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 .
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.
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...