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Beaches on the seaside resorts of the Alpes-Maritimes department in France

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Map of the Alpes Maritimes beaches in FranceEze beach Roquebrune Cap Martin beaches Menton beaches Cannes beach Nice Beach Juan les Pins beaches Antibes beaches Villefranche beaches Golfe Juan beach Mandelieu beaches Monaco beaches Beaulieu beach Cap d'Ail beaches Cap d'Antibes beaches Cagnes sur Mer beach Var beaches Cannes-la-Bocca beaches Theoule sur Mer beaches Saint Jean Cap Ferrat beach Saint Laurent du Var beaches

The beaches of the Alpes Maritimes region

From Miramar in the Esterel to Menton at the Italian border, the beaches of the Alpes Maritimes show considerable diversity. There are secluded creeks in the west, often little known. From Théoule sur Mer to the beaches of Antibes, one can enjoy sandy beaches. From Villeneuve-Loubet to Nice, pebble beaches. Then at the Italian border, there are both pebble and sandy beaches.

Please find below the detail of the beaches of the Alpes Maritimes department, from resort to resort, each with our opinion. It is a great way to explore secret places or to fully enjoy the department. You can also consult the list of the beaches of the Var departement, bordering on the 06 department.

List of beaches on the seaside resorts of the Alpes-Maritimes department

Beaches in Villeneuve-Loubet

Beaches in Villeneuve-Loubet (Alpes-Maritimes)

Villeneuve-Loubet is located east of Antibes and west of Cagnes sur Mer. The village centre is located away from the sea, perched on a hill dominated by a magnificent medieval castle.

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Beaches in Antibes

Beaches in Antibes (Alpes-Maritimes)

Antibes, the second largest city of the Alpes Maritimes, is one of the region’s most charming seaside resorts. From old Antibes to the Cap d'Antibes, the beaches of Antibes are covered in sand.

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Beaches in Cap d'Antibes

Beaches in Cap d'Antibes (Alpes-Maritimes)

Cap d'Antibes belongs to the town of Antibes. This cape, separation between Juan les Pins and Antibes, offers a prestigious setting with several houses.

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Beaches in Cagnes-sur-Mer

Beaches in Cagnes-sur-Mer (Alpes-Maritimes)

The seafront of Cagnes sur Mer was completely renovated and a large promenade was installed going from the hippodrome to the Cros harbor. The beaches extend along the seafront for about 2.5km.

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Beaches in Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Beaches in Mandelieu-la-Napoule (Alpes-Maritimes)

Located in the gulf of Napoule, Mandelieu la Napoule is a choice destination in the Alpes-Maritimes, at only a few kilometers from Estérel and the department Var.

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Beaches in Saint-Laurent-du-Var

Beaches in Saint-Laurent-du-Var (Alpes-Maritimes)

The seafront of St-Laurent-du-Var is a popular tourist site thanks to its port where the animation is important with the many evening restaurants, cafes and nightclubs.

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Beaches in Nice

Beaches in Nice (Alpes-Maritimes)

Nice offers the largest number of beaches on the French Riviera. From the airport of Nice to the west of Nice to the open air theater, 3.8 kilometers of beaches stretch out along the promenade des Anglais.

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Beaches in Cannes-la-Bocca

Beaches in Cannes-la-Bocca (Alpes-Maritimes)

Cannes la Bocca is a seven-kilometer coastal sand beach along Boulevard du Midi of Mandelieu La Napoule to the west and Cannes is to the east.

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Beaches in Juan-les-Pins

Beaches in Juan-les-Pins (Alpes-Maritimes)

Juan les Pins is without a doubt one of the towns with the most eventful beaches on the French Riviera with many bars, restaurants and clubs.

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Beaches in Villefranche-sur-Mer

Beaches in Villefranche-sur-Mer (Alpes-Maritimes)

Villefranche is without a doubt the most charming seaside resort on the French Riviera and possesses four beaches. With its high bright-colored village houses, we feel like we're in Italy!

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Beaches in Théoule-sur-Mer

Beaches in Théoule-sur-Mer (Alpes-Maritimes)

Small family-oriented seaside resort, Théoule sur Mer is located between Saint-Raphael and Cannes. In the heart of the Esterel, this seaside resort offers many public beaches.

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Beaches in Cannes

Beaches in Cannes (Alpes-Maritimes)

Located in the eastern part of the Alpes Maritimes Department, Cannes is one of the most fashionable places to visit on the French Riviera.

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Beaches in Golfe Juan

Beaches in Golfe Juan (Alpes-Maritimes)

Located between Cannes and Juan les Pins, the seaside destination Golfe Juan is often less visited than its neighbors.

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Beaches in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Beaches in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat (Alpes-Maritimes)

Among the most beautiful sites in the French Riviera, Saint Jean Cap Ferrat is a peninsula closing the ports of Villefranche sur Mer and Beaulieu sur Mer.

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Beaches in Menton

Beaches in Menton (Alpes-Maritimes)

The seaside town of Menton is a foretaste of Italian villages. The seaside promenade offers a very beautiful glimpse of the old city and its basilica.

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Beaches in Monaco

Beaches in Monaco (Alpes-Maritimes)

Tight against the mountains and by the sea, the principality of Monaco is jammed in the Alpes Maritimes department between Cap d’Ail and Roquebrune Cap Martin.

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Beaches in Beaulieu-sur-Mer

Beaches in Beaulieu-sur-Mer (Alpes-Maritimes)

Nicknamed the pearl of the French Riviera, Beaulieu sur Mer has a different face than the other seaside destinations on the French Riviera. With its Belle Epoque style it attracts a familial clientele during the summer.

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Beaches in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin

Beaches in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (Alpes-Maritimes)

Roquebrune Cap Martin can be divided into two parts: to the west is Cap Martin near Monaco with two beautiful beaches far from the road in a grandiose setting and to the east is Cap Martin near Menton with a large stone beach that stretches over a kilometer.

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Beaches in Cap-d'Ail

Beaches in Cap-d'Ail (Alpes-Maritimes)

Cap d’Ail is located between Monaco and Beaulieu sur Mer; it is a small resort adjoining the principality of Monaco and Fontvieille district.

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Beaches in Eze

Beaches in Eze (Alpes-Maritimes)

Eze-village is one of the most visited on the French Riviera. Located at 400 meters above sea level, it's the highest perched village above the sea.

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Beaches in Iles de Lérins - Ste Marguerite

Beaches in Iles de Lérins - Ste Marguerite (Alpes-Maritimes)

Situated 15 minutes by boat from Cannes, the island of Sainte-Marguerite is the biggest of the islands of Lerins. The beaches of the island of Lerins are totally different from the sand beaches of Cannes.

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Beaches in Iles de Lérins - St Honorat

Beaches in Iles de Lérins - St Honorat (Alpes-Maritimes)

The Saint Honorat Island is situated outside of Cannes and is part of the Iles de Lérins. The St. Honorat Isle is a private domain that belongs to the monastery of Lérins. It is open to the public.

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