As previous comments suggest the site is 'compact' so bear this in mind if you have a big unit. The toilet blocks were always clean and there were two. There are now quite a lot of static units, some owned by the site and some by Eurocamp, some of these were a little noisier than the campers. There were quite a few mosquitoes around this year, due to the salt marsh next to the site. We were informed that this hadn't been a problem in previous years.
What makes the campsite is the location. Our tent was about 50m from the beach. It was so nice just walking out of the tent to the beach and not having to think about what you need for a whole day. The beach is a good combination of sand and some rocks at either end for rock-pooling and crabbing. So great for kids. There are clubs but we didn't use them, but there is also a pool with three water-slides, which got used everyday. The pool shuts between 12pm-3pm for consideration of the neighbours (who must want a peaceful siesta).
There is loads to do around the area, we felt like we only scratched the surface in our 10 days so have pre-booked for next year!
This site is absolutely lovely, the staff are very helpful, the location is fab, and we'll definitely be back!
However, pitch sizes are small and if, like us, you have a long caravan and a biggish car, you could find that access is a bit on the tricky side. On arrival, it's probably better to wait on the road outside whilst one of you nips into the Reception, as once you've turned into the site there's no way anyone else can get past you. Our pitch (155) looked reasonably straightforward on their map, but in reality the narrow road and hedges meant that we had to unhitch and be manhandled in by five of our fellow campers. We were allowed to leave by going the wrong way up the one way system, as otherwise I suspect we may still have been there :-) There was electricity, water and grey water emptying on the pitch, the CDP was outside the toilet block.
The site was running at full capacity whilst we were there, but the two toilet blocks were always spotless and the site was quiet by 10. 30. The playground is fine but our children rarely used it as the pool and beach claimed all their attention (with a little bit left over for the crazy golf!).
The pool is closed between 12-3, which we thought would be a minor irritation but in reality was absolutely fine, given that the beach is lovely and just out of the back gate of the campsite. The five minute walk to pick up croissants every morning along the beachside path often turned into a slightly longer impromptu paddle - the sea is warm and the beach is sandy with rock pools as the tide goes down. The shop also stocks most of what you could need, the staff are friendly and patient with a 6 year old's best efforts to order pain au chocolat, and speak good English :-) There's a takeaway food outlet attached, as well as a bar/restaurant - the pizzas were fine for a lazy evening but we never did quite get round to trying the bar/restaurant. Neither did we fit in using the on site BBQ facilities - the site does allow the use of gas BBQs on pitches.
The walk into Trinite is about 15 minutes, longer if you go by the coastal path. It's a nice little town with a good market on a Tuesday morning and a busy marina to stroll round with an icecream.
So yes, we'll definitely be back - maybe even next year (an unheard of event for us to go back to the same place two years in succession!). However, we may well decide to fit a motormover before we go!
This is a compact site in a perfect location, directly adjacent to a handsome beach on the south east coast of Brittany and within easy reach of both Carnac and Le Trinite Sur Mer.
It was the last stop on our holiday and we were very pleased to have visited this site, but it's not without a few drawbacks. Staff were great and were helpful and responsive throughout. The pitches are on grass, are well kept and are separated by mixed hedges. It's a very popular place for families and there was a really happy atmosphere. It was about half populated with Brits with the remainder being predominantly Dutch and French. We visited in peak season with the usual hustle and busyness, but the no noise after 10pm is well observed and is apparently enforced if needed
The showers and toilets were outstanding - clean, modern and many of the showers had integral sinks with mirrors which was very useful The beach is beautiful and the sunset over the sea made for a great place to spend a few hours in the evening. The pool with its large slide was particularly popular with kids but like any family site it's the presence of lots of other kids which keeps youngsters occupied.
The bar adjacent is a good place for a beer, overlooking the beach, with tables outside set in the sand! The shop nearby stocks all essentials and there are supermarkets at Carnac and Le Trinite, both of which can be walked, or I'd recommend a cycle into Carnac along the coast.
Many of the pitches on site are small in comparison with many french sites. You can request a specific pitch on booking so if you need or prefer a bit of space it's worth requesting one of the larger ones. The compact pitches and narrow site roadway between pitch lanes gave a noticeably 'cosy' feel. This wasn't a particular issue but we saw several accidents on the narrow lanes with kids bumping each other on bikes. The wifi rarely worked.
I'd be happy to stay here again but will definitely pick my pitch in advance. It's a fantastic location and lovely place for a stay.
We booked to stay at this site, with our Touring Caravan, based on reviews we had read on various Review Sites, definitely not disappointed. The welcome from the reception staff was first class and they could not have been more helpful if they tried. They directed us to our pitch which was more than big enough for our unit, water and waste on each pitch made life very easy. The site itself was immaculate, the WC's, showers and washing up areas were always clean and there was always plenty of hot water. As stated by previous reviewers, the pool opening times were bizarre, but the reasons for this were fully explained by the reception staff which made for good PR.
This site seems well suited to adults, although children are made more than welcome. If you have a family you may wish to consider the sister site, Camping De La Baie, which is only 100 metres or so from this site and would appear to cater more for families.
Both sites share common Bar, Restaurant, shop and take-away facilities, which are located on the nearby beach, about 100 metres away. The Restaurant/Bar, Aux Terrasses De La Plage, offers a good selection of food and has quite a varied menu which we found good value for money. The real attaraction of this particular Restaurant/Bar is its location, overlooking a beautiful sweeping white sandy beach, where you can sit on one of its terraces and sip a refreshing cool drink, just watching the world go by.
The site is conveniently located for all the nearby Tourist Attractions and there is also a reasonably sized Super you just outside Carnac, a 10 minute drive away.
I would have no hesitation in recommending this site and the area generally and we will be considering Camping De La Plage again for next year.
POINTS TO NOTE IF USING A SAT NAV AND TOWING A CARAVAN
After passing the sign for 'La Trinite Sur Mer' continue on to the first set of Traffic Lights. Follow the Road Signs for 'CAMPINGS'. At the next set of Traffic Lights, your Sat Nav may indicate to go straight on, DON'T! the road is not suitable for towing a large caravan. Instead bear right and follow the Road Signs for 'La Baie' & 'La Plage' After approximately 150 - 200 metres, turn left, again following the signs for 'La Baie' & 'La Plage' Keep following the signs for approximately 1 mile to find the site on your right.
The entrance is very tight, see my photos, and it may be prudent to keep on to the next mini roundabout approx. 50 metres down the road, where you can turn around to create a wider turning arc to enter the site.
Another point to note about Camping De La Plage, it has a one way system so you have to leave via a set of gates near the bottom of the site. This exit leads onto a narrow lane and is quite restrictive for large units, so you would have to be very vigilant when leaving, so as not to catch the rear right hand side of your caravan when turning left into the lane.
The perfect site ! Everything was perfect, the staff, the well manicured pitches and hedges (what topiary), the pitch sizes, the toilets and showers, the pool, the free wifi. Then there was the excellent restaurant right on the beautiful beach, good prices, good site shop and all friendly staff throughout. Set in idyllic peninsular with lovely walks around it on sandy wooded paths that take you into town close by. Walk the town as delightful little lanes. Also close to all the ancient monoliths, dolmens etc. Oh and yes I would certainly go again. Stopped at 12 sites in France and this was the best. Something for all ages. At 22. 6Euro a night worth every penny.
We stayed here in early June during very inclement weather. Our pitch area remained well drained as did all of the others that we passed. The roadways never had puddles which can be a problem on some sites.
The receptionist was very polite and we were given a map which clearly showed our location. The pitch was very private with 5ft high well tended hedges all around. We had our own water tap. The electrical outlet was by the roadway so we had to run our lead beside the neighbouring pitch but this wasn't a problem.
This is a fairly small site therefore all amenities were within 2 minutes walk. The toilets, showers and domestic cleaning areas were always well maintained.
There is no bar or restaurant on site but there is a bar/restaurant and shop just outside the back gate. The shop sells a wide range of produce and many camping related items such as gas canisters and pegs etc. The bar is open from early till late and has a good snack menu and a wide variety of drinks.
The rear gate opens onto the dunes that border the beach so it couldn't be any more convenient. The beach is white sand and is bordered at each end by rocks.
Both Carnac and Trinite sur Mer are close and have numerous restaurants to suit all pockets. Seafood is unsurprisingly a speciality of most but the menus are broadly varied. Both towns are very attractive in themselves and Trinite, with it's marina and numerous boats, was our favourite.
We will definitely visit this area again and we will stay at Camping de la Plage when we do.
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