Port Gardian 

4.3 (67 ratings)

About Port Gardian

  • 380
    Berths
  • 25 m
    Length
  • 2.5 m
    Draft
  • 9
    VHF channel
  • +33 4 90 97 85 87
    Phone

Port Gardian, Camarguaise stopover! A glimpse of the bell tower of the Saintes Maries de la Mer church is a joy for all sailors. The only relief after hours of coast hardly higher than a small swell, is the remarkable bitterness which announces pleasant days in a bright and cheerful city, a calm night sheltered from the hubbub of the big summer cities. Port Gardian is the only Camargue stopover, surrounded by nature, for a complete change of scenery, a sort of break between Provence to the east and Languedoc to the west.

Harbour office

Période ~ 01/06 - 30/06
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Services and equipments

  • Electricity
  • Water
    Included in the price
  • Showers
  • Restrooms
  • Fuel
    Payment by card available
  • Sewage water facility
  • WIFI
    Free
  • Boat ramp
  • Recycling
  • Bicycles
    Free rental
  • Car rental
    Not available
  • Video surveillance
  • Night watchman
  • Laundromat
  • Ice for sale
    Not available
  • Shipchandler
    Not available
  • Customs clearance
    Not available
  • Lifting crane
    Max weight: 25 tons
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User reviews (67 ratings)

Hospitality
| 4.3/5
Cleanliness
| 4.3/5
Services
| 4.2/5
Proximity of shops
| 4.4/5
Tourism
| 4.6/5
  • Philippe ~ 21/05/2021
    Lisa | Sailboat ~ 12.25 m
    Verified review

    Very comfortable stopover. Competent staff, pleasant available. Very well maintained and pretty sanitary facilities, picturesque village. In short, that of happiness!

    Escale très confortable . Personnel compétent, disponible agréable. Sanitaires très biens entretenus et jolis, village pittoresque. Bref que du bonheur !


    Port Gardian said at 27/05/2021 :

    Thank you very much for this excellent appreciation. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stopover at Saintes Maries de la Mer. Also, we thank you for underlining the quality and professionalism of our teams. It's a pleasure to see you again.

    Merci beaucoup pour cette excellente appréciation. Nous sommes heureux de voir que votre escale aux Saintes Maries de la Mer vous a plu. Aussi, nous vous remercions de souligner la qualité et le professionnalisme de nos équipes. Au plaisir de vous revoir.

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  • Christophe
    Christophe ~ 09/08/2020
    Le Maelana | Motorboat ~ 11.95 m

    We stopped to refuel and stayed one night mooring help and super nice staff downtown very lively and lots of restaurants we will be back for sure.

    Nous nous sommes arrêtés pour faire le plein de carburant et sommes restés une nuit aide à l amarrage et personnel super sympa centre ville très vivant et beaucoup de restaurant nous y reviendrons c'est sur.


    Port Gardian said at 31/08/2020 :

    Thank you very much for this very good note, we are happy to see that Port Gardian and the charm of the village have conquered you. It's a pleasure to see you again.

    Merci beaucoup pour cette très bonne note, nous sommes heureux de voir que Port Gardian et le charme du village vous ont conquis. Au plaisir de vous revoir.

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  • Hervé
    Hervé ~ 02/09/2020
    STERWEN | Sailboat ~ 12.75 m

    Pleasant stopover on September 2, 2020. Two important points: you risk having to moor between 2 stakes (Duke of Alba) and in a sustained crosswind, you will need outside help, while necessarily relying on the leeward post .... with nice traces on your white hull. don't come solo. Second point, the invoice for the place is made using the length of their file (with what references and it's not official. Commercial length?): Coming from Greece, Spain, Italy, Tunisia and east of Ste Marie, it is the first port to do so. !! It's a good way to increase the prices! Finally, the moorings at the entrance to the port seem little protected from storms coming from the west or southwest, If you arrive outside opening hours or in a strong wind from the southwest or west, please not to put yourself alongside the reception pontoon. Note: I passed on September 26, 2020. There were more than 40 knots from North-West. I confirm that the visitors' places are not really sheltered.

    Escale agréable le 2 septembre 2020. Deux points importants: vous risquez de devoir vous amarrer entre 2 pieux (Duc d’Albe) et dans un vent de travers soutenu, vous aurez besoin d'une aide extérieure, tout en vous appuyant forcément sur le poteau sous le vent .... avec de belles traces sur votre coque blanche. ne venez pas en solo. Deuxième point, la facture du lieu se fait à l'aide de la longueur de leur dossier (avec quelles références et ce n’est pas officiel. longueur commerciale?): Venant de Grèce, d'Espagne, d'Italie, de Tunisie et de l'est de Ste Marie, c'est le premier port qui le fait. !! C'est un bon moyen d'augmenter les prix! Enfin, les amarrages à l’entrée du port ne semblent que peu protégés des tempêtes venant de l'ouest ou du sud-ouest, Si vous arrivez hors des horaires d’ouverture ou par vent fort du Sud-Ouest ou Ouest n’hésitez pas à vous mettre à couple du ponton d’accueil. Nb: je suis passé le 26 septembre 2020. Il y avait plus de 40 noeuds de North-West. Je confirme que les places visiteurs ne sont pas vraiment abritées.


    Port Gardian said at 03/09/2020 :

    Hello sir, Thank you for choosing Port Gardian to make a stopover in the Mediterranean on the French coast. We would first like to inform you that many marinas in our region have piers for mooring, more commonly called piles or duc-d'Albe, which are generally appreciated by mariners. We remind you that we take into account as a criterion for choosing the tariff category the overall length of the boat while on your documents only the waterline length is indicated and after information taken from the builder, Bénéteau shipyards have never built a sailboat model Océanis 43 lower, in overall length, less than 13.00. We would also like to understand how you can say that our port is not protected from storms when you have spent a night where the wind speed has not exceeded 10 knots. We wish you good navigation and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you to Saintes-Maries-de-la-mer again

    Hello sir, Thank you for choosing Port Gardian to make a stopover in the Mediterranean on the French coast. We would first like to inform you that many marinas in our region have piers for mooring, more commonly called piles or duc-d'Albe, which are generally appreciated by mariners. We remind you that we take into account as a criterion for choosing the tariff category the overall length of the boat while on your documents only the waterline length is indicated and after information taken from the builder, Bénéteau shipyards have never built a sailboat model Océanis 43 lower, in overall length, less than 13.00. We would also like to understand how you can say that our port is not protected from storms when you have spent a night where the wind speed has not exceeded 10 knots. We wish you good navigation and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you to Saintes-Maries-de-la-mer again

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