Hire a private jet or helicopter to fly between the coastal cities of Saint Tropez and Nice to avoid the traffic on this busy route. Arrive at your destination feeling refreshed and ready to work or start your vacation. You may want to consider hiring a helicopter to get as close as possible to your final destination if going to Saint Tropez, as large jets are unable to land at the airport. This is a short flight making it ideal for helicopter hire.
This guide looks at the best places to stay in Nice and Saint Tropez for those looking for a truly luxurious experience. Additionally, it looks at luxury activities to add a touch of glamour to a Nice or Saint Tropez vacation.
Saint Tropez is a popular vacation destination that attracts celebrities and billionaires from all over the world. Try one of these luxurious activities on your next trip to Saint Tropez.
Hire a yacht
Explore the French Riveria from the water by hiring a private luxury yacht for the day. These yachts are supplied with a full crew so all you have to do is relax and take in the spectacular views. There are plenty of idyllic locations to stop and go for a swim or enjoy sunbathing on the deck. Hire the yacht for a full day so you can watch the sunset from the water and toast to an amazing day with a glass or two of French champagne.
Dance with celebrities
Nikki Beach is one of the most popular beach clubs in Saint Tropez. Book a VIP package and spend a day next to the pool. You can lounge on the luxurious day beds or dance to the hottest tunes from top international DJs who perform at the club each day. The party goes on 24/7 and attracts some of the biggest celebrities in the world.
Luxury activities Nice
Nice is a truly glamorous destination where visitors can spend their days on the beach and dine at Michelin-star restaurants in the evening.
Dine at Le Chantecler
This restaurant holds two Michelin stars and is located in the Le Negresco Hotel on the waterfront. It has a wine cellar that offers 15,000 different bottles of wine from all over the world. Chef Jean-Denis Rieubland creates Provence-inspired dishes such as pan-roasted langoustines with Espelette chilli pepper.
Hire a luxury car
Hire a sports car and spend a day exploring the French Riveria at your own pace. Head for the hills and discover quaint villages and stunning scenery. Cars that are available for hire include Bentleys, Porches, Maseratis, and Aston Martins. You can also rent a classic luxury car if you would like to relive the glamour days of old Hollywood while exploring Nice.
Where to stay in Saint Tropez?
Saint Tropez is home to some of the most opulent and indulgent hotels in the world. Try one of these suggestions for a truly luxurious vacation.
This hotel was designed in a minimalist style and features tones of white and marine blue. The hotel is situated on the waterfront and all rooms offer stunning ocean views as well as complete privacy. It has a private beach and a spa that provides a range of high-end treatments that can be enjoyed with an ocean view. The hotel features two restaurants, including the three Michelin-star La Vague d'Or. There is no better way but arriving to this hotel on an on-demand private jet flight.
Mas De Chastelas
This iconic hotel was featured in the movie "Je Vous Aime" which starred Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu. Since the hotel opened in 1967, it has been a popular hotel for celebrities looking for peace and tranquillity. The five-star hotel offers 14 rooms and 9 suites on a spacious property that offers amazing views of the French countryside.
Where to stay in Nice?
Nice offers a number of luxurious hotels where guests can relax and indulge in the best things in life.
The Hotel Negresco was once a palace during the reign of Louis XIV and is it truly one of the most impressive buildings in Nice. The hotel features period furniture and some beautiful works of art. It has all the modern conveniences that have been carefully added to keep the hotel authentic.
Hotel La Perouse
This luxury hotel is located on the beachfront and offers stunning ocean views from every room. All of the rooms are decorated in a Mediterranean style. A highlight of the hotel is the terrace which features a swimming pool, bar, and fine dining restaurant.
Where to eat in Saint Tropez
La Vague d’Or, La Terrace, La Résidence de la Pinède
Arnaud Donckele, France's 2013 Chef of the Year, owns the three-star Michelin restaurant La Résidence de la Pinède, where you can treat yourself to some fine dining. The eatery offers classy, first-class French food. La Terrace serves up opulent sandwiches, and La Vague d'Or serves out hearty entrees.
Hôtel de La Ponche
Expect a great culinary experience at La Ponche. Enjoy the vista while you eat, which owner Simone Duckstein has maintained since before World War II. The author of Bonjour Tristesse, Francois Sagan, was famously captured in photographs here, while Pablo Picasso is rumoured to have spent hours sipping anisette on the La Ponche patio.
L’Auberge des Maures
This well-known restaurant in St. Tropez is popular both with tourists and locals. It is the city's oldest eatery. Gourmet meals are served in this stunning ancient Provençal home, which you may enjoy on its magnificent patio. Among its frequent guests were Greta Garbo, David Nixen, Brigitte Bardot, and Charlie Chaplin.
Where to eat in Nice
The Le Chantecler, Nice merges fine dining and a 15K bottle-strong wine collection with the splendour of a grand dining room and star dishes.
Le Louis XV
Le Louis XV by prominent chef Alain Ducasse is the highest-rated restaurant in Nice that offers freshness in all dishes and an unforgettable experience.
Alternatively, if it's prestigious restaurants you're looking for, Jan could be the place for you. The Michelin Star-awarded restaurant serves traditional South African dishes and is located in the up-and-coming Bohemian district of Nice Port.
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Aerial view of St Tropez
Aerial view of Nice
Frequently Asked Questions
How far is St. Tropez from Nice?
It is about 100 km by road, and the air distance is 63 km which is made in 35 minutes flight time, by jet or helicopter.
How far is St Tropez la Mole (LTT) from the centre?
It is a 20 km distance, which takes about 20 minutes. Ask your private aviation advisor today to hire the transfer you want.
How far is Côte d'Azur Nice (NCE) from the centre?
They are about 7 km away from each other. It takes about 15 minutes by car to for example the hotel Negresco.
Can you bring fine art on a private jet?
Of course, feel free to buy all the art you want in those beautiful galleries of St Tropez and take them on the aircraft that suits your needs the most.
What is the French Riviera known for?
The French Riviera is known for its glamorous jet set and top-notch events. If one has not gone and enjoyed the Côte d'Azur then surely you have not lived. Not only can you enjoy St. Tropez and Nice, but also Cannes, Monaco, Ramatuelle, and many other beautiful places in the region.