Sun, sea and an expanse of golden sand is the image conjured up for many when St Tropez is mentioned. But where should you head to for those idyllic beach days? Our team at St Tropez House, leading luxury real estate experts with a portfolio of luxury waterfront properties, give you their top 6 beach clubs in St Tropez.
1. Club 55
Arguably the most famous of all St Tropez beach clubs, Club 55 has been charming visitors with its shabby chic restaurant and stripy blue parasols since it opened in 1955 as a ‘canteen’ for the likes of Brigitte Bardot and the rest of the crew filming And God Created Woman. Fast forward more than 50 years and the hugely popular Saint Tropez beach club still hosts some of the biggest names in Hollywood who flock to Club 55 for its low-key dining and privacy behind a row of Tamarisk trees.
2. Nikki Beach Club
There is nothing low-key about the next Pampleonne beach club on our list. Nikki Beach St Tropez, of the famous Nikki Beach Club group with clubs in Miami, Bodrum, Koh Samui and other notable destinations, is where the beautiful set head to dance the day away. Set around a large decked pool, there is an electric vibe from morning to night at this St Tropez beach club which gets our top marks for a raucous day out!
3. The Pearl Beach
Number 3 on our list of best beach clubs in St Tropez is the Pearl Beach, which offers some of the best cuisine of any of the Pampelonne beach clubs. We highly recommend sampling their scrumptious menu, which includes King Prawn BoBun in a coconut and curry sauce, and duck breast with honey, satay and truffle emulsion. What’s more, The Pearl Beach also has its own spa with a comprehensive list of treatments, so you can indulge in a luxurious pampering session while visiting St Tropez.
4. Eden Plage Beach
The Eden Plage Restaurant & Beach is a new Saint Tropez beach club, located on Pampelonne beach. The restaurant and club has everything you could ever wish for: an a la carte restaurant, live DJ every evening and a boutique selling men and women’s wear, perfume and accessories. There is even an Eden yacht which you can hire for the day. What more could you wish for?
5. Tahiti Beach Club
our fifth best beach club in St Tropez is also the oldest. Nine years before Club 55 opened its doors, Tahiti Beach had already established itself as the place for locals to come and relax on Pampelonne beach; where they could eat, drink and relax under the St Tropez sun. More than 60 years later, and the beach club is still one of the most popular and loved beach clubs in St Tropez.
6. Maison Bianca
It was impossible to pick just five of the best beach clubs in St Tropez, we had to squeeze one more onto the list! So for our sixth and final top Pampelonne beach club, we bring you Maison Bianca situated a stone’s throw from many of the beach-front properties currently available for rent with St Tropez House. This beach club is new to St Tropez but is already proving hugely popular, especially with families who love to the warm welcome, the Mediterranean menu and the special kids’ store, Cabane d’Anoe. And while the kids are off exploring, there is even a range of massage and beauty therapy treatments to give the mums complete R&R!
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