Sainte-Maxime, Cote d’Azur – Top 10 Beaches

Monday, 24 February 2014

Top 10 Beaches Cote d'Azur


Here’s our guide to top 10 sandy beaches in and around Sainte-Maxime 

Sainte-Maxime Headland, View across the Bay to St Tropez and Sainte-Maxime beaches


1.  Barco Beach on Plage de la Nartelle. Exclusive private beach with comfortable sun loungers, parasols, an “a la plancha” menu, cocktails and a first floor sun terrace. There is a Children’s Menu and a play area  plus lifeguards.
2.
 
Le Diamant on Plage de la Croisette. A private beach on the pebbly southern end of the Sainte-Maxime.  Offering a magnificent view of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, this restaurant has a menu specialising in grilled fish.

3.  Saint-Barth on Plage de la Nartelle.  A multi-activity complex with a restaurant and bar. You can book a sun lounger directly on the beach or by the heated swimming pool. Water sports available; jet ski, parascending, scuba diving, motor boating, sailing, jet ski trips, water-ski, towed swimming rings, fly-fishing,…

4.  Plage des Elephants. A sandy beach with showers and toilets – one of the 2 areas where dogs are allowed (on a leash). Plage des Elephants was made famous by the author of the Babar the Elephant children’s stories, who holidayed here.

5.  Plage de la Nartelle. A superb family-friendly beach with lifeguards, showers, toilets and water sports available. This beach is also accessible by wheelchair.

6.   Mahi Plage private beach on Plage de la Nartelle. With a snack bar as well as a restaurant, this one is perfect for those more interested in sun bathing than eating! Ideal for families with children’s menus and a play area.

7.  Plage de la Garonnette. Fine sand and crystal clear water, this beautiful beach makes up the northern most part of the Sainte-Maxime coastline. There are showers,  toilets, wheelchair access and lifeguard surveillance.

8.  Plage les Elephants a private beach on Plage des Elephants. The Restaurant offers Asian cuisine in a simple ambiance with many sun loungers and parasols available directly on the beach.

9.  Plage de la Madrague.  Accessible by bus, this beach is dog-friendly (on a leash).  Several coves make it ideal for snorkelling.

10. Plage du Centre-Ville. Benefitting from all the amenities – parking, bus, wheelchair access, showers, toilets, tourist information, lifeguard surveillance and the town centre.  It faces south, opposite the marina and offers a stunning view of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez – easy to get a ferry across to St Tropez!

 For more information see the Sainte-Maxime Tourist Office Site


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