Sainte-Maxime Travel Guide

  • A sand artist's latest creation
    A sand artist's latest creation
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  • Barracuda on the prowl
    Barracuda on the prowl
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  • The beach, just near the town centre
    The beach, just near the town centre
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Sainte-Maxime Things to Do

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    by adelinemmc Written Apr 28, 2013

    When the evening comes & the temperature goes down, a little stroll on the sea front is perfect for admiring sand scuptures and eat some churros or crepes from the stalls.

    Very relaxing and cheap!

    A sand artist's latest creation
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    by adelinemmc Updated Apr 22, 2013

    There are lovely dives in and outside the bay.

    We used the Ketos dive centre (http://ketos.free.fr/) and I would not recommend it. The boat was cramped and the staff not particularly nice. They also would have left the dive site without 2 divers if someone in our group did not point the huge mistake to the captain. May be they should cram fewer divers on that boat and do a proper safety count before and after every dive.

    Another dive operator is H2O (http://www.h2o-sainte-maxime.com/) I did not use them but they surely must be better than Ketos!

    Barracuda on the prowl
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    by ranger49 Updated Sep 1, 2008

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    The great advantage of visiting very popular summer destinations out of season is the relative lack of crowds. With few other visitors about it is much easier to absorb the atmosphere of this place. Enjoy the sights, watch where you walk, don't bank on a ride on the train,have a little fun in the boat yard and become an art critic for a while.
    As can be see from the photos the weather was very pleasant during a UK February Half Term Week.

    The Iconic Boat Pity dogs can't read! No rides on the  tourist train today Choose a boat Admire the promenade art.

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Sainte-Maxime Hotels

  • Best Western Hotel Montfleuri

    3 Avenue Montfleuri, Ste-Maxime, FR-83120, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Domaine du Calidianus

    Blvd Jean Moulin, Ste-Maxime, 83120, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Hotellerie de la Poste

    11 boulevard Frederic Mistral, Ste-Maxime, 83120, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Les Jardins de Sainte-Maxime

    Parc des Myrtes, Sainte-Maxime, 83120, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel les Jardins de Sainte-Maxime

    Parc des Myrtes, Ste-Maxime, 83120, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel la Vierge Noire

    4 Avenue des Pins,La Nartelle, Sainte-Maxime, 8312

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hostellerie de la Nartelle

    48, avenue G�©n�©ral Touzet du Viguier, Sainte

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel La Plage

    36 Rue Du General Touzet Du Vigier, La Nartelle, Ste-Maxime, 83120, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Jas Neuf Hotel

    112 av du Debarquement , Ste-Maxime, 83120, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

Sainte-Maxime Restaurants

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    by egonwegh Updated Jul 24, 2011

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    Since we visited the seaside town of St. Maxime on a somewhat cold and rainy day, we decided to have a drink at a local beach hut.

    Favorite Dish: We ordered a bottle of Evian mineral water and a small glass of white wine, for which we paid euro 14.- In our opinion it was a rather expensive visit.

    Beach hut St. Maxime, the Great Buddha Head Having a drink at St. Maxime Having a drink at St. Maxime

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    by adelinemmc Written Sep 22, 2008

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    This is a relaxed little restaurant/cafe where you can have just a couple of drinks, a snack or a full meal.

    Prices are more than reasonable: 11 euros for a steak tartare, 7 euros for a 50cl jug of rosé wine, 8 euros for merguez-frites.

    No spaces inside, all teh tables are on the large terrasse.

    Favorite Dish: Steak tartare was very, very good. It offered the right balance of meat to condiments with a nice mix of capers, guerkins and parsley.

    Le Sud
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Sainte-Maxime Shopping

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    by adelinemmc Updated Jun 16, 2014

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    All the boulangeries are nice in Sainte Maxime, it just a matter of finding which one is nearer you!

    What to buy: The tarte tropezienne gets its name from the town of Saint Tropez on the other side of the bay. It is made of a nice airy genoise with a layer of thick creme patissiere in the middle and some big sugar drops on the top.
    Yum!

    What to pay: Around 3 euros for a small one to 17 euros for a large one (prob. prices have gone up now)

    The Tartes!
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