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The beaches
Warm sea, fine sand!
4 km of sandy beach for relaxing, bathing in the crystal-clear waters and building sand castles.
You may also want to try out some of the more energetic activities such as sailing, water skiing, giant rubber rings or pedalo boats
Off season, the beach is just as enrapturing, offering beautiful walks in an exquisite setting! Notice that the colour of the sea is permanently changing with the different times of day and different weather conditions.



Private beaches

How about spending the day sunbathing or relaxing under a parasol? Beach staff will be available during your stay so that you can just relax and enjoy!
To find out, search here ...

Bonporteau beach
A small wild beach nestling in the hillside to the West of Cavalaire.
Unsupervised beach

On the beach called "Résidence Beach" – 2 days -  1 night in a 2* hôtel


Clean beaches and water
The beaches in Cavalaire are cleaned both manually and mechanically every day throughout the summer season.
The ARS inspects the quality of the water every week throughout the summer. The Marine Observatory takes samples of the seawater every day for analysis. Results from these inspections are displayed at the two lifeguard stations and at the Tourist Office.
To see all the results, visit the website , in the " Préservation et restauration du milieu" section 


Marine Observatory

In 1996, Cavalaire created the Marine Observatory, a scientific and technical decision-making tool.
The districts of Rayol-Canadel, Croix-Valmer and Ramatuelle have now become partners in this scheme by forming an inter district organisation for the Maures coastline - SIVOM - which is delegated the task of environmental management.
The mission of the Marine Observatory encompasses the protection and sustainable development of the natural heritage of the Maures coastline. Its different actions are founded on the knowledge of coastal environments, the development of awareness-raising initiatives and operational action with regard to the coastal environments and their usage
Marine Observatory - 45, Chemin des Essarts- 83240 Cavalaire sur Mer
Tél. : 04 94 00 46 25 - Fax : 04 94 00 46 21 -

For your safety
Three lifeguard stations are open from June 15th to  September 15th from 10am to 7pm.
 "Le Parc ": 04 94 64 11 54 , " Pardigon": 04 94 64 43 49,  " Centre-ville": 04 94 94 25 38.
There are two lifeguard watch posts, one in the centre of town and the other near "Dauphin" beach. A team of Lifeguards is available to ensure your safety.
Disabled people are welcome to use the "tiralo" chairs available at the two lifeguard stations.
A team of Lifeguards is available to ensure your safety.

  • Our furry friends are not authorised on beaches, even when on a lead, from 6.00 am to
  • Beach ashtrays are available at the Tourist Office. We would like to ask smokers to help keep our beaches clean.
  • A free shuttle service runs between the town centre and the beaches from April to September and during French school holidays outside these months. Detailed timetable :HERE
Map of beach trails

Download the map of beach trails,click HERE