This luxurious sea-side chateau, a former stately house with its winery is an elegant and charming country house which has been restored and re-decorated with care and finesse.
This former stately house and winery has been freshly renovated and offers accommodation hidden in the park, tree houses nestled in old oak trees, a spa in partnership with L'Occitaine, an outdoor heated swimming pool and a gourmet restaurant.
The 42 luxury guest rooms are decorated with authentic furniture and sumptuous fabrics. The superior rooms are located on ground floor with private terrace or on the upper floor with a private balcony, palm grove view (poolside) or orchard view.
Tree Houses - Spend an unforgettable few days, and realise a childhood dream, living and sleeping up a tree in complete comfort. Perched in a century-old oak tree in the Château de Valmer park, 8m above the ground and totally safe, the treehouse of 15m2 offers all the sophistication and comforts of a luxury hotel. Bathroom with shower. View over the vines from the wooden terrace, under the stars.
The hotel is open from May until October.
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Facilities for disabled guests are available as well as family rooms. Pets are also allowed in the hotel but an extra fee may be applicable.
Located in the Provence countryside, this hotel is just a few kilometres Saint-Tropez and has direct access to the Gigaro beach.
The hotel features an outdoor heated swimming pool and spa & wellness centre with an indoor pool, a hammam and a hot tub.
In the bar 'La Piscine', in a comfortable cosy setting, just ask our barman for your favourite cocktail. Relax a little longer as you sip a glass in the garden. Or even a sun-lounger next to the pool.
La Palmerie restaurant serves cuisine from the Provence region. In the Andalusian garden or on the terrace facing the park, enjoy dinner under the stars in an authentic lush green setting that appeals to all the senses. Discover a gourmet menu rich in Provencal flavours including local dishes and vegetables from our organic orchard.
Families & Kids
Family rooms are available on request and there is an additional family suite that features one double room, one living room, and one mezzanine with a double room.
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"The place is incredibly beautiful and the gardens are absolutely stunning with access to the beach just down the tree lined path. What makes this hotel so special is from the very first moment you step through the doors you are made to feel so welcome and the staff are fantastic." - Trip Advisor
"We were delighted to find such a perfect place in what can only be described as paradise. We had a warm welcome, superb food delivered to our beautiful room & the best sleep we can remember, waking up in heaven." - Trip Advisor
La Croix-Valmer is a pretty seaside village located between Le Lavandou and Saint Tropez. If driving, take the coastal route D559; or take the 7803 bus from Saint Tropez. If taking the trainline from Nice, take the train to Saint Raphael, then bus to Cogolin then local bus or taxi 10 minutes to La Croix-Valmer.
Gastronomique and traditional restaurants include L'Orangeraie, Le Plein Sud, Les Jardins de Mon Plaisir, Les Souleias, La Pinede Plage and Restaurant Le Magnan. There are, however, many inexpensive cafés and local restaurants where simple food can be enjoyed including seafood, pizzas and terroirs specialities.
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A wander around the town will take you past some beautiful belle epoque villas, including the Maison des Peres du Saint Esprit and the Orangery. A point of interest to keep in mind while relaxing on the beaches of St Croix -Valmer is that the Allied troops landed here, on 'Plage du Débarquement' for their invasion of Provence.
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Things to Do Nearby
Cycling and hiking equipment are available for those wishing to venture into the foothills of the mountains behind La Croix Valmer as well as exploring the vineyards and walking the coastal routes-which offer gorgeous views of the Gulf of Saint Tropez. Leisure activities also include horse riding which can be an excellent way to enjoy this captivating countryside, as well as tennis, bowling, a cinema and golf at nearby Beauvallon.
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Saint Croix-Valmer is famous for its seven beaches and crystal clear water, making it a perfect beach holiday destination in natural surrounds. Explore the 6km of coastline, with sandy beaches, tranquil coves and rockpools.
Also see: Beaches in La Croix Valmer, France
The closest golf course to Grimaud is the Golf Course de Beauvallon, a well-regarded 18 hole, par 70 course by the sea, while the Golf Club de Saint Tropez at Gassin is also nearby. For more information on local golf courses, consult our golfing pages.
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As a tourist town, there are some late-night bars to choose from in La Croix-Valmer in the summer and lovely places to drink cocktails as the sun sets- although those looking for a glamorous night out should probably head to nearby Saint Tropez to mingle with the jetset.
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Location: La Croix Valmer
Star Rating: 5 Star
Property Style: Chateau | Hotel
Special Breaks: Spa Breaks
Vibe / Atmosphere: Family-friendly | Traditional
Bedrooms: 10+ bedroom
Bookings For: Bike Hire | Childcare / Babysitting | Concierge | Massage / Beauty Treatments | Outdoor Activities
Transport: Area shuttle (complimentary)
Cleaning: Laundry Service
Access: Children welcome | Disabled access | Family rooms | Pets welcome
Room: Air-conditioning | Central-heating | Telephone
Car-parking: Free parking | Parking on property
Entertainment: Pool Bar | Satellite TV | WiFi / Internet
Outdoor: Beach - Private | Garden - Shared
Spa & Fitness: Beauty Treatments | Gym / Fitness area | Hair Salon | Hot-Tub / Jacuzzi | Massage / Relaxation | Sauna | Spa | Pool (indoor) | Pool (outdoor) | Tennis Court(s)
View: Garden view | Sea view
Open Seasons: Summer
Address: 81 boulevard de Gigaro | La Croix Valmer | 83420