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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Gigaro

France, Mediterranean

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From La croix-Valmer, near St-Tropez, take the road for Gigaro ( plage de gigaro ), and that's all.

English (Translate this text in English): From La croix-Valmer, near St-Tropez, take the road for Gigaro ( plage de gigaro ), and that's all.

English (Translate this text in English): From La croix-Valmer, near St-Tropez, take the road for Gigaro ( plage de gigaro ), and that's all.

English (Translate this text in English): From La croix-Valmer, near St-Tropez, take the road for Gigaro ( plage de gigaro ), and that's all.

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Well, a very common beach break, with some rocks on some places but nothing bad. In summer, Really hard to surf because of the number of tourists in St-Tropez. Better in winter with no people in the water.
If you have strongs east winds, go to Cavalaire from la croix-Valmer, you will find lots of beach breaks on the road ( beach of " le débarquement ", " Pardigon " and beaches in Cavalaire city city )

English (Translate this text in English): Well, a very common beach break, with some rocks on some places but nothing bad. In summer, Really hard to surf because of the number of tourists in St-Tropez. Better in winter with no people in the water.<br />If you have strongs east winds, go to Cavalaire from la croix-Valmer, you will find lots of beach breaks on the road ( beach of &quot; le débarquement &quot;, &quot; Pardigon &quot; and beaches in Cavalaire city city )

English (Translate this text in English): Well, a very common beach break, with some rocks on some places but nothing bad. In summer, Really hard to surf because of the number of tourists in St-Tropez. Better in winter with no people in the water.&lt;br &#47;&gt;If you have strongs east winds, go to Cavalaire from la croix-Valmer, you will find lots of beach breaks on the road ( beach of &amp;quot; le débarquement &amp;quot;, &amp;quot; Pardigon &amp;quot; and beaches in Cavalaire city city )

English (Translate this text in English): Well, a very common beach break, with some rocks on some places but nothing bad. In summer, Really hard to surf because of the number of tourists in St-Tropez. Better in winter with no people in the water.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;If you have strongs east winds, go to Cavalaire from la croix-Valmer, you will find lots of beach breaks on the road ( beach of &amp;amp;quot; le débarquement &amp;amp;quot;, &amp;amp;quot; Pardigon &amp;amp;quot; and beaches in Cavalaire city city )

Atmosphere

Really often onshore, works with a wind called " le ponent " or " le mistral "but if the mistral is too north west, then nothing will break on this beach. The coast is really beautiful here.
I only had in 5 years one perfect session here, south wind all night long, and at the morning, as the wind fell, good glassy waves of 1m20+ for 4 or 5 hours in early september.

English (Translate this text in English): Really often onshore, works with a wind called &quot; le ponent &quot; or &quot; le mistral &quot;but if the mistral is too north west, then nothing will break on this beach. The coast is really beautiful here.<br />I only had in 5 years one perfect session here, south wind all night long, and at the morning, as the wind fell, good glassy waves of 1m20+ for 4 or 5 hours in early september.

English (Translate this text in English): Really often onshore, works with a wind called &amp;quot; le ponent &amp;quot; or &amp;quot; le mistral &amp;quot;but if the mistral is too north west, then nothing will break on this beach. The coast is really beautiful here.&lt;br &#47;&gt;I only had in 5 years one perfect session here, south wind all night long, and at the morning, as the wind fell, good glassy waves of 1m20+ for 4 or 5 hours in early september.

English (Translate this text in English): Really often onshore, works with a wind called &amp;amp;quot; le ponent &amp;amp;quot; or &amp;amp;quot; le mistral &amp;amp;quot;but if the mistral is too north west, then nothing will break on this beach. The coast is really beautiful here.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;I only had in 5 years one perfect session here, south wind all night long, and at the morning, as the wind fell, good glassy waves of 1m20+ for 4 or 5 hours in early september.

General

Often the anarchy, tourists in summer to slalom on, funboarders or jet-skis sometimes in autumn and spring, and onshore winds most of the time. For more infos or comments, mail me.

English (Translate this text in English): Often the anarchy, tourists in summer to slalom on, funboarders or jet-skis sometimes in autumn and spring, and onshore winds most of the time. For more infos or comments, mail me.

English (Translate this text in English): Often the anarchy, tourists in summer to slalom on, funboarders or jet-skis sometimes in autumn and spring, and onshore winds most of the time. For more infos or comments, mail me.

English (Translate this text in English): Often the anarchy, tourists in summer to slalom on, funboarders or jet-skis sometimes in autumn and spring, and onshore winds most of the time. For more infos or comments, mail me.

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By Anonymous , 29-07-2007

katie - Is there any possibility of rating surfboards?????????????? pzdr:D

By Anonymous , 11-08-2006

someone - no wave by mistral

By de passage , 28-03-2006

- there's no real reef in gigaro, it's more beach break when it works.........

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