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The port

Setting sail from the Port of Argelès-sur-Mer

For an unforgettable stopover, moor up at the port of Argelès-sur-Mer! Between the Mediterranean and the mountains, this unexpected setting at the foot of the Pyrenees delights walkers and yachtsmen alike. Anchor here for the vacations?

Café terraces, lively markets, restaurants with the scent of fresh fish or water activities, it’s only natural that many yachtsmen head for the port of Argelès-sur-Mer… Why shouldn’t you? Whether you’re with the family and the kids, or holding hands with your loved ones, let the atmosphere of Port-Argelès win you over!

What fem* in Port-Argelès?

Whether you prefer an ice cream cone and a stroll along the harbour or a challenge and thrills, there’s something for everyone at Port-Argelès! Here, we love :

  • Strolling around the marina
  • Enjoying fish fart** in the restaurant
  • Going from store to store
  • Picking up souvenirs at the night market
  • Admire the colorful Catalan boats
  • Smell fresh fish on the stalls
  • Treat yourself to a scuba diving session
  • Set sail on a catamaran

*what do we do?

**be full

From stall to basket, there's only one step

The chirping of seagulls, the lapping of the water, the conversations of sailors returning to the quay… Benvingut* at the fish market! Every evening, the fishermen spread out their nets, only to find them full in the morning. That’s the magic of Argelès-sur-Mer. Sea bream, octopus and turbo, they’re all to be found on the market stalls. The promise of iodized bouquets! The fish market is open every morning, all year round, on the Quai du Môle.


 Visit all the markets in the port of Argelès

Traditional, farmer’s, organic or even night markets, they all pass the baton here. While you’re here, don’t forget to make a gourmet stop to discover some wonderful sun-drenched products.

“Coming to Argelès-sur-Mer with the kids every year is a bit of a tradition for us. In the evening, after our day on the beach, we love walking along the port and looking at the boats with an ice cream in hand… That’s what a real vacation is all about!”

Activities for every taste

Whether you’re more in the mood to laze with your nose to the wind on a catamaran or challenge yourself on a diving trip, Port-Argelès is sure to delight you with its multitude of activities. Feel like taking to the open sea?

Embark on a boat trip to Collioure! For 2 hours of pure pleasure, every mile brings you a little closer to the picture-postcard setting of the Côte Vermeille. If you pay close enough attention, you can even see the bell tower, the royal castle and the Collioure windmill standing out from the landscape!

Your boat then sets course for Cap Béar, where the world of silence extends through the underwater viewing shafts. Fish in your eyes!


Swimming is forbidden at the port of Argelès-sur-Mer! Here, your bathing suit is all you need to enjoy the multitude of water activities.

*Please note

Good profit*. in our restaurants!

Port means fish, of course! As you explore Port-Argelès, take the time to sit down at a restaurant. Facing the boats, you’ll be able to savor some iodized delights. On the menu: Catalan salad and bullinada. A true festival of flavors!

*bon appétit

 Photo spot alert!

As you stroll through Port-Argelès, a few colors stand out against the bluish water: these are real Catalan boats! Blue, yellow, red and green, these traditional fishing boats are the result of ancient Catalan know-how. Don’t forget to take a photo!

A marina that's sure to please

Nestled between the Mediterranean and the Pyrenees, the Argelès-sur-Mer marina is the ideal place to moor! With its quays lined with colorful boats and lively cafés lining the waterfront, it’s a paradise for sailors in search of adventure and relaxation. Visitors can stroll along the pontoons, admire the sailboats gently rocking in the waves, or sample fresh seafood in the picturesque restaurants dotting the quays.

When it comes to services, there’s also plenty to delight yachtsmen: 790 berths are available, and the complex is equipped with all services: bunkering, handling, deck fittings, sailmaking, boat repairs…

For further information, rendez-vous at the harbour master's office :

Régie de Port-Argelès
Résidence les Mers du Sud
66700 – Argelès-sur-Mer

Frequently asked questions about Port-Argelès

  • Where is Port-Argelès?

    The village of Argelès-sur-Mer is located in south-eastern France, in the Pyrénées-Orientales department.

  • How do I get to the port of Argelès-sur-Mer?

    There are several ways to get to the port of Argelès-sur-Mer.

    By road, you can reach Argelès-sur-Mer from the north via the A9 freeway, by taking the Perpignan Sud exit, then the expressway to Argelès-sur-Mer. From the south, take the A9 freeway, Boulou exit.

    If you need to come to us by plane, Perpignan-Rivesaltes airport is 25 kilometers away.

    You can also take the train to Argelès-sur-Mer station.

  • What accommodation is available at the port of Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Spending a few nights in the port of Argelès-sur-Mer is the promise of a peaceful vacation!

    In a comfortable residence or authentic bed & breakfast, enjoy a breathtaking view of the illuminated sailboats or the lively quayside. During your stay, you can soak up the maritime atmosphere while enjoying the gastronomic delights of local restaurants… Perfect for filling up on iodized flavors!

  • What services are available at the port of Argelès-sur-Mer?

    The town of Argelès-sur-Mer offers visitors a wide range of services to make their stay as comfortable as possible, especially at the port. You can find :

    • 790 moorings
    • Provisioning
    • Handling
    • Fittings
    • Sailmaking
    • Boat repairs
  • Which beach to put your towel on near the port of Argelès-sur-Mer?

    For sunbathing near Port-Argelès, head for one of the town’s beaches:

    • Racou beach
    • Plage Centre
    • Plage des Pins
    • Tamariguer beach
    • La Marenda beach
    • Ouille beach
    • La plage Sud

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