Between land and sea, a few blocks from the village of Saint-Tropez, Sainte-Maxime is an ideal destination for a summer stay in the Var. Bordered by fine sandy beaches, its city center with its Provencal charm invites you to stroll around. If you are looking to rent a waterfront vacation home or one with a swimming pool on the French Riviera, Sainte-Maxime offers many assets for a summer placed under the signs of idleness, grandiose landscapes and a chic and authentic art of living.
Sainte-Maxime: an ideal seaside location near Saint-Tropez
On the edge of the Saint-Tropez peninsula, Sainte-Maxime is an unmissable stopover.
More than just a preamble to the hectic life of the Tropezians, the seaside resort unfolds its natural riches between its long sandy beaches, its turquoise waters and its hills, where the fields of olive trees are lulled by the song of cicadas in front of a breathtaking landscape.
Near Fréjus and Le Muy, bordering the Maures massif, Sainte-Maxime is a gateway to the most beautiful destinations in the region such as Gassin, La Croix Valmer or Grimaud.
A city center with typical charm
Punctuated by typical houses and shops, the narrow streets of Sainte-Maxime's city center exude a Mediterranean atmosphere.
With its rich architectural heritage labeled "20th century heritage", Sainte-Maxime cultivates its diversity through art deco, Provencal or modern achievements.
Like the Casino, which was built at the end of the 1920s and still bears witness to its illustrious past. In addition to this jewel of Maximois heritage, beautiful villas by renowned architects line the town alongside art galleries and museums.
From the Elephants' beach to the Madrague or the Croisette, the beaches of Sainte-Maxime are full of wonder. Sand or pebbles, they embrace the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and offer an exceptional landscape.
Some of them allow numerous nautical activities such as jet ski, paddle, kayak or even electric foil, a surf above the water which allows to navigate in the bay.
The wildest of them is the Pointe des Sardinaux, next to the Nartelle beach. A peaceful and preserved peninsula, lined with umbrella pines where shellfish and crustaceans flood the rocks. A place of peace and quiet appreciated by divers for its deep and clear waters.
The must-sees of Sainte-Maxime
- The port of Sainte-Maxime. A real living place for yachtsmen, moored by pointus, this historical port since the 18th century is the symbol of the city. Its harbour master's office carries the colors of the nautical industry with its building whose architecture reminds a ship.
- Go olive tourism at the Domaine la Pierre Plantée, one of the largest plantations in the Var. Nearly 3600 olive trees grow on the majestic hills, where the view is sublime!
- Markets and traditional festivals. In Sainte-Maxime, authenticity is cultivated through a multitude of events that punctuate each season. The night markets, craft markets and Provencal markets brighten up the town with their contrasting colors. The folk festivals evoke the traditions of Provence and are an opportunity to discover a rich cultural heritage.
Our villa rentals in Sainte-Maxime for the vacations
The villas we offer for rent in Sainte-Maxime have top-of-the-range services for a luxurious stay in the bay of Saint-Tropez: terraces, petanque court, private parking area, wine cellar and even a pontoon to moor your rental boat.
These exceptional residences, with their contemporary architecture, are located in the heart of the most exclusive residential areas of Sainte-Maxime. In a calm and preserved environment, with sea view or feet in the water, these properties with swimming pool in the middle of raised parks, are thought and fitted out for the seasonal hiring. You will particularly appreciate the careful decoration of these vacation homes and their modern equipment.
Dream residences a few minutes from Saint-Tropez, spacious and bright with a breathtaking panorama for an unforgettable summer stay!