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Plage de Nauzan


17640 Vaux-sur-Mer

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The largest beach in the city, Nauzan beach is shared between Vaux-sur-Mer and Saint-Palais-sur-Mer.

Ideal for families, it is bordered by a paved promenade where you will find shops and restaurants to make the most of the sand, the sun and the sea.

Nauzan beach is also a place of festivity. Every Monday in the summer, a night market is organized from 19 p.m. to midnight. Every Thursday in July and August, the promenade of Nauzan becomes musical under the name of Thursdays of Nauzan.

Since 2021, Nauzan Beach has been classified 2 stars "Quality of Bathing Waters" with the mention "Good Classification".

You will find on Nauzan Beach:
- The French Sailing School of Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
- Club Mickey (Star Club)

Nauzan beach is accessible to the disabled: 3 access ramps, 3 seahorse chairs and 1 tiralo are available without reservation. Contact the first aid station during the surveillance period.
Animals are not accepted on the beach from April 1 to September 30, refer to the regulations/municipal decree displayed at the entrance to the beach.


Supervised beach from June 17 to September 3, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 19 p.m.

Equipment for the disabled: Tiralo, access ramp and seahorse chairs.

Activities: windsurfing, fishing, sailing.

Ranking & labels

  • Bathing Water Quality Certification

Location details

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

Pedestrian path nearby.


Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open





  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Free parking
  • Cycling Parking


  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Supervised beach

Home animals

Pets are not accepted.


  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Site, building fully accessible

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