Yacht charter in Bormes-les-Mimosas

Rent Boats in Bormes les Mimosas

Why choose a yacht charter in Bormes-les-Mimosas? Bormes-les-Mimosas is located in the heart of the Côte d’Azur and in the centre of the Var region. The area experiences warm and sunny weather, ideal for a yacht charter holiday. The area also has numerous beaches and coves with both calm and strong winds that make it even more ideal for surfing, windsurfing and taking part in a variety of water sports.

Its 12th century heritage and eponymous Mimosa flowers are the two main aspects of this traditional, picturesque village, making it an ideal place to visit on a yacht charter. Its name in French means “the sunny one”, as result of its mimosa flowers. It is a unique town, with medieval buildings, an impressive coastline, forests and fortresses; and you can enjoy all of this on your yacht charter in Bormes-les-Mimosas.

To see the town’s beautiful flora, as well as its landmarks, we recommend starting your tour in La Place du Figuier. Here you’ll experience the typical atmosphere of the South of France, such as its colourful houses, their rustic façades, their old features and the decor of their interiors.

Set sail in Bormes-les-Mimosas and along the stunning Côte d’Azur coastline of France and the world famous French Riviera. As you go sailing along the shores of Bormes-les-Mimosas, you have to take in and visit some of the wonderful locations that are nearby; Saint Tropez, Hyeres, Lavandou, Antibes, Porquerolles, Cannes, Cabasson, Toulon, Cros and many more places such as islands, ports, beaches and towns all along the Mediterranean in the south of France. Moor your boat wherever you like and stop off and eat in fantastic restaurants, beautiful marinas or stunning French islands (iles in French!).

Historic Monuments

In the charming Place l'Isclou d'Amour, you’ll be able to see over the tops of the city’s rooftops and see the Port Cros and Levant Islands. The town’s famous alley Venelle des Amoureux is home to numerous artists’ workshops and quaint shops, whilst the town square, Place Saint-François is a melting pot of tourists and locals, and home to a typical Provençal market. Another place to visit is La Place de Chapon, popularly known as “La placette”, a beautiful square with magnolia flowers and an 18th century fountain. There’s so much to see and do when you charter a yacht in Bormes-les-Mimosas.

One of the town's most important monuments is Brégançon, a historic fortress built to protect the vulnerable areas of Hyères and Toulon. In more recent times it was the French President’s official summer residence, from 1968 to 2013, however it is now a national monument, open to the public.

We also recommend visiting la Chapelle Notre-Dame de Constance, a 12th century chapel situated atop of one of Bormes-les-Mimosas many hills, and L’Église Saint-Trophime which features a unique sundial and some recently renovated frescos. Don’t forget to visit the Musée d’Arts et Histoire, where you can admire the works of local landscape artists Marie Cazin and Jean-Charles.

Bormes-les-Mimosas Beaches

Cabasson is located 5 kilometres from Bormes and is renowned for its natural beauty. It is a 375 metre long, golden and surrounded by lush forest. Here you can relax and go swimming in this beautiful, unspoilt area.

Gouron is a fine, 65 metre long beach and is perfect for relaxing without the holiday crowds.

Fort de Bregançon is a pebbled shoreline near the fisherman's’ platform, and is worth visiting for the wonderful panoramic sea views it provides.

Pellegrin Cove is a scenic fine pebble beach, and is the ideal place for relaxing, whilst enjoying the aroma of the surrounding forest and flowers. You can also do the same, whilst on your yacht charter, and admire landscapes such as these.

Water Sports

If you’ve a sense of adventure, there is a wide range of leisure activities available in the extensive Massif de Maures mountain range. You can go on guided hiking tours or hike freely and breathe in the areas clean outside air. On the other hand, if you’re more interested in water sports, in addition to sailing round the south coast of France you can go surfing, fishing, jet skiing, kayaking, and diving to name a few. You can also sail to the nearby Iles d’Or islands, on your yacht charter in Bormes-les-Mimosas. To take advantage of the best sailing conditions, we recommend visiting Favière, Stagnol, Bretancon and Pellegrin.


Bormes-les-Mimosas is the perfect place to taste the South of France’s light and exquisite cuisine. The city centre and port are packed with little cafés, pâtisseries and restaurants where you can try the region’s famous crêpes. At dusk is when the city really comes to life though, especially in summertime, with numerous charming bars where you can try the local rosé wine.

Bormes-les-Mimosas’ numerous tourist attractions are the perfect reason to visit the city on a yacht charter holiday. In June the city holds a Medieval Fayre is held, where the locals dress in Medieval costumes and folk singers line the streets. Flower markets are held throughout the year, in the city centre, in addition to soap and food markets.

Our wide range of yacht charters in Bormes-les-Mimosas includes sail yachts, power cruisers and catamarans, and we’re sure you’ll find the yacht you desire for your sailing holidays. So rent one of our bareboat or crewed yacht charters and fall in love with sailing as you get to visit amazing French destinations including islands, beaches and places like Porquerolles, Cannes, Saint Tropez, Antibes, Hyeres, Toulon, Lavandou, Mistral, Cros and many more places on the French Riviera and the Côte d’Azur. Don’t miss out, join aBoatTime on an amazing sailing holiday, enjoy a yacht charter in Bormes-les-Mimosas!

During the summer months of June to September, Bormes-les-Mimosas enjoys average highs between 24ºC and 27ºC with temperatures above 20ºC being found as early as May and as late as October. May through until August receives between 8 and 12 hours of sunlight a day, allowing for plenty of activity time on your yacht charter in Bormes-les-Mimosas.

The driest time of year is during the summer however, this part of the mediterranean is pleasantly dry for most of the year. Sea temperatures don't drop below 13ºC all year and are at their warmest in August when they reach 24ºC.

The availability of a number of travel options means you can choose the most relaxing start to your yacht charter holiday in Bormes-les-Mimosas.

By plane:
The International Airport of Toulon Hyères is the closest to Bormes-les-Mimosas, 25 km away. It operates flights to European cities such as Rotterdam, London, Oslo, Brussels, to African destinations such as Tunis and Oujda, as well as to other French locations like Paris, Brest, Oujda, Strasbourg, Bordeaux and Nantes. Alternatively, fly to Marseille (100 km) which has connections to over 480 destinations or Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (120 km) which operates flights to around 683 cities.

By bus:
To explore the sights inland whilst on your yacht charter in Bormes-les-Mimosas, Varlib buses provide many routes, some of which stop at stations at Bormes:
Line 7801 from St Tropez to Toulon (around 1h to arrive at Bormes’ stations Le Pin or La Verrerie).
Line 7803 from St Tropez to Hyères Aeroport (around 30m to arrive at Bormes’ stations Le Pin or La Verrerie).
Line 7821 from St Tropez to Hyères (around 1h10m to arrive at Bormes’ stations Le Pin or La Verrerie).
Line 8814 from La Croix Valmer to Toulon (around 45m/1h to arrive at Bormes’ stations Le Pin or La Verrerie).
Line 8816 from Bormes to Le Lavandou (up to 25m to arrive at Bormes’ stations Le Village, Le Pin, La Favière Poste or Ecole de Voile).

By train:
Toulon train station SNCF in Place de l' Europe is 40 km away. Some of the possible destinations include Paris, Nice and Bordeaux as well as several other routes. The TGV station (train à grande vitesse/high-speed train) is St Raphael (70 km).

By boat:
Toulon is the closest port, around 39km away. SNCM ferries run to/from Ajaccio, Bastia (10h), Propriano (7h30m), Tunis (21h30m) Corsica ferries has services to/from Ajaccio (6h15m), Ile Rousse (6h15m) and Bastia during nighttime (11h).

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Why choose aBoatTime?

Divide the cost of the yacht by the number of passengers, and you'll find in most cases, that it's cheaper than an equivalent week long stay in a hotel.
Drop anchor in a quiet cove, and enjoy wonderful evenings and the tranquility of the cove, allowing you to avoid the typical holiday crowds.
Organise your trip at your own pace, to suit you and your family and friends.
If you don't have a sailing license, don't worry. We'll find you a suitable skipper.

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