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At the water's edge

At Deauville beach

Two kilometers of beach, 450 parasols, 450 cabins, an Olympic seawater swimming pool, two ports, a tennis club, 22 shops, exhibitions; events ; Deauville beach is a haven of happiness for all tastes. Immortalized by Claude Lelouch in the film "A man and a woman", its romantic setting seduces lovers, vacationers, bathers, athletes, riders or jockeys all year round.
Deauville Beach © Valentin
Deauville beach © S. Boyer-Engel
Deauville Beach © A. Halley
Horses on the beach
Deauville beach © D. Barré

Deauville Beach © Valentin

Deauville beach © S. Boyer-Engel

Deauville Beach © A. Halley

Horses on the beach

Deauville beach © D. Barré

The unavoidable

The Boards

It is one of the most legendary places in Deauville. Its Planches, built in 1923, line the sea bathing establishment and its 450 Art Deco cabins. They extend over 643 meters and are made of azobé wood. The lists which border the Boards are marked with the names of the directors who each year receive a tribute during the American Festival. And this has been going on since 1975!

For the little story !
Les Planches have seen it pass, fashion shows! From the 20s the young ladies paraded in front of the Bar de la Mer and in the Pompeii Baths, moreover in 1930 the Miss France Yvette Labrousse paraded there with European misses, it was the effervescence!

The Boards

The point of view

Built in the 30s by the Deauville Yacht Club, Le Point de Vue is too far from the municipal port. After multiple occupations, it is today a place of reception for the public. currently occupied by Micro-Folie.

The point of view

7, boulevard de la mer -


"Deauville, the Peninsula - Its Maritime History, 1860> 2020"
From the estuary shaped by alluvium, to the new district of Deauville born in 2010, the peninsula built from 1860 between Deauville and Trouville-sur-Mer will have been successively a commercial port then a wasteland with warehouses.
Collectors and enthusiasts of the History of Deauville and Trouville-sur-Mer gathered within the Philatelic and Cartophilic Association of Deauville and Trouville-sur-Mer, gathered 350 documents and reproductions to relate and explain how the great works , the main buildings and then the imagined and successive developments have shaped the Touques peninsula.
Open from July 14 to August 15 from 15 p.m. to 18 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday.

Near the beach at the end of the boards, a ride on a merry-go-round to catch the pompom. You can turn the carousel every day during school holidays or weekends outside of school holidays if the weather permits!

Beginning of the Ornano promenade -

Trampoline, adventure course and beach volleyball in free practice or accompanied by the animation team.
½ day or full day registration


1er January : Bath on January 1st.
September : the Deauville International Triathlon goes by the beach
June> September : Exhibition: "In the eye of Paris Match (1949> 2011)" on the Planches
In Summer, polo teams gather there regularly for Beach Polo matches
End of August : 24h Oceans, a day to raise awareness of marine pollution.
October> December  : the beach hosts one of the exhibitions of the Contact (s) Contact photography festival.
Mid november : inDeauville marathon, over several distances.

With family or solo

Football, basketball, handball and skateboarding are practiced there all year round. 
The skate park is brand new: in molded concrete, it consists of a "bowl" and a "street" on an area of ​​approximately 500m².
Behind the Sea and Sport club. Free access.
At the western end of Les Planches, go behind the Promenade Michel d'Ornano and stroll along the sea lais, a vast seaside park where you can relax in the sun on a bench.
Try the sports course and its wooden stations. You will also like the play area for children with its flexible floors and the giant heart to hang a padlock by exchanging love oaths.

Each summer the Biblio'tech of Deauville places its shelves on the boards. You can borrow novels, magazines, comics and books for free.
In July and August from 12 p.m. to 19 p.m.
A stone's throw from the beach, take on the challenges of this 18-step course. You can also have lunch on the terrace facing the course.
Les Terrasses du mini-golf - Rue Reynaldo Hahn - Boulevard de la Mer - 02 31 98 40 56.

Naiad Plant
The Parc des Lais de Mer
Reading on the beach © SB Engel
Miniature Golf © C. David

Naiad Plant

The Parc des Lais de Mer

Reading on the beach © SB Engel

Miniature Golf © C. David

Sporty Deauville

In Deauville, the joggers' routes often take the Planches then the promenade that leads to the Bénerville-sur-mer lifeguard station (about 2,5 km from the Port Deauville dyke). Athletes will have many other choices: sports courses in the sea lais park, swimming in sea water at the Olympic swimming pool.
and its 19 courts - 10 of which are clay courts - await your discussions and your smaches just behind the boards. Besides the rental of courts, courses and lessons are provided by a pool of teachers. Tournaments are scheduled by the Sporting club association.

Municipal tennis courts - Boulevard de la mer - 02 31 98 62 85

The municipal tennis club

3, boulevard de la Mer - 14800 Deauville -

The sailing school of the Deauville Yacht Club

At Deauville Yacht Club, sailing is best learned on the habitable (D80) and is aimed at all levels: fun sailing, sport sailing, for individuals or for school groups. The school also offers two-hour sea trips and day boat rentals for people who have acquired level 3 from the French Sailing Federation.

If you have a boat and want to improve your skills, the Deauville Yacht Club offers "coaching pleasure" formulas to get you back up to speed, go out with sea accompanied, progress in handling or preparing the boat.

The sailing school of the Deauville Yacht Club

Quai de la Marine - 14800 Deauville -

Settle under a parasol

They settled in Deauville beach in 1875. In the 30s, they abandoned their stripes to establish themselves in five colors with their skirts tied around the peak. Probably one of the most photographed in the world, the Deauville parasol is not for sale anywhere. He leaves the city workshops every year, which manufactures them, repairs them and pampers them for hire. A municipal service at a low price.
Indicative price: from 14 € (the day), a parasolier (there are 14 in summer) will accompany you to untie the parasol and get settled.

Reservation: Sea front service - Place Claude Lelouch - 02 31 14 02 16

The famous parasols

Rent an Art Deco cabin

The 450 cabins in Deauville, spread over 9 courtyards with Art Deco architecture, can be rented by the day, by the week, by the month or for the season. Three options: beach side on the famous Planches, boulevard side and small pools - ideal for children who like to splash around there - and finally the courtyard side of the baths for the "Roaring Twenties" atmosphere. You will appreciate the modern architecture of the establishment, the purity of its lines and the mosaic decorations. A delicate universe populated by atriums, galleries, a fountain ...
Indicative price: from € 15 per day, € 60 per week in July and August for a cabin with shower.
Reservation: Sea front service - Place Claude Lelouch - 02 31 14 02 16

Eat and sleep with sea view


Take boulevard Cornuché then the car park of the sea lais (several entrances possible).
Saddle and domestic animals are allowed:

  • from January 1 to April 30, 2021, without time restrictions
  • from May 1 to September 30, 2021, before 10 a.m. and after 19 p.m.
  • from October 1 to December 31, 2021, without time restrictions

A Tiralo is available at the first aid station for people with motor disabilities, on presentation of their identity card.
Embark on the little tourist train from Deauville to reach the seafront, at the level of Les Planches, while visiting the essentials of the city during a 40-minute walk.
The tourist train takes you from mid-April to September and during all the school holidays in zone C.

Departures from City Hall or the Deauville International Center.
Round trip: € 7 (adults) and € 4,50 (-12 years old)

The swimming area is 550m long and 300m wide. In July and August, eight lifeguard swimmers holding the BNSSA (National Safety and Aquatic Rescue Certificate) and three CRS supervise the bathing area and the beach.
Monitoring is ensured:

  • from May 1 to 31 from 11 a.m. to 18 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and bridges (families not lifted)
  • from June 1 to 30 and from September 1 to 30 from 11 a.m. to 18 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and from Monday to Friday (flame not raised)
  • from July 1 to August 31 every day from 11 a.m. to 19 p.m. 

In case of problems call:
To know : large masts overhung by a boat, a house, a train or a balloon are planted on the beach in season to help children find their way.