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Family-friendly resort with an exceptional climate

Sainte-Maxime is an elegant destination facing Saint-Tropez and a family-friendly resort with an exceptional climate with almost 300 days of sun per year and mild winter temperatures between 12 and 19 C°.

Lying in the heart of Provence and sheltered from harsh winds by the Maures mountains, Sainte-Maxime, thanks to its exceptional location, has long been an idyllic holiday destination. Currently, the village is experiencing a rise in prosperity. This village is becoming increasingly attractive with its gentle climate, south-facing position and wonderful views over Saint-Tropez. With a glorious promenade, a choice of beaches and excellent opportunities for water sport lovers, Sainte-Maxime is sure to satisfy all types of visitors.

There is over 10 km of clean sandy beaches in and around Sainte Maxime. As well as ‘Elephant Beach’, each is organised to offer something different. La Croisette Beach offers a specialist sailing school, Madrague Beach a diving school, and La Nartelle Beach offers jet and water skiing. 

Most of these beaches, especially in the town centre, have lifeguards on duty offering safe swimming facilities in the clear waters of the Mediterranean. The beaches in the town can also be enjoyed from the promenade, the views across the ocean being especially spectacular at sunset which can be enjoyed from our Villa Riviera.

Sainte-Maxime is a dynamic town all year round and offers a wide range of sports and cultural activities, animation and attractions for small and large.

As well as the abundance of water sports, Sainte-Maxime has much to offer. With two sports halls and many outdoor facilities, the town can offer every sport from tennis to archery. There is also an 18-hole golf course on the outskirts of town.

Other facilities include cinemas, theatres, two modern shopping centres, a casino, and even a music school, offering courses for all levels.

Sainte-Maxime, a town of cultural heritage. You can visit some sightseeing attractions such as the Tour Carrée (16th century) located on the port that hosts the Local Traditions Museum, next to the Church (inside the Church, you can see a beautiful marble altar and an 18th-century bell; on a hill, the Château des Tourelles, in which Léon Gaumont, French cinema pioneer, spent the last years of his life; more original, the Phonograph, Mechanical Music and Inventions Museum.


Welcome to Sainte-Maxime

Shopping by night in Sainte-Maxime
Church in Sainte-Maxime