Nautical activities


Cagnes-sur-Mer's coastline is a 3.5- kilometre long, pebbled beach.
Most of it is public, (dogs are allowed on one beach, in front of the racecourse)
The private beaches offer  additional high-quality services such as restaurants, sun-bed rental, parasols etc.
In summer the beach security is provided by lifeguards, based at 3 stations, open every day from 9 am to 7 pm in July and August only.
The seawater is regularly analysed by the environment laboratory in Nice.
See the most recent results (available in summer).

Handiplage -accessible beach

Located at the corner of Boulevard Kennedy, this beach welcomes mobility, hearing and vision impaired tourists  providing sea bathing facilities and professional assistance.
Open from June to September.
Tel.: +33 (0) 4 93 22 19 00

Private beaches
Six new private beaches (existing from July 2011) offer a diverse range of services

Sailing centre
Port abri du Cros-de-Cagnes - avenue du Capitaine Vial - 06800 Cagnes-sur-Mer
Tél. +33 (0)4 93 31 45 65

Open from March to December
Town sailing school for children and adults offers individual and group training with qualified staff and sailing material hire.
Hobie cat, optimist dinghy, windsurfing, stand-up paddle

Water sports

Plage des Marines
Promenade de la Plage
between Stone Beach and La Spiaggia private beaches.
06800 Cagnes-sur-Mer
Tél. +33 (0)6 87 81 55 70


Jet ski half-day excursions (no licence required) to Lerins Islands and St Jean Cap Ferrat, jet ski rental (20min to 1hour), parasailing, towed tubing and other aquatic recreational activities.
Water ski and wakeboard classes (children from 4years old)
Wakeskate, kneeboard
Professional qualified staff

Wake Spot
Boating center - Port du Cros
06800 Cagnes-sur-Mer
Tél. +33 (0)6 99 18 20 05


All activities are accompanied by professional staff.
Water ski, wakeboard, wakesurf, wakeskate, baby ski for 3 to 9 year old children, towed tubing, pedalboats, and other water-based leisure activities.
Open every day from June to September, from  8am to 7 pm (on appointment)

Boat excursions and marine fishing
"Jean-Louis le Pêcheur"
Port du Cros-de-Cagnes
06800 Cagnes-sur-Mer
Tél. +33 (0)6 11 53 85 09

Boat excursions (Cros bay, Villefranche-sur-mer, Lerins Islands), special events (fireworks in Cagnes, Cannes and Monaco), educational excursions for groups of children or adults, fishing trips.

Scuba diving
Club Moana
Base Nautique - Port du Cros-de-Cagnes
06800 Cagnes-sur-Mer
Tél. +33 (0)4 93 31 88 19

Scuba diving school, level 1 and 2, diving classes in the pool and in the sea, underwater hockey club.
Open all year round.

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Swimming pool
Avenue Marcel Pagnol
06800 Cagnes-sur-Mer
Tél. +33 (0)4 93 73 28 28

25m pool, professional lifeguards, swimming classes for children (from 4 year old) and adults, aquagym, sunbed, parasol and ping-pong table rental.
Prices: from 0.5€ to 1.5€