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Chateau Saint-Martin & SpaProvence
A former castle of the Knights Templar, Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa occupies a majestic location amid hills and olive groves with views of the French Riviera. Set within 34 acres of gardens with its own helipad, this retreat offers Michelin-starred dining, two wine cellars, a world-class spa, and is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
The main building accommodates 46 guestrooms and suites, while six private villas dot the grounds. The spacious rooms are an oasis of calm with classic furniture and exquisite views. The villas offer a sense of seclusion and some include a private chef.
The Michelin-starred Le Saint-Martin offers gourmet cuisine accompanied by fine wines. For more casual dining, tuck into pizzas, grills, and salads at L’Oliveraie.
Amenities include an infinity pool, landscaped gardens with a contemporary art trail, and an exquisite spa, and guests have exclusive use of a private beach on Cap d’Antibes.
Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa Information
Location & Getting There
The hotel is set in the picturesque medieval village of Vence, a 20-minute drive from both the French Riviera coastline and the Nice Côte d’Azur Airport.
The Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa has 46 rooms and suites, and six private villas (one, two, and three-bedroom) hidden among the grounds. Classic rooms overlook the hillside, Junior suites feature a private balcony which has sweeping views over the hillside or Côte d’Azur, the Honeymoon Duplex suite has a charming staircase to the top floor of the tower and a private balcony, while the one-bedroom suite has an extraordinarily large terrace and gorgeous bathroom with steam shower. The one-bedroom villa features a separate lounge, private car access, and terrace with panoramic sea views; two-bedroom villas boasts two floors and double terraces that overlook the Mediterranean sea; the three-bedroom villa boasts an additional kitchen on top of all the amenities of the two-bedroom.
The château is set amongst 30 acres of picturesque natural beauty, and the surrounding countryside offers a range of recreational activities including horse riding and trekking, as well as golf and sailing on the Mediterranean coast. Nearby attractions include the Chapel of the Rosary, Medieval town, Fort Carré, The Lerins Islands, and various more. The French Riviera is also the playground with recreational activities for all, such as mountain biking, rally driving, sailing, and horse riding.
Martin's Club has tailor-made daily programs that include cultural and sporting activities, discovery journeys, and individual or team games.
- Restaurants, bars, and wine cellar
- Outdoor infinity pool
- Spa, sauna, and Hammam
- Fitness center and tennis courts
- Yoga and meditation studio
- Kids’ club
- Helicopter pad
- Wine tours and tastings
- Access to an exclusive private beach and yachting
- Explore hilltop, walled, medieval towns including Vence, Biot, Saint-Paul de Vence, and Mougins
- The museums and galleries of the French Riviera
- Horse riding, mountain biking, and trekking
- Golf and tennis
- Children’s activities
Hidden in the hills, Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa is a revamped Provencal retreat offering luxury and seclusion amid olive groves and nature. Country-chic bedrooms, a fine dining restaurant, a scene-stealing pool, and a La Prairie spa all await on this 34-acre estate. Fling open the French windows, recline on your terrace and enjoy the fresh air. Honeymooners should opt for the duplex suite in the medieval tower.
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