The perfect spot for enjoying a moment or two of relaxation and well-being, La Voile beach is located in the bay of La Nartelle.

La Voile beach

Close to the Best Western Matisse Hôtel, you’ll be able to make yourselves comfortable on this lovely private beach with the family or friends. Choose a deckchair and settle down in the shade of a parasol or one of the sails gently flapping in the wind.

Take full advantage of the peaceful environment and services on offer nearby: Mediterranean restaurant, valet parking service, possibility of municipal shuttle service from the hotel in summer and many activities on the premises.

Services on offer:

- Just a few minutes from the hotel 
- in La Nartelle bay
- private beach
- Mediterranean restaurant
- valet parking service
- deckchairs
- parasols
- many activities on the premises

Tourism Gulf of Saint-Tropez near the Hotel Matisse in Sainte-Maxime


Plage La Voile
55 avenue du Général Touzet du Vigier
Tel : +33 (0)4 94 49 19 12
Fax : +33 (0)4 94 96 01 55
E-mail :

Extra benefits

By taking advantage of our ‘Beach’ partner, you will benefit from the following:

  • Valet parking service to make all your travel arrangements easier 
  • Loungers and parasols are provided between seasons with our compliments if lunching or dining on the premises 
  • Free welcome cocktail
Tourism Gulf of Saint-Tropez near the Hotel Matisse in Sainte-Maxime

Beach restaurant

At the other end of the Beach is the beach restaurant. Enjoy your meal on the wooden terrace built directly onto the sand in this out-of-the-ordinary setting. Enjoy some quality time comfortably seated at one of the delightfully disposed shady tables. The owners, Anne and Bernard, delight in what they do and attend to every need for their clientele, who are mainly composed of regulars and local connoisseurs from Ste. Maxime.

Gourmets will discover a wide range of carefully selected fresh fish, cooked to perfection and teamed with your choice of starter, pasta and dessert. Discover also our à la carte meat dishes.

Be sure to try the house specialities: delicious tapenade, superb Norway lobsters and, other fishy delicacies, such as scallops, codfish loin, John Dory, sea bass and bream. Sample their melt-in-the-mouth grenaille potatoes, avocado and prawn carpaccio, their famous fish couscous and giant Mediterranean prawns in coconut milk and curry, or prawn linguine.

Tourism Gulf of Saint-Tropez near the Hotel Matisse in Sainte-Maxime


Jet-skiing for everyone

The sea offers a wealth of activities. The Best Western Matisse Hôtel offers jet-skiing trips. Open to everyone, experts and beginners alike, this fun activity is still a little-practiced sport. Philippe and Déborah invite adults aged 18 and over to indulge in a whole new experience. This trendy newly rediscovered watersport will give you another view of the water and show you what you’re capable of in just a few sessions. ‘Le Cheval de Mer’ teaches you all the necessary skills and correct techniques to get to grips with the sport, or perfect your moves.

Sea scooters can be driven by seasoned experts and beginners alike. Give it a try, it’s an easy-to-handle machine, requiring no sailing licence. You’ll be able to discover the sport in total safety under the constant supervision of qualified instructors. Treat yourself to a little exotic twist during your stay in Ste. Maxime, away from the bustle of St. Tropez.

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Le Cheval de Mer

26 avenue du Général Touzet du Vigier
La Nartelle, RN98
83120 Sainte-Maxime

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Tourism Gulf of Saint-Tropez near the Hotel Matisse in Sainte-Maxime

Jet-skiing trips

Once you have acquired a little knowledge and a few skills in handling your jet-skis, ‘Le Cheval de mer’ recommends taking a trip. Or, for a more casual outing, you can take out a sea scooter for a spin.

These trips are also a great way to get to see the wonderful wild coasts. Spend some quality time with the family or friends in total safety. Make a splash in Ste. Maxime with these unique new discoveries.

After your jet-skiing trip you can drop off for a hearty breakfast or lunch served on a private beach. Make sure you spend some quality time with your family and friends and give them a holiday they’ll remember.

Children aged 12 and over are welcome if accompanied by a parent.

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Away from the hustle and bustle of Ste. Maxime town centre, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover our garden and pool in its secret location.

Our pool

Tucked away in the peace and calm, the hotel’s relaxation areas will ensure you spend some quality time with the family or friends.

To round off the perfect relaxing day, or to take it easy after a day out full of discoveries, you can always settle down on a deckchair or sun lounger by the pool.

The Best Western Matisse Hôtel offers unique comfort and convenience in a tranquil oasis. The surrounding greenery is a constant reminder that you are a stone’s throw from the sea. Doze off in the gentle Mediterranean climate to the sound of the chirruping cicadas and the rustling leaves.

Tourism Gulf of Saint-Tropez near the Hotel Matisse in Sainte-Maxime

Our services

For your comfort and convenience, many services are organised around the pool at the Best Western Matisse Hôtel:

  • In summer, you can settle down beneath the shade of a parasol on one of our sun loungers.
  • Quench your thirst at the bar with one of our cocktails of the day and browse through some of the many books and magazines available in French, English or German, then take them to the poolside. Feel free to borrow your favourites for a little light reading in the open air.
  • Quick snacks are on offer all summer round so you can stay by the pool all day.
  • Beach towel available at hotel reception.