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Address: Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
Visit Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer beach like an insider
Top Rated
$75*
and up
Private Provence Tour: Rhone River Cruise and La Camargue

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Lovely beach in winter sun

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Arizona
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225 reviews 225 reviews
71 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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113 reviews 113 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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248 reviews 248 reviews
57 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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145 reviews 145 reviews
28 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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