As anyone in the know knows, the most stylish way to arrive in St Tropez is by helicopter, which means avoiding the build up of heavy traffic towards the Gulf of St Tropez. There are plenty of helicopter services offered from Nice and Toulon Airports, most of which take between five and six passengers with luggage. Air-conditioned and comfortable, with luxury interiors and the ability to fly both day and night, they are a fast and convenient way of getting to your villa with ease.
Which are the best helipads for St Tropez?
Some of the finest villas available to rent in St Tropez have their own helipads, meaning you can start your holiday as you mean to go on, feeling relaxed and refreshed. But St Tropez itself is just a small village, so where do most helicopters land?
Heli Station Grimaud
Just a few kilometres out of St Tropez, Grimaud is the operating centre for Héli Sécurité, the most prestigious helicopter company operating in France, which offers transfers to the main destinations of the French Riviera and the Alps, as well as a selection of exclusive helicopter experiences. These include private helicopter flights to the main tourist and gastronomic destinations on the French Riviera, as well as to Côte d’Azur airports.
La Mole Saint Tropez Airport
The village of La Mole, otherwise known for its vineyards, lies 15 km southwest of Saint-Tropez. Its airport welcomes both private jets and helicopters, either for business or leisure travel, and helicopter transfers are possible from here to Nice, Monte Carlo and the ski resorts. Other services include the friendly L’Escale Tropézienne bar-restaurant which serves a range of snacks and refreshments.
Pampelonne Beach Drop Zones
Incredibly, several of the leading beach clubs on Pampelonne Beach have their own helicopter drop zones, including Nikki Beach, Les Palmiers, Tahiti Beach and Club 55.
At Nikki Beach, soak up the sun and enjoy delicious cuisine and creative cocktails while relaxing on plush daybeds and chilling to music provided by their world-class DJs. The stylish Les Palmiers beach club enjoys a vibrant Ibiza-style atmosphere with music, dancing and incredible food.
The unspoilt, pristine Tahiti Beach provided the stunning backdrop to Roger Vadim’s classic movie ‘And God Created Woman’, yet remains a secret and exclusive paradise. It continues to attract a demanding clientele with its world class gourmet restaurant, stunning view over the bay of Pampelonne and private helipad.
Magical and Unrivalled
The legendary Club 55 is proud of its long-standing philosophy of hospitality and respect for the natural environment of Pampelonne. Here you’ll spot A-list celebrities lounging in an authentic Provençal setting, while enjoying simple Provençal dishes and organic wines.
Whether you like to relax or party, with its charming port, narrow streets, shops and restaurants, St Tropez offers a magical and unrivalled atmosphere, and renting a luxury villa is the best way to enjoy everything it has to offer. For the best luxury villas to rent, contact the team at St Tropez House, and remember, some villas have their own helipads, making getting around even easier.