Family activities to do on holiday in and around Port Grimaud

The Côte d'Azur is not only a romantic destination, it is also a dream destination for families looking for a place suitable for adults and children alike.

For summer holidays, weekends or break weeks during the year, the Gulf of Saint-Tropez welcomes many families from all over the world all year round. It must be said that around Port Grimaud, you are not about to get bored!

With varied activities for the whole family, the Gulf of Saint-Tropez is an ideal place for everyone to relax and fully enjoy this privileged location in the south of France. Between land and sea, the Gulf of Saint-Tropez is indeed full of varied resources to spend a stay that will suit the whole family.

From swimming days with the family to hiking days through cultural or sporting activities, the surroundings of Port Grimaud will certainly appeal to the whole family, from the youngest to the oldest.

A specialist real estate agency based in the heart of the lakeside town of Port Grimaud,Logi-Service takes you on a discovery of the key activities to discover with your family during your visit to the famous Mediterranean coast. Follow the leader.

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1. Boating in Port Grimaud and the Gulf of Saint-Tropez

The essential activity to do when you arrive in your rental in Port Grimaud, Saint-Tropez or Sainte-Maxime is undoubtedly a boat trip.

In the PACA region, the sea is an exceptional environment with many natural gems to discover. By taking to the open sea with the family aboard a boat without a license or a boat with or without a skipper, you can fully enjoy the sublime landscapes of the Côte d'Azur and relax to the rhythm of the gentle swell of the Mediterranean.

If you are staying in Port Grimaud, you can also cruise the canals of the Venice of Provence aboard a electric boat for hire or a coche d'eau, typical boat of the Provençal lakeside town.

Boat trips are suitable for both adults and children, making them a top family activity to plan during your stay in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.

2. Enjoy the sublime beaches and coves of the Mediterranean coast

Who says sea and holidays, necessarily says idleness. And what better way to relax than a family day at the beach!

In Port Grimaud as much as around, there are sublime beaches and coves where you can settle down for the day. There is no shortage of sandy beaches in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and you can therefore easily access them with your family, even with young children. Depending on your location, you can choose between the most beautiful beaches on the Saint-Tropez coast: a real plus for spending suspended moments with your loved ones.

Here are some recommended beaches for your family holidays around Port-Grimaud.

The beaches of Port-Grimaud

Port Grimaud Beach - ©AdobeStock

  • Port-Grimaud Beach

This large sandy beach is ideal for families as it has activities suitable for everyone with slides, pedal boats and other water activities.

  • Beauvallon beach

Located on the edge of a cycle path, this sandy beach offers a view of the citadel of Saint-Tropez. Quiet, it is suitable for family outings.

  • The Cigales Beach

Accessible by bike, the Cigales beach is original with its lighthouse and its cove bridge. This intimate beach is pleasant for a family day out.

The beaches of Saint-Tropez

Salins Beach - ©AdobeStock

  • The Salins Beach

Considered as the Tropéziens beach, the Salins beach is supervised and family friendly. Many people go there to swim in the Saint-Tropez city.

  • The Canebiers Beach

This fine sandy beach is ideal if you are looking for a beach with a family atmosphere. Supervised, this beach is pleasant for a day by the sea with the family.

  • Bouillabaisse Beach

Bouillabaisse beach is a wide beach facing the Massif des Maures. It allows you to sit comfortably on the public or private part.

The beaches of Sainte-Maxime

La Nartelle Beach - ©AdobeStock

  • Nartelle Beach

Several kilometers long, the Nartelle beach has water activities for young and old (towed buoy, pedal boat, jet ski, paddle for rent...).

  • The Croisette beach

To the west of Sainte-Maxime, La Croisette beach has a sandy area and a pebble beach. Supervised, this beach is also accessible to people with reduced mobility.

  • Garonette Beach

To the east of the Saint-Tropez peninsula, Garonette beach offers you a long stretch of sand where you can relax with your family during your holidays.

Of course, there are also many other beaches to discover around Port-Grimaud.

The beach of Pampelonne in Ramatuelle or the large beach of Gigaro in La Croix-Valmer are particularly pleasant beaches to discover during your stay on the Côte d'Azur near Port-Grimaud.

3. Take a family horseback ride at the foot of the Massif des Maures

Do you like nature and animals? To get off the beaten track and to offer your family an activity that is out of the ordinary, go on a horseback ride with the family!

If you wish, you can take your family on a horseback ride from the famous Massif des Maures. Enough to allow you to discover the surroundings of Grimaud, Cogolin, Gassin and Saint-Tropez in a different and original way. On your horses, take a hike in the Mediterranean scrubland and enjoy the joyful natural and unspoilt nature of the famous Saint-Tropez Gulf.

For example, the Ranch La Mène in Grimaud offers you the opportunity to go pony trekking or on horseback but also to enjoy fun facilities such as an educational mini-farm for the little ones as well as an on-site restaurant.

An original activity that will surely convince my whole family during your stay near Port-Grimaud.

4. Tree climbing in the Provençal scrubland

A sporting activity suitable for both parents and children, tree climbing is an activity to put on your list to fully enjoy your holidays on the Côte d'Azur.

To the sound of cicadas, go from tree to tree a few meters high to feel as close as possible to the natural environment of the Var.

The tree climbing is an interesting activity to entertain the whole family.

Near Port-Grimaud, there are several tree climbing courses that regularly welcome families for convivial moments in the heart of the typical Provençal scrubland and pine forests. The leisure park Grimaud Aventure or the Family Adventure Park in Sainte-Maxime offers tree climbing sessions for young and old.

A good way to make the most of your stay on the Côte d'Azur by having fun in the shade of the umbrella pines.

5. Go hiking and visit the Provençal villages of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez

There is nothing like walking from village to village and on the marked hiking trails to soak up the atmosphere that reigns on the Côte d'Azur.

Between the coast and the land, take advantage of your stay to explore the small typical villages of the region. After strolling along the quays of the lake city of Port-Grimaud, set off to discover Gassin, Grimaud, Cavalaire-sur-Mer, Cogolin, La Croix Valmer or still Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer.

You can also take advantage of the various hiking trails that crisscross the Var lands, particularly near the Dom forest in the La Mole valley, which is very pleasant for walking in the heart of nature or by taking the Ramatuelle coastal path.

6. Rent bikes to discover the Coastal Cycle Route

How about cycling to discover the Var? An ideal family outing, the coastal cycle path is at your disposal during your stay around Port Grimaud.

Crossing 20 municipalities in Provence Méditerranée, the Gulf of Saint-Tropez and Var Estérel, this secure cycle path will allow you to discover the diversity of the coast and its sublime postcard landscapes. Exclusively intended for non-motorized people, this 92-kilometer cycle path offers you the opportunity to spend an unforgettable moment with your family.

With the youngest and the oldest, rent bikes and take a serene ride in a privileged resort setting. From Port-Grimaud you can easily reach the historic village of Grimaud, Saint-Tropez or even Ramatuelle via the Piste Cyclable du Littoral.

7. Visit the local museums around Saint-Tropez

It's a fact: heritage and culture permeate the Gulf of Saint-Tropez!

Provençal culture is at the heart of every village on the Côte d'Azur, every beach and every turquoise cove. To take advantage of it and discover more in detail the history of the region and its customs, many museums are available throughout the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.

From the archaeological museum in Cavalaire-sur-Mer, to the museums on Provençal customs in Grimaud or La Garde-Freinet and up to the maritime museum or the famous Gendarmerie & Cinema museum in Saint-Tropez, you have the choice between several cultural outings to do as a family with children of all ages.

The museums and tours of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez are listed on the official website of the tourist office so that you can choose the activities that will best suit your whole tribe.

8. Go to the Azur Park amusement park

Not sure what to do tonight? Take a short trip to Azur Park!

Located in Gassin just a few kilometers from Port Grimaud, this amusement park is ideal for relaxing with the family for an evening. Rides for young and old await you in this park specially designed to bring joy to your visit to the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.

Amusement park in Gassin - ©

Open every day from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. during the summer holidays in July / August and even in September, Azur Park is an essential place for families looking for a activity that everyone will enjoy. Also take advantage of your visit to Azur Park to discover the Tropical Golf, a mini-golf course for the whole family in the midst of prehistoric creatures.

Whatever your desire, the Gulf of Saint-Tropez is full of resources to make you spend a family holiday that you are not ready to forget.

So, do you want to spend your next vacation in Port-Grimaud or invest to live there or for a second home? Real estate specialists based in the heart of the Var lakeside city, Logi-Service supports you in your real estate projects in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez.

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