Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat beaches

Renowned resort of the French Riviera, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is renowned for the beauty of its coastline and the purity of the waters that bathe its shores. Discover coves, creeks and beaches that are as many invitations to swim.

Cros deï Pin

The beach of the port is the first to have been developed in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, as early as 1932, at a time when the French and rich tourists from all over Europe were discovering the joys of sea bathing.

Located in the heart of the village, it is one of the largest beaches on the peninsula. Its easy access, its first-aid station which watches over bathers in season, the presence of toilets and showers make it a family beach. An anti-medusa net is installed in summer. Playgrounds and beach volleyball courts enhance the range of services on offer. Dogs are allowed on part of the beach.

Les Fossettes

Located on the Pointe Saint-Hospice, the beach of Les Fossettes has kept its wild character. Its seabed and its herbariums attract snorkeling enthusiasts. You can also discover nearby the Jardin de la Paix, which offers a panoramic view of the sea and an oasis.

Showers and toilets are available nearby. A first-aid station is open in the summer to monitor swimming.


Passable doesn’t live up to its name: lined with palm trees, the beach offers an absolutely breathtaking view of the Bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer. The private part of the beach is home to a renowned restaurant and offers deckchairs and umbrellas for rent. You can have lunch or dinner in this setting and take advantage of the many facilities: indoor and outdoor showers, changing rooms…


The setting is enchanting: Paloma nestles in a green setting. The private part of Paloma has welcomed many celebrities: Matisse, Cocteau, Churchill, Sean Connery, Tom Cruise or Elton John have tasted the tasty and refined cuisine of the restaurant while enjoying the heavenly landscapes. It is also the starting point to take the trail that will lead you to the Pointe Saint-Hospice. You can rent a deckchair, an umbrella, or simply enjoy the terrace of the bar or the restaurant.

Nautical Activities

Numerous nautical activities are offered in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. The preserved seabed of the peninsula offers an ideal setting for a scuba diving experience. You can also discover the secret creeks of the coastline by kayak, canoe or during a sea getaway.

Lovers of water sports have the choice: towed buoys, jet skiing, flyboarding, windsurfing are some of the activities available.