St Tropez and its magical pull has been a holiday makers favourite for a long, long while. The food, the fashion, the wine – whatever your reasons to go there, there is an abundance. But let’s not forget one of the best reasons to go to St Tropez or anywhere on the French Riviera; The sunsets!
St Tropez’s famous beach ‘Pampelonne’ might just be the best place to start. Pampelonne beach is a well-known jewel beach, boasting an impressive five kilometres of soft, white sand. This beach has a stunning natural backdrop, which makes sense as to why it was used for hosting star Brigette Bardot in the movie “And God Created Woman”. It is now one of the world’s most glamorous beach party scenes, with stars all over the world travelling to visit! With its natural beauty, and excitement of the exclusive air, Pampelonee beach is a fantastic location to enjoy the gorgeous sunsets that St Tropez has to offer.
La Ponche Beach
the beaten tracks, far away from the hustle and bustle of the harbour, this
small, enchanting beach fronts the oldest part of St Tropez village, making it
a magical location for a divine sunset.
You can access this beach from the heart of the village, meaning you don’t have far to go when the sun starts to set. This peaceful beach is perfect for a last minute wander down to see the sun disappear behind the sea.
Le Tigrr, Café
If you fancy a spot to eat but don’t want to miss an incredible St Tropez sunset, then why not consider Le Tigrr? This café is located on a hill which puts you in the prime position to see the sun go down. Serving Asian cuisine, enjoy a light dinner, or why not enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine and soak up the atmosphere? Le Tigrr café has been liked to Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles by visitors, who have also boasted about its very romantic atmosphere. This means it’s a perfect option to watch the sun set with your loved one.
Hôtel de Paris
For a fully luxurious
experience, Hôtel de Paris might just be the place for you. So many famous
people have had the pleasure of staying in this hotel, including Jean-Paul
Sartre and Clark Gable! This iconic hotel dates back to the 1930’s, though has
been redesigned to bring it up to date. It sits right in the centre of the village
and offers a 180-degree view from the glass walled restaurant and also rooftop
With this in mind, Hôtel de Paris offers an unforgettable view of a St Tropez sunset, which can be enjoyed in, or out of the pool!
If you climb the steps of the mesmerising hexagonal Citadel you will be greeted with sensational views of the bay. This fascinating building dates back to the early 17th century and was part of the French Riviera’s defence line. It’s home to the Museum of Maritime History now, which is a great reason to climb the steps, but the other are the wonderful views you get to soak up, which make for a fantastic sunset!
In an absolutely outstanding location sits the Cheval Blanc, a luxury hotel and restaurant with the most promising views of the Mediterranean Sea.
It features a private beach, equipped with a stunning floating platform where you can lounge in the sun until it makes its way down. Alternatively, taking a dip in the heated pool with an incredible view of the sun setting is also a magical option.
Here at Quality Villas, we want you to have the most luxurious experience on holiday. Why not have a browse through our luxury holiday villas in cote d’azur? Find the ideal villa to wind down in after experiencing incredible sunsets. Whilst you’re in St Tropez, you can always explore their hidden gems too!
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