St Tropez Yacht Charters
Once a quiet fishing village, St Tropez is nothing if not old-school glamour. This seaside, resort destination in the French Riviera is frequented by yacht charter guests who come to experience its beautiful landscapes, sapphire waters, whimsical sunsets and relaxed, sophisticated vibes.
Situated on the Bay of Saint-Tropez, this modern Medieval town is known around the world for its yacht-filled harbors and expensive cars; a testament to its Gatsby-esque charm and understated luxury. But at the heart of the glamour and prestige is none other than a classic French, seaside town. Follow its winding streets, often lined with strolling pedestrians, through its familiar towns and you’ll find local cafes, antique buildings and plentiful boutique shopping.
Along its serene coastline, the private estates of its residents are complemented by tall walls and private heliports, thus ensuring the utmost in privacy and exclusivity. Underneath all the dazzle and diamonds, however, St. Tropez is a place where yacht charter guests can come and do as they please; whether that means sipping pastis at a place des Lices cafe, playing board games with friends under shaded trees, or strolling solo along St. Tropez’s enchanting coast.
Things to Do and See in St Tropez
Thanks to actress Brigitte Bardot – who starred in And God Created a Woman, significant scenes from which were set at this locale – St. Tropez’s private Tahiti Beach gained international fame. Home to a handful of delicious restaurants courtesy of the luxurious, beachfront Sofitel Tahiti Maeva Resort, Tahiti Beach is as glamorous as it is subdued. Head to its sun kissed shores for celebrity sightings, an affluent nightlife, quiet exclusivity and enchanting views.
Citadelle de St-Tropez
Accessible only by a tree-lined foot path that winds its way through St. Tropez’s wooded hills, the Citadelle de St. Tropez overlooks the area’s impressive diverse landscape; once that includes everything from a jagged rocky coastline, headlands, bays, creeks and islands, to snowcapped mountains and the red rocky landscape of the Estérel hills. Originally built in 1602 to defend the St. Tropez coastline from Spanish attack, today, this site hosts a naval museum that tracks the heritage of Saint Tropez from antiquity. Its exhibition includes a wealth of artifacts: like archeological submarine equipment, models, engravings and paintings of boats, historic documents and more.
Since 1955, Pampellone Beach, the main beach of St. Tropez, has been at the center of St. Tropez’s fame. With its three-mile-long, sandy coast and idyllic views, it is not uncommon for Pampellone Beach to attract more than 30,000 visitors a day during the height of summer; most of which stay to watch its enchanting sunset. Like most of the French Riviera, it is the desired spot of some of the world’s most affluent yacht charter guests, who spend their days there tanning in the sun, eating lunch at one of its many beachfront cafes, or swimming in its translucent, mild waters.