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Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer beach

Address: Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Rayne, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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239 reviews 239 reviews
56 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
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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Portland, Oregon
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116 reviews 116 reviews
15 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I did not swim, but the beach was decent and easy to access from the town center. Supposed to be a topless beach 3km to the East!

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Koenigsbach-Stein, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer was just beautiful! The beaches were lovely and there were many fantastic restaurants overlooking the water. There were also many wonderful small shops offering locally made items including wine, salts, herbs, and soaps. Would have loved to have been able to stay longer.

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Beersheba, Israel
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Excellent location, parking, very close to the city center, a wide strip of sea sand Of course the water is very cold

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Provence, France & London, UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Been going here for years. Great family beach where you can do all the be achy things you need. Close to the main town; parking can be very close if you're early at 4 euros. Toilets facilities are not good though - use the restaurants when you're there.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Nice beach with a very smooth sand. It wasn't so crowded even in August. The water was pretty cold in comparison with other areas, but you get used to it after a while. Ah, and nice sea food restaurants right on the sand

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

While staying in St. Remy de Provence, France my husband and I decided to explore the Camarque National Reserve on the Mediterranean. It was an easy 1 1/2 hour drive using our trusty GPS zoned in on the little town of Saintes Marie de La Mer which is located on the tip of the reserve. On the way through the... More 

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California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is a pretty, fine sand beach. It was clean and a great place to put our toes in the Mediterranean for the first time. It seemed very family-friendly. The water was chilly but nothing compared to the Pacific ocean off California. There are a couple of outdoor showers for sand, but we did not see any bathrooms. Parking was... More 

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