La Capte, the seaside resort of Hyères
La Capte is a small seaside resort or village spread over an area of 102 hectares. It is located in one of the 14 districts of Hyères. The hamlet of La Capte is located on the peninsula of Giens, 5 km from the Clair de Lune campsite. The name of the hamlet is taken from the seawater catchment canal. It was used during the exploitation of the saltworks. Today, more than half of the hamlet is urbanized.
La Capte : beaches and entertainment
La Capte is famous for its 4 km long sandy beach. The water is shallow and each member of the family can take full advantage of it. The beach of the pine forest of La Capte extends over 20 ha. It is classified “Natural area of ecological, faunistic and floristic interest” (ZNIEFF). In addition to the beaches, La Capte has many shops in the center of the village and a port which welcomes hundreds of boats during the year. Do not hesitate to visit the Provencal market of La Capte with a hundred places. Here you will find local culinary products and handcrafted products. Every Sunday, Le Capte hosts a flea market. The city of Hyères is known for its spas and thalassotherapy. The Clair de Lune campsite was the first establishment to open a private spa in Giens, a stone’s throw from Capte Hyères. Today, you can easily find spa establishments in the area.