Brittany Beaches

Sandy Beaches in Brittany

Brittany beaches; the southern Brittany coastline is simply glorious with the right blend of long sandy beaches, rocky outcrops, isolated sandy coves, beautiful estuaries and quaint harbours. So when it comes to sandy beaches you are spoilt for choice. The following 9 sandy beaches are all child friendly with Blue Flag classification (Feb, 2018). Please see the Ministry of Health’s page on bathing for up-to-date bathing water quality. Here is our selection of the best family friendly sandy beaches in southern Brittany; all are within an hour’s drive of Couetilliec Cottages. Please see the Coast and Islands page for our recommended list of coastal towns and harbours. The Rivers and Lakes page lists recommended places for a freshwater paddle or swim. Useful information: Brittany Tide Timetables

Le Pouldu (44km)

nr, Clohars-Carnoët. Head for its fantastic seafront bar over looking La Laita and isolated sandy coves, or the larger Plage des Grand Sables

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Larmor Plage (40km)

nr. Lorient. 3 Beaches: Kerguelen, Port Maria, Toulhars

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Anse de Rospico (60km)

nr. Nevez. small, child friendly beach, seasonal cafe, toilets, coastal walks

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Plage de Port Manec’h (60km)

nr. Nevez

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Plage de Dourveil (60km)

nr. Dourveil

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Plage de Raguénez (60km)

nr Nevez. incl. Ile Raguénez accessible at low tide. Western end of Plage de Tahiti

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Plage de Kerfanny (48km)

nr, Moelan sur Mer

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Plage de Trenez (60km)

nr. Moelan sur Mer. Ile Percee in backgrund

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Guidel Plage (44km)

3 Blue Flag Beaches: la Falais, le Loc’h and Pen er Malo

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Beautiful Holiday Cottages in Brittany

Heated pool, 30 acres of lawns and woodland in a tranquil setting