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Plage du Veillat (Saint Raphaël)

Urban sandy beach with very shallow water. All facilities we can expect from a big town nearby including gare (railway station) and parking (car park). A large choice of bars, restaurants, night clubs by the beach. And a casino for the gamblers too !
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 1 mn = 17 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 5 mn = 21 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 40 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 5 mn = 45 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 64 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 50 m
Grocery store at 300 m
Village at 300 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage du Veillat (Saint Raphaël) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH WEST
GPS 43.421165 N 6.768565 E
Other ideas in the area

Leisurely walk through the park by la Plage Beaurivage to Port Santa Lucia

Plage de Fréjus (Fréjus)

Long urban sandy beach split in many small sections. All attractions and facilities we can expect from a big balnear town nearby including gare (railway station) and parking (car park). A very large choice of bars, restaurants, shops all along the beach. Night market in july and august.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 2 mn = 18 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 11 mn = 27 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 39 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 62 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 50 m
Grocery store at 300 m
Village at 300 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage de Fréjus (Fréjus) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH EAST
GPS 43.420837 N 6.756592 E
Other ideas in the area

Leisurely walk in Port Fréjus

Plage de la Base Nature (Fréjus)

Urban then Natural at its west extremity where the river Argens flows to the sea.Large but likely busy parking (car park) because La Base Nature (Fréjus) is basically a urge park (decommissioned Naval Air Station) where people gather for bicycling, inline skating or walking on the runway 300m behind the beach.
If you are interested in aviation history, take a look at the bust of Rolland Garros (first non-stop flight across the Mediterranean on 23 September 1913) beside The Étendard IVM carrier-based jet strike fighter close to the main entrance gate of this sports complex. By the way, if sea water does not suit, you still can find an alternative in the nice and bright swimming pool (closed on Sunday) right here with jacuzzi and overview on the see !
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 7 mn = 20 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 39 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 30 mn = 43 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 62 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 50 m
Grocery store at 500 m
Village at 2000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage de la Base Nature (Fréjus) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH EAST
GPS 43.415336 N 6.742365 E
Other ideas in the area

Walk to the mouth of l'Argens river (West) or to Port de Fréjus (Fréjus) (East) - A large number of outdoor activities available in la Base Nature situated behind the hangars.

Calanque de Santa Lucia (Saint Raphaël)

Small quiet creek with shingle in a rocky scenery. Access is possible walking on Le sentier des Douaniers (coastal path Sentier Santa Lucia - Le Dramont) from Santa Lucia Port (south-west) or from la plage de la Péguière (Boulouris - east). You can also access (walking only) from the RD 1098 through allée des Muses. No steps to reach the cove but the slope is quite steep at the end.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 9 mn = 25 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 44 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 6 mn = 50 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 38 mn = 54 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 400 m
Grocery store at 400 m
Village at 1700 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
x Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
x Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
x No water sport available at walking distance - see FIND WATER SPORTS to find a suitable spot.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  pebbles - sand - rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  EAST
GPS 43.409467 N 6.787054 E

Calanque des Fournas (Saint Raphaël)

Small quiet creek with red shingle in a rocky scenery. Basically, the coastline is mainly rocky and rugged between Saint Raphaël and Le Dramont. Access is possible walking on Le sentier des Douaniers (coastal path Sentier Santa Lucia - Le Dramont ) from Santa Lucia Port or from la plage de la Péguière (Boulouris). You can also access (walking only) from the RD 1098 in front of the bridge over the railway through allée de la Pointe des Moines. At the end, 28 rocky steps before you reach the cove.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 10 mn = 26 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 44 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 6 mn = 50 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 42 mn = 58 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 400 m
Grocery store at 400 m
Village at 1700 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
x Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
x Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
x No water sport available at walking distance - see FIND WATER SPORTS to find a suitable spot.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  pebbles - sand - rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  EAST
GPS 43.410217 N 6.792265 E

Plage de la Tortue (Boulouris)

Take the pedestrian way (nice for promenade) at plage Arène Grosse to access this long and narrow pebble beach. Water is very shallow in this area and getting in the water for swimming is a bit tricky.

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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 25 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 1 mn = 26 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 25 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 6 mn = 31 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 46 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 6 mn = 52 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 400 m
Grocery store at 400 m
Village at 400 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
x Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
x No water sport available at walking distance - see FIND WATER SPORTS to find a suitable spot.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  pebbles - sand - rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH
GPS 43.413321 N 6.80993 E

Plage des Esclamandes (Saint-Aygulf)

Long dunes-lined beach in a natural landscape especially if you come closer to l'embouchure de l'Argens (mouth of Argens river) where naturists and nudists like to be.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 13 mn = 26 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 41 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 66 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 57 mn = 70 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 1500 m
Grocery store at 2500 m
Village at 2500 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage des Esclamandes (Saint-Aygulf) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH EAST
GPS 43.404517 N 6.731379 E

Plage de la Pescade (Boulouris)

Small size sandy cove in a rocky scenery.Access close to #2696 of the street (main coastal road between Saint Raphaël and Cannes). No steps but quite steep slope to access

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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 25 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 2 mn = 27 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 25 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 8 mn = 33 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 47 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 500 m
Grocery store at 500 m
Village at 500 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
x Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
x Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
x No water sport available at walking distance - see FIND WATER SPORTS to find a suitable spot.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand - rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH
GPS 43.415451 N 6.814415 E

Plage du Débarquement (Le Dramont)

Spacious pine-lined beach across from l'Ile d'Or (small island) known to have been the inspiration for Hergé’s Tintin cartoon L’Ile Noire. The name Débarquement (landing beach) reminds us that the allied forces landed here on 15th August 1944 to take part in Operation Dragoon.
Large pebbles along the foreshore may present a little and funny challenge to step off the beach but large diversity of marine life here will delight fans of mask and snorkel once in the water.
The back of the beach instead is sandy and shady...
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 27 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 1 mn = 28 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 27 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 5 mn = 32 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 49 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 400 m
Grocery store at 600 m
Village at 4000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage du Débarquement (Le Dramont) for further information.
More details
x Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  pebbles - sand - rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH
GPS 43.415802 N 6.843671 E
Other ideas in the area

Visit the tiny Port du Poussaï (Le Dramont) nestled in its unspoilt setting next to the beach east side - Hiking tour to le sémaphore du Dramont

Plage de Saint-Aygulf (Saint-Aygulf)

Saint-Aygulf beaches are basically a set of four small artificial shell shaped sandy coves. Easy to swim, safe for kids with possibility to settle in the shade of the palm trees. May be really overcrowded close to Port de Saint Aygulf (Saint-Aygulf) because of large campsites nearby.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 16 mn = 29 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 39 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 62 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 68 mn = 81 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 500 m
Grocery store at 1500 m
Village at 1500 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS Plage de Saint-Aygulf (Saint-Aygulf) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH EAST
GPS 43.396504 N 6.729898 E
Other ideas in the area

A walk just behind Sentier Etangs de Villepey in the natural reserve populated by many species of birds.

Plage de Camp Long (Le dramont)

Small shell shaped sandy cove situated at the foot of the hill dominated by le Sémaphore du Dramont.
Safe for kids and perfectly protected in case of strong wind heading west.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 30 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 1 mn = 31 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 30 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 5 mn = 35 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 55 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 100 m
Grocery store at 100 m
Village at 100 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
x No water sport available at walking distance - see FIND WATER SPORTS to find a suitable spot.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  EAST
GPS 43.42015 N 6.858446 E
Other ideas in the area

Hiking tour to la table d'orientation; Hiking tour to le Pic du Cap Roux - Market in Agay village on Wednesdays morning

Plage d'Agay (Agay)

Long sandy beach sheltered by the bay. Shallow and very often calm water ideal for kids. Agay is a peaceful village unaffected by the passing of time until recently. All facilities nearby including gare (railway station) parking (car park), bars, restaurants, poste (post office) and shops. Market on Wednesdays morning.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 30 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 1 mn = 31 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 30 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 5 mn = 35 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 55 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 100 m
Grocery store at 100 m
Village at 100 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage d'Agay (Agay) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH
GPS 43.432661 N 6.861469 E
Other ideas in the area

Hiking tour to la table d'orientation; Hiking tour to le Pic du Cap Roux - Market in Agay village on Wednesdays morning

Calanque du Pont de Bois (Saint-Aygulf)

Small beach among a few other calanques close to Saint-Aygulf village. Le Sentier Saint-Aygulf - les Calanques is a pleasant walk and also the best way to discover all of them.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 19 mn = 32 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 36 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Travel time by bus | directions on request 20 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 8 mn = 44 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 58 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 500 m
Grocery store at 500 m
Village at 500 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
x Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
x Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS Calanque du Pont de Bois (Saint-Aygulf) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  pebbles - sand - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH EAST
GPS 43.385912 N 6.728268 E

Plage de la Baumette (Agay)

Medium size sandy beach situated in a charming bay at walking distance from the centre of Agay. Gare (railway station) at 1500m and parking (car park) at 250m. Unique and pleasant feeling to swim in a safe shallow water natural pool 300m long !
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 30 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 5 mn = 35 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 30 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 23 mn = 53 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 57 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 4 mn = 61 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 300 m
Grocery store at 300 m
Village at 1000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage d'Agay (Agay) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  WEST
GPS 43.429029 N 6.870055 E
Other ideas in the area

Hiking tour to la table d'orientation; Hiking tour to le Pic du Cap Roux - Market in Agay village on Wednesdays morning

Plage de la Gaillarde (Les Issambres)

Medium size family beach. divers in waiting will appreciate the miniature island reachable after a long mediterranean crossing of... 20 metres! Rocky sections and sandy beaches alternate here on the shorline between Saint Aygulf and Sainte Maxime.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 39 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 35 mn = 48 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 62 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 2000 m
Grocery store at 2000 m
Village at 2000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS Plage de la Gaillarde (Les Issambres) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  pebbles - sand - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  EAST
GPS 43.366584 N 6.713194 E
Other ideas in the area

Vivier Gallo-Romain (Les Issambres)

Pointe des Sardinaux (Sainte Maxime)

This natural small headland is basically a former military site (see the WW2 bunker concealed in the greenery north side).It has then been preserved from construction and is perfect for a picnic experience surrounded by the sea. Some majestic maritime pine trees will help you stay out of the blinding midday sun. Water is extremely shallow all around: it may be a good idea for the kids to play but La plage de la Nartelle at 5 minutes walking (north) is better for swimming.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 43 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 69 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 71 mn = 84 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 2500 m
Grocery store at 2500 m
Village at 2500 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
x Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
x Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Pointe des Sardinaux (Sainte Maxime) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  NORTH EAST to SOUTH WEST
GPS 43.313723 N 6.671598 E

Calanque du Petit Caneiret (Anthéor)

Medium size natural cove with nice ocre red shingle.Situated in the colourful massif de l'Esterel where Le Pic du Cap Roux dips right down to the blue sea. A peaceful natural experience located a stone's throw from civilisation that will make you forget the 130 steep steps to access from the car park on RD 1098 coastal road.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by train | directions on request 40 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 4 mn = 44 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 40 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 15 mn = 55 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 61 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 99 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 800 m
Grocery store at 6500 m
Village at 7000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
x Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
x Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
x No water sport available at walking distance - see FIND WATER SPORTS to find a suitable spot.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  pebbles - sand - rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  EAST
GPS 43.429029 N 6.870055 E

Plage des Éléphants (Sainte Maxime)

Very narrow but long sandy beach.The war memorial held right by the beach reminds us that the allied forces landed here in August 1944.Water is shallow and sealife is usually above par.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 44 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 71 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 67 mn = 80 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 3000 m
Grocery store at 3000 m
Village at 3000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage des Éléphants (Sainte Maxime) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand - rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  EAST
GPS 43.331023 N 6.668626 E

Plage de San Peïre (Les Issambres)

Small sandy beach with all facilities in the center of San Peïre (St. Peter in provençal language) village. People with disabilities will appreciate the lift for access from the street.Local public authorities here have accomplished a great achievement by keeping maritime pine trees in the village between the street and the beach. Lovers of popular imagery will appreciate this touch of picturesque Provençal village.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 44 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Travel time by bus | directions on request 30 mn = 46 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 13 mn + Estimated time riding a city or hybrid bicycle (av. speed 17 km.p.h) | directions on request 46 mn = 59 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 71 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 50 m
Grocery store at 100 m
Village at 100 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage de San Peïre (Les Issambres) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand - rocks - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH WEST
GPS 43.341066 N 6.693447 E

Plage de la Croisette (Sainte Maxime)

This large sandy beach situated outside of Sainte Maxime on the way to Saint Tropez is protected by long piers. It provides a wide, clear and safe swimming zone.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 40 mn
 Travel time by bus | directions on request 40 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 15 mn = 55 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 69 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 1000 m
Grocery store at 1000 m
Village at 1000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage de la Croisette (Sainte Maxime) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  EAST
GPS 43.300173 N 6.626687 E

Plage des Canoubiers (Saint Tropez)

Medium size discreet sandy beach facing the also charming baie des Canoubiers.One of the very few beaches on the French Riviera heading north. It means different light, different colors and different Atmosphere...
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by bus | directions on request 40 mn + Travel time by boat | directions on request 15 mn + Travel time by bus | directions on request 7 mn = 55 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 60 mn
 Travel time by bus | directions on request 40 mn + Travel time by boat | directions on request 15 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 38 mn = >90mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 96 mn
 Travel time by train | directions on request 16 mn + Travel time by boat | directions on request 60 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 38 mn = >90mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 2500 m
Grocery store at 2500 m
Village at 2500 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
x Restaurant or grocery nearby
Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
x Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage des Canoubiers (Saint Tropez) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  NORTH to NORTH WEST
GPS 43.265031 N 6.66545 E

Plage des Salins (Saint Tropez)

Long natural white sandy beach also reachable by the footpath Sentier Saint Tropez - Pampelonne . In spite of some scattered houses, the environment has been quite preserved in the whole peninsula.Nice natural experience is thus possible all along the coastline between le cap de Saint Tropez and Cavalaire-sur-mer.
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Travel time by bus | directions on request 40 mn + Travel time by boat | directions on request 15 mn + Travel time by bus | directions on request 16 mn = 55 mn
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 64 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 103 mn
 Travel time by bus | directions on request 40 mn + Travel time by boat | directions on request 15 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 60 mn = >90mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 2000 m
Grocery store at 4000 m
Village at 4000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
x Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
x Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
x No water sport available at walking distance - see FIND WATER SPORTS to find a suitable spot.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  EAST to SOUTH EAST
GPS 43.257721 N 6.693227 E

Plage de l'Escalet (Ramatuelle)

One of the few remote natural sandy beach together with la Plage de la Briande (Ramatuelle) whose access is le sentier du littoral (coastline footpath) from here.The southern part of Saint Tropez peninsula between le Cap Camarat and Gigaro is one of the most fascinating wild section of French Mediterannean coastline (similarities with some greek islands landscapes are sometimes mentioned).
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 64 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 103 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 4000 m
Grocery store at 4000 m
Village at 4000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
x No water sport available at walking distance - see FIND WATER SPORTS to find a suitable spot.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  pebbles - sand - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH EAST
GPS 43.186627 N 6.642276 E

Plage de Pampelonne (Ramatuelle)

Also called les plages de Saint Tropez with Tahiti beach northside, it is by far the largest sandy beach in the area (4000 m long). Wide natural area, clear water, safe swimming, nice moored yachts...
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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 63 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 101 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 4000 m
Grocery store at 4000 m
Village at 4000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
Public toilets
Access for disabled persons
Water sport available on the beach or nearby. Take a look at FIND WATER SPORTS at Plage de Pampelonne (Ramatuelle) for further information.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  EAST
GPS 43.224567 N 6.66707 E

Plage de la Briande (Ramatuelle)

Charming white sandy beach at the base of Le Cap Taillat, a sandy isthmus whose breathtaking beauty is now a preserved natural area (after it was acquired in extremis in 1987 by le Conservatoire du littoral). As an extra bonus for a full natural experience, access is only possible walking about 2000 m on le sentier des douaniers (yellow marks) from Plage de l'Escalet (Ramatuelle) .

Elle est pas belle la vie !

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Getting there (Estimated time needed in July-August)
 Estimated time by car | directions on request 64 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 26 mn = 90 mn
 Estimated time riding a race-road bicycle (av. speed 28 km.p.h if flat & 22 if hills ) | directions on request 103 mn + Estimated time walking | directions on request 26 mn = 129 mn
All year round facilities - How far from ?
Restaurant at 4000 m
Grocery store at 4000 m
Village at 4000 m
Facilities during the peak summer season
x Restaurant or grocery nearby
x Shadded spots
x Baignade surveillée (beach supervised)
x Plage privée (private beach club)
x Public shower
x Public toilets
x Access for disabled persons
x No water sport available at walking distance - see FIND WATER SPORTS to find a suitable spot.
More details
Shallow water - easy to get in the water (light slope)
x Very likely to be crowded in July August
  Sea floor in swimming zone:  sand - posidonia meadow
  Not recommended by strong wind heading  SOUTH WEST
GPS 43.1715 N 6.636064 E