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Beautiful and very quiet out of season

We visited in French October half term holidays. It was warm enough to sit on the beach with plenty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mandy J
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Perpignan, France
Beautiful beach

Big sandy beach with small rock pools at low tide. Great parking and beach bar. Accessible by car... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Jane J
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Kidderminster Worcs
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in French October half term holidays. It was warm enough to sit on the beach with plenty of space around - particularly if you were happy to walk a bit further than most people. There is a car park very close to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mandy J
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Big sandy beach with small rock pools at low tide. Great parking and beach bar. Accessible by car, cycle or walking. Good for small children, shallow sea for a fair way out.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jane J
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

The beach itself is huge so if you don’t do like most people and pile up on top of each other at the beach entrance but instead decide to walk 3 mins more, you will have plenty of space for yourself. The sand is beautiful,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jetrotteleglobe
Reviewed 3 September 2018

A beautiful beach with its own lovely lagoon. How romantic! But wait.. There's a notice on the beach warning that dogs are not allowed. What a joke! It's completely ignored by everyone. Some dogs are out of control - making unwelcome approaches, sniffing round people's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank aj1354
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here several times : long sandy beach, rock pools when the tide goes out, surfing, bodyboarding and kayking all enjoyed on the rolling waves. Well supervised and great cafes but also big enough to get away on your own.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kateash T
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic beach for young families. The water is really quite shallow as it goes out and the waves aren’t too high. Loads of space on the beach and good amenities. Parking can get busy but if you don’t mind spending 4 euros there is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank anthonya677
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach to spend time with my family (wife and 2 small kids). Beach is very child friendly. When tide then nice water area remains for the kids to play and opportunity to look for fishes and crabs between the rocks. Some nice food/drink facilties...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Kyanbeau
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Free parking. Cafe. Surf equipment and tuition available. All opens up end of March. We enjoyed a lovely walk.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank francesld
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a huge beach and the best part is further south from the car parks accessed via the Forrest. It’s on an estuary. Beware though as it’s very tidal. Fine white sand though. We will be back next summer

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jaket976
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Stunning beach. Even when busy there is loads of space. Only advice is the carpark fills up quickly but if you are happy to pay €4 for a days parking there is a private carpark which always has available space.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Sarah_from_Surrey
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Response from anthonya677 | Reviewed this property |
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As far as I know, there is a notice on the beach which clearly states that dogs are not allowed. However this seems to be largely ignored, t the extent that some dogs are becoming a nuisance, both defecating on the beach and... More
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