We reveal everything you need to know about Pampelonne’s Byblos Beach, St. Tropez – coming soon!
Hotel Byblos is something of an icon in St-Tropez, so when it became news that Byblos would soon be running a beach club on Pampelonne Beach we were understandably excited. With rockstars like Mick Jagger and A-List actors like Jack Nicholson amongst the many fans of this glamorous destination-hotel, we couldn’t wait to discover what Byblos Beach, St. Tropez has in store for us. Spoiler: it’s about to be the trendiest spot in town.
Discover Byblos Beach, St. Tropez
1. What is Hotel Byblos?
Byblos is a legendary hotel in Saint Tropez. Dreamt up by a Lebanese businessman who had a fascination with Brigitte Bardot, this glamorous hotel opened its doors in 1967 with three wild days of celebration. Bardot herself was one of 700 guests who came to welcome in the new establishment, and since then the guest-list hasn’t got any less A-List, with more recent visitors including Beyonce.
Its pool frequently hosts legendary parties by night, while in the daytime it is a glorious lagoon by which to soak up the sun. What’s more, alongside the hotel itself, Byblos includes the Caves du Roy, Saint-Tropez’s hippest nightclub, and Alain Ducasse’s beautiful fine-dining restaurant Rivea.
With stunning decor that combines Middle Eastern charm with French Riviera chic, and staff who go out of their way to cater to your every need, Byblos is truly a Saint-Tropez bucket-list experience. And now you don’t even have to stay at the hotel to enjoy it, it’s more accessible than ever!
2. What will Byblos Beach, St. Tropez be like?
With such an incredible reputation to live up to, you can bet that Byblos is going to be pulling out all the stops here. Imagine reclining in Lebanese-palace glamour as you look out at Pampelonne’s golden sands and you’ll start to see why Byblos Beach, St. Tropez has been so hotly anticipated. We expect every guest will be made to feel like royalty at this new beachfront establishment.
One thing that is currently unconfirmed is the food Byblos will serve. Alongside the highly-recommended Rivea, serving up refined recipes from both the French and Italian Rivieras, the hotel also plays host to B., a poolside restaurant where mezze, kemia, antipasti, tapas are given a luxurious twist. We will have to see which avenue Byblos’ esteemed chef will choose for the new Beach Club. Whichever it is, it is sure to be a delectable experience.
3. How and when can I check out Byblos Beach Club?
April 2019 is the estimated opening date for Byblos Beach, St. Tropez. This is the perfect time to head to Saint Tropez, when the weather starts to heat up yet isn’t over-crowded with summer holidaymakers – not to mention you’ll be one of the first to visit experience Byblos Beach in all its glory! If you want to book a private villa near Byblos Beach Club for the opening, we have a wide range of beautiful rental homes for you to browse. Fancy spending all day on the Plage de Pampelonne before retreating back to your luxury home-away-from-home, just five minutes walk away? Then renting a villa is the way to do it. We’ll see you there!