Sports, beaches, excursions

A coastal forest area

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It represents one of the last coastal forest areas between Mandelieu-la-Napoule and Antibes, which justified, at the request of the municipality, the establishment of a departmental pre-emption perimeter, under sensitive natural areas, a right delegated to the Coastal Conservatory.

The natural park is located on a conglomerate of limestone and gypsum. Eucalyptus and mimosa dominate the vegetation of the maquis.The atmosphere is more or less humid depending on the proximity of the valleys, the main one of which is colonized by bamboos which have developed to the detriment of the local vegetation. The horticultural activity was abandoned in the seventies, thus, the holm oak and the cork oak grow here and there in the middle of exotic plants.

The forest environment is home to a small, discreet but heritage fauna. Foxes, badgers, bats and squirrels frequent the undergrowth, while the Mauritanian tarento and the wall lizard take advantage of the rocky areas to hunt. The forest cover is conducive to passerines, such as the chaffinch and the nightingale. It happens to hear the hammering of the green woodpecker on the eucalyptus, or to surprise the heron which, after its fishing in the Lérins islands, comes to sleep high perched in the trees.

The beaches

Golfe-Juan Bay, nestled between Cap d'Antibes and the Lérins Islands, is very sheltered from the winds; the whole range of nautical and seaside activities is possible:sea trips, idleness on the sandy beaches, boating and many sporting activities.
Private beaches:


Thirty dive sites are spread over four sectors: Cap d'Antibes, Lérins Islands, Golfe-Juan and Cannes bays. The exploration is very varied: drop-offs, dry, isolated rocks, rich in gorgonian or red coral

From beginners to experienced divers, everyone will find what they are looking for, especially since the sites are accessible in 10 to 45 minutes of navigation.

The Golfe-Juan diving clubs offer introductory "baptism" dives, exploration dives or thematic dives (night, marine biology, etc.). Internships are provided. Supervision is provided by state-certified instructors who are very strict about safety and communicate their passion and excellent knowledge of the underwater environment.

Diamond diving, PADI center

  • Old port - opposite the harbor master's office
  • Open from April to November
  • Tel.06 15 30 52 23

Diving grant


The practice of the water scooter is accessible to all, from 16 years old, with or without a boat license.

Gulf Jet Company
Old Port car park - Tel. 06 63 99 07 12
open from May to September


Sea trips

A crossing to an exceptional site, Sainte Marguerite Island, a mini cruise with a stopover in Monaco, outings on a sailboat with a skipper or on a motor boat...

Riviera Lines
Such. 06 27 96 66 81 - 04 93 63 86 76
Boarding from Quai Saint-Pierre, Old Port of Golfe-Juan
Discovery of Ste Marguerite Island - Open from April to October
Round trip price: adults €19, children €13 (4/10 years old)
Excursions to Monaco, Saint-Tropez and the Corniche d'Or by reservation

Day at Sea
Such. 09 54 840 740/06 26 20 51 41
Discover sailing on sailboats with a skipper, which can accommodate 8 to 15 passengers: relaxing days, morning handline fishing, mini sunset cruises, fireworks, events at sea, yacht charter, sailboat.

Sea Yachting
Port Camille Rayon
Such. 04 93 61 84 40 / 06 15 11 81 65
Embark on one of our motorboats and enjoy a tailor-made day. Idleness, diving, water sports, fireworks...

The sea within reach of sails
Old Port of Golfe-Juan
Such. 06 44 70 20 56
Sea trips with introduction to sailing. Events to celebrate with meals served on board. Fireworks, barbecues at sea, company outings, photo shoots.