Can a beach holiday still be fun with masks on?

The family who tried a post-lockdown beach holiday with masks on.
The family who tried a post-lockdown beach holiday with masks on.

Wondering what a post-lockdown beach holiday looks like? This family went to find out.

After months of having to stay close to home, most people in France are keen to get out – and thoughts turn to holidays and to beaches. Excited to be allowed further than 100km for the first time in many months, on June 2 (the first day of déconfinement phase deux) we headed for Moliets on the Atlantic Coast.

The location

“Villas with private pools are proving especially popular for the reassurance of personal space.”
“Villas with private pools are proving especially popular for the reassurance of personal space.”

We chose a villa with a private pool – both for the security of knowing we would have our own space, and because no sunbathing would be allowed on the terraces around some shared pools if there ...

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