Visit the unmissable island of the Mediterranean ! Nicknamed the pearl of the Iles d'Or, Porquerolles is a veritable jewel of the Var coast. The island is located off Giens and belongs to Hyeres. Porquerolles stretches from the Pointe des Mèdes to the Langoustier on 1254 ha and culminates at 142 meters. Its area makes it the largest island of the trio of islands of Hyères. Classified island since 1998, Porquerolles offers sumptuous Provencal landscapes : beautiful beaches, preserved nature, blue water... welcome on board ! Discover Porquerolles with Top Charter, your rental and boats sales specialist in the Gulf of Saint Tropez.
Beautiful moorings around Porquerolles island
On your rental boat or your sailing ship you will have many choices to mooring your boat. At Porquerolles there are anchorages all around the island. The most popular is located to the west of the island : it's the Baie des Langoustiers. If you go here you can see an amazing sunset over the sea. You can also anchor your boat or sailboat off the most beautiful beaches on the island :
- Plage d'Argent
This sandy beach is the most popular beach of Porquerolles. It's a place very crowded because is close to the port and the village. Nevertheless, you can anchor your boat on the bay which is sheltered from the west winds.
- Plage de la Courtade
Less crowded beach of the island, La Courtade is less sheltered from the wind. It's located to the east close to the port. If you choose to anchor your boat in the Courtade Bay you can enjoy a beautiful and big beach.
- Plage Notre-Dame
Welcome to the most beautiful beach in Europe ! The Plage de Notre Dame was sacred most beautiful beach of Europe in 2015 thanks to its preserved Mediterranean nature. White sandy beach, Notre-Dame is surrounded by a rich and varied flora. Very touristic, many people come every year on this beach so, if you want to take full advantage of this postcard beach, wet your boat at the end of the afternoon.
However, be careful not to go too far in direction of the Cap des Mèdes because there is a place forbidden to all anchorages.
Looking for a wilder anchorage? Go the east ! You can discover the Anse de la Galère. It's a place less crowded than the other spots in sea around the island.
Porquerolles island, beautiful and exceptional landscapes
Legend says that the three islands are three princesses transformed into rock by a curse. The big sister of the princesses is Porquerolles. Bigger than the others islands, Porquerolles offers unique landscapes with small coves, intimate creeks and vertiginous cliffs. Of the northern coast you will be able to see the splendid beaches of Var.
Enjoy these heavens of peace in the Mediterraneanon on your rental yacht. Porquerolles is also known for its varied flora : in the spring the island is a beautiful and perfumed flower bouquet. Porquerolles is also a small village typically provencal on the island. The village is the starting point for hiking and cycling.
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