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Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer beach

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
+33 4 90 97 82 55
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Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
+33 4 90 97 82 55
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's September, and there's hardly anyone on the beach, so this may be an inaccurate picture - but let me paint it anyway. The town centre beaches consist of soft, clean sand. Offshore breakwaters provide a series of lagoons where the water is calm and...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely day out for the kids and family next to a historic town. There was a nice restaurant on the beach. With plenty of space for the family this was a good beach.

Thank DCrocket01
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is undoubtedly good for families with young kids since the waters are calm and the reinforcements have created lagoons where tou can swim, stand-up paddle etc. It must get very busy in July/Aug and there are no facilities (showers, toilets). There is a...More

Thank iloveliguria59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beaches, not packet but really cold water! Pebbles beaches and amazing city! Worth spending a few hours enjoying the sun!

Thank prado_carlos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice sand beach, a bit overcrowded, but there are plenty of place for everybody. I would strongly recommend you to arrive there asap, because parking could be a issue later ...

Thank Karel K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this beach many times over the years and I will definitely come back in future! Even though it is a big sandy beach it can get quite crowded during the summer, so be prepared to share this beach with a lot...More

Thank thismomentinmylife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach runs right through the town but out towards the east you can walk for a half hour or so and find places where your nearest neighbour is 20m or more away. You can drive there too, although they charge for parking, but it...More

Thank 424orb
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Dark sand, little cove created artificially with wave breakers. Excellent and popular place, no room to change but excellent showers. Sea was clean. Easy to park around

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We headed for the beach with our teenagers. Had all sorts of French beaches over the years, this one was fantastic! Head out of town (West) a little. Here we parked up for free all day which is a bonus. The beach was totally sandy...More

Thank Benjijackson
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely place with s great chuch with fantastic views. You can actually for a small change ho on the roof. The beaches are spotless with nice showers to clean up. Lots of restaurants and shops to spend your money in. Car parks are...More

Thank Dennis L
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Response from davechardon | Reviewed this property |
There are some depending on the area you are in and the wind. We rode horseback out on the dunes and along the beach and didn't encounter any at all until we went behind the dunes and into the marsh areas. We had on mosquito... More