Antibes: the private beaches Joseph and Keller in La Garoupe
Beaulieu-sur-Mer: Baie des Fourmis and La Petite Afrique
Cannes: public beaches of Gazagnaire, Macé (semi-circular net provides a ‘pool’ area), & Roubine
Monaco: plages du Larvotto
Villefranche: sector of the Plage des Marinières
You can also check a new alert site, being created by the Oceanic Observatory in Villefranche, that indicates 48 hours in advance the probability of the “pelagia noctiluca,” based on calculations of the sea currents, wind, and plankton. With this new forecasting system, tourists can know what to expect, from Menton to Saint-Tropez, before stepping into the water.
If you happen to get stung, here’s what is recommended and to avoid doing:
Being prepared can help you enjoy your Mediterranean summer, so come on in, the water is great!