Surrounded by untouched countryside in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, the beaches in Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer attract holidaymakers looking for peace and quiet in a magnificent landscape. Come and discover Rayol Beach and Canadel Beach.
Crystal-clear waters, fine sand and a location beyond compare… the beaches in Rayol Canadel are some of the most beautiful anywhere in the Var. Against a backdrop of untamed nature, enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters of the bay in complete confidence in one of the supervised bathing areas.
As part of a couple or with family or friends, this exceptional location boasts stunning views of the Iles d’Or. It’s also the perfect environment for lots of exciting things to do in the Var. Whether you’d like to spend your time sightseeing, paddleboarding, kayaking, diving or simply sunbathing, here you can revel in all the leisure activities that make the Côte d’Azur such a charming destination.
Treat yourself to a well-deserved break at the Escale beach restaurant between two dips; here you can savour every type of fish alongside other seafood dishes while drinking in the view and sipping a cocktail to the sound of the waves.
Le Bailli de Suffren**** is a waterside hotel in the heart of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, and it is your host for a timeless holiday in Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer. Located at the foot of the Massif des Maures between Cavalaire and Le Lavandou, the site is home to one of France’s most beautiful beaches. Walk down the steps of the hotel… and you’ll find your deckchair is ready and waiting for you!
Far from the stresses of life, and without any need for a car (no looking for a parking space!) or even setting foot outside the hotel grounds, the beach lies in front of you. Our establishment enjoys an incomparable location, surrounded by a park where the lush greenery serves as the backdrop for the private terraces with views of the sea.
The beaches in Provence have something unique about them. The mild weather, the low tidal range, the peaceful atmosphere, and unspoiled nature reaching to the water’s edge… the beaches in Rayol and Canadel are close to the centre of the village of Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer between Le Lavandou and La Croix Valmer, where they boast the perfect combination of all these qualities.
Rayol Beach in Rayol Canadel, with its wild and protected scenery, is split into two on either side of a wonderful staircase made from Bormes stone. It is a quiet and intimate beach, far from the crowds that hog the large family beaches that line the Côte d’Azur. And it boasts breathtaking views of the Iles d’Or, which form a sublime backdrop for you to admire while you’re swimming.
To the west of Rayol-Canadel, Canadel Beach is known for its fabulous ocean floor. You can get to the beach on foot or by bike along the Voie Verte greenway, and it also has a car park, a public area and several private areas. What’s more, there are restaurants, facilities and things to do for all ages. History buffs can even take a look at the plaque commemorating Canadel’s status as a Landing Beach.
The beaches in Rayol and Canadel are superb throughout the seasons. If you’re going to spend a few days in this beautiful region, don’t miss Gigaro Beach in the town of La Croix-Valmer. Figuier creek, meanwhile, is very near the hotel, just below the Domaine du Rayol (and its magnificent botanical garden). Natural and well-preserved, the creek is only accessible by sea. And if water sports in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez really are your thing, then head for Cavalière Beach.
Provence is the perfect place for tourists, and water sports are one of the region’s main attractions. The beaches in Rayol and Canadel are the ideal spot if you’re looking for fun things to do or want to take things easy – what a relief it is to unwind in the Provençal sun!
If you’re on holiday with your children, you’ll soon find that the region has lots of leisure activities that are just right for entertaining them and leaving them spellbound. Take time out from lapping up the sun, put on your goggles and snorkel, and set out to explore the seabed with your family. Rent a kayak so you can admire the seaside from an entirely new perspective or try out the joys of paddleboarding for a really full day.
Adults can also take part in many different activities in the Var. The private beaches in Rayol-Canadel are some of the most splendid to be found anywhere. Take a relaxing stroll through the beautiful park at the Domaine du Rayol near your hotel, and enjoy the gentle warmth of the fine sand as you treat yourself to a well-deserved rest or visit the surrounding area. Cavalaire, La Croix-Valmer, Grimaud, Ramatuelle, Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou, Bormes-les-Mimosas… there is something undeniably romantic about the villages and ports in the south of France.
Now head for the spa at Le Bailli for some body care and a good massage for two before taking a seat on a restaurant terrace, where you can savour a cocktail and freshly-made dishes, with seafood taking top spot. The Escale is the restaurant on Le Bailli de Suffren’s private beach in Rayol-Canadel. It’s the ideal place for discovering exclusive dishes to the soothing sound of the waves. Just next to the swimming pool, you can lap up the laid-back atmosphere at the Pool House restaurant. And for a romantic dinner in impressive surroundings, Le Loup de Mer overlooking the Mediterranean is sure to satisfy your appetite.
Each of these venues boasts its own bar serving original cocktails and a range of menus. Are you in a classic, elegant, daring, or hip mood? You’ll always find a drink to go with your evening!