B&B | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
L'Escalinade is a Boutique-style Bed and Breakfast within a well-kept private villa, owned by an English family.
There are 3 double or twin en suite rooms from only £85 per night per room
The accommodation comprises of just 3 double bedrooms; 2 with their own private balcony, the third adjacent to a sun soaked terrace overlooking the pool, gardens and, of course, the Mediterranean coast.
All bedrooms are situated on the first floor, thus guaranteeing panoramic views and seclusion.
It is approx. 2 minutes walk to local market, shops and restaurants. 3 minutes walk to the beach.
A stroll around the grounds reveals a myriad of secret shaded corners, poolside tanning opportunities and a lush lawn on which to chill out.
There is even a traditional boulodrome on which to enjoy Provence's national sport!
L'Escalinade is perfect for a laid back break from the worries of the modern world and appreciation of the Provençal joie de vivre!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ste Maxime 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice Cote d'Azur 91 km, Nearest railway: St Raphael Valescure 26 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
Breakfast is served al fresco around the pool in the garden or, if preferred, in the covered loggia.
In the evening the pool is floodlit (bathing hours displayed).
Please ask for further details.
No smoking is allowed anywhere within the grounds of the property.
Not suitable for children.
|Further details outdoors|
The secluded position of L'Escalinade means that you can choose between Ste Maxime's varied day and nightlife and your own company in the extensive grounds.
It is easy to forget you are 'quatre pas' from the centre of the town when you are relaxing round the private pool in solitude.
It feels as though you could step off the balconies and on to the glowing terracotta roofs of the town below straight into the sea.
Regular regattas and fireworks take place on the Bay of St Tropez and the family will be able to give you extensive information for finding stunning local cuisine, quirky tourist spots and special beaches
Bilingual representative available at all times.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
The Cote d'Azur is literally on your doorstep at L'Escalinade, with St Tropez facing you and Nice approximately an hour away along the seaside Basse Corniche route that ducks in and out of the ancient rock revealing sandy nooks of beach for idyllic isolation, as well as the hubbub of the tourist towns and marinas of Cannes and Antibes.
The area is renowned for its fine wines and superb cuisine infused with the influences of Provence, Italy and North Africa as the area has been passed between the great barons of Villeneuve and Savoie and the nations of France and Italy whilst accommodating their empires' immigres.
The Provencaux are fiercely proud of their heritage and retain their own language, seen on all town road signs and spoken in cafe corners.
Nestling below the parasol pines of the rugged Provençal Maures, and across the deep blue bay from the fabled fishing village of St. Tropez, Ste. Maxime exudes the ease of traditional Mediterranean living with the vibrancy of the modern Cote d'Azur.
By day, take in the yachts bobbing from the marina to Monaco and Cannes, sunbathe on the fine sandy beaches, enjoy a game of petanque or just sip your expresso with the locals watching the world go by.
At night the medieval town bursts into life with its kaleidoscope of street stalls, concerts and performers; not to mention the selection of high quality restaurants serving freshly caught and harvested regional dishes as well as Italian, Indian, Vietnamese, North African and Spanish cuisine.
The local pink rose wine is a perfect accompaniment to the summertime vibe that continues long into the night.
The town is designed to be explored on foot and most amenities are within a five minute stroll.
Hiking round the Semaphore hill above the town is highly recommended for the breathtaking views in all directions, whilst horse riding, golf, cycling, canoeing, sailing, scuba-diving and all other water sports are easily found in the locality.
There is also a museum of local history set in a medieval fort on the seafront and frequent art exhibitions, whilst the casino is always a popular diversion.
If you still require more stimulation perhaps you can find it a short 20 minute ferry ride away in St. Tropez, holiday home to the silver screen stars.
Wander the winding streets of designer shops and mingle with the locals bargaining on the Place des Lices market then take a seat in the quayside cafes and try to spot the famous and infamous hopping on and off the gangways.
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7 Jul 2014
"An ideal place to enjoy the Gulf of St Tropez and all it has to offer."
We had a superb holiday in Ste Maxime. The accommodation was comfortable, with lovely gardens and a wonderful view of the Gulf of St Tropez. The owners were very welcoming and helpful and the atmos… More
Thank you for your kind review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay! We try to give excellent value for money in an incredible location and include our guests in impromptu evening drinks and food on many occasions.
We send to all our guests, prior to arrival,very detailed instructions on how to find us and to avoid using sat nav as our house doesnt seem to exist! We strongly advise that our instructions are followed.
Our parking is entirely free of charge, in the centre of the town, and there is more space per vehicle than in most public car parks. It does, however, require considerate parking by all guests. There is a municipal car park next door, which may be preferable to some guests at 17 euros a day.
We do hope to see you again at L'escalinade, Ronnie will be waiting for you!
5 Jul 2014
L'Escalinade has everything one could want in a B&B. Stunning beauty from every vantage point. Attentive, caring hosts. Refreshing pool. A couple minute walk to classy town and beaches. A sh… More
29 Jun 2014
"Beautiful house with amazing views."
John and Joan (not forgetting Ronnie their dog) are fantastic hosts at their amazing house in Ste Maxime. From the moment you arrive they make you feel welcome and look after your every need. The room… More
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay so much! Our returning guests have become our friends and we thoroughly enjoyed the week too.
It will be wonderful to welcome you again here soon!
20 Jun 2014
"A Home away from Home!"
My wife and I stayed here this week and I must say that we had the best time here. Joan and John are absolutely fabulous hosts. The location is beautiful and but a few minutes walk into the main town … More
17 Jun 2014
"Warm and welcoming"
This was our first visit to l'escalinade and hopefully won't be our last! We enjoyed wonderful hospitality from joan, john and ronnie the boxer dog. The breakfasts were lovely and the views … More
15 Jun 2014
"our 5th time at this special B&B"
Each time we go back we get the warmest welcome and each time the friends we take love it at L'Escalinade. It is in Ste Maxime, close to super beaches and restaurants and close to the ferry to S… More
10 Jun 2014
"Immer wieder gerne"
Wir waren zum zweiten mal zu Gast bei Joan und John und haben unseren Aufenthalt wieder sehr genossen. Die Lage ist unübertroffen, der Blick in die Bucht fantastisch und alles ist sehr einfach zu err… More
13 May 2014
"A beautiful place, with amazing views and lovely hosts!"
The B&B itself is set just up from the old town and overlooks the entire bay, which is a breath-taking view. The room we stayed in was very chic, comfortable and situated right next to the sun soak te… More
We are so happy you loved it here! We re looking forward to seeing you again in July this year!
4 Oct 2013
"Lovely B&B with exceptional views"
Five minutes' walk takes you to the beach, marina, a fantastic choice of shops, restaurants, bars and markets, yet the property remains very private. Overlooking all these amenities, the house i… More
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay! We would love to see you again at l'escalinade!
3 Sep 2013
We had a super stay, hosts were very hospitable, swimming pool was really good after a hot days sight seeing, fantastic position for St Tropez, nice ferry boat across the bay, lots of clean beaches ne… More
We are delighted you enjoyed you stay and would be so pleased to see you here again!
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