Beaches and Port

A quiet corner of the Mediterranean.

Port de Plaisance de Saint-Gervais, Fos-sur-Mer's marina 820 berths

The Saint Gervais Port is one of the most fully equipped leisure craft facilities on the coast and also one of most environmentally friendly.

A Blue Flag Port

Fos-sur-Mer's marina has been a Blue Flag achiever since 1994 having met all 16 criteria including water quality, adequate waste reception facilities, provision of lifesaving equipment and a written commitment to safeguard local environments. The port also provides a fully equipped boatyard with a range of services, some of which are waste disposal, recycling facilities and a harbour crane lifting up to 20 tonnes. The port caters to vessels of up to 14m with a draught restriction of 2m.

The beaches

Fos-sur-Mer has once again landed the prestigious Blue Flag status for its beaches, this being the 17th consecutive year since 1994! The series of white sandy beaches that stretch for more than 6 kilometres (almost 4 miles) will delight holiday makers of all ages. Fully equipped and pristinely maintained, the beaches offer lifeguard supervision, comprehensive amenities and seasonal activities to visitors. During the summer a lifeguard headquarters is fully operational on the main beach. A free parking area is located within walking distance of the beach.

Special needs beach access

The main beach of Fos-sur-Mer is one of the only beaches on the Mediterranean coast with special needs bathing equipment available to disabled visitors. These specially adapted beach wheelchairs are available free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis (2 Tiralos and 1 Hippocampe). For assistance, staff are present on the beach.

Winner of the annual Label Tourisme Handicap Award since 2008, Fos-sur-Mer successfully met all 4 standards required by the commission, providing facilities for those with physical, auditory, mental or visual disabilities. Part of the beach is reserved for special needs visitors and is fully accessible from the car park. Sanitary facilities on the beach front are also accessible.

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