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- This is a really nice beach of two halves.
The left hand end (looking at the sea) has a fine grit and gets deep quite quickly. The right hand end has normal fine sand and is shallower further out. None of this is a problem when the weather is good, except it is hard work walking on the grit, which gives under your foot. Getting out of the sea is hard work too, as the grit washes away from under your foot, and you go backwards.
There are the usual line of buoys to keep the boats out at 80 meters, and at the left hand end about 50 meters out is a small red can buoy.
When the sea is rough, all changes. The undertow at the left hand end is enormous.
We saw three people go in ( which was silly) and immediately they were pulled out. They managed to grab onto aforesaid red buoy. The youngest managed to swim in as he had flippers. The girl eventually managed too as she had a body-board. But the old guy was hanging onto the buoy for nearly an hour before the pompiers arrived. Two guys swam out with a rescue line. One holding the old man was pulled in but the other, fit, with flippers had a job.
At the other end of the beach, people were playing happily in the surf !Written 3 October 2019This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- This was our first visit to this port and we liked it very much. The town is within easy walking distance, and there are many shops, bars and restaurants to choose from. The port is less busy than St Tropez, except when the ferry comes in. The ferry runs every twenty minutes or so. When we visit again I will ask for a mooring in the port prive, but watching visitors running for the ferry was entertaining.
The Capitanerie itself and particularly Antoine were very helpful and made sure the boat was secure for us as the wind the day following our arrival was blowing a gale. Please don't forget to retrieve your extra rope Antoine!
The port itself boasts a lovely restaurant, L’Amiral, which looks over the bay to the lights of St Tropez, and there is also a very good oyster bar on the quay.
Showers and loos could be better (cold water) but a good stay.Written 30 September 2021This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- We went to visit at 7:00 in the evening. Peaceful and offering very nice views on the coast from the piinte. Deserves a stopover of 30minutes.Written 30 August 2018This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Inka, the winemaker and proprietor, is a gracious hostess. The wines of Domaine des Beaucas are all AOP Côtes de Provence.
The vineyard is made up of noble grape varieties: Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, Mourvèdre for Rosés and Reds, Rolle and Sémillon for Whites.
The cave sells artisanal products too.Written 21 December 2019
- The Marche Couvert of Sainte Maxime is a special place where people gather for a glass of wine while they shop fresh veggies and fruits.
The local fish mongers also provide a cozy location for shellfish tasting among the various stalls. Just remember to reserve enough seats on Friday-Saturday and get ready to enjoy unexpected meetings with neighbor fellows sitting at your same table.Written 8 November 2017
- We enjoyed the walk along the promenade. Being located between the sea and town gave us the opportunity to view both. It is a very relaxing way to spend an hour or so in Sainte-Maxime.Written 26 October 2019
- Nice little garden, totally shaded by all kind of trees from all different places even as far as Asia, well documented and very quiet - no dogs allowed, childrens playground,Written 10 August 2015
- Food is very good and the service was excellent, friendly staff who had time for you. The plat de jour was always welcome.Written 29 June 2016
- If you are looking for a top water park then look elsewhere. If you are in the region and looking for a fun day out, then aqua land St Maxime might just be the highlight of the holiday. It's not particulary big or scary, could do with a refurbishment and is a bit expensive for what it is, but we still had a great time there. Compare with other water parks I've been to , it's smaller, less crowded, and somehow seems more family friendly as a result. Nothing is too extreme, so it felt fine to let my children/ teenagers go off and do their own thing, and it wasn't too hard to find them when I needed to. Also, nothing too scary for me either when I decided to have a go, although the black twister thing and fish bowl one certainly got a few screams from all of us.
The food looked ok in a fast food way, but we took a picnic- no restrictions about what you can bring in which is great. You pay extra if you want to sunbed, but we based ourselves around a picnic table under the trees, and to be honest if you want to spend the day longing about you're probably in the wrong place. Parking is also extra, but we parked nearby for free. It's still a fairly expensive day out, but a bit cheaper if you book on line, and we all left with big smiles on our faces.Written 21 August 2019
- We went in here a couple of times for some short questions during our week and we always got a friendy smile and relevant answers and tips.Written 5 June 2015
- A charming peal of bells each day mark midday and another I suppose around 6? Probably to mark the finish of the working day. Having stayed in port Cap Ferrat, where the port chapel bell tolls hourly, staying on board a boat for a couple of nights in Ste Maxime, I was relieved to find the bells did not chime on the hour throughout the night. Thank you. But just absolutely distinctively charming! Don’t stop.Written 30 September 2021
- Lovely expanse of fine sand with a small market at the rear for those who need to do more shopping. Very picturesque.Written 25 July 2018
- We were there in the middle of the day and I suspect that what seemed to be more of an ordinary bridge did not show itself off nearly as beautifully as it would have had we seen it at twilight with the lights on the bridge. Nonetheless, it is still a cute little bridge.Written 27 May 2018
- very individual Service paired with French welcome at a very typical place with a fantstic beach and all right ingredientsWritten 11 September 2015
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