The famed 5-star Villa Marie Saint Tropez embraces the dolce vita attitude with a bohemian new veranda!
Nestled in a 3-hectare pine forest overlooking the Bay of Pampelonne, Villa Marie Saint-Tropez is a timeless place where guests can enjoy the sweetness and carefree spirit of life in Saint-Tropez. Bathed in the fragrance of its citrus gardens and rose gardens, this magnificent building resembling an Italian villa welcomes travelers for a colorful and exotic getaway on the Riviera.
An intimate and elegant place, as romantic as one could wish, with its azure, full-sky view of the Mediterranean, which can be enjoyed from one of its 45 rooms and suites adorned with golden wooden canopies and headboards, from its restaurant with its gourmet and sunny cuisine, the Dolce Vita, whose veranda dominates the pine forest and the bay, or from its very Riviera bean-shaped swimming pool set in the rocks.
Italian ochres and sunny colours with hints of tangerine, turquoise and peony softened with pastels, 18th-century objects and furniture found in Italy, frescoes of shells, romantic meridian and canopy beds in linen gauze, gilded wooden headboards, handmade ceramics and coloured earthenware… Villa Marie Saint-Tropez is an invitation to travel, to the art of living, to bohemia, to the softness of the southern sun, a souvenir of a wonderful stopover in the Mediterranean.
This year, the Villa Marie is getting a makeover and inaugurating a brand new terrace that smells of Italy. The opportunity to let time stretch out in a chic bohemian atmosphere and enjoy a cuisine with Mediterranean accents. on a background of warm and comforting tones.
Under the glass roof of the Dolce Vita restaurant, the atmosphere is hushed, subtly highlighted light and enhanced with a few touches of coral. Elegant decor , full of freshness and composed of true flavors that incense the meticulously selected products from handpicked suppliers then worked with dexterity.
The À la carte menu, a delicious ode to the Mediterranean kitchen, includes rock soup in the style of bouillabaisse, grilled mullet, riviera condiments; shoulder confit of lamb, country zucchini canollis, lemon thyme jus, bar steak, sautéed baby peas, peppery guanciale and candied lemon, risotto with truffles summer, full-bodied poultry jus and reggiano, lemon soufflé caviar and Maltese orange sorbet.
If dinner is served on the huge veranda dotted with plants, lunch takes place around tables set on different terraces with preserved privacy. Fragrant wisteria, jasmine, rosebushes and other honeysuckles form a landscape evoking the solid colors by painter Mark Rothko: green waves of clumps of pines and vineyards of the peninsula, extended blue of the sea and the sky of the Bay of Pampelonne. Equally cheerful, the midday cuisine celebrates freshness like the Velouté glacé de petit peas and cucumber, sheep finger and candied lemon, which indisputably arouses the appetite.
Gently, Dolce Vita leads to a universe of elegance and in perfect sync with the vacation vibes.
See more photos of the beautiful Italian terrace of Villa Marie in the gallery below: