area are a delight in which to walk, cycle and ride. The summer months see the roads becoming pretty blocked with cars, making a walking or cycling holiday a great way to get around the area. There are some excellent walking trails in the St Tropez region, with both national walking routes and plentiful local trails accessible on foot from St Tropez accommodation.
Sainte-Maxime is home to one of the finest golf courses near St Tropez. Located just 5km along the coastline from the famous centre of St Tropez, Sainte-Maxime is a wonderful place to take a holiday villa to rent near St Tropez, as the town has a very similar international feel, some wonderfully luxurious rental villas, magnificent beaches, a casino and endless entertainment possibilities, without the St Tropez price tag.
Holiday villas in St Tropez itself are an absolute luxury. The world class restaurants, bars and shops in the town are famous around the world, and you can easily spend an entire holiday exploring the high street from a holiday villa in St Tropez, especially if you enjoy vibrant nightlife which lasts until the sun rises over the horizon.
The residential of Les Issambres is located between Sainte Maxime and Frejus, created as a holiday resort for those wishing to enjoy the best of the beaches from a villa to rent near St Tropez.
The glorious medieval town of Grimaud is one of the best places to take a self catering villa to rent near St Tropez. The scenery is magnificent, with the ruins of the 11th century fortress set to a backdrop of lush hills and the striking blue of the Bay of St Tropez. Holiday villas here are ideal for those wishing to relax in peace, surrounded by history and culture, yet within easy striking distance of St Tropez’ beaches, shops and bars.
The summer sees some quite large crowds descending on St Tropez, as temperatures reach well into the mid 30’s (°C) daily from June until September, with highs of 40°C not unheard of during July and August. The spring and autumn months are still extremely pleasant, and the crowds are far smaller.
Both Nice (NCE) and Marseilles (MRS) airports can be reached from a holiday villa in St Tropez in just an hour, but Toulon-Hyeres Airport (TLN) is the closest by a long way. There is currently just one scheduled flight from the UK, with Ryanair providing a direct flight fromLondonStansted (STN).