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Uncrowded once children return to school

This is a lovely wide beach with soft sand. The water was fairly calm on the day we went, although... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Beautiful beach

This beach is beautiful and can be crowded in sunny weather. It wasn't crowded when we went... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Big fine sand beach protected by a bay at the heart of the city. Ideal for the bathing in family with young children. Clubs of beach, rents of tents, deckchairs and parasols. Nautical activities on the spot as paddle board, towed buoys, water-skiing...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Promenade Jacques Thibaud | Centre ville, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 03 16
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely wide beach with soft sand. The water was fairly calm on the day we went, although the water temperature was cold.

Thank Crcb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is beautiful and can be crowded in sunny weather. It wasn't crowded when we went because dark clouds loomed above indicating a storm (which happened in the middle of the night). There are showers to rinse off sand.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach can be a bit crowded in the summer. That's actually not something i like for my holidays.. If you too, there are some much better sand beach around !

Thank Fuppsala
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

What are you searching for in a beach ? That everything is available in here. It’s full sandy beach with save guards and medical help. Most of the people are tourists and it’s always have big crowd, around the beach it’s full of restaurants and...More

Thank Thayalan T
Reviewed August 7, 2018

French families have been coming to this beach for generations. The protected bay means the surf isn't too high for children and the long strip of sand is perfect for morning and evening walks. There are also kids beach clubs that pop up in the...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

This is a pleasant beach to unwind after your tour through the city. Showers at the beach allow to clean youself from seawater after swimming.

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

This is a beautiful grand but sheltered beachfront thanks to the seawall. It is popular with swimmers and further along surfers as well. We were there in early autumn when it was not so busy so it was easy to walk around and enjoy the...More

1  Thank 2adults2teens
Reviewed September 25, 2017

This is an excellent beach with wonderful views, great spaces and clear water. Even when the weather is not so good it is wonderful to stand and watch the waves crashing onto the beach.

1  Thank pammcnee1
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Well maintained, with lifeguards in the afternoon, showers for swimmers, even free wifi! Very crowded in summer.

Thank Clement K
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I rented an apartment overlooking the beach, so saw every morning how much effort is put into keeping the beach absolutely spotless. Each morning the crew are out there emptying bins and picking up every piece of litter and rubbish. Seaweed and other detritus is...More

1  Thank Tiggertigger
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