Category Archives: Photo

Alexandria Bay, Noosa National Park – Australia

[codepeople-post-map] This 1 kilometre stretch of surf and golden sand is one of many similar beaches on the Australian east coast. You may also know it as ‘A Bay’. What sets this beach apart from the others is difficult to say, maybe it’s the trek through the Noosa National Park, or because the trek to get to the… Read More »

Alexandria Bay, Queensland, Australia – How to get there.

The beach is in the Noosa National Park on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, north of Brisbane. The park itself is very well managed. The park has 5 numbered paths that are well signposted and you can easily find your way to the beach at Alexandria Bay. The park is a great place to walk and explore in… Read More »

Cobblers Beach – Sydney – Australia (How to get there)

33° 49′ 33.492” S (- 33.825970) – 151° 15′ 47.9808” E (151.263328) Cobblers Beach is located on Sydney Harbour’s Middle Head in the Sydney Harbour National Park. It’s a north facing cove, bathed with sunshine from mid-morning until sunset, with a bushland setting behind. It’s often hard to believe that you are only 10kms from the centre of… Read More »

Platja dels Balmins – Sitges

[codepeople-post-map] Platja dels Balmins, located in the party town of Sitges, is about 45 minutes by train, south of Barcelona and a lazy 10 or 15 minute walk from the station.  The town itself caters for the tourist with quite a few souvenir shops and eateries; it has a great feel and is well worth a stroll down… Read More »

La Jenny Resort – Part 1

La Jenny is located about 40 minutes to the west of Bordeaux and you really need a car to get there. Make your way to the town of Le Porge and follow the signs and billboards to La Jenny, which is on ‘Route de La Jenny’. Again there is no mistaking that this is a naturist resort from… Read More »

Montalivet Resort – Part 1

[codepeople-post-map] Montalivet, CHM Montalivet or just CHM Monta, is about 175 hectares in size, open this year from 30 Mar until 28 Sept, and adjoins the beach to the south of Montalivet-Les-Bains. It boasts a mixture of about 1000 privately owned bungalows and caravans, 960 caravan sites and 260 camping sites. There are over 12 km of internal… Read More »

Montalivet Resort – Part 2

The commercial area is some distance away from the swimming pool area, however there is a bar in close proximity to the pool and the beach that starts up about 6pm or so. They also have a band there from time to time. Most people tend to get dressed for this one. This resort like the others in… Read More »

Euronat Resort – Part 1

[codepeople-post-map] This is located about 6km’s to the north of Montalivet-Les-Bains. The resort provides directions from Bordeaux – take rocade exit n°8, RD 1215 Lesparre, Vensac, then follow signs. The front of the resort has a huge billboard sign, which again leaves you with no doubt the sort of resort you are about to enter. The resort opened… Read More »

Euronat Resort – Part 2

  Although I was there about lunch time (most of the shops close for lunch in these parts anyway) and the place did seem to have a high occupancy rate, there weren’t that many people about. Maybe it was the size of the place, and the range of activities on offer. It has a covered indoor heated swimming… Read More »

The Lifeguards of the Atlantic Coast

These beaches are patrolled by lifeguards who are employed by each of the resorts. They start about 11am and finish about 7pm. These blokes work in a team of 3 or so on the beach and a couple watch from their shed perched on the dune above the beach at the path into the resort. These blokes seem… Read More »