Where to swim with children on the Croisette?

The Croisette has long stretches of fine sand along the turquoise waters. Which of the many private and public beaches in Cannes are ideal for children?

To enjoy a pleasant moment with your family, find below our selection of the best beaches.

The public beach in Zamenhof is

an ideal playground for children

The Zamenhof beach offers a safe swimming area and comfort for those who wish to spend a family day at the beach in Cannes.

A supervised beach in summer

At the end of the Boulevard de la Croisette, the Zamenhof beach is supervised from 15 June to 15 September by the team of lifeguards on site from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm (including public holidays and Sundays).

A beach where you can picnic

Accessible to people with reduced mobility, it also allows families to bring their own picnic lunch.

A wide range of facilities

With a surface area of more than 12 km², children can build sand castles and play many games (balls, rackets, frisbee, etc.).

This beach has many advantages for families, who can take advantage of the free showers and toilets on site, as well as quality services at reasonable prices, such as the rental of deckchairs, parasols, chiliennes, coffee tables and changing rooms.


Access : Bus stop Zamenhof

Nearby car park: less than 500 metres away Parking Croisette

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The Macé public beach

for book lovers

Books and magazines

self-service on the beach

Opposite Macé beach, young and old alike can go to the library set up and borrow books and magazines free of charge on a self-service basis.

More than 3,000 books are on offer from the Cannes media libraries to give all holidaymakers a wide choice.

Thanks to the Pages à la Plage operation run by the Cannes Town Hall, everyone can relax with a book with their feet in the sand and be lulled by the sound of the waves. Relaxation guaranteed!

A safe beach

This clean beach is supervised in high season and is ideal for children who will enjoy running and playing in the fine sand.


Access : Bus stop Gray d’Albion

Nearby car park : less than 450 metres away Parking Palais

A beach in an ideal location

which is a great success

Very popular in summer, this beautiful public beach in Cannes is surrounded by the private beaches of the major establishments on the Croisette.

It is located next to the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.



Bijou Plage

ideal for its shallow waters

Bijou Plage is both a public and a private beach in Cannes.

Safe swimming

Located between Port Canto and Palm Beach, this sandy beach is a family favourite. With its slightly sloping terrain, it allows children to enter the water gradually and calmly.


Swimming is supervised in high season.

Bijou Plage is thus one of the best spots for swimming with children in Cannes.

Water sports activities

Families can also sit on the pontoon to relax and enjoy water activities such as pedal boat hire.

A beach accessible to all and non-smoking

This beach is accessible to people with reduced mobility and has a non-smoking area.

The private beach of Bijou Plage

On the private beach of the Bijou Plage, deckchairs and parasols are installed to guarantee everyone a moment of relaxation and conviviality.

The restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine in a magnificent setting with the Lérins Islands in view.

Price information: sunbed rental for the day ⇒ 20 euros



Access : Bus stop Bijou Plage

Nearby parking : less than 300 metres from Free Parking (free parking) / 750 metres from Parking Croisette

Vegaluna private beach

the children's playground

A beach for children

The Vegaluna private beach offers a real playground for children with swings, huts and beach games. Children will not be bored, especially thanks to the entertainment organised throughout the summer.

A pleasant and comfortable private beach

for the whole family

The whole family can have lunch at the private beach restaurant with an exceptional view of the Esterel and the Lerins Islands.

Deckchairs and parasols are available for rent and water sports activities are offered by the hotel.


A supervised beach

As an added bonus, the swimming area is also supervised by a lifeguard to guarantee parents the best possible safety conditions!

Vegaluna is a beach in Cannes that appeals to children and parents alike!


Access : Bus stop Palais Croisette or Bus stop Miramar

Nearby car parks : 250 metres from Palais Stéphanie Interparking / 800 metres from Parking Croisette