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Espiguette Beach in Port Camargue - France

Information on the Espiguette Beach in Port Camargue (France)


Description and location of the Espiguette Beach in Port Camargue (30241)

Map of the Espiguette beach in Port Camargue

Our opinion on the Espiguette Beach

Adresse of the Espiguette Beach : Rte de l'Espiguette 30240 Le Grau-du-Roi

Espiguette Beach is located to the south of Port Camargue and Grau du Roi. It's the most wild beach in Gard and extends for close to 18 kilometers toward the beaches of Saintes Maries de la Mer. In a desertlike environment, we find dunes that can reach ten meters high.

The closest area to Port Camargue (at the roundabout of route d'Espiguette at the exit of Port Camargue, take a right toward the Espiguette campsite – we find a free parking lot at the end of the road) has a first-aid station. In this area the beach is wild but frequented (we find touristic things nearby).

To have a more wild zone, we must go further toward the lighthouse of Espiguette. We find a parking lot (6 euros for the day). To get to the sea you need to walk about 800 meters in the dunes. The landscape is grandiose. You are guaranteed to find a beach with your closest neighbor at 100 meters.

Continuing to the left you will find a nude beach. The easiest way to park is at the edge of the parking lot. The nude beach is found at 400 meters to the left of the different sandy coves.

If you would like to avoid paying for parking, you should park in the first free parking lot and then come to the beach either by foot or bike.

Note that we find a few private beaches and a few snack stands along this beach, but as it is immense it is hard to find them.

Characteristics of the Espiguette Beach

Type of beach

  • Creek
  • Shade
  • Lawn
  • Pebbles
  • Sand
  • Cement

Equipment on the beach

  • Handicap accessible
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids Club
  • Shower
  • Mattress rental
  • Free parking
  • Payed parking
  • Paddle boats
  • Lifeguards in season
  • Restaurants
  • WC


  • Beach volleyball
  • Nautical Center
  • Sand Yachting
  • Nursery
  • Fishing
  • Nautical sports
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Kitesurfing


  • Difficult access
  • Nude beach
  • Wild beach
  • Near city center


  • Barbecues permitted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Smoke-free beach

Photos of the Espiguette Beach

Espiguette beach in Grau du Roi in France

Here we have sand as far as the eye can see. We are in a real sand desert at this beach in Camargue.

Dunes on the Espiguette beach in Port Camargue

This beach in Grau du Roi offers several dunes. The parking lot is a bit far from the beach which assures total tranquility.

Espiguette beach nearly lighthouse - Grau du Roi

In the center of this photo is the Espiguette lighthouse. The parking lot is on the right.

Wild beach in Port Camargue in France

You will find plenty of space for your towel on this beach even in the middle of summer!

Espiguette dunes in Grau du Roi
Parking of the Espiguette beach in Port Camargue - Grau du Roi

We are near the parking close to the lighthouse (Baronnets natural parking area).

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