We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ile de Bendor

Ile de Bendor, 83150, Bandol, France
+33 4 94 05 90 90
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Beautiful island

If you are ever in Bandol, a visit to Ile de Bendor is a must. Just a short ferry ride away, this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jacqui1919
,
Tenby
Lovely lunch in sunshine overlooking the sea

Stayed in Bandol at the Ike de arousse hitel - superb. Went on boat over to Bendor for lunch. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lois L
,
Bandol, France
Read all 241 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Bendor Island is located in south of France, in the Var Department (83), in front of the seaside town of Bandol. Small island of 6 hectares, nicknamed "the island of the Mediterranean Arts" through museums, the village of creators, exhibitions ... This is one of the Paul Ricard's islands, bought and shaped by the eponymous entrepreneur Paul Ricard, in 1950. The Island is accessible all of the year, from the Bandol marina.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“film set” (2 reviews)
“few hours” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Ile de Bendor, 83150, Bandol, France
CONTACT
Website
+33 4 94 05 90 90
Write a Review
Reviews (241)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are ever in Bandol, a visit to Ile de Bendor is a must. Just a short ferry ride away, this island is so very beautiful. Unfortunately, the island was mostly closed when we visited (first week in October) with just the restaurant still...More

Thank jacqui1919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Bandol at the Ike de arousse hitel - superb. Went on boat over to Bendor for lunch. The island is well worth the visit, it has hotels and restaurants but one night would be sufficient

Thank Lois L
Reviewed 12 September 2017

On friends' advice we took the ferry across and wow was it not a 'Treasure Island'. It's actually like another world, a mixture of France, Italy and Greece for starters. Everything about it is like a film set. The beauty of the tiny harbour, the...More

1  Thank Tony36
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We took a day to visit the island. A walk around the island, a swim off the pier, a swim from a sandy quiet beach, a visit to the wine ans spirit musem. High point - Paul Ricard's art galery. Very impressive!!!!

1  Thank debsteroonie
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Nice view for a few hours trip in front of Bandol. You can take a boat for a few minutes trip and visite the island.

Thank Derouard
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

You can take a ferry from Bandol to this island. Well worth the trip. It is owned by thé Ricard family. Walking around the whole island takes 15 minutes. There are a few places where you can still fit a drink or a bite to...More

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A friend of mine has the good fortune to own a duplex apartment in the beautiful town of Bandol. It has a roof terrace with a million dollar view over to the Ile de Bendor with 360 degree views of the lovely bay - Anse...More

Thank Elliemae2008
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We had lunch at Dallos we enjoyed the view the food was not exsptional for the price..we did not have much of choice it was the only restaurant open at this pireoid

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent stay in this very small island having few villas and one hotel, 3 beachs ( only one public) and other snack bars and restaurants. Direct schuttle from Bandol city (7mn cross). Owned by Paul Ricard, the familly continue its maintenançe and reconstruction ( remain...More

Thank Tekaia R
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Just st a few minutes away from the town centre and with a regular ferry you will find this quiet island with a good walk and a few beaches. There a three or four restaurants which are reasonably priced. If you book an evening meal,...More

Thank Alan J
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Auberge Provencale
391 reviews
.53 miles away
Les Oliviers
213 reviews
.37 miles away
La Chipote
310 reviews
.35 miles away
La Marine
273 reviews
.56 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Plage de Renecros
75 reviews
.34 miles away
Plage Capelan
10 reviews
.98 miles away
Grand Casino Partouche Bandol
32 reviews
.80 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ile de Bendor staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit