Carro's beach

Martigues - Landscape

Its fish market attracts people from throughout the region and is a real treat for the eyes and the taste buds!

Situated just a stone's throw from the port, "Plage de Carro" is a fairly small shingle beach, just big enough to accommodate the families and surfers who come here to tackle the waves when the wind is blowing. Like much of the Côte Bleue coast, this is also an excellent diving spot: Carro is particularly renowned for the Baou Tailla quarry lying just under its waves, which experienced divers can explore by passing through a heart-stopping siphon.

The stones from the quarry now offer a perfect habitat for local fauna and it is not uncommon to come across an octopus, lobster or dalmatian discodoris – a charming little mollusc covered with brown spots, reminiscent of a dalmatian's coat.

The beach is monitored every day from June 29 to August 30, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Car park
  • Free

Information provided by OT Martigues

  • Address

    Avenue René Fouque
    13500 Martigues

  • Phone

    • 04 42 49 03 00

Where to stay

Carro CamperVan Area
Campsite

Carro CamperVan Area

Martigues

78 places camper van locations near the beach and the port of Carro.Payment by credit card only, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, limited to 72 hours. Draining area and water distribution. Area equipped with a video surveillance system incorporating a digital recorder.

La Côte Bleue
Holiday rental

La Côte Bleue

Martigues

In the heart of the village, the gîte faces the public car park, the beach, the port with the fish market, and close to the main shops. On one level, the cottage opens via the terrace onto the living room with sofa (140x190cm), flat screen TV. Dining area. Integrated kitchen with electric…

La Source
Campsite

La Source

Martigues

The campsite is ideally located on the Côte Bleue, 12 km from Martigues, a seaside resort and 3 km from Sausset-les-Pins. The natural fine sand beaches are 100 meters away: La Saulce and Sainte-Croix. Many coves and inlets nearby. Possibility of launching boat and jet ski at 700 meters (port…

Camping Marius
Campsite

Camping Marius

Martigues

Camping Marius offers you the Charm and Authenticity of a campsite on a human scale. Sheltered from vegetation, pretty chalets or mobile homes, mostly air-conditioned, and pitches surrounded by greenery offer you holidays in complete privacy. Two options for bare pitches: - Nature camping…

Camping Pascalounet
Campsite

Camping Pascalounet

Martigues

Choose a pitch or a shaded or semi-shaded mobile home, opt for rentals with a breathtaking view of the sea, in short, choose at the Pascalounet campsite the vacation of your dreams! Take advantage of fully equipped and comfortable mobile homes and bungalows: kitchen area, wc, bathroom,…

Chez Manou
B&B

Chez Manou

Martigues

In a 5500 m2 wooded park, near the Crown beach, a traditional local stone house: 3 bedrooms in the family house (2 bedrooms with 1 140 bed and 1 bedroom with 1 180 bed and 3 single beds).

La Villa Du Petit Port
B&B

La Villa Du Petit Port

Martigues

Swimming pool (10x5) heated and secure from April to October (9 am / 11 am and 5 pm / 8 pm). Ground floor: private entrance to the bedroom with 1 double bed, bathroom with corner shower and heated towel rail, wc. air conditioning, wi-fi internet, mini bar, flat screen TV. Courtesy tray…

The Tamaris
Campsite

The Tamaris

Martigues

Campsite closed following the Côte Bleue fire - August 04, 2020. The campsite staff can be reached at the same phone number and also by email. Bungalows and mobile homes for hire for 2 to 6 people with terraces and car park. Outdoor pool Mobile homes and motorhomes can use pitches from…

Gaby
Holiday rental

Gaby

Martigues

A bedroom with a bed for 2 people, a sofa bed for 2 people. Seen on the port and on the sea, terrace.

Things to do

Sainte-Croix Beach
Landscape

Sainte-Croix Beach

Martigues

The beach is monitored the first weekend in June from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., then every day from June 13 to August 30, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Blind guide dogs are accepted.

Bonnieu Naturist Beach
Landscape

Bonnieu Naturist Beach

Martigues

I am not a naturist but I would like to try: via the invitation of a person who is a member of the MNS association, you can try naturism 2 times maximum at the rate of 5 euros per day and per person (a receipt will be issued to you ). Bonnieu naturist beach is located near Martigues. Modest…

Couzy Pierre
Craftsman / producer

Couzy Pierre

Martigues

If the wild fauna and often the large African animals represent his work and his life as a frequent traveler, we find in Couzy another sensitivity for small waterfowl and also woodcock.

Beach of the Verdon
Landscape

Beach of the Verdon

Martigues

Supervised Beach, sanitary facilities, bars and restaurants nearby.The little more of the beach of Verdon, it is the pedalos that allow water rides to admire the scenery from the sea.Bathing aid for people with disabilities: -The tiralo is not a boat but a bathing aidused with a companion. It…

V-Loc made in Carro
Outdoor leisure

V-Loc made in Carro

Martigues

V-Loc made in Carro provides you with mountain bikes for adults and children and delivers the bikes to the places you want!

Plage Rives d'Or
Landscape

Plage Rives d'Or

Sausset-les-Pins

Plage des Rives d’Or Sausset-les-Pins – a small resort on the Côte Bleue coast -, is part of the "Marine Park": a protected area where fishing and underwater hunting are prohibited. Diving and snorkelling fans will simply adore exploring the crystal-clear waters of "Plage des Rives d’Or"…

Le Marin Surf Shop
Nautical leisure

Le Marin Surf Shop

Martigues

Sale of new and used equipment.

Laurons beach
Landscape

Laurons beach

Martigues

Showers and toilets have been fitted as well as a play area for children. Free parking is available nearby and the beach is signposted in summer to ensure the safety of swimmers from the boats leaving the small port. Its main feature is this picnic area fitted out with tables, benches and…

Le petit musée de Carro
Cultural place

Le petit musée de Carro

Martigues

Past activities included stone-masonry, fishing, farming and breeding sheep. The simple daily life of our ancestors, fishermen, stone-masons, peasants and shepherds. We have tried to reproduce this more or less distant past for you. Research revealed objects and documents which recount the…

Where to eat

Côte et Mer
Cuisine de Provence

Côte et Mer

Martigues

On the floor panoramic sight on the sea.

Les terrasses de l'Arquet
Cuisine de Provence

Les terrasses de l'Arquet

Martigues

A breathtaking view overlooking the beach of St. Croix and the horizon offered by the Mediterranean Sea. The restaurant and multipurpose room are open to everyone, not just the residents of the campsite. The room hosts weddings, baptisms and seminars throughout the year.

Les Mouettes
Restaurants à emporter

Les Mouettes

Martigues

The Bar-Restaurant-Pizzeria Les Mouettes offers traditional cuisine or you can enjoy wood-fired pizzas. Broadcasting of sporting events.

Le Mas
Restaurants à emporter

Le Mas

Martigues

A craving for pizza, a Mediterranean dish, seafood or a cold drink? Sale of newspapers and tobaccos.