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Our beaches at Rochefort Océan

Our beaches at Rochefort-océan :

 At Aix Island :

  • Plage de l’anse de La Croix : a beach with fine sand which is accessable whatever the tide. Unique panoramic view over the Fort Boyard. 
    Guarded beach during July and August.  
  • Other beaches exist in the north of the island : Baby Plage, les Sables Jaunes, bathing is possible according to the tides.

 At Fouras les Bains :

  • Plage Nord : beach with a view over the Baie d’Yves, Chatelaillon and La Rochelle. The beach is equipped for mentally handicapped persons and has a special folding type of chair that can be pulled into the sea called a Tiralo that permits the handicapped to bathe during July and August.
  • Plage de la Vierge : beach which is in the direction of “La Fumée”, popular with fishermen. View of the Fort Boyard,and islands of Oleron, Aix and Madame. Beach is on a gentle slope with rocks and sand. Bathing at high tide.
  • Grande Plage : situated between the Fort Vauban and the Casino is also called”Plage Ouest”. Sandy beach on a gentle slope with a seawater pool and two pontoons for bathing. Seafront with cafes and bars. Guarded bathing during July and August. Beach clubs with swimming pool for beginners. Surfboard and catamaran hire.
  • Plage Sud : shady spots with trees and seats. Beach and kayak clubs. Equipment : slipway, pontoon, beginners swimming pool and games for children. Swimming surveyed during July and August.
  • Plage de l'Espérance : situated in front of Port-des-Barques and Madam Island. For surf casting and windsurf.

 A Port des Barques :

  • Plage des Anses : Equipped with a saltwater pool which allow swimming whatever the tide : a maximum of cleanliness is assured as the tide covers the pool when the coefficient is above 70. 
    Swimming is surveyed during July and August.