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Grande Plage in Saint-Georges-de-Didonne - France

Information on the Grande Plage in Saint-Georges-de-Didonne (France)


Description and location of the Grande Plage in Saint-Georges-de-Didonne (17110)

Map of Grande Plage in St Georges de Didonne in France

Our opinion on the Grande Plage

Adresse of the Grande Plage : Bd de la Côte de Beauté 17110 Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

The Grande Conche beach (or beach of Saint-Georges-de-Didonne) is settled between two limestone cliffs: to the north, on the Royan side, it is bordered by the Vallières cliff and to the south, toward Meschers, by the Suzac cliff.

Over 2 km long, the Saint-Georges beach features multiple facilites in the section near the downtown area but is more natural, more pristine toward Suzac Point. Along this immense stretch of fine sand, swimming is supervised during the summer season (several lifeguard stations).

A large variety of activities and services are available: children's play area, beach club, swimming lessons, beach volleyball, nautical base, tent and umbrella rentals, and restaurants.

Characteristics of the Grande Plage

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 Grande Plage

Photo of Grande Plage in St Georges de Didonne in France

Immense... at low tide the width of the beach can attain 300 meters according to the section...

Large beach in Saint Georges de Didonne in France
Fisching cabin in saint georges didonne in France

On the port side, a fishing cabin, typical along the right bank of the Gironde.

Restaurant on the beach of Saint Georges de Didonne

Several bars and restaurants in close proximity to the beach. This one opens directly onto the beach.

Photo of North zone of Saint Georges de Didonne beach - France

The beach is largest in the north zone. In the background we can see the Vallières cliff and the lighthouse of Saint-Georges-de-Didonne.

Children's beach club - Saint Georges de Didonne

On the right, the children's club.

Grande conche in St Georges de Didonne with Suzac Point

This beach of fine sand at St-Georges-de-Didonne stretches all the way to Suzac Point.

Untamed area in Saint Georges de Didonne Beach

On the south side, the beach becomes more untamed.

South of Grande Plage - Saint Georges Didonne

To the south appear cliffs and some vestiges of defenses of the Atlantic wall.

View on Suzac coves - St Georges de Didonne

All along Suzac Point are small coves of fine sand.

Beach in Saint Georges de Didonne and view on  Le Verdon sur Mer

Directly in front, we see the point of Verdon sur Mer (reached by boat from Royan).

Nautical center and beach volley - beach of St Georges de Didonne

To the north, toward the port, we find the beach volleyball courts and the sailing school.

Sand yachts in Saint Georges de Didonne

On the north side it is possible to rent sand yachts.

First aid station - Saint Georges d'Oléron

Near the first-aid station, rentals of tents, long chairs and umbrellas.

Benches of Grande Conche - St Georges de Didonne

Long benches to admire the width and the impressive length of the Saint-Georges beach.

Beach and dune - St Georges de Didonne

The beach from Avenue du Président André Dulin and the second first-aid station.

Free parkings in Saint Georges de Didonne

The entirety of the beach features a bike path and free parking.

Interactive map of the beaches of Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

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Map of St Georges de Didonne beaches in France Vallieres beach Conche beach Suzac beach Grande Plage Port Beach Corniche cove Grande Conche

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