The hotel Le Yaca is tucked away in the historic village of Saint-Tropez, just a stone’s throw from the port and La Ponche beach. A 5-stars haven of peace that offers an extremely pleasant stay. Calm, luxury and refinement are the watchwords of this charming establishment that our guests like to return to as soon as spring returns.
With its deep blue gulf, luxurious Mediterranean vegetation, superb yachts and pleasure boats, beaches, luxury boutiques, this small fishing port has become a legendary destination, known throughout the world. At Le Yaca, you can enjoy a dream setting in the heart of the village of Saint-Tropez.
oats are moored along the port and behind lies the village with its winding alleys and colourful façades – a picturesque and characterful maze that jealously guards its secrets. At the foot of the Citadel, stands Le Yaca, a majestic and charming 18th-century residence where old stonework and a Mediterranean garden are beautifully combined.
Step through the little white door and enter the peaceful and secluded world of this hotel. If you’re having trouble finding the entrance, look for the beautiful palm tree standing nearby.
A superb setting – beautiful 18th-century residence, luxurious garden, near the sea…Completely renovated by Monica Damonte in 2017, the bedrooms are equipped with the most luxurious comfort, some of which are canopy, black and white marble bathrooms, Rubelli fabrics, Frette linens, Hermes cushions, Andrea Martin sofas, oriental paintings.
Baxter appliques and lanterns in corridors. Amaris chairs, black wood at the bar, marble and brass tables at the restaurant. This is the spirit of Le Yaca. Discretion, calm and high-quality services for a pleasant stay in Saint-Tropez. Your first stay at Le Yaca promises to be the beginning of a long and beautiful story.
Art at Le Yaca
Art is part of the history of Le Yaca, which began in 1722. Two centuries later, Philippe Tallien, former dancer at the Ballets de Monte-Carlo, purchased the establishment and transformed the residence into an elegant hotel.
From Orson Wells to Rita Hayworth, Greta Garbo and Prince Ali Khan, it was visited by a succession of big names…and still today, great fashion designers, actors and artists from all over the world
Today, art remains closely linked to the spirit of Le Yaca. Here and there, you will also find sculptures by Nathalie Decoster, with their streamlined bronze forms, Chandelier Jakobsson, low tables Ado Chale and furniture Gio Ponti.
Duplex Suite Terrace Pool View
Stay in this luxurious Duplex Suite with a style specific to the identity of Yaca, where refined furniture, antiques and modern amenities blend together. It has a spacious and bright living room on the ground floor with direct access to the hotel swimming pool. Upstairs, discover your magnificent bedroom and its access to a sumptuous private terrace overlooking the lush patio.
The 180×200 king size bed has a top-of-the-range mattress and mattress topper, for exceptional comfort. You will have a retractable TV cabinet at the foot of the bed which brings a touch of modernity to this authentic universe. A single 80×200 bed also allows you to accommodate a 3rd person to enjoy, for example, an unforgettable family stay.
Duplex Suite Terrace Sea View
Staying in this luxurious Duplex Suite means enjoying the exclusivity of a privileged location with a private terrace and its breathtaking view of the sea and the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. Completely renovated in 2022 by Monica Damonte, it combines exceptional comfort and modernity in a “rock” style specific to the identity of Yaca.
The furniture by Baxter and the decoration form a perfect harmony imbued with elegance and refinement. On the 1st level, have a very bright living room with a view of the Citadel gardens and a bathroom with bathtub. Upstairs, discover your magnificent bedroom and its 180×200 king size bed, equipped with a top-of-the-range mattress and mattress topper, for exceptional comfort.
It is here that you will access your private terrace where you can savor your cocktail while enjoying the sun and this dazzling view of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. This Suite has 2 bathrooms completely renovated in a luxurious alloy of marble and onyx.
New for 2022: this magnificent Junior Suite was created under the leadership of Laurence and François Huret who wished to combine modernity with the historic identity of Yaca.
Enjoy a large 42m² space with two bathrooms and a common room with a 180×200 double bed and a convertible sofa bed. It can be separated into two sleeping areas thanks to a removable partition for more privacy. This Junior Suite will delight couples and families alike for an unforgettable stay in luxurious comfort in Saint-Tropez.
Deluxe Sea view – Balcony or Terrace
Three sumptuous rooms of more than 30m², three ways to enjoy the beauty of the village of Saint-Tropez. Two of them have a four-poster bed and have a private terrace with sea view to enjoy the sun in complete privacy.
The 3rd is located on the top floor and has a balcony with a breathtaking view over the entire Gulf of Saint-Tropez and the village. An extra bed can also be used for families. They are decorated in a Provencal style specific to the identity of “Le Yaca”, where refined furniture, antique objects and modern equipment are combined.
Le Patio – Refined Italian Cuisine
The warm summer heat, large parasols, a beautiful flowery garden with palm trees and cactuses, sunlight sparkling on the water in the pool and cool hundred-year-old stones, all beneath a deep blue sky. The Italian cuisine served at Le Patio reflects the relaxing, peaceful and joyful surroundings.
“Melon rosace, summer truffle”, Culatello di Zibello, Vitello Tonnato, “Roasted octopus with rosemary”, and, not to forget, the traditional “Linguine Fata” (Sicilian clam and bottarga), “Paccheri with lobster”, grilled meats (O.Metzger) and fish… High-quality seasonal produce that combines freshness with seasonal fragrances. Enjoy a romantic dinner for two or gourmet get-together with friends!
By the pool
Feeling peckish after a nap by the pool or a morning stroll? The Chef serves up simple and flavoursome dishes. On the menu: tomato and burrata salad.. Delicious!
After a day spent on the beach, at the beginning of the evening or after a delicious dinner at Le Patio, why not drop by the bar (design : Matteo Gennari) to relax with a fruit juice, our famous cocktails , or a digestive. Or, if you fancy something a bit more bubbly, try one of our fine champagnes, Ruinart, Dom Pérignon, Krug or Roederer…
One restaurant, two settings…
In the garden, you will find the pool, harmonious lighting positioned around the house, forged iron chairs dressed in white, and a cool evening atmosphere. The peaceful and romantic setting also welcomes a singer on certain summer evenings.
The outdoor kitchen allows diners to enjoy the sight of the team at work. In the house, the restaurant totally revisited with its black and white marble floor, contemporary furniture. Blue and golden tones. The ideal setting for an exclusive experience.
The buildings that make up Le Yaca and the garden combine as one. They represent decades, even centuries, of care and attention so that each tree and plant holds a place in this harmonious composition, which includes cactuses, fig trees, pepper plants, a superb weeping willow, and flower-filled stone bowls.
The various garden features, such as a giant palm tree standing at the centre of the pool, combine with the various floors of the hotel to create shaded areas and peaceful corners. Le Yaca is a hotel like no other!
A hidden jewel
Le Yaca stands proudly around the pool and garden. With water, stone and greenery, the living heart of the hotel creates a special atmosphere that’s relaxing, cool, peaceful and timelessly elegant.
Saint-Tropez – A Unique Blend
The little fishing port, once used by the Greeks and later the Romans, who exported oils and wines, has become a top destination for celebrities and stars.
The exceptional story of Saint-Tropez has combined glitter and luxury with the down-to-earth simplicity of the locals, and blended the intoxicating, vibrant lifestyle with the village’s pleasant, laid-back Mediterranean ambiance. A fantastic place to explore at any time of year.
When the name Saint-Tropez is mentioned, images of the sun, luxury, fantastic yachts and film stars immediately come to mind. Here’s a brief look at some of the main attractions.
- The Gulf of Saint-Tropez: a rocky coastline caressed by crystal clear water and dotted with natural coves, views of picturesque villages perched on high, untamed rocky massifs… Best seen by boat.
- Pampelonne beach: while it officially belongs to the town of Ramatuelle, Pampelonne beach is part of the legend of Saint-Tropez. With chic beach restaurants and a super-rich clientele, the party never stops here. A sight to behold!
- Shopping: all of the big names in fashion and luxury have boutiques in Saint-Tropez. Shopping heaven for those looking for the very latest trends.
Historical & Architectural Heritage
Saint-Tropez boasts 17 listed sites and monuments. This heritage is testament to the beauty of the place and the richness of its history. Colourful façades with beautiful ochre and orange shades, roof tiles soaking up the Mediterranean sun, a fountain hidden around a bend in the road, the port and its docks, the Citadel… explore the authentic side of Saint-Tropez and you won’t be disappointed!
- The Citadel: a fortification, moats and counterscarps that are part of the history of Saint-Tropez, and which enabled the town to defend itself against coming from the sea and overland. The Citadel has been particularly well restored and is now the Maritime History Museum
- Old Saint-Tropez: far away from the bustling life on the beaches, take some time out to stroll through the alleys of the old village, whose houses date back to the 15th century. The light plays beautifully on the ochre and orange façades whose shades change as the hours pass. You’ll want to come back again and again.
- The chapels: the fifteen or so picturesque chapels are often associated with specific trades. Among the most well-known are, La Chapelle Saint-Anne, La Chapelle du Couvent, La Chapelle Saint-Eloi and La Chapelle de la Miséricorde.
Art & Saint-Tropez: a long history
With exceptional lights, sparkling reflections of water on the façades, the Massif des Maures and its green shades, Saint-Tropez has long attracted painters and artists .It was also the birthplace of the pictorial avant-garde at the beginning of the twentieth century.
- The Annonciade Museum: opened in 1922, this museum is associated with Paul Signac, who literally fell under the charm of Saint-Tropez during a stopover and later bought a house here. His guests included the likes of Matisse, Derain and Marquet. The works on display are fine examples of the Pointillist, Fauvist and Nabis movements, by major artists such as Bonnard, Braque Dufy, Seurat, Valloton, Utrillo, Vlaminck, and Vuillard.
- Art galleries: there are no less than a couple of dozen galleries in Saint-Tropez. Paintings, sculptures, ceramics are exhibited by local artists who have become internationally recognised, such as Gérard le Roux. Real little museums.
- Le Lavoir Vasserot: this former wash house with three basins has been restored as a cultural attraction. It is now a venue for numerous art exhibitions.