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Plage du Racou

Le Racou, 66700, Argeles-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 68 81 15 85
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1950s vibe!

It's lovely here, yes there's no slot machines, sunbeds etc, go along the coast for that. Yes it... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
MistyCat_8
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Wirral & France
Great beach

Great beach, able to park even in August free of charge. Toilet facilities, along with shower... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Trish P
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“great beach” (4 reviews)
“free parking” (2 reviews)
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Le Racou, 66700, Argeles-sur-Mer, France
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+33 4 68 81 15 85
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"lifeguard station"
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

It's lovely here, yes there's no slot machines, sunbeds etc, go along the coast for that. Yes it can get windy it's the tramontane which starts from 2pm, but everywhere gets that. A scattering of beach bungalows and a few low key restaurants - free...More

1  Thank MistyCat_8
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Great beach, able to park even in August free of charge. Toilet facilities, along with shower, lifeguard station. Not too crowded, family atmosphere. Lovely backdrop of hills. Food and snacks together with beach supplies on road near beach. Water clear and sand clean. Did get...More

2  Thank Trish P
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have been coming here for 10 years, only a short drive from our flat in Collioure. Reading some of the reviews people have said it is Stony and not sand they must be confused with another beach! As it is a most beautiful sandy...More

3  Thank nickleby68
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Racou has a great beach and a quaint bohemian atmosphere Several small bars and cafes line the main street The beach shelves very quickly and just under the waterline it is rather stoney but the best part of the is near the rocky outcrops as...More

Thank HenryHull
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Loved this place when we stayed at Bois de Val Marie some 14 years ago, came back for a nostalgic look and still love this place. No it isn't sandy, yes it is pebbly, but that's the point, no annoying sand in shoes and on...More

1  Thank Alan P
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Good news is that in late may this place is deserted..if you want quiet, solitude etc its perfect. It is clean and beautiful in a ragged kind of way Bad news its not sandy..more gritty and the incline onto the water at high tide is...More

2  Thank 509Martin
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Me and my girlfriend were here just for a couple hours so we enjoyed the beach. It's really nice and calm, it just feels good to be there

Thank Gabrielaisturiz
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

This beach is a lovely place to visit, you can park right behind the beach, with no charge. There is a Lifeguard station with toilets and a runway down to the water, which is perfect for wheelchair users. The beach has quite a slope down...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

This is a fantastic beach yes not fine sand as some others have pointed out but the views are lovely the raft great fun the parking isn't easy but I'm grateful for that it keeps it less packed in than some of the other beaches...More

Thank cornishventurer
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

The beach has parking, but is made up of small pebbles, not sand. The entrance to the sea has stones and is not easy to get in. There are strong currents and it can get very windy. There are very basic facilities. There are NO...More

2  Thank Dant6817
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