Located between Toulon and Saint-Tropez, Hyères is the main seaside resort in the French Riviera. With more than 40 kilometres of unspoilt coastline on the Mediterranean coast, the town of Hyères attracts thousands of yachtsmen every year for its climate, but above all for the beauty of its beaches. Hiring a sailboat in Hyères you will have the opportunity to enjoy these many breathtaking beaches! With family-friendly beaches and wild coves, everyone will find something. In this article we have selected for you the best beaches in Hyères and its surroundings that will amaze you.
1. Almanarre Beach
The Almanarre beach is one of the best beaches in the world according to the New York Times! And it's easy to see why. This 5 km long beach is the most famous in Hyères and its region. This paradisiacal beach is bathed in transparent water and here you can swim among fish and immerse yourself in a wild environment along the salt road (la route du sel) that connects Hyères to the Giens peninsula. The beach is ideal for families, but it is also one of the favourite spots for kitesurfers and windsurfers, when the waves are high due to the winds blowing from the west. A unique place to enjoy a magnificent sunset!
2. Notre Dame Beach
If you have decided to discover the island of Porquerolles by boat, you cannot miss the beach of Notre Dame. This beach, which is a real corner of paradise, was voted in 2015 as the best European beach! The beach of Notre Dame with its transparent water is ideal for diving lovers who can discover many species of fish. Also, the beach is not very popular because it is a little more difficult to reach than the others, but it is worth it!
3. Badine Beach
Located on the Giens peninsula, Badine beach is one of the beaches that offers the most beautiful view of the island of Hyères and it is a real corner of paradise. Despite the fact that bathing is not supervised, the Badine beach is much appreciated by families for its gently sloping seabed. For the more adventurous, along the coastal path on the right, you can discover nice bays. The beach is also perfect for long walks walking in the water.
4. Argent Beach
Located on the island of Porquerolles, the beach of Argent is also considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. In fact, this beach has all the elements to seduce you: crystal clear waters, fine sand, a beautiful setting and restaurants nearby where you can have breakfast or an aperitif with a fantastic view!
5. South Beach
This small white sandy beach is located on the island of Port-Cros. You will not easily forget these magnificent colors and the view of the tip of Malalongue! Don't forget the mask and snorkel to explore the transparent waters where you can find many fish. As the beach is located in the heart of the National Park, mooring near the shore is not allowed if you are sailing by boat. Tourists are invited to respect the island and the seabed, so that they can preserve all their beauty!