St Laurent – Eze

St. Laurent-Eze, Nice, France | map | get directions |

audience rating: St Laurent - Eze, 5.0 out of 5 based on 8 ratings click to vote:
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One of the most popular gay/nudist beaches in Cote d’Azur and one of the trickiest to reach. There are no services on the beach, so take your own drinks and snacks.

The beach can be reached by the No. 100 bus service from Nice towards Monaco. Alight at “Parking St Laurent d’Eze”, and follow the signposted trail “Castelleret Inferieur” to the beach. For an even more detailed description, see the review posted by Paul below.

At the beach, turn right, head up the concrete steps and follow the path around to the gay beach area. This is a rocky path, so wear appropriate footwear. The beach (and bus service) is particularly busy at weekends during the summer.

venue: beach | features: beach | attracts: All types

corrections | last updated: 02-16-2017











based on 3 reviews
  1. criscris

    “We have a great experience. The naked people, most of them hot guys, are friendly. The action takes plece at 50-60 m from the beach, in the green area. We enter a group of 5-6 ang have fun.“

     on 05-15-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. Fun Little Adventure

    “My boyfriend and I visited the beach yesterday, and we enjoyed the trip. We had trouble finding information for the 100 bus using Google Maps, as we only saw buses 81/82/83 as means of reaching the area. We decided to Uber in both directions from Old Town Nice, which cost us about 30 Euros each way. Google also doesn't list "Parking St Laurent d’Eze", so we started at Cap Estel and walked down the hill a bit until we found the small parking lot bus stop. We then continued walking a few minutes up the next hill as directed by Paul's review and reached the stairs. The guys on the beach were naked and respectful.“

     on 05-11-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  3. Two different beaches!

    “You guys are making this confusing... There are 2 gay beaches in the Eze area! One, you have to take the 100 Bus and get off at the parking at St. Laurent. The second beach is accessed by Train, where you get off at Eze.“

     on 05-03-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

  4. Saint Laurent d'Eze

    “Having visited this beach yesterday, based upon the really helpful information provided on this site, I feel obligated to try and provide even more information to prospective visitors.

    The beach is great; go! I took the bus #100 but needed a little help working out exactly which to stop to get off. The stop you want is called: Parking St Laurent d'Eze.' Buses display the names of stops on screens. The bus journey is great: stunning views of the Côte d'Azur and a short pass through a tunnel carved out of the mountain.

    Once you get off, keep walking up the hill on the right hand side (3 mins) and you come to a stone staircase leading down into a beautiful vale. Just follow this Indiana-Jones-style descent until it ends in a beach. You don't want this beach, however. You want to remove your nice trainers (they will get wet, otherwise) and turn right, walking to the end of the beach until you see a broken gate and a raised set of stairs leading up.

    Take the stairs! Look at the view! Don't fall off the mountainside you are now moving across. In most places, the stairs simply aren't there; it's up to you to keep negotiating a path over the rocks, keeping as best as you can to the right.

    You'll start to see sporadic naked men. Smile. Don't wave too emphatically; the path across the rocks gets really narrow in places.

    Eventually, after 5-8 minutes of this most exciting journey, you'll spy a small beach littered with mostly naked men having a lovely time. Join them by grabbing the very helpful rope attached to the rock face and use it to lower yourself gracefully down to the beach proper.

    Ta-dah! You've made it, Indie. Now, you just have to find a place to put your towel. Close to the rock as possible would be my advice (waves here can be volatile). Also, observe the genius of the freshwater dousing system: by some miracle of nature, a pool of freshwater sits to the right of the beach ( if you're facing the sea). Some clever people have placed plastic containers there so you can rinse the salt water from your skin. Re-fill the container for the next person, please.

    Finally, and I did not experience this myself, honest, action takes place if you keep heading right over the next set of rocks. You'll see a small path leading up to the train tracks. People walk carefully adjacent to the tracks towards a small glade. Strangers may populate said glade.

    The whole experience has an air of exclusitivity that makes a visit to this beach seem special. Take care both in the water and out and you'll return the next day. As I did.


     on 07-27-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • Nice small beach

      “Thanks for the good description Paul.
      Found it immediately. Although it is a very small beach. The path is really rocky and the shore get's really high sometimes so that it's really hard to get there or to get back. Prepare to get wet then. There were some nice gay men and most of them were swimming naked.“

       on 07-29-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  5. not worth the effort

    “Visited here today (07/04/15). Everyone clothed. all couples.“

     on 04-07-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

  6. nice naked beach

    “This is nudist beach for every body, there no officially gay part but it easy to find guy. The action start later once it gets less crowded. By the way I don't understand how it's complicated to explain the way to go to that beach. It's the most easiest nudist beach to get. Take the train from Nice and stop in Eze Station and reach the beach turn left for 5 minutes walking only and your in the naked area. The further you go you'll be more in the gay area
    have fun. Nothing around so bring water with you.“


     on 06-22-2014 | Reply Problem with this review?

    • there are two beaches

      “Sam, you have been to the nudist beach in Eze but this one is between Eze and Cap d'Ail at St. Laurent-Eze. That beach itself is not gay, you have to follow the path over the rocks for a few minutes. There is another small beach, this is the gay beach and almost everyone is naked.“


       on 05-20-2015 | Reply Problem with this review?

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