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“Lovely beach, check out the tides”
Review of Plage du Sillon

Plage du Sillon
Ranked #2 of 61 things to do in Saint-Malo
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Stony Brook, New York
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“Lovely beach, check out the tides”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We stayed at a hotel with a view of the beach and loved to sit and watch the way that it changed so dramatically with the tides. The beach itself is soft and sandy with some small shells. It is nearby St. Malo and also has views of a fort and several small islands. It's a particularly nice view at sunset. We didn't actually go swimming so I can't say whether the water is cold or not. However, walking out onto the beach at low tide emphasizes how far out the tides go as it is a significant walk, particularly when compared to most beaches.

Visited August 2014
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“Amazing beach!”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

I went there in July. The view was awesome at the first sight. The sands were so soft that I had a great long walk along. Stayed there for a long time.

Visited July 2014
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Brussels, Belgium
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“nice beach”
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

The beach is dog free, partly car free and some part even smoke free (near the city walls). Even at low tide the water is not too far. Very few showers on the beach. Parking is difficult near the old town. Long walks possible.

Visited August 2014
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Paris, France
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“A lovely walk along the beach”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We had a lovely walk along the beach in the morning at low tide, then, in the evening, the beach completely disappeared submerged by the high tide. Amazing view and very romantic during the sunset. I highly recommend a visit.

Visited September 2013
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Central Coast, NSW, Australia
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“You can watch it endlessly”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

It's just amazing to see how large the beach area is at low tide, then it disappears completely at high tide. There is always something happening here, football, sailed craft with wheels racing, windsurfers, etc. Hit the beach at low tide at sun up and the St Malo forts will glow orange.

Visited June 2014
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