LES SABLES D’OR, private beach, Cavaliere, near Le Lavandou, French Riviera
About the beach
Set on the stunning Cavaliere bay, near to Le Lavandou, the Sables d’Or private beach is what you would imagine when you picture a typical South of France beach. From its comfortable sun loungers on the fine white sand, guests can enjoy unbeatable views of the Mediterranean sea, Porquerolles island and the other ‘golden isles’. From May to November, the beach club offers a restaurant, bar, watersports centre and even a swimming pool, where swimming lessons and aqua aerobics take place. Nearby, there is also a sailing school, where lessons can be taken, and a variety of dinghies, kayaks and pedalos can be rented.
Beach beds/ umbrellas
Le Lavandou is a lovely fishing village on the French Riviera, benefitting from 12km of sandy beaches. The town has a nice feel to it, and hosts a weekly fresh fish market every Thursday. There are plenty of restaurants and cafés in which to while away a sunny afternoon by the Mediterranean. The surrounding Provencal countryside is very pretty, and there are some wonderful marked walking and cycling trails nearby.
Le Lavandou has become a popular game fishing hub, and trips can be arranged from various companies at the marina. It is also one of the best diving spots in the South of France, due to its proximity to the Port Cros National Park, and the shipwrecks around the Iles d’Or. The waters are warm and clear, and divers can expect to see lots of groupers, and maybe even barracudas.
The Iles d’Or are a group of three islands just off the coast of Le Lavandou. Port Cros, Porqueroles and Le Levant, are home to some of the most beautiful scenery on the Côte d’Azur, with their crystal clear turquoise waters, and well preserved pine forests. There are strong environmental restrictions, and as such, there is a diverse range of flora and fauna to be found here.
The nearby Medieval village of Bormes-les-Mimosas is one of the most beautiful places in the Var region of France. The immaculate little streets uncover some magnificent architecture, some lovely chapels and some talented craftsmen at work.
One of the other great opportunities available in Cavalaire is to rent a boat for a day and tour the beautiful coastline.
How to get there
By car: Take the ‘Autoroute du Soleil’ and exit at Hyères. Follow signs for Le Lavandou and then Cavalière. For more information please contact Easy Car Booking.
By bus: There are buses from Toulon station and Hyères station that go to Le Lavandou. From Le Lavandou, there are buses to Cavaliere.
By train: Train to Toulon or Hyères, then either bus or taxi to Le Lavandou.
By Boat: this service is proposed by Easy Boat Booking. The boat will come and pick you up from your hotel and take you directly to this private beach. For more information please contact Easy Boat Booking.
The restaurant is open from 12pm until 7pm, and serves a simple selection of hot and cold food. It enjoys a picture-perfect setting on the Côte d’Azur.
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Les Sables d’Or beach contact details
To make a reservation: 0033899490444 (1,35€ call cost, 0,34€ cts per minute)
Avenue du Cap Nègre- Cavaliere - 83980 Le Lavandou