Best beaches on the Côte d’Azur

The Côte d'Azur boasts a number of enchanting beaches, suitable for everyone, both those seeking crystal-clear waters and those who love crowds and fun.
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The beaches of the Côte d’Azur, some lying on sandy shores, others characterised by stretches of pebbles, are washed by crystal-clear sea.

Often dotted with small restaurants overlooking the water where you can enjoy a romantic dinner and overlooked by charming paths from which to enjoy breathtaking views, they know how to win over every lover of sea life.

Plage du Notre-Dame

1Plage Notre-Dame, Île de Porquerolles, 83400 Hyères, France

On the island of Porquerolles, rent a bicycle and ride through holes and bucolic landscapes to this secluded, paradisiacal beach on the island’s northern coast.

Plage de Gigaro

Surrounded by beautiful vineyards, it is a little gem of nature and a beautiful path will allow you to discover all its secrets.

Plage du Pampelonne

Dedicated to lovers of the good life, here on the golden sands of Saint-Tropez there is partying at all hours.

Plage de Layet

Cavalière’s liveliest beach will be appreciated by lovers of sunbathing and bubbly evenings.

Plage du Lavandou

12 magnificent white sandy beaches punctuate the 5 hamlets of Le Lavandou, an authentic fishing village with a succulent gastronomic tradition.

Plage de La Madrague

6Plage de la Madrague, 83400 Hyères, France

Beautiful pebble beach framing a crystal-clear sea.

Plage de Hyères

72264 D42, 83400 Hyères, Francia

35 kilometres of coastline to suit every taste and every need: fine, golden sandy beaches, small wild bays sheltered from the crowds, rocky inlets warmed by the sun above the sea, vast pebble beaches.

Plage du Pardigon

883240 Cavalaire-sur-Mer, France

3 km from Croix Valmer is this beautiful beach located in a natural hilly environment with fine sand surrounding a clear blue sea.


In the following map you can see the location of the main places of interest mentioned in this article.


Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou is a charming seaside resort with a Provençal flavour, famous for its 12 beaches, each one different but all sharing the beautiful turquoise sea.


From art to archaeology, from medieval ramparts to Provençal markets, Hyères is a concentrate of the Côte d'Azur, loved for its white sandy beaches.