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Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely clean beaches with series of stone breakwaters giving protection from waves and currents. Plenty of space to spread out and free parking right next to the beach area.

Thank johnmxp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing beach for families with young kids. Current wasn't too strong while we were there and water temperature was fine. Well, we are from Belgium...

Thank nicodvisor
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

During our trip to south of France we took a bus from Arles to Saintes-Marie-de-la-Mer beach. It was in July. Weather was perfect. Friends and our kids enjoyed the beach. See was bit cooler and perfect for the warm day. We had a walk through...More

Thank eyesha
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The beach across from Le Dauphine Bleu is divided by jetties and quite shallow for a long way. The water is warm and the beach sand is cleaned every morning. Plenty of restaurants a short walk away and bathrooms spotted along the beach.

1  Thank Martha M
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The beaches are clean and good maintained. Freshwater showers and public toilets are installed and in good shape. Beaches have no beach bar which is due to the close distance to village not necessary. Parking might be a hustle since there are plenty of holiday...More

Thank Uwe L
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This seemed to be a decent beach. I went in March, so I didn’t go for a swim or anything — I just walked out to the end of a jetty and took in the surroundings. The village around this beach was pretty quiet at...More

Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The beach has fine sand - not as white as we get in Australia - and is fairly well protected. It's very popular with families and others. There were a number of topless bathers when we were there but they don't get a second glance....More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Good parking, showers along, nice sand, many places for smalll kids, nice clean water and so much space that it is quiet. Yes, to recommend.

Thank NathiOslo
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our day at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer beach. I can imagine it would get very busy in August (we visited on a Wednesday in July), there was lots of parking in official car parks and parking spaces on the nearby streets. The beach was...More

Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Unfortunately the traditional cottages along the beach are up for demolition. It would be nice to keep them as a legacy of the past.

Thank C R
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2 August 2018|
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Response from NathiOslo | Reviewed this property |
Many in Saintes Maries We were at Le Rouget and would have love to also try La cabane de coquillages
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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
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