Leucate is full of appeal!

This peninsula between the lagoons and the Mediterranean is a choice venue for kitesurfers and windsurfers who make the most of the 300 annual days of good winds. Leucate is also a traditional village with eight white-sand beaches, a marina, the famous cliffs and… nature at the gateway to Corbières Maritimes.

Les façades colorées de Leucate Village©J. Bellondrade - OT de Leucate
La plage de La Franqui©Office de Tourisme de Leucate

Leucate village

Discover the charming village and the castle that towers above it, the lively village square, the picturesque façades and the multicoloured streets which play with sunshine and shade to make this the ultimate Mediterranean village. With its rich past and strong culinary traditions, the charm is complete!

La Franqui

Nestling in its pine forest, the oldest resort on the Languedoc coast is home to the fabulous Plage des Coussoules, an 8 km beach of golden sand, where Phoenician galleys dropped their anchors during Antiquity.

This playground attracts both amateur and professional adrenalin seekers from across the world, including top world-class kitesurfers and windsurfers who meet here for the Mondial du Vent competition.

La plage de la falaise, à Leucate Village ©OT de Leucate

Leucate plage

With its unspoilt coves, crystal clear waters and untouched beach, all protected by the cliffs from the capricious Tramontane winds, Leucate-Plage invites you to enjoy your stay surrounded by nature at its purest!

Do you love the great outdoors? A unique panorama awaits you! The cliffs of Leucate and the Mediterranean Sea are the backdropto some easy, accessible walks in the heart of a protected area, through vineyards and on drystone paths.

Naturist Leucate offers the total freedom of a naturist holiday!

A natural protected space with beautiful scenery shared by a number of apartment buildings… the French and European reference when it comes to naturism on the edge of the Big Blue!

In fact, Leucate’s naturist beach has been listed as the “best naturist beach in the world” by the English-language website, The Richest.

Live in Leucate beach



The oyster farm village

Just choose from the rows of huts and meet an oyster farmer in this unique and unusual site on the Grau lagoon. He’ll share his expertise with you. Then you’ll get to taste the produce, out on the terrace in a colourful decor dotted with oyster shells and driftwood.

Take your pick from oysters, mussels and prawns, all washed down with a glass of white from the Cap Leucate wine cellar. Enjoy your seafood without moderation!

Leucate, centre ostréicole

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Leucate: a timeless oyster-farming village

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Port-Leucate

Between the sea and the lagoon, this marina surrounded by sand is one of Europe’s biggest recreational sailing resorts on the Mediterranean and a popular departure point for Sardinia, the Balearic Islands and Africa.

You never tire of visiting the main dock, walking along the vast beach or admiring the “Tour Ponton”, a magical place overlooking the Big Blue and that’s seen in so many photos.

The holiday villages of “Les Carrats” and “Les Rives de Corbières” are both “20th-century heritage” features. The architect designed them with holidays and recreational activities in mind. They feature a range of urban furniture and facilities specially designed for holiday villages.