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Plage Paloma Beach, St Jean Cap Ferrat

A fine pebble beach with watersports, great for families

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Plage Paloma Beach, St Jean Cap Ferrat

Away from the hustle and bustle of the Port, Paloma Beach is a delightful little haven with more than a touch of 1950’s Riviera glamour.

The sheltered beach gets the sun early and keeps it all day - you are surrounded by beautiful views of Cap d’Ail and Beaulieu, with luxury yachts bobbing in the bay and pine-covered cliffs to the east.

Setting & Location

This beach is situated just a few minutes walk from the Port of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.

Water Safety & Clarity

There is a safe swimming area marked out with yellow floats and the waves are always fairly calm. A lifeguard is on duty during the summer months.

Beach Quality

The beach is made up of fine pebbles.

Bars & Beachclubs

The Paloma beach club and restaurant is open daily from Easter until the end of September; their menu includes fresh grilled fish and local specialities. Given their impressive roll-call of celebrity guests we figure it must be pretty good - over the years they’ve welcomed Winston Churchill, Ivana Trump, Jack Nicholson, Roger Moore, Tom Cruise, Sean Connery, Mick Jagger, to name just a few...

It’s not just the reserve of the rich and famous though, there is a reasonably sized section of public beach as well. Even if you are not a customer of the restaurant you can still buy ice creams and drinks from them and hire water sports equipment.

Book a Beachclub


There are plenty of people, including children and novices, trying out new things in the water at Paloma - paddle boarding, sailing, water skiing and more. 

Book Watersports

Getting Here


Take bus number 81 and then it is just a short walk.


  • Outdoors
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Accessibility
  • Pedestrian access


  • Activities
  • Stand Up Paddleboard
  • Swimming
  • Watersports