Beaches

 

TAKE THE PERFECT BATH!  

 

 

Overlooking its superb and sun-drenched bay, nestling between the richly scented Mediterranean hillsides, Bandol is one of the largest and oldest sea resorts on the French Riviera. Many sandy beaches border the bay. Grand Vallat beach to the east, Casino beach to the south and Rènecros beach, pleasantly coiled in a famous cove…

During your stay, don’t miss the voluptuous calm and beauty of Bandol’s many creeks which can be admired all along the littoral footpaths. Easy to reach by boat, these natural creeks add a pleasurable boat trip to an agreeable bathing.

 

4 rescue posts are available, they are on Renecros Beach, Casino Beach, Central Beach & Grand Vallat Beach.
Open until September, 10. 
As for Renecros & Casino Beaches rescue posts are open during week-ends of Sept.16/17 and Sept.23/24.

 

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Sandy beach, coiled in a cove sheltered from the wind, where you can enjoy the sun even in winter.

Beach mattresses, beach umbrellas, snack, restaurants, showers, toilets, first-aid post, near parking, floating platform and pedal-boat.

Rescue Post 

+0033 (0) 4 94 29 48 96

 

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Pebble beach located in a small creek surrounded by pines, just next to the " Parc du Canet " famous for its rare pines species.

Shower, toilet.

 

 

                           

 

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Pebble & rocky creek. This is the wild part of the coast path, the former track of customs officers and smugglers.



 

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Pebble beach located in a large creek, crossed by a peninsula covered by wild Mediterranean vegetation.This is also the favorite place of fishermen & underwater lovers.


Bar, shower.

 

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7 minutes away by boat.

This little island's actually Paul Ricard's Heritage.

Since 1950, this industrialist & Artist made it an attractive place, well known by tourists now.

 

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Small rocky creek. According to the legend, the Lord's wife took her bath in a sort of pond dug by the sea. This used to be the perfect place for fishes due to its low level, it now is the best spot for surfing.


NO SWIMMING.

Out of bathing water quality certification area.

 

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Natural rocky creek offering a beautiful view to " Ile Rousse ".


NO SWIMMING.

Out of bathing water quality certification area.

 

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A little pebble beach located on the Bonaparte Cornice. This place is reserved to dogs.


"Toutounet" dog waste bags available.


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Pebble creek. Cousteau, Taillez and Dumas set the first aqualung in 1943 on this beach,
Showers, snack.

 

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Sandy beach including a volley-ball ground and a shaded park.
Beach mattresses, beach umbrellas, snack, showers, toilets, first-aid post, near parking, access for disabled person and “hippocampi or tiralo armchair” at your disposal, nautical leisure.

 

Rescue Post

+ 0033 (0) 4 94 25 09 44


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This sandy beach has taken the name of the small river delimiting Bandol and Sanary. It stands opposite to the former “Hôtel des bains” where the writer Thomas Mann used to stay and of which you can admire beautiful pergolas.
First-aid post, toilets, showers, snack, beach mattresses, beach umbrellas.

 

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This sandy beach is situated in the centre of Bandol. The surrounding gardens offer refreshing and shaded places.
First aid post, showers, toilets, nautical base, beach mattresses, beach umbrellas, restaurant, near parking.

 

No smoking beach