Hyères, also known as "Hyères les palmiers", is a commune in the Var department in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, otherwise known as the French Riviera. It is located on the Mediterranean coast, 16 km east of Toulon, at the mouth of the Gapeau river. The commune of Hyères includes the Giens peninsula as well as the islands of Hyères and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in south of France.
These islands include Porquerolles, Port-cros, Ile du Levant and many small islets. They are also known as the "golden islands". Offering an incredible diversity of landscapes, its 39 km of unpaved coastline presents a true mix of fine sandy beaches and rocky coves.
A true delight for sailors, catamaran hire in Hyères allows you to discover the town in a different way and enjoy the joys of sailing from one of the most interesting areas of the Mediterranean. Take to the sea, visit and go scuba diving, water skiing or even just enjoying a special meal on board a beautiful boat with your loved ones.
The prices of a catamaran rental in Hyères vary according to the type of catamaran, its age, the port of departure, the options chosen, the number of people on board and the time of year as well as the duration of your charter.
In order to ensure the availability of the catamaran(s) for hire, we recommend that you make your reservations well in advance. A catamaran rental in Hyères booked at least 2 to 3 months before departure is an anticipated cruise and easier to organise.
Chartering a catamaran in Hyères gives you many sailing possibilities. Call at :
Largest island of the Golden Islands, it is famous for its white sandy beaches including Plage Notre Dame named one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. No cars are allowed on the island, so catamaran hire is an ideal way to get there for an evening or a day.
Considered to be the wildest and most preserved of the Golden Islands, it has one of the first national parks in France called the Parc National de Port-Cros. When you charter a catamaran, drop anchor and go for a swim. Watch the schools of fish come brushing against you on the shallow crystal clear water beaches.
Between rocky landscapes and wild creeks, the island of Le Levant is a breathtaking stopover during your catamaran charter in Hyères. Its rebellious beauty between rocky coves and dense scrubland is the cradle of naturism. Ode to the sun and nature, visit the beautiful village of Heliopolis.
To complete your tour of must-see stops during your catamaran charter in Hyères, sail to the southernmost point of Provence: the village of Giens. Yes, the peninsula has to be deserved because you have to walk, pedal, swim or dive to fully appreciate it.
Also head for Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Six-Fours-Les-Plages and Le Lavandou.
The town has 4 typical marinas :
In order to discover all the islands of Hyères, hiring a catamaran is ideal. Aboard a catamaran, discover the unique seabed, the calanques and the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean. Sail to Porquerolles, a magical island with two faces.
To the north, you will discover a "Caribbean" atmosphere with a beach of fine sand and turquoise water. To the south, it is a steep coastline dominated by cliffs, which you can admire.
A boating licence, is not required for a catamaran rental in Hyères. On the other hand, for greater safety, private and professional owners will often ask you to have a very good nautical CV and significant experience at sea in order to be the only captain on board.
Nevertherless, whether or not you have a boat licence, we advise you to hire a catamaran with a skipper in Hyères.