top of page
  • Writer's pictureStoryTailor

South of France: the 5 most beautiful hotels where to stay on the French Riviera

Updated: Sep 15, 2021

Because finding the ideal hotel to go on vacation is not an easy task, we have selected for you the most beautiful hotels in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Whether you prefer to spend a relaxing stay with your loved one or a vacation with friends or family, the French Riviera and its riches are sure to satisfy your 2020 summer vacation.  

1. Lily of The Valley - Saint-Tropez 

In the heart of the Riviera, in a unique and warm setting, is the hotel Lily of The Valley. This charming hotel is set in the preserved landscape of the Cap Lardier estate, a green setting nestled on the Var coast. 

Only a few minutes from Saint-Tropez and the beaches of Pampelonne, you can enjoy a Zen stay thanks to the wellness programs and the many areas dedicated to sports, health and relaxation. Whether you want to lose weight, eliminate daily stress or improve your sports performance, the hotel's coaches and therapists will offer you a tailor-made program from 4 to 28 days to satisfy your desires and objectives. This is the perfect way to get back into shape and get back into the active life on the right foot! And if you feel like doing nothing for a few days, that works too... 

Our favorite: the 180° view on the Mediterranean Sea from the spacious and comfortable rooms, a real pleasure!

To discover the hotel and its programs, go to

2. La Chèvre d’Or - Eze

La Chèvre d'Or is a luxury castle in the heart of the French Riviera and its breathtaking landscapes. It is a large property, not for its number of rooms, but rather for its vast spaces dedicated to relaxation. 

You will have the opportunity to walk in one of the different gardens of the hotel, and enjoy all the characteristic scents of the Mediterranean. This hotel is a real open-air museum that will lead you to the most beautiful panoramas of the region. Between the sea as far as the eye can see and the hills swept by the sun's rays, there is plenty to see! 

You will also be able to recharge your batteries thanks to the castle's facilities: sauna & jacuzzi with panoramic view, or high-tech fitness room. As you can see, La Chèvre d'Or is a warm, authentic place full of history that awaits you in the heart of the medieval city of Eze.

To learn more about this hotel-castle, go to

3. Château de Valmer - La Croix-Valmer 

The Château de Valmer is an old bourgeois residence a few steps from the sea and the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. This Relais et Châteaux is located in the heart of the Provencal countryside, with its authentic and refined charm. If you wish to take advantage of this unique natural space, you can choose to stay in a perched cabin with a view of the vineyards, or choose one of the two villas that offer a panoramic view of the vineyards and a glimpse of the sea. 

In terms of activities, many spaces and facilities are available to guests: private sandy beach, outdoor swimming pools, tennis court, water sports or even a petanque court, there is something for everyone. At dinner time, you can sit on the terrace of La Palmeraie, the starred restaurant of the castle, and taste the delights of the organic vegetable garden and vineyards of the hotel. It is a nature-oriented stay that awaits you in one of the most popular places on the French Riviera.

For more information on the Château de Valmer, please visit

4. Villa La Coste - Aix-en-Provence

Between Aix-en-Provence and the Luberon Natural Park, Villa La Coste is nestled in an intimate and unique location. There are nearly 28 villas, including 10 with private swimming pools, which blend into a magnificent Provencal setting. 

Each accommodation has a panoramic view of the Luberon, a privileged location to enjoy the jewels of the surrounding nature at every moment. In the Zen comfort of each villa, you can relax and enjoy your private terrace while contemplating the vineyards of La Coste. Enjoy the local flavors in one of the hotel's two restaurants, which are sure to delight your taste buds.

For more information about Villa La Coste and its services, visit

5. Les Roches Blanches - Cassis

The hotel Les Roches Blanches is a former mansion on the seaside, named after the limestone rocks found on the coast between Cassis and Marseille. It is located near the Calanques and offers a breathtaking view of the Cap Canaille cliffs... Just that! 

It is one of the most beautiful hotels in the south of France, and we highly recommend it for a romantic getaway, as the setting is superb. You will have the chance to stay close to the most beautiful cities of the French Riviera: Marseille, Cassis, Aix-en-Provence and the magnificent islands of the Mediterranean Sea are only a few kilometers away! 

And to take advantage of the sea and its most beautiful panoramas, at Les Roches Blanches they have thought of everything: private escapade in the calanques, helicopter flight to admire the region from the sky, fitness with a private coach, climbing, sea fishing, or diving, to each his own way of visiting the coast. A stay filled with beautiful discoveries, in a setting that combines the charm of Provence with relaxation on the Mediterranean coast, to take full advantage of the sun of the French Riviera.

For more information on the hotel Les Roches Blanches, go to :

If you liked this article, don't hesitate to leave a comment and to subscribe to our newsletter!

Copyright photo cover : Lily of the Valley

98 views0 comments


bottom of page