In the French Riviera, after the Esterel’s Coast (characterized by reddish cliffs and turquoise sea) on Route Nationale 98, between the beautiful towns of Sainte-Maxime and Saint-Tropez, the camping”Les Prairies de la Mer” is situated in Port Grimaud, in the heart of the famous Gulf of Saint-Tropez.
Surrounded by lush vegetation made up of 20 acres of pines, oaks, palms and flowers, and crossed by rivers and streams, the camping “Les Prairies de la Mer” is one of the biggest and most beautiful holiday resort of the French Riviera, suitable for families and for those who love the nightlife.
BEACH AND NAUTICAL ACTIVITIES
Located directly on a gold and sandy beach, surrounded by palm trees, with the Mediterranean Sea as a backdrop with all its wonderful colours, the village gives to his guests the opportunity to enjoy of a calm sea suitable for families with children.
If you are a sport lover you can enjoy of a lot of activities, such as: windsurfing, canoeing and sailing (you can rent boards or take courses) rent jet skis and scuba diving with the support of the diving center.
For those who want to relax, there is an area on the beach equipped with sun beds and parasols. For information and rates, please contact us! We remind you that most of the beach is free, so you can accomodate freely, where you want.
The Village “Les Prairies de la Mer” is equipped with every comfort to satisfy all your needs. This makes it one of the most famous holiday resorts of France.
There are 2 supermarkets that offer a wide variety of products to satisfy the needs of international customers, and 2 receptions to welcome you.
In the resort you will also find a laundry room, a hairdresser, a bike shop where you can rent bicycles and scooters, a small tourist train, a games room and a children’s play area.
There’s also a new SPA (subject to entry fee), consisting of sauna, jacuzzi and outdoor relaxation pool with ossibility of wellness treatments and massages. You can get access to the gym also (subject to entry fee). Access for children under 16 is not allowed.
Inside the resort you will have the opportunity to practice your favourite sports! There are 3 tennis courts (hard surface), football/soccer field, 2 beach volleyball courts, table tennis area, area for archery, area dedicated to skateboarding, bowling green and area for horse riding.
In addition to the sports available in the camping, in the surrounding area of Port Grimaud there are also: 3 go kart circuits, cycling and mountain bike trails, motorbike circuit (in Le Luc), 2 golf courses, 1 polo club, rafting and canyoning at the Grand Canyon of Verdon and routes suitable for jogging, running and trekking.
During summer season, a team of international animators organizes many activities during the day, including sports tournaments (beach volleyball, football, tennis) and offers group courses such as aerobics, dance and fitness. There is also a kids club with a well trained staff dedicated to children. In this way, your children can play and meet new friends in total safety.
During summer evenings there are several concerts, cabaret shows and piano bar nights!
RESTAURANTS, BARS AND DISCO
“Les Prairies de la Mer” offers its guests a wide choice of restaurants and bars:
- Restaurant “Vespa”: Suitable for those who want a la carte service
- Restaurant “The Sun”: Simple and informal, open for lunch and dinner. There is a raised terrace from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez
- Restaurant “Les Pieds dans L’Eau”: directly on the beach, suitable for all kind of customers. There is an à la carte service, but also pizzas and sandwiches are served. Recommended for families with children (Child Menù)
- Restaurant “Manava Plage” specialties of French cuisine, directly on the beach
- Fast Food “Pic-Nic”: Suitable for a quick lunch (pizza slices, burgers, sandwiches and toast, crepes and ice cream). Open every day
- Bar “Canopy”: suitable for cocktails with original and inviting appetizers , with a terrace overlooking the sea of the Gulf
- “Long Bar”: Located near the main square of the campsite, suitable for a drink before dinner
- Bar “Eden Rock”: On the main square of the camping, used to live concerts, rock festivals and sport events broadcast on TV
For nightlife lovers, there is the famous disco “Odyssey”, where deejays will animate your nights.
PORT GRIMAUD AND SURROUNDING
“Les Prairies de la Mer” is located just 200 meters from the lakeside town of Port-Grimaud, called “Little Venice” for its canals and its typical fishermen’s houses. It offers several shops and restaurants. It was designed and built in the 60s as a touristic harbour for the owners of boats and yachts.
A few minutes by car or boat, is the lively town of Saint-Tropez, the pearl of the French Riviera with its exclusive nightlife and its beautiful natural harbour that make it a unique destination in the world.
Near Port Grimaud, we also find the picturesque town of Saint Maxime, where it organizes events and fairs to promote the area. There is also a water park, an amusement park and three go-kart circuits.
For sports and daredevils people, in about an hour’s drive you can reach the “Grand Canyon” of Verdon, charming and natural place to practice climbing and rafting, or simply stroll and relax along the banks of the lake.
Nearby, there are also some typical Provencal villages such as Gassin (city of vineyards) and Grimaud, which are worth a visit to take maximum advantage of the essence of this rich region.
With 1 hour’s drive, there are also Monte Carlo, Cannes and Nice, the most important symbol of the French Riviera.