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Plage Gros Jonc

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Excellent beach

Beautiful sand,gentle waves,ideal for families,Great whether tide in or out,I have been here several times in all seasons and love it

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Beautiful sand,gentle waves,ideal for families,Great whether tide in or out,I have been here several times in all seasons and love it

Thank VictoriaHH2013
England, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Sandy beach. Excellent for swimming, surfing or paddle boarding. However, be careful of sharp rocks under the water. Very small car park is a problem. A larger park is several hundred metres from the beach. Excellent self cleaning toilets in the small car park. Snack bar and small shop just off the beach.

Thank jeaniebh
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this beach with a family of small children. The beach was full of dead sea plants. It made the beach look very untidy. Water was not clear. Some sea stuff there too. The kids enjoyed the beach. Waves were big enough to be exciting and small enough to be safe :) There was a lot off traffic on... More 

Thank ilonar336
Dublin, Ireland
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95 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

All the beaches on this side of island are really nice, its pretty much one continuous beach for a many kilometers. Thought some sections are a little stonier than others. Plage Gros Jonc was nice and sandy. All the beaches have small car parks close by and though the towns are very close by but you feel cut off by... More 

2 Thank Paulyg123
Oslo, Norway
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108 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We were lucky to be staying 100 metres from this nice beach, probably one of the best beaches on the island. It has a grocery store and a decent beach bar connected to the 5-star camping site that will do well for both lunch and dinner if you are not too fuzzy. Steer away from the drinks - both alcoholic... More 

Thank lenkre
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2012

If you want to spend a day on the beach on the Ile de Ré, Plage Gros Jonc might well be the best bet. Only about 45 minutes of gentle cycling from La Flotte, the beach has just the right amount of surf for learner or average surfers and enough wind (when we were there) to challenge competent sailboarders. Great... More 

2 Thank Ken M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2012

Found by accident but went back again as it had everything you need - lovely clean soft sand, the sea was not "weedy", there was plenty of room on the beach and nearby was an attractive cafe, little shop and clean loos. Mind you, this was in June so I can't say it will always be as quiet when the... More 

3 Thank Alison S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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435 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Came across this one when exploring the island on bikes, it's a long stretch of lovely sand and gently shelving waters, great for kids, only downside was the sand flies, drive you insane when attempting to chill out and sunbathe!

1 Thank spendleb48
Poitiers, France
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2012

Out of season you will enjoy this lovely beach- walk along it, ride along it ;watch the boats go by.

4 Thank gingerfrance

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