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Great little beach

We had a nice time, unfortunatly you need shoes to walk to the Sea as its quite share,but good for... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Paris, France
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Lovely low key beach in La Rochelle next to Marina

Took water bus from old harbour, lovely little beach for a swim. Low key, nice shade and seating at... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
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50 avenue du Lazaret, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We had a nice time, unfortunatly you need shoes to walk to the Sea as its quite share,but good for swimming and shell collecting. Car parking, toilets, shops great. Especially loved the shade benches as the back to escape the scorching Sun!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Took water bus from old harbour, lovely little beach for a swim. Low key, nice shade and seating at far end. Toilets and shower free.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Chatershouse
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Nice beach nearest to LA Rochelle. Stopped for a while when on a cycle down the coast. The cycle path passes along by the beach affording you beautiful views of the coast line. Clean beach with lovely sand and gentle ebbing water.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank vegisbest
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This beach is always worth a visit when we visit La Rochelle. Well kept with nice soft sand, safe bathing, and always plenty of room. Huge car park (free - British resorts please take notice ). Although the trip on the sea bus from the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank fredmaples
Reviewed 12 September 2017

It was a nice bright morning, but from the south side of Vieux Port it was possibly 25-30 minutes easy and flat vehicle-free stroll to get to Minimes. Along the way you get to see a collection of € Millions invested in thousands of sailing...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Elton_Bear
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Best beach in La Rochelle. Small by my standards, but I grew up next to Ocean beach in S.F. Take a walk around the point, and finally the waves start moving. Bus ride is cheap, only 1.30 euro.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank mattepainter
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This beach is beside the lovely Marina of Les Minimes in La Rochelle. It is a small sandy place and has a lovely promenade where everyone walks or cycles along to enjoy the spectacular views. There is a historic lighthouse just out from the beach...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank JeanDublin m
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Was a little bit disappointed when I visited this beach. Along the coastline there are far more beautiful beaches. Seen it once, that was enough.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank And2012S
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The beach is tucked away at the end of the port, small beach bar which was clean and tidy but sadly the same couldn't be said for the beach. Sunbeds €15 each to hire, way too expensive, didn't bother going back once we had seen...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Sue R
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

As far as artificial beaches go, this was my first. Buoyed by the bright blue sky we set off from La Rochelle on foot and arrived at Plage des Minimes about 50 minutes later. We stopped on the way to look a couple of catamarans...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Richard M
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