Cannes west beaches: the first beach on Boulevard du Midi, just west of the port, at 9 am on an August morning, including a group of oldies doing an aqua gym workout.
Are Cannes west beaches worth visiting?
Alternative beaches to visit
And if Cannes beaches are too stuffed or difficult to get to/park at, head 22 kms east to Nice’s lengthy pebbly beaches or 20km south west to the horseshoe cove of Plage d’Agay which has plenty of space though parking on the road is limited. The sand is coarse but the beach is attractive, the ambience tranquil and families feel at home. There are some shops and cafés beside the road through the village.
Alternatively Frejus Plage is another kid-friendly beach just 5kms further than Agay and though small is sheltered, coated with fine sand and offers cafés and kiddie stuff. Again, parking is limited so get there early.