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Nice quiet beach but a bit windy

We visited with my 3yo on an overcast day. The beach was a little exposed but relatively quiet for... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
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Great beach!

Wissant is a town with a fabulous beach. Miles and miles of sand. The town itself can be a bit of a... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Tim F
Oxted, United Kingdom
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All reviews kite surfers sand dunes great beach cap blanc nez low tide golden sands miles and miles wrong side out of season wednesday morning ghost town great for kids long beach white cliffs of dover chalk cliffs few hours free parking
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning place. Views across to England and sand that goes on for miles. Interesting remnants of German defences still there. Beautiful.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful on a sunny october day. Just a short wslk from the promenade area of the village. Golden sands and dunes. We were very lucky, it was sunny and hot. On the D940 road inbetween Calais and Boulogne. Parking in street before seafront.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Went twice with family. Clean, sandy long beaches with shallow sea and little pools so great for kids. At times, the waves are good enough for body boarding. The life guards are fantastic - they follow the tide out and back and constantly check on...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We visited with my 3yo on an overcast day. The beach was a little exposed but relatively quiet for August. Parking can be an issue but its only a short 15 min walk if you park on the verge near the caravan park if you...More

Thank psychicliv
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Wissant is a town with a fabulous beach. Miles and miles of sand. The town itself can be a bit of a ghost town out of season, presumably there are a number of holiday homes. There has been a lot of work to improve the...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous sandy beach with shallow warm (ish) sea water, sand dunes with Nazi WWII bunkers for the adventurous and history buffs and long vast stretches of solid sand, when the tide is out, for runners, dog walkers, football, families and couples. What’s not to like?!

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

yes really. outrageous. rather than ban people not picking up poop or keeping under control, the zealot canine hating mayor has banned all dogs from the promenade and is imposing fines. how or why would tourists visit and not walk along the promenadw.

Thank lex0013
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The little Town of Wissant is between both big cliffs of the Opal coast : Cap Griz nez and Cap blanc nez (grey and white noses, for the couloir of the stone). The beach side is natural and little constructed so you can enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We were driving back up to Calais and stopped at this beach for a few hours and I would definitely return! It was clean with lovely fine sand. As we arrived the tide was coming in which it does very quickly but is still very...More

Thank tyjemeva
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Perfect beach, great lagoons, sand dunes and kite surfing. Perfect way to spend quality time with family and friends, a must visit if you’re in the area, the village is idealic with everything you could ever need, great bars and restaurants and a lovely local...More

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Bethany B
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Response from W5129URmartinb | Reviewed this property |
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27 July 2018|
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Response from Richard_Heaps | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - our kids were just paddling and I think it is fairly shallow quite a way out.
Susan J
4 June 2018|
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Response from Moretea | Reviewed this property |
Parking on the beach is very restricted (small). Most people head to the camp ground on Rue de la source.