Plage de la Grande Côte

To the north of Saint-Palais is Grande Côte beach and its 2,5 km of beach bordered by dunes and forest.
- Peach
– Surf casting
- Surf
– Bodyboarding
- Yachting
- Nautical Club

Presence of exceptional historical heritage: blockhouse.
Zone reserved for the practice of sand yachting but also for the practice of nautical and leisure activities (kite, fishing, etc.).
Area also reserved for naturism (between the municipalities of Mathes and Saint-Palais-Sur-Mer).

Animals are not accepted on the beach, refer to the regulations/municipal decree displayed at the entrance to the beach.


Beach supervised from Saturday June 15 to Sunday September 1, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 19 p.m.
Dogs allowed only from 01/10 to 31/03.

Rankings & Labels

  • Bathing Water Quality Certification

Location details

Pedestrian path nearby.
  • Public transport stop within 500 m
  • Path/cycle path less than 500 m
  • Sand beach

Activities on site

  • Water sports
  • Beach / Bathing area


From 01/01 to 14/06/2024, every day.

From 15/06 to 01/09/2024
Supervised swimming every day from 11 a.m. to 19 p.m.

From 02/09 to 31/12/2024, every day.


  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Supervised beach


Free access.


The Great Coast
17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
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