Water activities

An embarrassment of riches!

Whether in fresh or salt water, the Var is full of sublime spots and a wide variety of activities. The French Riviera's coastline, rivers, lakes and gorges offer a myriad of possibilities, whether you're an adventurer or just want to soak up the sun and relax!

Three hundred days of sunshine a year

With 300 days of sunshine a year, a protected coastline and seabed, coves, beaches, bays, roads and 5 islands, the Var is one of France’s leading seaside destinations.

That’s why here you’ll find a wide and varied range of water sports activities, for all levels and at all prices. Explore the seabed with our scuba diving, snorkeling and snorkeling activities, and our underwater trails; or sail on the surface with boats of all kinds, motorboats, sailboats, and why not take a more sporty approach with a paddle, canoe, kayak, windsurf, kitesurf…

Your stay is also an opportunity to relax and enjoy the beauty of the beaches and the pleasant water temperature! Private beach, shaded, wild, with water sports activities, restaurants, coastal paths… You’re spoilt for choice and whatever your desires, there’s sure to be a Var beach to suit.

Our Côté homes:

Bastide SelvaVilla Thalassa Art

In freshwater

In freshwater, lakes, rivers and gorges are full of surprises. Explore iconic sites such as Lac de Saint-Cassien (Le Mas des Romarins, La Maison de Platane)the Gorges du Verdon and its lakes (Le Mas de Cotignac, Bastide Notre Dame, Le Clos d’Alari)the Argens(Le Mas de San Lou)the Nartuby (Le Clos des Cambres)

As on the sea, there are numerous activities on offer (paddle, canoe, kayak, pedalo, sailing, water games), as well as opportunities for adventure with activities that combine swimming, jumping, sliding and climbing, such as rafting, canyoning and hydrospeed.