Join us on our naturist island

The naturist domain of Heliopolis, located on Levant’s island in the Var counrty, in the South France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, is accessible via sea shuttles from Le Lavandou and Hyères cities.

Maritime links

Starting from Le Lavandou: :

  • Le Lavandou maritime Station – “Vedettes îles d’Or & Le Corsaire”
  • Regular maritime crossings: Travel time from 35 minutes to 1 hour

Purchasing tickets:Vedettes Iles d’or et Le Corsaire

  • +33 (0)4 94 71 01 02

10% discount on all Le Lavandou “Vedettes Iles d’Or & Le Corsaire” starting lines for French Naturist Federation licensees, upon presenting of the annual license and an identity paper.

Starting from Hyères :

  • Hyères maritime station

Purchasing tickets: the TLV sea transport company

  • Regular maritime crossings: Travel time 1h15mn
  • +33 (0)4 94 57 44 07

Arrival : Port de l’Ayguade – Levant Island

On your arrival on the island, at the “L’Ayguade” harbour, you can reach your accommodation, by feet, taking the “perspective” and the various cornices and paths, enjoying of sceneries. Each time of boat arriving, a shuttle bus (price per person + price per bag) can transport you to your staying place.

Coming by plane

Toulon-Hyères airport: www.toulon-hyeres.aeroport.fr

  1. Transit by taxi or by feet to the Hyères harbour maritime station: http://www.tlv-tvm.com
  2. Transit by bus or taxi to Toulon Bus Station.

During peak season, direct transit from Airoport Hyères-Toulon to Lavandou, bus n°7803. www.varlib.fr

Nice Côte d’Azur airport:www.nice.aeroport.fr

  1. Transit by bus or taxi from the airport to Nice train station.
  2. Transit by train from Nice train station to Toulon train station.
  3. Transit by bus or taxi from the Toulon train station to Le Lavandou:
  • Toulon Bus Station: leaving the SNCF train station, on your left, bus for approximately 1h15mn – line 7801 or 8814. www.varlib.fr

Marseille airport: www.marseille-provence.fr

  1. Transit by bus or taxi from the airport to Marseille train station.
  2. Transit by train from Marseille train station to Toulon train station.
  3. Transit by bus or taxi from the Toulon train station to Le Lavandou:
  • Toulon Bus Station: leaving the SNCF train station, on your left, bus for Le Lavandou, approximately 1h15mn – line 7801 or 8814. www.varlib.fr

Coming by road

  • Freeways : A8, A57 ou A50
  • National roads : N7, N8, N97, N98

Direction Le Lavandou or Hyères.

Car parks in Le lavandou :

  • New port’s car-park, free, long term – At a few hundred meters east of terminal boats.
  • Paid parking, on the harbor, just before the landing stage.
  • Free and paid car-parks at your disposal in the city center.
  • Private car park : Garage Saint Christophe – Le Lavandou – Tél: +33.(0)4.94.71.14.90.

Car parks in Hyères harbor :

  • Car-park Arromanches (harbor roundabout) – Free
  • Harbor car-park (Mediterranean Avenue and Dr Robin Avenue) – Free

Coming by Train

Toulon SNCF Train station:https://www.oui.sncf

Transit by bus or taxi to Le Lavandou:

  • Toulon Bus Station: leaving the SNCF train station, on your left, bus for Le Lavandou, approximately 1h15mn – Lines 7801 or 8814.
  • Lignes 7801 ou 8814. www.varlib.fr

Hyères SNCF Train station:https://www.oui.sncf

  • Transit by bus or taxi to the Hyères harbour maritime station
  • Bus: Lines 39 or 67 of the Mistral network: www.reseaumistral.com

Our partners in lavandou

Azur Taxi
Gares SNCF – Aéroports – Arrivées – Départs
+33 (0)6 07 52 97 31

Taxi Christian
SNCF train stations – Airports – Marseille, Aix en Provence, Toulon, Nice…
+33 (0)6 09 33 78 00

Garage Saint Christophe
Covered and closed car-park – Car rental
7 Avenue des Commandos d’Afrique – 83980 Le Lavandou
+33 (0)4 94 71 14 90

Hôtel Beau Rivage ***
Closed car-park, WIFI, air conditioning
Avenue Général Bouvet – 83980 Le Lavandou
+33 (0)4 94 71 11 09 Hôtel Beau Rivage

Maritime and mechanical works of Le Lavandou
Freight transport – Taxi-boat
Towing, salvage and sea research
bail-out and rental of navigation equipment
Eastern Zone – 83980 Port of Le Lavandou
+33 (0)4 94 71 54 20 – +33 (0)6 08 47 70 85

Practical advices

Look out! there is no cash dispensers on the Levant’s island. Credit cards and checks are accepted in a lot of establishments. Be careful.

Holders of an account at the french bank “La Banque Postale” may withdraw cash during the postal agency opening hours.

The Levant living naturaly and protects itself from nuisance, there is no public lighting, so remember to bring a flashlight or of your smartphone torch function for your evening outings.

No need to load you multiple luggages, the Island naturist life does not require them. A pareo and some clothings will be enough. If you fear insect bites, get a good mosquito lotion. Swim shoes can protect you when descending into the sea by rocks. For your walks in the natural reserve, walking shoes can be useful.

Water is a scarce (very scarce) and precious good. Remember not squander it.

It is forbidden smoking on the Domain whole excepted on the port, the village square and in private places.

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