Let's admit it, our first instinct to find the vacation home of our dreams is to rummage through sites and applications like Le Bon Coin, Airbnb, Booking or even PAP. But at what cost ? Between potential scams, lack of knowledge of the region and lack of expertise in the sector, it can be difficult to navigate. Fortunately, specialists are at your disposal. Find out why, the web pages of tourist offices remain your best allies in finding your vacation rental in the Var.

Var tourism experts

We too often confine the role of a tourist office to that of card issuer, official bus timetable provider and even “tourist office” as many old-timers say when passing through the doors of our offices. . But today, times are changing and so are the missions.

Tourist office employees are more than just reception agents. Those are stay specialists in their city, in their department and sometimes even in their region. People rich in knowledge and knowledge who are just waiting for one thing: to share it with you. Because the primary objective of these tourist structures has always been and will remain to make their town shine.

So, don’t just stop at our place when you come on vacation to Bandol. We can also help you organize your stay even before your arrival. How ? By giving you tips on this website and on our social networks, Facebook et Instagram. By testing activities for you, by imagining itinerary ideas in all seasons in order to discover all the beauties of our territory, offering you all the essential advice not to spend simple holidays among us, but to live like locals.

And that starts with accommodation.

holiday rentals between individuals in bandol

Perhaps you have already noticed our section “ Where to sleep ? ". This brings together a whole range of accommodation ranging from hotels to guest houses, including real estate agencies and our famous vacation rentals.

This last tab is a gold mine for researchers of peer-to-peer transactions. Here , you will find all the ads from owners of classified tourist accommodation. In addition to the standing provided by a number of stars, the classification is above all a guarantee for you, future tenants. The assurance that the accommodation has been visited by our team, that it was scrutinized by us, validated then noted.

By choosing your apartment on our Bandol Tourisme site, you are sure that the superb terrace you have been eyeing for a long time really exists, that the famous Mr. Dupont indicated in the contacts is indeed a real person and that it is someone serious and reliable. An inconsiderable saving of time in your research and above all, unrivaled peace of mind!

how to find accommodation on the bandol tourism website?

After theory, it’s time for practice! Here's how, in a few steps, you will be able to spot your rare gem, from individual to individual.

1. Find section “Holiday rentals”: ​​go to the menu > My Stay > Where to sleep? > Holiday rentals.

2. Play with filters : this is where you can have fun. Apartment or villa, 2 or 6 bedrooms, with or without swimming pool, accessible to pets or with elevator, you can tick off all the essentials you are looking for. The site will take care of providing you, as far as possible of course, with the results corresponding to your wishes.

3. Contact the owner : by email or by telephone depending on your preferences and the contact details available on its file.

💌 Our tip : you are not sure of your choice? No problem. You can create your own list of favorites to give yourself time to think. To do this, click on the little heart available on the accommodation details. So, you will find them all in the “ My favorites ". You can then download your selection and even share it with your loved ones.

what about the other tourist offices in the Var?

Most work like us! It's the case for Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer, Sanary-sur-Mer, La Cadière d'Azur, Six-Fours-les-Plages… and many more ! On each of these web pages, you will be able to find accommodation classified by the agents of the different municipalities. Safe values ​​that will help you avoid any disappointment as much as possible.

Our last secret for you is this : if you have not yet found your holiday town (although Bandol obviously remains the best choice), a site brings together all the seasonal rentals from individual to individual in the Var... Yes, you read correctly. It is that of Visit Var, our departmental tourist representative. The principle is simple: all the sheets available on the different pages of the Var tourist offices are gathered here. Perfection isn't it?

Good to know : you will only find on our site as well as on all those of the tourist offices in the region, apartments and holiday homes DECLARED. A significant additional guarantee since if an owner is fair with the law, there is a greater chance that he will also be fair with you!

Summary: finding your private vacation rental in the Var in 3 steps

Location de vacances entre particuliers dans le Var

1. Go to the website de the tourism office of the commune of your vacation or on the departmental website Visit Var.

2. Browse the different offers of classified tourist accommodation and find your rare pearl.

3. Contact the owner directly and book your next vacation in the South!

🥸 Good to know : if you have questions or doubts about an ad that is not available on our Bandol Tourisme site, which is possible for unclassified offers, send us an email to bandoltourisme@bandoltourisme.fr. We will check that the accommodation and its owner are registered in our databases.

🔥 PS : if you still like to play with fire and go through other sites to find your vacation rental, here is an article to help you avoid scams.




Born in Bandol, after a few trips I returned to my first love, my city. My ambition: to make you discover the most beautiful place in the world, Bandol of course.

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