Le Lavandou is town located in the southeastern of France and lies on the Mediterranean Sea in front of the islands of Le Levant and Port Gros. It derives its name from the flower Lavender which is a Provencal flower prevalent in the area.
The region experiences a mild and temperate climate and it is often referred as an authentic village of fishermen which is characterized by a modern, dynamic and sportive seaside resort in a cultural city.
Le Lavandou is dotted with over 12km of coastline where its numerous beaches and creeks which blend into different colours, light blue to azure to amethyst and to the unforgettable turquoise color of the sea.
The most popular attraction and beautiful heritage of the city is its famous 12 beaches which have been awarded the Blue Flag of Europe and the Starfish Flag which symbolizes the excellent quality of its bathing water.
The beaches in Le Lavandou are the Beaches of L’Anglade, Grande Plage du Lavandou, Plage de Saint-Clair, Plage de la Fossette, Plage d Aiguebelle, Plage de l’Eléphant, Plage de Jean Blanc, Plage du Rossignol, Plage du Layet, Plage de Cavalière, Plage du Cap Nègre and Plage de Pramousquier.
Le Lavandou is also offers an excellent cruising ground for yacht charters. There is a large variety of sport activities and you will have the choice between hiking, mountain biking or simply make a walk on one of the Golden islands where you will discover the amazing flora and fauna of the southern part of France.
You will also have the opportunity to explore the famous Bormes-les Mimosas which is an original Provencal village where you can relax and enjoy your holidays. Due to its location in the French Riviera, from Bormes-les-Mimosas, you can also sail towards further interesting destinations like Cannes, Nice, Saint-Tropez or Monaco.
Le Lavandou is a perfect destination to embark aboard a yacht to discover the nearby Golden islands of Le Levant, Port Gros and Porquerolles.
You will have the opportunity to discover a large number of things on the island of Port Gros, you can visit the Les Sentiers des plantes which hosts a large variety of the Mediterranean flora and fauna, the Le Circuit des Cretes and the le Circuit de Port-man. The Sentier sous Marin is also worth a visit when you are in the area.