The Hyeres region of Provence is the sunniest in the South of France. The 39km peninsula on which Hyeres stands is lined with excellent beaches, shaded by palm trees and sheltered by the broad leaves of palm trees. The whole area is one where fine living is key, with long, uncrowded, sandy beaches, miles of unspoilt countryside and some of France’s best seafood.
The whole Hyeres peninsula is a beach lovers’ haven in the sun. The thin peninsula of Hyeres means that the number of beaches is proportionately huge, and there are some extremely popular ones to choose from. There will be no problem in finding a clean stretch of beach on which to relax, and for the active visitor to Hyeres, deep sea fishing, scuba diving and windsurf are in good supply. Hyeres is such an important sailing centre that the French sailing team call Hyeres home for much of the year. Finding boat rental, sailing lessons and guided trips along the coast is very easy from a Hyeres holiday rental.
The large forested area in the Hyeres region, known as the Maures is a prime walking and cycling destination too. There are many excellent walking and cycling routes throughout Maures, as well as bridleways, and information on routes, stables and bike hire centres are readily available from any tourist information centre in the Hyeres region.
Of course, taking a holiday rental property in the Hyeres region does not demand that you have a week of activity. There is a huge amount of historical and cultural entertainment in the Hyeres region, with many Roman and medieval discoveries found in the area. The local wines produced in the Var countryside offer the perfect accompaniment to the exquisite seafood caught and cooked in Hyeres, providing many hours of pleasure during the evening hours.
The beach town of Le Lavandou lies at the base of the foothills of the Massif des Maures, and is renowned for the quality and size of its beaches. There is over 12km of beach on which to relax, covered in fine, yellow sand, which has been awarded the coveted European Blue Flag for safety and cleanliness year after year. Deep sea fishing and scuba diving holidays are particularly special from a Hyeres holiday rental in Le Lavandou.
The town of Hyeres itself is a city with a vast amount of appeal. Hyeres is a coastal retreat of the highest quality, attracting the world’s elite for the stunning scenery, charming atmosphere and excellent boat anchorage on offer. Palm trees line the town and beaches of Hyeres, giving it a wonderfully exotic feel. Sailing holidays are absolutely magnificent from Hyeres holiday rentals.
The seaside resort of La-Londe-les-Maures is an excellent alternative to taking a holiday rental in Hyeres. The resort has a fantastic Blue Flag beach, as well as a marina providing moorings for over 1,200 yachts. The summer months are filled with events and festivals, but the sporting facilities of La-Londe-les-Maures makes it an ideal place to visit all year round. It is also home to one of the few naturist beaches in the area.
The Mediterranean climate of Hyeres is fantastic. All year round, people flock to holiday rental accommodation in the Hyeres region to relax, with temperatures rarely falling below 12˚C during the day. During the summer months, the many beaches of the Hyeres region are an absolute treat, as temperatures can be expected to reach well into the 30’s (˚C), occasionally hitting 40˚C in July and August.
Ryanair provide a scheduled flight fromLondonStansted to Toulon-Hyeres Airport (TLN), which is just 3km from the city of Hyeres itself. There are many frequent flights from Paris to Toulon-Hyeres Airport, meaning that connecting flights are easily obtained if flying fromLondonis not a suitable option.