One of the highlights of any summer on the Cote d’Azur is visiting the St Tropez beach clubs, which offer sunbeds, beachside cocktails, DJ sets and mouthwatering alfresco dining. From the classic Club 55 St Tropez to the more recent arrivals of La Réserve, Serena and Loulou, here’s a look at some of the best beach clubs in St Tropez, and what makes them special.
Which are the best beach clubs in St Tropez to visit this summer?
The classic beach club is where the rich and famous relax every summer, doubtless due to the club’s philosophy that the customer is not king; he’s a friend.
On the Club 55 St Tropez menu you’ll find fresh salads, crudités served with fresh aioli, grilled steaks, roasted farm chicken, grilled sardines and other seasonal fish cooked to perfection, followed by a cheese platter, chocolate cake, fresh fruits or ice-cream.
Guests speak highly of the welcoming atmosphere and the sense of being in good company – Club 55 is a must-visit for every guest in St Tropez.
Open daily between 12:00 – 17:00.
43, Boulevard Patch
+33 (0)4 94 55 55 55
With the relaxed vibe of a cabana, La Réserve Beach Club captures its exceptional natural surroundings in chic bohemian style. Chef Nicolas Cantrel’s menu celebrates Mediterranean cuisine, with salads, pasta, grilled fish and meat.
Guests enthuse about how cosy and private it felt, providing a hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the main beach.
Open daily between 10:00 – 19:30.
Route de l’Epi-Pampelonne
Byblos Beach Club
In a laid-back but stylish and family-friendly atmosphere, the Byblos menu offers light, tasty and colourful creations with a distinctive Mediterranean accent, including grills, ceviche and fresh, seasonal vegetables.
Guests love the stylish and understated décor, and the attentive, professional and likeable staff.
Open daily 10:30 – 18:30, 19:30 in July and August.
+33 (0)4 94431500
La Serena Beach
Offering a relaxing Zen atmosphere, one of the popular new beach clubs in St Tropez offers a menu created by Teddy Evrat that’s committed to sustainability, and focuses on share platters, pasta, fish and meat, and a children’s menu.
Guests rave about the good food and service, fresh fish dishes, cocktails and the chilled music. La Serena creates an atmosphere where people can kick off their shoes and relax.
Open daily 9:30 – 20:00.
+33 (0)4 94 43 31 85
Loulou Beach Club
Designed in the chic but bohemian spirit of the 1950s French Riviera, executive chef Benoit Dargère offers fresh, Mediterranean cuisine from France, Italy and Sicily, including antipasti, salads, pizzas and pasta, fish and meat dishes, and share platters.
Our guests often call it a ‘highlight of their visit, enthusing about the nice setting and vibe, the great ambience, and good quality food. They also enjoy the DJ sets, lunchtime dancing and club atmosphere after 16:00.
Open daily from 11:30 – 20:00, with two lunch services, at 12:30 and 15:30.
At Verde, indulge surrounded by cosy but contemporary décor designed in the spirit of Provence. Chefs Yannick Plassart and Christophe Giorgi offer a fresh and tasty menu of tapas and share platters, as well as pizza and pasta, lobster roll, roast chicken and Angus steak sandwich.
Guests applaud in ecstatic tones the good food, music and beautiful setting, the amazing atmosphere, excellent service and friendly waiters, and the variety of tasty dishes and generous portions. Some even refer to it as the ‘best in St Tropez’.
Open daily 11:00 – 19:30.
1149 Chemin de L’Epi
+33 (0)4 94 79 72 23
Tahiti Beach Club
The oldest of the beach clubs in St Tropez and one of the most family-friendly, Tahiti offers an exclusive setting offering optimum comfort, with a gourmet restaurant, two bars, a pizzeria and self-service facilities. Accessible by car, boat and even helicopter, as the club has its own helipad to arrive in style.
Guests love how good the staff are with kids, the quality of the food and the fact that you can fly straight in from your destination of choice.
Open daily 12:00 – 17:30.
Stunning villas within easy reach
If you would like to experience any of these establishments for yourself, take a look at our selection of villas for rent near Club 55 and other beach clubs:
The six-bedroom Villa Ama Pampelonne has panoramic sea views, a guest chalet and a heated pool. The stylish Villa Vertige has extraordinary views of Pampelonne beach, with six bedrooms and a home cinema. Villa Mirage II has five bedrooms, and its living and dining areas open up on both sides to an elegant terrace and pool. The five-bedroom Villa Sassari is also close to Club 55 St Tropez, and set in enchanting gardens, with elegant drawing and dining rooms.
For any more information about beach clubs or our villas, please contact Emilia today.