Most popular beaches

Nice - Public beach

Plage Coco, east of the harbor, has large rocks interspersed with paths and ladders down to gorgeous if sometimes dangerous waters. Popular with gays, it is a...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • Fun & games
  • Food & drink
  • 4
  • 1
  • 1

Paris - Urban beach

Every July and August, artificial beaches with palm trees pop up along the Seine for Parisians who can't escape to the seashore. The program was initiated more...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • 1

Nice - Private beach

Galion Plage is a private beach-restaurant centrally located across from Le Meridien. It is frequented mostly by guests at nearby hotels. The restaurant serves...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Food & drink
  • 1

Nice - Private beach

Across from Le Negresco, Neptune Plage is a private beach with restaurant and bar., The fun in the water includes kayaks and peddle-boats. On land, there's...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • Fun & games

Nice - Private beach

Popular with the gay community, Plage Hi Beach across from High Club is a lively bar/restaurant/beach scene with one area dedicated to family cabanas and two...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • Playground
  • Fun & games
  • 1

Nice - Public beach

Next door to the Beau Rivage private beach, the public section is among the most popular in the city. At the far eastern side of the bay, it has hot showers,...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun

Nice - Private beach

Castel Plage, sheltered by Castle Hill, is an LGBTQ favorite and one of the city's top private beaches. Sure, to use it you have to rent a sun lounger and run up...
  • LGBTQ
  • Water fun
  • Food & drink

Nice - Private beach

The private Plage Beau Rivage is open 10 am to 6 pm every day, year around with a fashionable restaurant and bar as well as beach mattresses and spa services in...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Food & drink
  • Water fun

Nice - Private beach

Blue Beach, close to Le Negresco and Palais de la Méditérranée, is the only private beach in Nice open year around. It has a restaurant with a children's menu,...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • Playground
  • Food & drink
  • Water sport & adventure

France

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