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Visitor Reviews - Camping De La Plage

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Camping De La Plage
Plage De Kervillen
La Trinite Sur Mer
Brittany   (Browse area)
56470   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 33297557328

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Pitches: 200
Open: May To September

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 25 Reviews
              9/10 from 25 Reviews


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Reviews:  25 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: ClaireMike21 36 reviews from this member

Site is a little tight but we got to pick our pitch, they do vary in size, each has a water tap and elec was nearby. It's a one way system so you leave through the entrance by the beach.

The pool looked a bit small but had a separate water slide. Lots of kids activities on. They also included a trip to a go ape type thingy.

Just steps and you are on a beautiful beach, that's why you would pick this site, turn left and walk to the restaurant/bar right on the beach, adjoining it is the shop for your breakfast etc.

The petit train picks up from the site once a week to see the carnac stones, but you can catch it in the town and then you get 2 tickets so you can get off at the stones museum and also at carnac beach, the trains run every 20 mins.

There's a path to town but we cycled the main route about 5 mins on bikes, we also cycled to carnac on cycle path most of the way.

Very nice and would return, the town has quite a few places to eat and loads of boats.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: T6NYY 6 reviews from this member

What a fantastic campsite!

We pre booked our pitch and had asked for a larger size pitch, which was exactly what we got. The check-in was quick and efficient, with some excellent English spoken by the staff.

As some previous reviewers have pointed out, the campsite is quite compact and those with larger caravans might struggle a little. Each of the pitches are well separated by hedges and trees, the whole site is well kept and maintained.

The shower blocks are spotlessly clean with lots of hot water, no complaints at all in that area.

The highlight of the site has to be its proximity to the beach. Just a few metres away from the closest pitch. The beach itself is nice and sandy that shallows away gently. The site share a shop/bar/restaurant with its sister site that is further down the road. The restaurant was busy when we went midweek although we didn't eat, the food looked great. My only complaint was 12. 60 for 2 x half litres of Kronenberg lager, a tad dear!

The little pool area was well kept and the pool, although on the smaller side, was warm.

There looks like there was so much to do around the area we are going to come back again next year we enjoyed it so much.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Awedlock 2 reviews from this member

Great site!

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!

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: White Rose 15 reviews from this member

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!

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Bigtoe 10 reviews from this member

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.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jwrdiver 2 reviews from this member

What a perfect campsite!

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.

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