St Tropez is one of those destinations that really has it all, especially when it comes to couples.
Its natural beauty and charm attract celebrities – everybody from Brigitte Bardot to Johnny Depp have been spotted in this holiday hotspot – and it’s obvious why.
Sun-drenched, full of quaint historic architecture and offering a laidback way of life, the lifestyle St Tropez offers is certainly something special.
Here are some more specifics about just why this French destination is so fantastic for honeymoons and beach escapes.
Trips away with your partner are often all about rest and relaxation, so St Tropez offers the perfect environment with its twinkling azure waters and golden sand.
In the heart of town there are three tiny beaches, La Ponche, La Glaye and de la Fontanette. These are very small, but if you don’t want to venture out of the town centre, they are good options for a bit of seaside scenery.
For a bigger stretch of sand slightly outside of central St Tropez, venture to Pampelonne Beach.
There are plenty of facilities here including bathrooms and showers, lifeguards, sun loungers and beach chairs for rent. There are also plenty of restaurants and cafes to enjoy, with part of the beach also operating privately offering ‘beach clubs’ along the shore.
If you choose to venture further afield, there will always be a beautiful beach waiting for you anywhere along the coast!
Delve into the town’s historical charm
There’s plenty of beauty to take in as you walk around this charming township, so set aside plenty of time to simply wander around and explore.
Pastel coloured buildings, sun-drenched rooftops, intriguing art galleries, white masts protruding from the bright blue ocean – there are endless pretty pictures to get your photo in front of!
Despite its glamorous image, this town did began as a quaint fishing village, so there’s a great mix of beautiful peaceful spots with an old-wordly charm, as well as more modern additions such as bars and nightclubs.
Explore the Citadel, the Old Port and the Harbour Promenade for a look into the history and culture of this seaside destination.
A great way to get around for a taste of something different is to hire a bicycle. St Tropez’s streets are perfect for a casual cycle – maybe you can even find a tandem bike to ride for a couples’ bonding experience!
On the water
With the rich and the famous flocking to St Tropez, you can be there’s always some action out on the water. Luxury yachts and sailboats are a daily sight, and you never know just who you’ll spot lounging on one of the decks.
While your budget might not stretch to the likes of these celebrities, you can still experience what it’s like to float around the harbour of St Tropez. There are plenty of cruises and tours available that can give you the taste of the good life, and the luxury they provide is something you absolutely deserve to experience on your honeymoon.
Watch the sun go down from the bow of a bright white yacht, delectable cocktail in hand, loved one by your side. The salty sea air, gentle breeze and laidback vibe all contribute to the perfect holiday atmosphere. Of course, it’s pretty romantic too!
With all that in mind, St Tropez is a pretty special place to visit. Because the town is geared up to cater to celebrities and the extremely wealthy, there’s plenty of luxury accommodation to choose from.
Start packing your Sunday best and get to this iconic beachside destination for an extremely memorable honeymoon.