Sainte Maxime holidays, Cote d'Azur Holiday rentals - cottages & holiday homes to rent in Sainte Maxime

Summer cottage holidays in Sainte Maxime - a beautiful resort in the middle of the Gulf of St Tropez 15 km southwest of Fréjus on the spectacular Cote d'Azur or French Riviera.

With glorious white sandy beaches, beach clubs and every type of watersport available, Sainte Maxime is a magnet for people who love the sea. And, getting away from the coast, the forested hills of the Maures provide the perfect escape for some gentle hikes or mountain biking.

In town, Sainte Maxime delivers plenty of cafes, fantastic restaurants and bars plus some excellent shopping. There are also various daily markets selling local produce - ideal for food shopping if you are staying in self catering holiday rentals.

At a glance...
Restaurants 40+
Beach clubs
Spa & wellness
Car recommended
Amusement parks Aqualand Sainte Maxime
Nearest airport Toulon (55km)
Nearest train station Saint Raphaël (24km)

Featured cottages in Sainte Maxime

There are plenty of options when choosing where to stay in Sainte Maxime including excellent self-catering cottage holiday rentals. Many of the holiday homes are within walking distance of the port, beaches and town centre so you can get by without a car. However, for exploring the other resorts on the Cote d'Azur, having your own transport is invaluable.

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Things to see and do

Sainte Maxime and the surrounding area is full of interesting villages, historic cities and countryside to explore. Here are a few suggestions...

At a glance...
Explore the islands of Porquerolles and Port-Cros
Day trip to Monte Carlo taking in Casino Square and the famous harbour
Take the 15 minute boat ride across the Gulf to the buzzing resort of St Tropez
Myrtle Botanical Gardens with over 60 acclimatized plants
Visit the family adventure park with zip wires, tree-top walks and more
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Our view on Sainte Maxime

We think Sainte Maxime is one of those international resorts that you will go back to more than once. During the summer, it's a melting pot of tourists from all over Europe who go to soak up the atmosphere, to wine and dine, and to simply have a good time.