Tourism & Leisure

Within 2 to 3 kms from Mas Carol , you will discover the preserved environment of « Provence by the sea »: scents, colors, cicadas chorus… The landscape is made of wild massifs wooded with pine trees, oak trees and arbutus trees. Small beaches with quite coves will offer you a warm and emerald water.

From the « Baux Rouges » headland up to the rocky inlet of  » Pin de Galle », a costal footpath will enable you to discover all the beaches of LE PRADET: « Les Oursinières » and its fishermen ships, « La Garonne » where you can practice all the water sports. The footpath will lead you to « Les Bonnettes », surrounded by coves, then to « Monaco » beach, the most beautifull and protected one. Finally you will arrive at « Pin de Galle » beach, with its small bungallows and a typical meridional atmosphere.


From the top of « Colle Noire » hill, you will take in a wonderfull panorama: GIENS peninsula and the gold islands of HYERES (Porquerolles, Port Cros, Levant), TOULON roads and the ST.MANDRIER peninsula, and the first alpine mounts. Take time to visit the « Cap Garonne » mine, one of the most beautifull mineralogic site in the world.

In the middle of the village LE PRADET, you will enjoy the so typical and bustling provencal market (each friday morning) or going for a walk in the « bois de courbebaisse ».

In the vicinity, you can visit the city of HYERES and its medieval centre, or take the shuttles to the Gold islands: Porquerolles (cycling restricted), Port Cros (national park protected), Le Levant (naturistic tourism).

You can also discover the back countryside in the « Massif des Maures » (wonderfull typical villages) or up to SAINT-TROPEZ.

Westside from LE PRADET, you can discover the beautifull cities of BANDOL (famous wine!), SANARY with its typical Provencal market, CASSIS and its calanques.

You can also discover the hinterland of the Var, with its typical villages (Lorgues Entrecastaux, Saint Maximin la Sainte Baume, Cotignac, …) and visiting wonderful sights as Thoronet Abbey.

You can also go to the town of « Aix en Provence ».

Take a trip along the coast, made a fishing trip or simply enjoy the turquoise colored sea and the exceptional setting of the Hyères Gold islands!

Our partner XL-YACHTING, offers several programs from the Port Augier, on the Giens peninsula: Discover the fauna and flora of the Gold islands or look for the offshore cetaceans in the Pelagos Sanctuary!

Other rental boats partners are available on the ports of Hyères, Carqueiranne or Oursinières.

For sportsmen, you can practice diving, Kayak, windsurf, kite surf, or riding in the « Colle Noire » massif. All these activities are within a short distance from Mas carol.

Many Golfs are located in the VAR department: Le Castellet, Bandol (DOLCE FREGATE), La Londe, … and also Golf de Valgarde (La Garde).