Ramatuelle is a village just to the south of Saint Tropez in the Var department of Southern France. Though not on the coast itself, self catering accommodation in Ramatuelle is ideally situated to be able to enjoy the great French Riviera coastline and beaches, and has easy access to Saint Tropez for nightlife and entertainment. The quieter position of accommodation in Ramatuelle means this destination could suit visitors of all tastes and needs.
The more rural position of self catering accommodation in Ramatuelle means you can enjoy leisurely walks or bicycle rides in the countryside, or be at the beach within just a few minutes drive. The village is set on a slight hill and overlooks the Bay of Pampelonne to the east, whilst the north is the Gulf of Saint Tropez that can be seen from higher vantage points.
With a couple of thousand residents, Ramatuelle is not large but has all the basics for an enjoyable stay in self catering accommodation. There is a market, supermarket and shops in the area so there’s no need to travel to larger and busier towns.
At only about 15 minutes drive the vibrant town of Saint Tropez is within easy reach of self catering accommodation in Ramatuelle. Long associated with the rich and famous, this chic port town has some lovely beaches where you can sunbathe or enjoy water sports, stroll around the marina and the old port, or see the works of artists such as Matisse and Van Dongen in the Annunciation Museum. You don’t have to travel far from your Ramatuelle self catering accommodation as there are even attractions in the village. The narrow, picture postcard streets of the village invite you to explore; look out for the pretty church.
Though summers are usually the most popular time to visit self catering accommodation in Ramatuelle, the Mediterranean climate means there are pleasant temperatures here all year round. Characteristic of the French Riviera, summers are long, hot, sunny and quite dry. Spring and autumn have warm temperatures and while winters are cooler, temperatures remain relatively mild.
The closest airport for flights to self catering accommodation in Ramatuelle is the Toulon Hyeres Airport, about an hour’s drive. This is a small airport and has service with only a few airlines, including Ryanair. Though further away (about 90 minutes drive) the Nice Cote d’Azur Airport has far more choice when it comes to airlines and hence may be a better choice.