Destination guide

Find some je ne sais quoi in Le Lavandou

With its palm-lined streets and pastel-hued houses, Le Lavandou is simply stacked with French charm. This pretty seaside town on the Cote d'Azur is less than an hour's drive from chichi Saint-Tropez. Promising 7 miles of buttery sand beaches, each backed by pine forests, a La Lavandou vacation rental makes an ideal base for beach lovers. But beaches aside, it also has a weekly market, an abundance of chic boutiques, and plenty of bars and restaurants. Browse the market, relax in a waterfront restaurant, or hop on a boat over to Iles des Hyeres, there's something for everyone.

Things to do

It's the Fort that counts on a La Lavandou vacation

A 20-minute drive west of La Lavandou is the Fort de Bregancon, the former residence of the French president. Perched on a rocky island, it's blessed with some of the finest views along the coast. Built in the 13th century, the fort is now national monument and visitor attraction, and visitors can book a guided tour around the fascinating residence. For more cultural attractions, history fans should head an hour's drive east to Saint-Tropez where you'll find the Saint-Tropez Citadel, a maritime and history museum housed in an old fortress.


Fall in love with La Lavandou's lush beaches

Boasting more than 7 miles of sandy beaches, this charming seaside resort is a haven for beach lovers. There are several to choose from but Cavaliere Beach is a favorite with the locals, thanks to its buzzy vibe and central location. It also offers plenty of activities, from waterskiing to parasailing, while sailors can rent a catamaran and take to the high seas where they may spot dolphins and whales. Organized cruises also depart regularly from the harbor. After dark, head along the waterfront for a sundowner in one of La Lavandou's many trendy bars and restaurants.


Summertime and the living is easy in La Lavandou

The south of France is renowned for seeing the very best of the French weather. It benefits from a balmy Mediterranean climate which means long, hot summers and short, mild winters, with only a smattering of rain in between. The summer is the busiest time to visit, when temperatures can reach the mid-80s and above. However, this means the best La Lavandou vacation rentals get snapped up quickly. For a wider choice, visit in the shoulder seasons of spring and fall when the weather is cooler but it's still warm enough to eat alfresco.

Natural features

Climb E'vry Mountain: La Lavandou's mountainous peaks

Sandwiched between Toulon and Saint-Tropez, La Lavandou is a charming seaside town on the Cote d'Azur. Banking the many beach towns which dot the coast is the Maures Mountain range. A magnet to the region's hiking fans, it's home to the Grande Randonnee, France's famous long-distance walking route. Passing through the range on its way to the Pyrenees, it offers plenty of varied hiking opportunities. Its also home to a myriad of wildlife, including wild boar, deer, foxes, and kestrels. Pick up a map or guide from the tourist office in La Lavandou.

How to get there

How to get to and around Le Lavandou

The nearest airport is in Toulon (TLN-Toulon - Hyeres), located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Le Lavandou, FR?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 5,172 vacation rentals around Le Lavandou. From 872 villa rentals to 1,316 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a beach property in Le Lavandou?

If you're all about sea views and the sound of rippling waves, you're in luck! Vrbo has 2,334 places to stay beside the beach. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has a selection of other options, including:

  • 2,280 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 964 village vacation rentals.
  • 533 rural vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Le Lavandou?

If you want to discover how the locals live, pull back the curtains and take in this destination from the comfort and convenience of an apartment. You'll be able to select from 2,192 different options on Vrbo. If you get in quickly, you could spend as little as $35 a night. If that doesn't agree with your crew's style, we've got a range of different property types to pick from, such as:

  • House: 1,224 vacation homes. Prices start from $64 per night.
  • Villa: 814 vacation homes. Prices start from $81 per night.
  • Studio: 102 vacation homes. Prices start from $39 per night.

Can I stay in Le Lavandou in a large group?

Whether you're setting off on a special trip with your relatives or spending a week away with your old school gang, it's always stacks of fun staying in a new place together! And the good news is that Vrbo has places to suit. Apartment vacation homes are the most popular option for large groups of visitors, with 455 listed here. If you are hoping to stay with a large group, the vacation properties that are suitable for you include:

  • Are you searching for vacation homes that can house 6 guests? We have 2,082 that will fit the bill. Prices start from $38 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your group, you'll be happy to learn that there are 1,228 vacation homes that are ideal. The starting price is $57 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 5? We offer 788 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just $44 a night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your cousins and all your besties to Le Lavandou.

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