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Main beach

As with its neighbour, Miramar, there is an abundance of waves to have fun in but on the contrary... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2019
Birgitta-Kenneth
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Solna, Sweden
via mobile
Great spot to sit with ice cream and people watch

We were only in town briefly, so we didn't have enough time to enjoy the beach. But we did walk... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2019
skersley
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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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Big fine sand beach protected by a bay at the heart of the city. Ideal for the bathing in family with young children. Clubs of beach, rents of tents, deckchairs and parasols. Nautical activities on the spot as paddle board, towed buoys, water-skiing...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Promenade Jacques Thibaud | Centre ville, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

As with its neighbour, Miramar, there is an abundance of waves to have fun in but on the contrary there is hardly any Rocks åt all here which is way better. Sunset is good as well.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019

We were only in town briefly, so we didn't have enough time to enjoy the beach. But we did walk along the adjacent boardwalk and then we enjoyed our ice cream sitting on the beach wall, people watching.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 23, 2019

The Grande Plage is a wide expanse of sand which saw people walking along it or people swimming in the water of the Atlantic, usually in a wetsuit. It is well cared for each day and smoking is forbidden which is great, if the French...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Do you like rain? No, try an overcast day, or if you are fortunate, the sun will be filtered by humidity or as clear as any sky you have ever seen near the sea. The walk along the entire length of "la digue" combined with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

very proper, cleaned every night, well protected and not too many people. Easy to get into the water!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely wide beach with soft sand. The water was fairly calm on the day we went, although the water temperature was cold.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

This beach is beautiful and can be crowded in sunny weather. It wasn't crowded when we went because dark clouds loomed above indicating a storm (which happened in the middle of the night). There are showers to rinse off sand.

Date of experience: August 2018
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PaysStJeandeLuz, Responsable relations publiques at Grande Plage, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank your for your comment.

Reviewed August 28, 2018

The beach can be a bit crowded in the summer. That's actually not something i like for my holidays.. If you too, there are some much better sand beach around !

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

What are you searching for in a beach ? That everything is available in here. It’s full sandy beach with save guards and medical help. Most of the people are tourists and it’s always have big crowd, around the beach it’s full of restaurants and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank thayalant2016
Reviewed August 7, 2018

French families have been coming to this beach for generations. The protected bay means the surf isn't too high for children and the long strip of sand is perfect for morning and evening walks. There are also kids beach clubs that pop up in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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