St Tropez is a mecca for celebrities, its extravagance and glamour well-known across the Med. Everyone from Kate Moss to Bono has been seen here, with the gorgeous Tropezian weather and relaxed atmosphere providing the perfect place for the rich and famous to get away from it all. This makes it a great place for star spotting: if you are headed there this summer you are sure to cross paths with at least one A-lister. For now, here is our roundup of the latest and greatest St Tropez celeb sightings.
Tess Daley and Vernon Kay in St Tropez
Celebrity presenter couple Tess Daley and Vernon Kay jetted off to the South of France at the start of June with their two daughters, Phoebe and Amber, spending the half term holiday in the glamorous Riviera town. Whilst there the family made the most of the local beaches, soaked up the sun on a yacht and relaxed by the pool, with Kay even making time for a cheeky round of golf.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet
On July 25th last year, Titanic stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet were spotted vacationing together at Leonardo’s luxury villa. The pair were taking a stroll together after the success of DiCaprio’s 2017 Foundation Gala the night before, which raised millions for environmental causes. The Gala also brought countless other celebrities to the Riviera, including Madonna and actors Tobey Maguire and Tom Hanks.
Showbiz legend Dame Joan Collins had to be evacuated from her lavish six-bedroom holiday home last summer after a forest fire broke out nearby in St Tropez. She was there holidaying with husband Percy Gibson and guests, and was among hundreds of people forced to flee the area. Luckily, no-one in her party was harmed.
American Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian took a romantic trip to the glitzy South of France destination last July, accompanied by love interest and model Younes Bendjima. The couple were spotted relaxing on a boat together and strolling through the town centre hand-in-hand.
Not wanting to leave all the Tropezian fun to her daughter, mum to the Kardashian clan Kris Jenner also enjoyed a date there last summer with beau Corey Gamble. Seen strolling past the famous Senequier restaurant, Kris and Corey stopped for some window shopping before heading to their yacht for some R&R.
Legendary singer Sir Elton John took his son Elijah to enjoy the charms of Cote d’Azur in August last year. They appeared to be having a great time as they visited the beach and took a walk on the pier, drinking in the sparkling turquoise seas of St Tropez.
Holly Willoughby, best known for presenting ITV’s This Morning, made the most of her 2017 summer break by escaping to a yacht in St Tropez. Whilst there she was seen enjoying a night out with Jimmy Carr and other celeb pals, paying a visit to the iconic Bagatelle Beach restaurant.