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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