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Introducing La Baule
Join the French, who favour La Baule on the aptly named Côte d'Amour (Coast of Love).
La Baule competes with Biarritz as the most fashionable resort on the Atlantic Coast – perfect for a honeymoon or romantic getaway. And the Côte d'Amour is just a short hop away from the sights of nearby Nantes.
This stylish resort offers a magnificent 8km-long crescent of golden sand that dips into the warm waters of the Gulf Stream, which flows into the wide bay from the Atlantic Ocean.
What to do and see in La Baule
Pick your own spot to sunbathe on this fabulous beach, which offers safe swimming in shallow water, making it perfect for small children and families. The section closest to the town offers a range of facilities including parasols, sun loungers, showers and lifeguards. Water sports include wind and kite surfing.
Behind the beach is a long esplanade lined with Belle Epoque architecture as well as a choice of cafés, bars and restaurants.
Browse the shops and boutiques along the avenue du Général-de-Gaulle and avenue Louis-Lajarrige, enjoy a flutter at the Casino Barrière de La Baule and dance the night away at Le Théâtre.
Choose from a range of honeymoon accommodations to suit all budgets; for something special, try the Castel Marie-Louise, a turn-of-the-20th century Breton manor decorated in French Provincial style.
Find the best deal, compare prices, and read what other travelers have to say about hotel accommodation in La Baule at TripAdvisor.
Best time to honeymoon in La Baule
The best months to visit La Baule are between May and September when temperatures average 23°C. July and August are the hottest months of the year, with temperatures often above 30°C.
The century-old seaside resort of La Baule-Escoublac, commonly known as La Baule, is located in southern Brittany in western France. La Baule is located just 79km from Nantes (around one hour by train) and 452km from Paris.
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