Beaches to visit while staying at Maison Coli in Saint Gilles Croix de Vie France

  • La Grand Plage of Saint GIlles Croix de Vie, France

    La Grande Plage

    La Grande Plage of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is the most popular beach in town. It’s a 3 kilometer stretch of coastline that is known for its bustling “Remblais” a pedestrian boardwalk that stretches along the beach and is filled with restaurants, cafes, and lots of terraces with ocean views. Les Marées This part of Frane is known for its dramatic tides or “marées” and La Grande Plage is a great beach to see these extreme tides on display. Marée Basse During low tide or Marée Basse, the beach stretches out as far as the eye can see, making it a seaside paradise for kids. The water is traditionally warm in the summer,…

  • Boisvinet Beach

    Boisvinet Beach

    The smaller beach in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is the Boisvinet Beach. It is located North of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, along the Corniche.  It’s a charming local beach that is popular with families because the surf is mild and lifeguards are on duty. The Sailing + Surf School There is a surf and sailing school on Boisvinet Beach called Semvie Nautisime it offers classes in surf, sailing, windsurfing, and more for both kids and adults. The Swiming Basin A nice feature of the Boisvinet beach is the swimming basin. At low tide, the basin is revealed and is a nice place for kids and adults to swim in calmer waters without bumping into any boats…