Beaches in Canes, whether private or public, are incredibly charming. While the former mostly beside  being closer to LA Croisette feature a lot of amenities like sun lounges, lockers and waiter services, the latter tend to be natural and more minimalist and hence less costly. Below is a list of the top best beaches.

5. Best beaches in Cannes

1. Z Plage (Private)

This beach provides your dream luxury setting for a fulfilling relaxation in Cannes. The fact it is spacious means it suits parties and other functions involving many people. While on this private beach you can
walk along the beautiful paths or sunbath on sunbeds that overlook Boulevard de la Croisette. With the over 400 sunbeds, you have enough space for friends and family members. The beach restaurant serves various high-quality and hence tasty cuisines.

2. Plage du Midi (Public)

Are you a fan of long sandy beaches that are easily accessible from main terminuses? Plage du Midi is ideal for you. Besides being sandy, it has easy access from the bus stop, train station and the central
business district. There are many beach clubs on one end while on the other there is a wide relaxation area where you can have quality family time with your loved ones. If you would like to take part in some sports, beach volleyball courts and different water sports will come in handy.

3. Long Beach (Private)

This fairly built-up beach is yet another great spot operated by Marriott Hotel. It provides a great place to sit, relax and pass the time. Other than being right at the heart of an urban centre, a lot goes on
this lovely place. An indoor beach restaurant allows you to sample Cannes meals and cocktails. Many people, both foreigners and locals frequent the place to experience first-hand the town’s exciting events ranging from watching the fireworks during Bastille Day to quick dip into the sea on Cannes Film

4. Plage Zamenhof

Situated near Porto Canto and run by the council of Cannes, this Municipal beach has deckchairs, lockers and umbrellas at prices that are a small fraction of those at private beaches. You also get the chance to use practice fishing skills using the jellyfish nets. Those who fancy reading books have the opportunity to lend a book from the library within the beach. Other amenities include lifeguards, hot showers, toilets and lockers. A large underground bust stop and car park mean you have no fuss parking your vehicle.

5. Baoli Beach (Private)

Baoli is a truly striking, fashionable private beach. It is not only widely known for its lovely spot but also a dedicated Baoli Restaurant that operates till late hours during summer. So, if you are looking for an
irresistible place to party look no further. All celebrities and global jet-setters frequently party here. Find your way to this beach to experience high life in the company of famed celebs without spending a fortune.


Whether you want to have lunch in a family-friendly setting or a rusting picnic right at an island cove, Cannes does not disappoint. The place provides a beach experience for everyone. Choose from the above private and public beaches, and you will have a story to tell.