Nothing is more fun in the summer than hitting the beach to enjoy the sand and water. Some of the nicest shores in the world is along the stretch of Hyeres to the beaches of Nice. The Corsica island also has nice shorelines. The access to these beaches will not cost you anything but you also do not have access to modern facilities so you have to bring your drinks, foods, towels, and your sunscreen.
Plage de Pampelonne in St-Tropez
This beach in St-Tropez is a nine-kilometer stretch of pristine, white sand. Plage de Pampelonne has attracted a good number of stars from all over the world who wanted to tan their skin to perfection. The rich and famous have also flocked into the most exclusive beach clubs nearby. Some parts of the beach are designated for nudists, while other portions are for families, and other parts for gays.
Iles de Lerins in St-Honorat and Ste-Marguerite
If you want to retreat from all the lights and glamour of Cannes, you can head out to the offshore islands of Iles de Lerins. This destination is composed of two islands. The smaller isle is the St-Honorat which has the Cistercian monastery. It is famous for its quiet and inviting beaches and isolated creeks. If you are into hiking through the woods, the Ile Ste-Marguerite is a perfect getaway for you.
Ile de Porquerolles in Hyeres
Take a boat from the Hyeres to Ile de Porquerolles, an island of vineyards, pine trees, sandy beaches, cycling trails, and walking paths. This island is said to be the inspiration of the author of the Treasure Island. You can rent a bike and head wherever you want. You can explore the silvery sands form lage Notre Dame, Plage de la Courtade, or Plage d’Argent.
Plage de St-Aygulf in Fréjus
The beach of St-Aygulf is enclosed by rocks and is located in Les Etangs de Villepey, a natural preserve. If you love bird watching, you can see more than two hundred kinds here. The best time to go is during spring when the gray herons are flying around and when the pink flamingoes hang out in the shallow waters.