Found right on the seafront of the fabulous Cote d’Azur, Saint-Aygulf makes a fantastic destination for a family summer holiday, with miles of great beaches on the doorstep of your holiday villa. With plenty of other attractions in and around the immediate area, and great year-round weather, a self-catering cottage in Saint-Aygulf also makes for a pleasant winter escape for couples and families who enjoy the outdoors.
There is plenty to do in Saint-Aygulf for those looking for more than a beach holiday. Sports on offer in the village itself include tennis and golf, and accommodation in Saint-Aygulf is also ideally placed for walks in the forest, around the nearby lake or along the coast. Horse riding and mountain biking may also easily be arranged locally on arrival. There are of course also lots of opportunity for swimming, snorkelling and diving down at the beach near your Saint-Aygulf villa.
Saint-Aygulf is also home to the Etangs de Villepey nature reserve, where visitors can get up close to the flora and fauna native to the region, as well as enjoying a spot of picnic lunch in the pleasant surrounds offered by the park.
There are lots of small medieval towns around Saint-Aygulf to explore, with quaint little marketplaces, cobbled streets and mysterious castles. The nearby town of Frejus is particularly picturesque, and is home to a Roman theatre, a cathedral and many great examples of Gothic architecture.
Visitors to Saint-Aygulf can also take a ferry to popular St. Tropez, where they can relax in one of the many waterfront cafes and engage in a little star-spotting, relax on the white sand beaches, or meander around the port.
One of the main reasons Saint-Aygulf is so popular with summer visitors is for the beautiful weather, with temperatures sitting at a comfortable level of between 18C and 25C most days. Winters remain mild and quite dry, with temperatures rarely dropping below 5C, making Saint-Aygulf a great place to escape the harsh British climate. This milder weather is also ideal weather to get out and enjoy the many outdoor activities on offer in the region around Saint-Aygulf, with your own holiday home providing a cosy place to return to at the end of the day.
Saint-Aygulf is served by Nice Airport (NCE) 70km away, which receives many flights from the UK and other major European cities daily. This includes services run by most of the UK’s budget airlines, including easyJet, bmibaby, Ryanair and Flybe. Car hire is available from the airport and is the most convenient way to reach your self-catering accommodation in Saint-Aygulf. As an added bonus, you will also take the coastal scenic route and drive through several beautiful Cote d’Azur towns on the way, including Antibes and Cannes.