55 Beaches in France that you should visit - With photos & details

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55 Beaches to explore in France

France, including its overseas territories, has the most number of time zones with a total of 12 time zones. France has long been a global center of art, science, and philosophy. It hosts the world's fourth-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is the leading tourist destination, receiving around 83 million foreign visitors annually.

Anse Corps de GardeAnse Corps de Garde, Martinique

Anse Corps de Garde is a beach located in the town of Sainte-Luce in Martinique. The beaches have a maritime swimming pool and a nautical center. They are very busy. Important hotel complexes are set back from the beaches behind the coastal forest ridge. These beaches are accessible on foot via the coastal path and The beach is subject to strong erosion. The coastal barrier has been retreating significantly for several years.

anse couleuvreanse couleuvre, Martinique

Anse Couleuvre is a cove located in the town of Prêcheur in Martinique. A few hundred meters long, this black sand beach faces the Pearl Island . The beach is separated into two parts by the Anse Couleuvre river. The beach is accessible by a small road from Anse Céron. A beautiful strip of gray volcanic sand in an arc, overhung by imposing cliffs covered by tropical forest. This beach and the area is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round

Anse DufourAnse Dufour, Les Anses-d'Arlet, Martinique

A beautiful beach which was hidden by one of the coves of the island in the southwest of Martinique. This fine white sand beach has turquoise waters and exotic nature with small huts and fishing boats along. swimming is very interesting here because of the calm waves and also this beach is flourished with so many water creatures too. It is also a magical place to enjoy the sunset. You can have a nice time here.

Anse Figuier, MartiniqueAnse Figuier, Martinique, Le Marin, Martinique

L ' Anse Figuier is a beach located in the town of Rivière-Pilote in Martinique. The cove is home to a popular, unguarded, busy beach.  The Martinique Ecomuseum is located just behind the beach. The site is accessible by road from the hamlet of Poirier. The beach is located east of Pointe Figuier. It was one of the beautiful places to spend with your family and also there are so many activities to do.

Anse mabouyaAnse Mabouya, Sainte-Luce, Martinique

Anse Mabouya is a beach located in Trois Rivières in the town of Sainte-Luce in Martinique. The beach is accessible from the hamlet of the Desert, and by the coastal path which runs along the beach of the Anse Corps de Garde. It is wooded and quite wide which will allow you to easily find a shaded site. The sea, beautiful and calm, will thus allow swimming for young and old alike.

Anse MitanAnse Mitan, Martinique

L'Anse Mitan is a French hamlet in the commune of Trois-Îlets in Martinique, where it is approximately 4 kilometers away. The main attraction here is the gorgeous stretch of white sand beach bordered by a few coconut palms. There are so many interesting things to see around this place. It is also known as the Island of Flowers for its abundance of blooms and verdant greenery spread across its rugged and unspoiled terrain.

Anse NoireAnse Noire, Les Anses-d'Arlet, Martinique

A beautiful beach which was covered with black sands was located in  Anses-d'Arlet in Martinique. The beach is very popular with tourists. A pontoon serves as a landing stage for a small diving club located on the beach. There is no access to vehicles by road for non-residents. swimming ad snorkelling is excellent here.  it is not so easy to go to the black sand beach. You must indeed go down 137 steps to reach it. This makes it a peaceful place.

Anse TrabaudAnse Trabaud, Sainte-Anne, Martinique

L ' Anse Trabaud is a beach located in the town of Sainte-Anne in Martinique. It Trabaud is located between Pointe d'Enfer to the west and Pointe Baham to the east, at the foot of Morne des Pétrifications. The site is accessible on foot only, by the trace of the Caps, from the Salines beach or by the Baie des Anglais. The beach is a secluded, unsupervised beach, frequented by a few naturist enthusiasts.  The Trace des Caps trail runs along the beach.

Archipel des SanguinairesArchipel des Sanguinaires, Ajaccio, France

The Sanguinaires archipelago consists of four islets of dark red porphyry at the entrance to the Gulf of Ajaccio. They are called Mezu Mare, Cormoran , Cala d'Alga and Porri. To this must be added the bare rock U Sbiru located between the island of Porri and the island of Cormorants, and 13  m high.  The Sanguinaires Islands lighthouse, dating from 1870, is built on the highest point of the Grande Sanguinaire. One of the nice location where you can spend some nice time in the middle of natural b

Baie de BouéniBaie de Bouéni, Mayotte

The Bay Bouéni is a bay of the Indian Ocean formed by the coast southwest of the island 's main Mayotte or Grande Terre.  In the middle of the bay is an islet called Chissiwa Karoni. To the east of the bay, the coastline is formed by mangroves , to the south the coast is sandy. Bouéni bay is bordered by two large municipalities, to the southeast Chirongui and to the east Bouéni. A tourist-friendly spot which was naturally beautiful and also worth visit.

Baie des TrepassesBaie des Trepasses, 29770 Cléden-Cap-Sizun, France

A beautiful bay on the west coast of Finistère is also called the Bay of the Dead. It has a very wide sandy beach and you can have your adventure activities here and also it is a popular surfing location too. A long walk through huis sandy beach will change your mind and also The place is calm and quiet, so you can enjoy the place very well.

Calvi Beach20260 Calvi, France

Calvi is a city on the French island of Corsica and the biggest tourist center of the island proper. One of the nice sandy beaches in this area which is calm and quiet and also there is so many opportunities for adventure activities also. Calvi has a rich and chequered history. The earliest found remains of settlers in Calvi date back to the Neolithic period, in one of its many caves.

Cap de la ChèvreCap de la Chèvre, 29160 Crozon, France

The southern tip of the Curzon peninsula and also the beautiful moors covered cliffs offers a nice view of the sea and the long sandy beaches is nice for a sunbath. This place is famous among surfers but swimming is prohibited here because of the high waves. This place is apt for an outing with your family and can enjoy the natural beauty by along walk through the sandy beach.

Capo di FenoCapo di Feno, 20000 Ajaccio, France

Capo di Feno is a cape and also the name of a beach located in Corse-du-Sud , not far from the Gulf of Ajaccio . First of all renowned for its wild beauty and the clarity of its water, it is also home to one of the best-known surf spots in Corse-du-Sud.

Conleau Beach56000 Vannes, France

A beautiful beach which was located in the heart of Brittany which was famous for its sandy beaches and also it is a very nice place for a picnic with your family. Here you can have so many adventure activities and also the beach and surrounding are very neat and beautiful.

Désert des AgriatesDésert des Agriates, 20246 Santo-Pietro-di-Tenda, France

The desert of Agriates or the Agriates is a territory of Corsica shared between the micro-regions of Balagne 1 to the west and Nebbio. The only inhabited place of Les Agriates is the scattered hamlet of Casta . Some tourist guides present it as the only desert in Western Europe. This wild and untamed little desert sums up the beauty of Corsica. There are among the most beautiful beaches on the island, incredible scenery, and a preserved scrubland.

Grand Cul-de-sac marinGrand Cul-de-sac marin, Guadeloupe

The Grand Cul-de-sac Marin is a bay in Guadeloupe, located between the north coast of Basse-Terre and the west coast of Grande-Terre. It is closed off by coral reefs.  Its area reaches about 15,000  hectares. A coral reef almost completely closes the bay; it begins 5  km north of Sainte-Rose and stretches 14  km east towards Vieux-Bourg, passing near the Caret and Fajou islets. This is the reason why the bay is described as a lagoon in certain tourist brochures. This is a protected UNESCO Biosph

Grand MacabouLe Vauclin, Martinique

The Domaine du Grand Macabou is a protected natural site located in the town of Le Marin in Martinique. The area was a former plantation Sugar Cane in the xvii th century and xviii th century. Following the decline in agricultural production, the farm was abandoned, and the land was gradually covered by thorny savannah. One of the beautiful places which were flourished with natural beauty, greenery, and beautiful beach.

Grande Anse beachRoute de Grande Anse, Réunion

Grande-Anse is the largest beach on the island Réunion. Grande Anse beach has everything needed to appeal to sunbathers and lovers of coastal landscapes.

Grande Anse du DiamantGrande Anse du Diamant, Martinique

Grande Anse du Diamant is a beach of almost 3 kilometers long, located south of the peninsula Diamond, the town of Diamond in Martinique. The beach faces the Rocher du Diamant. The beach is considered dangerous because the sea is rough and the current is strong. But this pretty setting should not make people forget that it can be dangerous to swim in it. This site is popular among tourists passing through the region.