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About / Château de Valmer:

Château de Valmer is a 5 star Hotel situated in the peninsula of Saint Tropez. The luxurious seaside chateau is set in a large park with a swimming pool, palm grove and rows of AOC Côtes de Provence vines on the hillsides.

We had the exclusive opportunity to sit down with Gregg Rocchietta, the owner of Château de Valmer.


What was your design inspiration for Château de Valmer?

Château de Valmer reflects the nature and vivid colours of the south of France with the warmth of an assertive yet modern Provençal style.

What is unique about your property?

Château de Valmer, and his sister hotel La Pinède Plage, propose the Provence hills and a private Mediterranean beach. With outstanding facilities and a preserved environment it is a stone’s throw away from Saint-Tropez.

What was important about having Frette in your property?

Frette’s product reflect our main quality criteria and will make anyone feel at home.

How do the Frette product add to the design of the hotel?

The quality is on par with our luxurious hotel amenities. Frette has a soft touch and offers the feeling of comfort.

What are the most important decorative elements in your home?

Every place reveals some aspect of regional charm: authentic furniture, old painted wardrobes, Provençal chests of drawers, tiled or terracotta floors and soft lighting.

What are your three most important elements when designing a bedroom/room?

A warm place that awakens your body's natural feelings and offers a harmony alike nature and cocoon feeling.

What does it feel like to wrap yourself in Frette?

It’s the best! More seriously: Feels like being at home.

How do you define luxury?

A combination of elegance and discretion.

If you only have 72 hours in La Croix Valmer what would you recommend doing or seeing?

Visiting : the local villages ( Saint tropez, Grimaud and Ramatuelle ), the Wine cellars ( la madrague, Minuty, Campaux ), the beaches and the golden islands

What’s your favorite restaurant in La Croix Valmer?

La Palmeraie at Château de Valmer and La Pinède at La Pinède Plage, our sister hotel.

Gregg Rocchietta can be reached at the below address

  • Gregg Rocchietta
  • Château de Valmer
  • 81 blvd de Gigaro
  • 83420 La Croix Valmer
  • France
  • http://www.chateaudevalmer.com/en/