Saint Maxime, St Tropez holiday accommodation, French Riviera Ste Maxime, Cote d'Azur, south of France
Superb Locations  -
Sainte Maxime – Var -Cote d'Azur
Sainte Maxime is a typical Provencal village resort on the Mediterranean, with its marina,  6 kms of sandy beaches  - Croisette, town centre, Madrague, Nartelle, Eléphants and Garonnette .

Accommodation
Grimaud - Les Bastides Apartments, sleeping up to 8
St Tropez - Bonaventure villas and apartments - sleeping 2 to 13
Les Maures - villas with pools, sleeping up to 10
Lourges - individual provencal houses with pools, sleeping up to 10


St Maxime  is at the mouth of the gulf of Saint Tropez, a gulf with wild rocky inlets and long stretches of sandy beaches, rarely found on the Côte d’Azur. It faces south and  sheltered from the winds by the  Maures Mountains.


Oldquay qt StTropez,withartists lining the quay
Pampelone Beach, St Tropez
Pamplone Beach, St Tropez
Port Grimaud
However, don't restrict yourself just to this area -Var has 300 km of shoreline on the Mediterranean sea, beautiful sandy beaches, wild cliffs plunging straight into the sea and balmy protected islands  - lles d'Hyères. Then there are the Maures and Esterel mountain ranges and the dramatic Gorges du Verdon to explore.

Visit the well known beach resorts such as St Tropez, St Raphael,  Bandol, le Lavandou, St Cyr, and the marina towns of Port-Grimaud and  Cogolin.
Activities include:  bathing, windsurfing, diving, water skiing, jet skiing, parasailing,  motorboat or sailing boat rental, boat trips in the gulf or to the Porquerolles, Port Cros or Levant islands.

There is a  18 hole golf course, overlooking the bay of Saint-Tropez, 22 place driving range, with 4 covered stands, short course, putting green,  tennis, horse-riding, mountain biking, coastal walks and  the Myrtes botanic gardens. Explore the Maures and Estérel mountain ranges.
Festivals include: Procession of floral floats in February, Go Karting grand prix in March, antiques fair in April, « Fête votive » in May, Autumn festival,  Var Rally in November, fireworks, Gala evenings, street entertainment etc...

It has an old town with  lively pedestrianised cobbled streets with the characteristic markets of Provence and lots of small cafes and restaurants.