We just returned from our late May 2013 trip to France. Everywhere in France the weather was unusually rainy and chilly - thus one should assume we had a less than enjoyable time. Not so! We stayed at Villa St. Maxime in St. Paul de Vence. Ann and John are wonderful owner/hosts and the property is charming - rain or shine! Villa St. Maxime is a small bed and breakfast attracting an eclectic friendly group of guests who gather each evening for cocktails and chat about the days events. The property is very clean and all rooms are a good value especially for the Cote d'Azure. Views from the terrace are beautiful and weather permitting breakfast and cocktails are served on the terrace. Be sure to watch and then participate in the ceremony "Chevalier du Champagne Sabre" opening a champagne bottle with a sabre - great fun and if successful you'll come home with a certificate!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Villa St. Maxime was designed and built as an intimate, luxury Hotel - Villa d'Hotes. The Villa is a short walk from the village of St Paul and also the famous Maeght Foundation. The Villa is very much a modern work of art itself: it is constructed of albinic Provencal stone sculpted in bold sweeping lines. The Villa enjoys an airy modern feel, while retaining a comfortable and intimate ambience, with great views of the village and the sea. The suites and rooms have luxury appointments, ensuite facilities. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Villa St Maxime Hotel St-Paul-De-Vence
- Hotel St Maxime
- St Maxime Hotel