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lounge rentals free beach

are there inexpensive daily lounge rentals available on any of the free beaches in Antibes.We are staying at the Royal Beach hotel

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The Royal Hotel has its own little beach with matresses and parasols available ( also beach side restaurant) - the only bit of private beach in Antibes ! The adjoining Salis and Ponteil beaches are free and do not have such facilities althoug you can buy your own umbrellas , blow up matress, umbrellas, and a selection of blow-up alligators or dolphins etc as you wish at a shop across the street.

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A private beach has negotiated with the town for a fee plus taxes to provide the services you are mentioning - sunbeds and umbrellas on a daily or half day rate , sometimes a beach restaurant or snack bar etc.

Passersby must be able to walk in front of the private beach area and the private beach must not spral outside the delimitations laid down when they took on the concession. this gets regularly measured and infringements lead to fines.

Public beaches are just stretches of sand or pebbles although there will be showers , toilets and often firstaid/life guard station at peak times and snack bars positioned every so often along the beach

As Ed says, you can buy your own beach items . And ime usually for the same sort of money as one day beach rental fee

nb shops beside the beach will be selling stuff at a premium , buy from places in town centre eg maxi bazaar on robert soleau in Antibes

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Thank you both for the great info,That is just what i needed.

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