It’s not just St Tropez’s stunning beaches, award-winning restaurants, world-class facilities, and beautiful surrounding landscapes that attract visitors to this spectacular locale. Indeed, many travel to St Tropez for its vibrant polo scene.
The St Tropez Polo Club is at the epicentre of this exciting horseback sport and is one of the leading polo clubs in France. This fabulous club boasts a wonderful range of amenities, all located just a few steps away from the village of St Tropez. Indeed, it is the ideal spot to retreat to and enjoy a wealth of superb world-class facilities, either watching or partaking in an exhilarating game of polo.
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The world-class St Tropez Polo Club
The St Tropez Polo Club offers the ultimate playground in the heart of one of the world’s most glamorous locations.
The club’s Polo Resort & Country Club boasts 100-hectares of grounds and is home to a fabulous range of facilities, dovetailing the club’s polo tournaments that are held during polo season. The St Tropez Polo Club’s wonderful clubhouse was built in 2016; spanning some 1,400-metres-squared, it offers a spectacular space for members and players.
The St Tropez Polo Club’s sports centre is the ideal spot to keep up with your fitness regimen. The 600-metre-squared gym is equipped with a wide range of state-of-the-art fitness machines, while a qualified coach is available on request, offering additional fitness options including yoga, Pilates, circuit training, Zumba, and stretching.
Adjoining this spectacular space at the St Tropez Polo Club is the wellness area, the ideal spot to relax and unwind. This soothing space includes a sauna, hammam, and cryotherapy along with traditional spa services, including facials and massages.
Once you’ve worked up an appetite, head to the St Tropez Polo Club’s Argentinian restaurant, open every day to both members and players. The restaurant offers delectable cuisine inspired by the South American country of Argentina. Opt to dine amidst the restaurant’s chic interior, or on the restaurant’s large shaded terrace, offering a wonderful panoramic view of the St Tropez Polo Club’s main polo field.
The social club offers a warm and friendly atmosphere, offering the ideal spot to gather with fellow equestrian enthusiasts. The club facilities also include tennis and Padel courts, and a 30-metre heated outdoor pool.
For those who wish to brush up their skills, or for novices wishing to try their hand at polo, the club offers a selection of polo lessons, designed for a wide range of abilities. Private lessons, group lessons, courses, and training sessions are all available, courtesy of the St Tropez Polo Club’s dedicated polo instructor.
Of course, it goes without saying that the competitions are a highlight. Held throughout the polo season, players are able to avail themselves of world-class sporting facilities, including four playing fields and a large stick and a ball field, both planted in Tifton, 350 state-of-the-art stalls designed by a leading specialist in the UK, and indoor and outdoor arenas, including a new double training track. The club also offers show jumping and dressage.
Rest your head
If you’re looking for the ideal spot to retreat from the day’s activities, then explore St. Tropez House’s luxurious villas, almost all of which are within a 20-minute drive of the St Tropez Polo Club.
One of our most popular villas is the spectacular Villa Bastide de Belieu Gassin. Nestled amongst the vineyards in the peaceful plateaux surrounding Gassin, this 6,000-metre-squared property offers six sumptuously appointed spacious bedrooms, offering ample space for all. Entertaining space includes a wonderful lounge with piano, an alfresco summer dining area, swimming pool, fitness room, and even its own wine cellar. Within little distance of the St Tropez Polo Club, this villa is immensely popular with equestrian enthusiasts.
Alternatively, opt for the neo-Provençal Villa Calimer, also located very close to the Polo Club and boasting a striking modern design with exposed beams and a spectacular galleried ceiling. With four en-suite bedrooms with dressing rooms, and spacious entertaining spaces this villa is ideal for entertaining friends and family after a busy day of equestrian events.
For a wonderful day all things equestrian coupled with world-class facilities, be sure to head to the St Tropez Polo Club.