Palavas-les-Flots : Beach resort near Montpellier France

Discover the Palavas family resort and its beaches between tradition and idleness!

The traditional village and the beaches

An old fishing village

Located 20 minutes from Montpellier at the mouth of the Lez, it owes its name to the term “palus-avis”: “the marsh with birds”. It offers summer visitors shops, banks, restaurants, cafés, a casino, water sports, boat hire and numerous hotels and campsites.

Palavas-les-Flots Beaches

Palavas-les-Flots offers no less than 7 km of family beaches and quality sports facilities. It is an excellent spot for beach volleyball, windsurfing and kite-surfing!

Palavas-les-Flots restaurants

Find what you’re looking for on the seafront! Sample local seafood specialities at Le Mimosa or Les Patios de Saint-Pierre.

Getting to Palavas from Montpellier or Pérols

By bus:

  • From Montpellier tram line 4 (Garcia Lorca stop) and TaM bus lines 11 and 32 (Garcia Lorca stop), take the liO-Hérault Transport 631 bus to Palavas-les-Flots (Salle Bleue).
  • From tramway line 3 (Pérols – Etang de l’Or stop), take the Transp’or du Pays de l’Or line 1 bus to Palavas-les-Flots (Salle Bleue).

By bike: cycle along the Lez to Palavas-les-Flots!

Palavas-les-Flots restaurants

Sample local seafood specialities!