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Beaches around La Rochelle
You don't need to go far to find the best beaches near La Rochelle. Plage des Minimes is within the town itself. This sandy urban beach is great for families, with a number of cafes around where you can grab an ice cream.
For something a bit closer to nature, head to the nearby Île de Ré. Secret coves and gorgeous wetlands make this island an absolute must. Don't miss the stunning dunes of Plage de la Conche des Baleines. For the ultimate getaway, enjoy a beach holiday on Île de Ré at Les Vignes de la Chapelle, The Originals Relais.
Beaches near Rochefort
Rochefort enjoys a fabulous location, close to the Fouras-les-Bains peninsula. Here you'll find five great beaches to explore. Everyone who visits will soon find their own particular favourite, whether that's the watersports-friendly Plage de l'Espérance or the peaceful Plage de la Vierge, which offers unbeatable views of nearby Fort Boyard.
The best beaches near Royan
The most famous beach in Royan is the spectacular La Grande Conche. Here you'll find over 2.5km of fine sand, making it ideal for long walks, or just relaxing under a beach umbrella. In the summer months, it's a popular tourist attraction, but its immense size means you'll still be able to find a spot for your towel.
Quieter, more intimate coves in the area include Conche du Chay and Conche de Pigeonnier. These are easily reached from The Originals Access, Hotel Corinna, Royan, a friendly beach hotel in Royan where you can admire some lovely sea views.
Wherever you choose to stay in Charente-Maritime, you'll be able to enjoy some of France's best beaches with The Originals Hotels.
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