This is the first raison d'être of Deauville, the one that gave birth to it in 1860: a city where one enjoys the benefits of sea water, the richest of mineral waters! After admiring the coastline from its famous Boards, dive in and enjoy!
Energizing: hike your feet in the water from Deauville beach to Bénerville beach and back.
Unusual and warm: the bath on January 1 each year at 12 noon in front of the nautical center, the spot to wish yourself a happy new year.
Sporty: the Deauville triathlon is its courses at sea, every year in June.

© Paravision
© Delphine Barré
© Delphine Barré

Quality & safety

The quality of the bathing water at Deauville beach is monitored by the Coeur Côte Fleurie community of communes, which is responsible for preserving the coastal ecosystem. It was among one of the first French public authorities to embark on a certification process for bathing water, an initiative which was rewarded in 2010 by obtaining certification (by the Véritas office) for its management system and renewed since. In summer, you will find all the useful information on water quality at the First Aid station located on Les Planches. To find out more, visit the Coeur Côte Fleurie Community site.

Sea water at 28 ° c at the Olympic swimming pool

In Deauville, we love the sea so much that we capture it to fill the Olympic swimming pool: the water in its basin is pumped off the coast and heated to 28 ° C. Under a vault that captures the sun and the light - designed by the architect Roger Taillibert, it is the gathering place of 85000 swimmers each year. It is also one of the two pools of the Deauville Thalasso, chosen for the benefits of sea water on the body.


© Delphine Barré

Swimming at 28 ° C

An Olympic saltwater pool


It is spread over 550m long and 300m deep. It is marked on land by large white and red masts, and at sea by yellow buoys. In July and August, eight lifeguard swimmers holding the National Aquatic Safety and Rescue Certificate and three CRSs monitor the beach.The monitoring system was reinforced in 2014 by the purchase of a mobile first-aid station to organize close monitoring. some water.

Accessibility: a Tiralo is available for people with reduced mobility for easier access to water.

The map of the beach, the swimming area, the days and times here


Contact us:
+33 (0)2 31 14 40 00

Our tourist information offices:

Residence of the Clock
Empress Eugenie wharf
14800 Deauville
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Place Jean-Mermoz
14640 Villers-sur-Mer
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32 bis avenue Michel d'Ornano
14910 Blonville-sur-Mer
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40 rue du Général Leclerc
14113 Villerville
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20 Place Lemercier
14800 Toques
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Louis Delamare Promenade
(behind the aid station)
14800 Tourgeville
See opening hours