Gateway to the wilderness of the Camargue, the village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is also a popular seaside resort bathed by the Mediterranean Sea. Discover a selection of private beaches to spend an unforgettable day, gourmet, playful or relaxing.
The name of this private beach in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer sums up the spirit of the place: idleness reigns supreme here. The sleek decoration, the idyllic setting and the lounge areas contribute to the peaceful atmosphere of the place. The restaurant offers a tasty and varied cuisine, with many Provencal specialties: aioli, fresh fish, bull ribs are just some of the flavors to be discovered on site. The usual deckchairs have been replaced by beds with more comfortable mattresses: it is an ideal place to enjoy a relaxing moment in the shade of the large parasols.
Calypso plage Lou Santen
In the plates of this beach restaurant await you fresh fish, fished just a short distance from the coast. Sea bream cooked a la plancha, but also salads and quality French meats will delight your taste buds, for a lunch to be enjoyed in the shade of a reed pergola. Each deckchair is an invitation to idleness, for a nap or a moment of relaxation in the sun.
Le Seven Plage
Feel like a gourmet break with your feet on the sand or on a terrace facing the sea? The Seven Plage offers a tasty menu, with an assortment of fruit and fish specialties, meats and salads. The deckchairs allow you to enjoy the sun, for a lazy moment under the blue sky of the Camargue.
Open in season, this private beach in the heart of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, located on the Amphores beach, offers a simple and authentic cuisine, with an assortment of fish, meat and grilled dishes, salads and pizzas prepared with fresh and seasonal products. The bar prepares delicious cocktails and offers tasty and refreshing ice creams. It is also possible to rent a stand-up paddle or pedal boat.
La Playa … in Camargue
What if the Camargue became the beach destination par excellence? La Playa is a private beach that cultivates the spirit of the “guinguette” in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. The dishes are carefully prepared on the spot, using local ingredients from the sea or from the Camargue and Provence. The deckchairs and beds welcome, before or after a lunch on the sand, the amateurs of idleness for a sunbath or a moment of relaxation, eyes closed or a book in the hands. At night, the atmosphere becomes more festive, for an aperitif and a dinner with a breathtaking view of the sea.
Bambou Palm Beach
The setting, exotic, is one of the assets of this private beach with Indonesian airs. East of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, this little corner of paradise welcomes you for a day, under the sun of the Mediterranean Sea. After a lunch or a snack, you can rent a deckchair or a real bed, or “bed”, to comfortably enjoy the sun and the mild climate of the Mediterranean.
The Camargue, beach side
The small town of Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a sunny seaside resort at the gateway to a wild and fascinating world. Tourist attractions are numerous in this corner of Provence, with for example the ancient monuments of Arles nearby.
Are you looking for additional information to prepare your vacation? The Tourist Office offers you many ideas for activities and outings, as well as a selection of good addresses with different atmospheres and prices.
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