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Located in the southern département of Hérault, La Grande-Motte is a town and a commune with a population of about 10,000 inhabitants and a land area of around eleven square kilometers. This area was established as a summer seaside resort with the aim of attracting tourists headed for Spain./
A noteworthy feature of the beaches of La Grande-Motte is that the design of the buildings were influenced by the pyramids of Mexico with their pyramidal shapes, giving rise to the 1974 Grand Pyramide, which was designed by the architect Jean Balladur. Because of the unique sights and the wonderful beaches, La Grande-Motte is not just a popular summer destination but it is also a great beach vacation spot any day of the year.
Apart from doing water activities such as sailing, swimming, scuba diving and surfing, there are other activities that visitors, especially families will love to do in La Grande-Motte. There are tennis courts and horseback riding facilities. Travelers who love to stroll may also visit the Le Grau du Roi and the Aigues Mortes. Although other modes of transportation are available, one can easily explore La Grande-Motte on foot. Eating at the beach restaurants will give travelers a special gastronomic treat.
One of the popular hotels in La Grande-Motte is the Mercure La Grande-Motte. The nine-story building located near the harbor in the middle of the Languedoc-Roussillon area is about 15 kilometers from the Frejorgues Airport.
To get to La Grande-Motte, travelers can fly in to the nearby Montpellier Méditerranée Airport and then take a bus to La Grande-Motte.