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Sunsoaker bliss: St. Tropez’s 5 best beach clubs you can’t miss

The guide to the best beach clubs in St. Tropez

Saint-Tropez is famed for its beach clubs, each offering a unique blend of relaxation and party. St. Tropez’s best beach clubs merge fine dining with the lively and French Riviera-chic vibe. The best beach clubs in St. Tropez are celebrated for their design, often featuring work by renowned creatives who capture the essence of coastal living. Here, the Mediterranean lifestyle meets unparalleled service, ensuring every visitor is made to feel like a celebrity. From sun-drenched afternoons to vibrant evenings, these clubs are essential for anyone looking to experience the pinnacle of Saint-Tropez’s beach club scene.
Gigi Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review
Gigi Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review

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Gigi

Soon after opening on Pampelonne Beach, Gigi Beach Club quickly became Saint-Tropez’s new hallmark of seaside luxury. Merging northern Italian elegance with Tuscan cuisine and Mediterranean living, it’s a hotspot for A-listers seeking an exclusive day-long retreat. With amenities like an outdoor wellness area, Bellini Bar and the Gigi Circus for kids, it also caters to families. The club’s design, though not attributed to a single name, reflects Italian luxury set in Saint-Tropez’s glamour. Offering a unique dining experience with Italian classics, and a boutique filled with chic beachwear, Gigi embodies its motto Alla Grande, ensuring a memorable visit​​​​​​.

Gigi
1050 Chem. des Barraques
Ramatuelle
France

Photography courtesy of Gigi Beach

Casa Amor Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review
Casa Amor Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review

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Casa Amor

Casa Amor, Saint-Tropez’s beachside gem, marries the mystique of Tulum with Ramatuelle’s sandy shores, offering a retreat where Bohemian chic meets beachfront luxury. Launched to whisk diners from France to the Yucatán Peninsula, its ambiance and culinary delights, crafted by Chef Akrame, spotlight wood-fired meats and fish, echoing the flavours of Mexico. The club’s decor, with its toes in the sand, and its music, curated by artistic directors from Tulum, set a backdrop for unforgettable midday to evening transitions. Casa Amor encapsulates a unique Tropezian summer headquarters, complete with chic dress codes for an elegant yet relaxed vibe​​​​​​.

Casa Amor
Chem. de Matarane
Ramatuelle
France

Photography courtesy of Casa Amor

Verde Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review
Verde Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review

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Verde Beach

Since its launch on Pampelonne Beach, Verde Beach Club epitomises luxury and relaxation in Saint-Tropez. Known for its boho-chic decor and serene atmosphere, it provides an exclusive retreat for the jet set and celebrities alike. The club is a trendsetter in the area, offering guests a unique blend of Parisian cabanas and Provençal charm amidst the natural beauty of Plage Pampelonne. The culinary experience, led by chefs trained under Alain Ducasse, focuses on Provencal flavours with dishes crafted from local, seasonal ingredients. As day turns to night, the club transforms, with music that gradually builds, promising vibrant evenings on the sand.

Verde Beach
Chem. de l'EPI
Ramatuelle
France

Photography courtesy of Verde Beach

La Réserve a la Plage Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review
La Réserve a la Plage Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review

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La Réserve à la Plage

La Réserve à la Plage in Saint-Tropez, conceptualised by Michel Reybier and designed by Philippe Starck, rejuvenates the quintessential spirit of Saint-Tropez on the celebrated Pampelonne Beach. It blends the raw beauty of nature with chic, casual interiors, creating a haven of elegance and relaxation. With a menu inspired by the Mediterranean’s freshest produce, crafted by Michelin-starred chefs Eric Canino and Nicolas Cantrel, dining becomes an exquisite celebration of regional flavours.

La Réserve à la Plage
Chem. de l'EPI
Ramatuelle
France

Photography courtesy of La réserve à la plage

Bagatelle Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review
Bagatelle Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review

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Bagatelle St. Tropez

Bagatelle Beach Club on Pampelonne Beach, celebrated for its French joie de vivre, marries elegance with a relaxed vibe, courtesy of designer Sam Baron. The decor reflects the vibrant spirit of the Côte d’Azur, blending local artisanship and Mediterranean culture. The culinary journey led by chefs Rocco Seminara and Bilal Amrani features fresh, local produce, epitomizing Mediterranean cuisine. Bagatelle’s ambiance, characterized by a blue and white palette with sun-soaked orange accents, captures the essence of Saint-Tropez. Embracing the legacy of Voile Rouge, it offers a seamless blend of dining and entertainment, maintaining its place as a pinnacle of coastal chic​​​​.

Bagatelle St. Tropez
Chem. de Matarane
Ramatuelle
France

Photography courtesy of Bagatelle St. Tropez

Loulou Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review
Loulou Saint-Tropez Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azure France beach club review

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Loulou Plage

Loulou Plage on Pampelonne Beach is a Saint-Tropez icon, blending 1950s Riviera charm with Parisian elegance. Spearheaded by Jean-Philippe Cartier of H8 Collection Hotels, alongside Laurent de Gourcuff and Gérard Malafosse, this venue marries casual chic with a festive atmosphere. The menu, crafted by Executive Chef Benoit Dargère, features Mediterranean delights, from truffle pizza to tiramisu, embodying the essence of French and Italian Riviera cuisine. As day turns to evening, Loulou transforms, hosting vibrant DJ sets that invite dancing on tables against a backdrop of the Mediterranean sea.

Loulou Plage
1080 Chem. des Tamaris
Ramatuelle
France

Photography courtesy of Loulou plage

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