We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Excellent beach

Beautiful sand,gentle waves,ideal for families,Great whether tide in or out,I have been here... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
VictoriaHH2013
,
Ipswich, United Kingdom
One of the best beaches on the island.

Sandy beach. Excellent for swimming, surfing or paddle boarding. However, be careful of sharp... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
jeaniebh
,
England, United Kingdom
Read all 61 reviews
19
All photos (19)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
6 Feb 2017
“Excellent beach”
13 Oct 2015
“One of the best beaches on the island.”
About
Contact
Ile de Re, France
Website
+33 5 46 09 00 55
Reviews (61)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveller rating
4
4
0
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
4
4
0
1
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Beautiful sand,gentle waves,ideal for families,Great whether tide in or out,I have been here several times in all seasons and love it

Thank VictoriaHH2013
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Sandy beach. Excellent for swimming, surfing or paddle boarding. However, be careful of sharp rocks under the water. Very small car park is a problem. A larger park is several hundred metres from the beach. Excellent self cleaning toilets in the small car park. Snack...More

Thank jeaniebh
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this beach with a family of small children. The beach was full of dead sea plants. It made the beach look very untidy. Water was not clear. Some sea stuff there too. The kids enjoyed the beach. Waves were big enough to be...More

Thank ilonar336
Reviewed 29 July 2015

All the beaches on this side of island are really nice, its pretty much one continuous beach for a many kilometers. Thought some sections are a little stonier than others. Plage Gros Jonc was nice and sandy. All the beaches have small car parks close...More

3  Thank Paulyg123
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We were lucky to be staying 100 metres from this nice beach, probably one of the best beaches on the island. It has a grocery store and a decent beach bar connected to the 5-star camping site that will do well for both lunch and...More

Thank lenkre
Reviewed 7 August 2012

If you want to spend a day on the beach on the Ile de Ré, Plage Gros Jonc might well be the best bet. Only about 45 minutes of gentle cycling from La Flotte, the beach has just the right amount of surf for learner...More

2  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Found by accident but went back again as it had everything you need - lovely clean soft sand, the sea was not "weedy", there was plenty of room on the beach and nearby was an attractive cafe, little shop and clean loos. Mind you, this...More

3  Thank Alison S
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Came across this one when exploring the island on bikes, it's a long stretch of lovely sand and gently shelving waters, great for kids, only downside was the sand flies, drive you insane when attempting to chill out and sunbathe!

1  Thank spendleb48
Reviewed 1 February 2012

Out of season you will enjoy this lovely beach- walk along it, ride along it ;watch the boats go by.

4  Thank gingerfrance
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Plage Gros Jonc staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines