Le Mas d'Estel, Private Beach, Saint Aygulf, Near Fréjus, French Riviera
About the beach
Le Mas d’Estel private beach is situated in pretty French town of Saint Aygulf, in the commune of Fréjus. The beach benefits from a huge 3000m² area of sand in the middle of a protected natural site, and has beautiful views out over the bay of Saint Raphaël. Thanks to the spacious section of beach, the sun loungers are arranged with plenty of room around them, ensuring that guests relaxing on the sand can enjoy a more private experience. The beach has some chic Asian-style cabanas, with comfy cushions that are very conducive to an afternoon siesta in the sun. These structures are perfect for a family or group to rent for the day. The beach club has a full range of water sports, including parasailing, ringos, banana boats and a jet ski centre that is very popular on the Côte d’Azur. It is possible to enjoy a guided jet ski safari along the Riviera coastline, with or without a license, for a trip of between 1.5 and 3.5 hours. There is a restaurant serving tasty food with Asian influences, a beach bar and an ice cream parlour. During the summer, Le Mas d’Estel hosts regular parties and is open until 3am from Thursday through until Saturdays. There is a private car park for guests, though it does cost €8 per day to use.
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Nearby Fréjus is an attractive town dating back to Roman times. There are still remains of this history, and the town is home to an ancient amphitheatre that is used in the summer for concerts and other events. The Fréjus cathedral is a magnificent building, whose baptistery is considered to be the oldest Christian structure in Provence. The town has excellent examples of Gothic architecture, and has a charming Provencal feel to it.
Les Etangs de Villepey is a large area of marsh and wetland, which is home to hundreds of varieties of birds, including flamingos, herons and other wading birds. There is a good 7km walking trail that allows visitors to appreciate the spectacular flora and fauna of the region.
Some of the best golf courses in the South of France are situated near Fréjus, benefitting from the magnificent countryside that surrounds them. Good clubs include the Golf de Valesclure, the oldest 18 hole course on the French Riviera, the beautifully sculpted Golf de L’Ésterel, and the 9 hole Golf de Cap Esterel, which enjoys stunning sea views of the Côte d’Azur.
The Mediterranean waters near Fréjus are home to some of the best diving sites to be found on the French Riviera. There are nearly 50 shipwrecks in the nearby waters, allowing for some fantastic dive spots, which are easily reached from the coastline. There are natural underwater arches and coral covered cliffs, as well as an abundance of species of fish.
One of the other great opportunities available in Fréjus is to rent a boat for a day and tour the beautiful coastline.
How to get there
By car: Take exit 37 from the A8 motorway, towards Puget sur Argens. Continue on the DN7 in the direction of N7/ Saint Raphaël/ Fréjus. Continue until you see signs to Saint Aygulf. For more information please contact Easy Car Booking.
By bus: There are buses to Sainte Aygulf from Fréjus and from Saint Raphaël.
By train: Take a train to either Saint Raphaël or Fréjus and then take a taxi to Saint Aygulf.
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 at Le Mas d’Estel private beach has a lovely shady terrace overlooking the pretty Côte d’Azur bay of Saint Raphaël. The food is gourmet, with a lot of Asian influences added to Mediterranean classics. In addition to the usual French Riviera fodder of grilled fish, meat and seafood, there is also a range of ‘Wok dishes’, which include sautéed Thai, Mongolian and Vietnamese specialities. The pastry chef serves up a delicious selection of patisserie, all made in house. It is possible to get snacks all day, including crepes and omelettes. Le Mas d’Estel is open daily during the season for lunch and dinner, apart from Sunday evenings. The restaurant is able to put on large events for up to 300 guests.
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Le Mas d’Estel beach contact details
To make a reservation: 0033899490444 (1,35€ call cost, 0,34€ cts per minute)
Les Esclamandes- RN 98 ( Plage de Saint Aygulf )- 83370 Saint Aygulf