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Address: Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
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Beautiful beach, and even in the height of the season not too crowded

Beautiful beach, and even in the height of the season not too crowded - HOWEVER - there are nudists, who enjoy flaunting themselves. Not a very pleasant experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Aveiro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Sparrows and seagulls like to fly around looking for food. There are also a few shrimps swimming in the shallow waters and some curious cone-like shells, some of them still with the crab inside, running around underwater! The sand is divided into small bays by a series of wind and wave-breakers,which give some shelter on windy days and also allow... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Beautiful beach, and even in the height of the season not too crowded - HOWEVER - there are nudists, who enjoy flaunting themselves. Not a very pleasant experience.

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Chardon, Ohio
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

visited the beach in mid-May. Beautiful and peaceful, still too early for Summer crowds. Quaint town but pretty touristy. A neighbor to the bulls and the marsh lands of the Camargue. More fisherman in the sea than bathers.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Fairly quiet beach off season, rolling in waves and the colours of it all are quite breathtaking. Coming in from the Camargue area with the White horses and the Black Bulls you cannot believe it can be more beautiful but it is? Kite flying and walking along the area are most popular and on the seafront are many restaurants, many... More 

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Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

TGV from Paris....WOW! Wild white horses, flamingoes, beach, fresh seafood, beautiful protected ecosystem. ...& then there is the Most Interesting Historical Element!!☆☆

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This beach is very attractive off season. There are not too many people. It's great to walk and watch the kite surffers. The light gets very beautiful in the setting sun. And the town with all the facilities is just nearby.

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Closeburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I stayed here for 4 days in my motorhome October 2011. as part of a 4 month Europe tour this was one of my highlights. My son and I went to Loui's ranch and went out on a ride by the lake and along the beach. I tell you now it don't get much better. The weather was still warm... More 

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Rayne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

There is plenty of space. Lots of restaurants and snack bars close by and a great walk along the beach if you want

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My daughters really enjoyed this beach. Plenty of space. We took our own picnic (Baguettes etc). Sea calm but waves built up later in day which was good for jumping,body surfing etc. We travelled from near Aigues Mortes everyday for a week as it was so pleasant. Took a walk into the harbour town later in day. Parking was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A long sandy white beach and the town is packed with restaurants most empty at the time of the year we were there; would not like to come in peak summer, must be a mad house and the roads are very local D roads.

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