Chateau Saint Martin
Chateau Saint-Martin and Spa
South of France
At a Glance
An astonishing panorama overlooking the Mediterranean coastline
Two Michelin-starred restaurant Le Saint Martin
Revitalising spa which features La Prairie & Bamford signature treatments
Within close proximity to popular destinations on the French Riviera
Built around the ruins of a 12th century Templar Knight Commandery
Best time to Visit
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Mediterranean Climate - generally warm and dry May - September. The Cote d'Azur has a mild climate throughout the year, the hottest months being July and August, and the coolest being January and February. Rain mostly falls during the cooler winter months and there is an average of only 60 days' rain per year.
Chateau Saint-Martin and Spa is a luxury hotel located in the heart of Côte d’Azur in a romantic secluded position with views of the Mediterranean. It is the perfect retreat to relax and to explore the nearby towns and beautiful beaches.
Chateau Saint-Martin is a building immersed in history as it was once a 12th century Templar Knight Commandery, however, today it emits style, sophistication and total luxury. Having been built around the ruins of the Knight Templar and being surrounded by endless acres of natural beauty, Chateau Saint-Martin really is a unique place to stay. The combination of the sea and mountains provide fabulous and varied views from all angles, the immaculately maintained gardens provide a sense of tranquillity and the attentive service makes each guest feel special during their stay at this hotel. The resort exudes a peaceful serenity with an understated elegance.
The hotel is within easy reach of the popular destinations on the French Riviera such as Nice, Cannes, Monaco, Grasse and Antibes. All these towns are unique in their own way and have fabulous beaches and a large variety of restaurants. Chateau Saint-Martin provides the perfect retreat to return to at the end of a busy day exploring.
The hotel has 46 classically decorated rooms, suites and villas. The charming rooms have lovely views of the lush gardens and retain some of the original features of the building, giving them an authentic feel.
The Chateau Saint-Martin has a wonderful spa which features La Prairie & Bamford signature treatments. There is a variety of massages and beauty treatments on offer to guests as well as a sauna, steam shower and heated pool to leave you feeling re-energised and relaxed.
Chateau Saint-Martin features 46 well appointed rooms, suites and villas. Guest rooms overlook the picturesque gardens from their wide windows. They are en-suite and you can chose from a king bed or twin beds. Most of the suites have terraces overlooking the breathtaking scenery which engulfs the hotel. The villas (either one-bedroom, two-bedroom or three-bedroom) have panoramic views of the sea and lounges. The three-bedroom villa also has a fully equipped kitchen.
|Deluxe Junior Suite||
These open plan suites offer up to 45sqm and feature a private terrace with views of the French Riviera. 40 to 45sqm with Pierre de Bourgogne marble bathroom and an open plan sitting area.
|Superior Junior Suite|
|Prestige Junior Suite||
The most spacious of the suites, with a generous balcony and one of the finest views in Vence. The green hillside rolls away below to meet the glittering blue Cote d’Azur, a simply breathtaking backdrop to a private breakfast or post gastronomic nightcap. Interiors strike a gracious note, and are especially refreshing after a day by the pool in Riviera sunshine.
|One Bedroom Suite|
|One Bedroom Villa|
|Two Bedroom Villa|
|Three Bedroom Villa|
Children are most welcome to stay at Chateau Saint-Martin. There is a kids club known as "Martin's Club" which is open daily in July and August from 2.30pm to 6.30pm. Children can become involved in a range of sporting and cultural activities under the supervision of a specialist team of leaders.
The villas with their separate bedrooms are a good choice of accommodation for families.
The hotel has a choice of three restaurants for you to dine at. The two Michelin-Starred restaurant Le Saint Martin serves the finest cuisine. La Rosticceria has a delicious Mediterranean and Italian influence to its dishes. L'Oliveraie serves sumptuous light lunches and mouth-watering salads, grilled steak and fresh fish.
Chateau Saint-Martin boasts a remarkable wine cellar with of some of the world's most exclusive vintage wines. The hotel often host wine tasting evenings where you can sample some of these wines for yourself.
With its prominent position, there is an array of activities you can partake in during your stay. The French Riviera is home to a wealth of historical and art sites which are within easy reach of the hotel. The hotel will happily help you to organise day trips and excursions to visit some of the world's finest museums, galleries and archaeological sites.
If you're feeling active, the surrounding countryside is full of sporting activities such as horse riding, mountain biking, trekking and golf. There is also a fitness area and tennis courts at the hotel itself.
If you feel like a relaxing day, why not sit in the comfortable sun loungers with a good book by the pool? Or spend some time indulging in the spa treatments.
Sarah Byrne (Staff)
Chateau Saint Martin is majestic, perched atop a hill in Provence with the most incredible views. Expect old world grandeur and glamour in spades. From the moment you walk in the door you will be looked after by the most attentive staff. And the villas nestled in the grounds are a real hidden gem for those looking for space and privacy.
E-biking in the South of France
E-biking is the perfect way to enjoy biking in the beautiful South of France. It's ideal for older family members too and makes for a great group activity. Take in the incredible views as you explore the beautiful terrain on two wheels.
La Colombe d' Or Experience, St Paul de Vence
La Colombe d'Or is the most famous restaurant in St Paul de Vence and the surrounding area. Synonymous with lovers of French art, the walls are littered with beautiful and inspiring creations by renowned artists, including Picasso.
Private visit to the famous Villa Ephrussi
An exclusive experience to discover the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, one of the most beautiful Renaissance palaces on the Côte d'Azur, built on top of the peninsula of Cap Ferrat.
Riviera Wine Experience
This is an exceptional tour combining wine with culture and gastronomy along the Riviera in Bellet, Nice. Where you can sample many a wine whilst enjoying the stunning views over the Var Valley, and end the day in style with a Michelin-starred dinner.
Gordes is arguably the prettiest village in the Luberon region and seems to cling on to the rock face overlooking the Vaucluse plateau. The village is a mass of winding lanes, terracotta rooftops and church towers.
France and Italy in Style
Provence, Nice, Portofino & Capri
from £8000 pp inc flights & transfers for 13 nights
- On this trip you'll have ample time to discover the iconic South of France - from lavender covered hillsides to glamorous beach resorts
- Enjoy the glitz and the glamour of both the French and Italian Rivieras, and the stylish island of Capri
- Explore the famous villages of the Cinque Terre, nestled on the dramatic coastline of the Italian Riviera
The South of France in Style
South of France
from £3300 pp inc flights & transfers for 11 nights
- Enjoy some wine tasting at the vineyards of the famous Chateauneuf-du-Pape
- A superb honeymoon itinerary, perfect for couples looking for a cultural road trip
- Enjoy a delicious culinary experience in a Alain Ducasse restaurant
Location & directions
South of France
Chateau Saint-Martin is positioned in 30 acres of countryside in the heart of Cote d'Azur. It is located at the foot of the Baou des Blancs mountains and has views of the nearby Mediterranean sea and sights of the southern Alps.
How to get there
It is a 2-hour international flight from London to Nice Cote d'Azur Airport. The hotel is a 20-minute drive from the airport.
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