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Address: Digue Gaston Berthe, Calais, France
Phone Number: +33 6 19 67 89 72
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Surprisingly good beach!

I was quite surprised at what a good beach this is, nice sand, lots of eateries, ample parking, & great views towards England! Good to visit on a Sunday, with markets and events... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
allertonlad
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was quite surprised at what a good beach this is, nice sand, lots of eateries, ample parking, & great views towards England! Good to visit on a Sunday, with markets and events making it a hive of activity. Some old style beach huts make it quite scenic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Loved this beach as we weren't expecting it at all. We literally passed it on the way to our overnight hotel in Calais. We had to get out and go for a stroll. The beach was empty which was perfect and it felt mostly untouched with only a few other footprints in the wonderfully yellow sand. Would like to come... More 

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Thank smiller212
Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Nice big beach, white sand and great views over to the UK and the passing ferries and some frites stands nearby for snacks. However, the usual dog bans apply, from mid-May until 15th October and whilst it is annoying, you can see why. We were staying close by and thought we'd let the faithful hound have a run before hitting... More 

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Thank Jon0408travel
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

excellent bach, silent and clean lots of bar and cafeteria. you can take your beer and to go to beach, in warm water

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Thank aydin e
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I am from Australia and we have some wonderful beaches here but the sand on Calais beach - I think the best I have seen. It is kept wonderfully clean as well. While there you must try the fritteries and ice cream vans - best value in Europe and we have been to a lot of places. Can't wait to... More 

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Thank Rosy D
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Love this beach in Calais, beautiful white sand and you can sit and watch the ferries coming in to dock.Also the fritteres there are really good for a quick snack.

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Thank Susan C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

nice clean beach in Calais- ok it's not Nice but Calais so the water .... well that's the Channel and not the Med ... but nice a very nice setting to soak up the sun :)

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Thank Fabienamberieu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent beach with good car parking. Lots of attractions for young and old. Gine sand. Easy sloping beach and goid for all ages. Great when yhere is no wind but windy season brings 'peeling effect' very quickly. Still love the beach here.

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Thank Joe A
Sao Paulo, SP
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The wind blows cold, even on sunny days ... It's so cold that even in the summer, the beach is not crowded and few people venture to enter the sea. In addition, the rental of chairs is very expensive and there is no beach service (bars and restaurants).

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Thank Poisonouss
Europe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Very pleasant, relaxed with lots of food and drinks available around the area and lovely views.I love how the ships come and go into such a small harbour. Lots of different people around also enjoying the sun and beach.

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