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Beach Safety is of major importance in the Vendée

Beach safety is of major importance for the many beach holiday resorts in the Vendée. With over 140 kilometres of fine sandy beaches, it is vital that beaches are properly supervised. Many beaches have lifeguard supervision throughout the season with designated swimming areas and beach warning flags that are visible to all.
Glorious vast fine sandy beaches stretching as far as the eye can see… So what are you waiting for it’s a flip-flops kind of day? Just follow the guide...

Plage des Dames à Noirmoutier en l'île

Islands

The Vendée’s islands of  Ile de Noirmouiter and Ile d’Yeu have a very good quality of bathing water and offer gently sloping beaches which guarantee safety for the whole family.

Estacade de Saint Jean de Monts

Pays de Saint Jean de Monts

If you are looking for fine sandy beaches, but also an untamed wild coastline, let yourself be tempted by the beaches of the Saint Jean de Monts region.

Saint Gilles Croix de Vie

Pays de Saint Gilles

In the region of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie you can enjoy fully equipped, safe beaches with lifeguard supervision. 

Les Sables d’Olonne and the surrounding resorts

The beaches of Les Sables d’Olonne, Olonne sur Mer and Talmont Saint Hilaire are safe beaches, supervised by lifeguards during the entire summer season. 

Plage à la Tranche sur Mer

La Tranche sur Mer and the Sud Vendée’s beaches

Enjoy the West coast of France beaches at La Tranche sur Mer and the Sud Vendée Littoral for summer holiday activities with the family. Accessible with pushchairs and to people with reduced mobility, these Sud Vendée’s beaches are supervised according to the season. 

Beach Safety - what do the beach flags mean?

The triangular-shaped seaside flags are generally red, green or orange to indicate to holiday makers whether theyou can swim or not. 

Beach safety - What do yellow buoys mean?

Having made sure that you can go for a swim and you already have your feet in the water… What are these yellow buoys that you can see all around you? What are they for?