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Pontaillac Beach in Royan - France

Information on the Pontaillac Beach in Royan (France)


Description and location of the Pontaillac Beach in Royan (17200)

Map of Pontaillac Beach in Royan

Our opinion on the Pontaillac Beach

Adresse of the Pontaillac Beach : 2 Esplanade de Pontaillac 17200 Royan

Royan’s Pontaillac Beach is located west of the resort. The Casino of Royan is on this beach and is a good landmark. The cove is 400 meters long with fine sand and it is the most fashionable beach in Royan. Surrounded by opulent houses, the area is lively with a few bars and restaurants near the beach.

This beach is also a popular surfing spot.

Note that in July and August, you can rent beach chairs and tents on the beach.

On the leisure side, the bowling lovers will find pleasant grounds on the west side.

Characteristics of the Pontaillac 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 Pontaillac Beach

Pontaillac beach in Royan in France

On the right of this beach, we can distinguish some expensive houses and a few “carrelets” (houses on stilts for fishermen that are frequently found in Charente-Maritime).

Photo of Pontaillac beach in Royan in France
Surf beach in Royan in France

The locals say that we find good waves on this beach, ideal for surfing.

Casino beach in Royan

Royan casino from this beach.

Promenade along Pontaillac beach in Royan

Around the sandy beach, a beautiful promenade allows to go from one point of the cove to another.

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