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Camping Du Letty
Brittany   (Browse area)
29950   See Map
Tel: +33 02 98 57 04 69
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Pitches: 493
Open: June To September

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 53 Reviews
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 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool On Site   Outdoor Pool On Site 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <1 mile   Golf <5 miles   Tennis On Site 
 Beach On Site   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring On Site 
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Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Frannyvan 17 reviews from this member

After a 6 hour drive from Cherbourg we arrived at Le Letty after a disastrous journey and a stopover site hiccup, a day early. As the site was full, reception helped us out by allowing us to stay in the late arrivals car park and use the on site facilities for free. Next morning our pitch was vacant and we were able to get on at 9am.

We pitched in Les Sternes, with a spectacular view of the beach and close to amenities. We did have a bit of trouble getting onto the pitch due to the hedges, but our Dutch neighbours helped us push on.

Our nearest amenities block was a little dated, but actually perfect. Lots of the other campers were drawn to the more modern block in the opposite direction, so left the less attractive block quieter. Showers were powerful and hot and I never once waited considering the amount of people camping. It was also pretty clean and you regularly saw staff cleaning. We took our French toilet bag, containing toilet paper and hand gel as it was very French with the toilet roll outside and no soap. They seem to be working on that though as other blocks did have that.

The kids loved the pool, which we used daily. The indoor pool was ideal for the cooler days. You couldn't always get a sunbed, but that was mainly due to greedy families hogging loads of beds that they weren't all using.

The beach was as described by other reviewers - course sand, like tiny shingle. Beach shoes are a must! There is a permanent current, but once the tide goes out, the beach is perfect for rock pooling. Crabs galore so don't forget nets. The water is crystal clear and full of fish and interesting things.

We took our bikes with us and hardly used our car. Benodet is a quick bike ride from the site entrance and Carrefour a little further. We rode there most days to buy our food.

Super you and Lidl can be found a few miles away by car in the Quimper direction and LeClerc Hypermarket in Fousenant, the next little town. There's also Decathlon at Quimper or Concarneau if you want to buy beach stuff or a Paddleboard if you feel left out.

The site is busy and a little noisy until after 11pm, but we went with the flow and let the kids stay up late and sleep in. Maybe ear plugs would be helpful if you are a light sleeper.

Although we paid more for staying at Le Letty than we would have liked, we saved money by having so much to do on site, rather than going out to find entertainment. There are lots of English families on site and we made some lovely Dutch friends.

The playpark is a little tired and right at the top of the park, so not very child friendly. They could do with a more Central park, so the kids can make friends.

We enjoyed trips out to Quimper and its beautiful cobbled streets and Concarneau, but Concarneau was really busy due to the Blue Nets Festival. The walled old town was really picturesque and we found free parking at the station. We also cycled around Benodet and it's marina, following a very nice cycle track.

The on site shop had lots of food choice and beach stuff if you'd forgotten anything, but as expected a little pricey. Snack bar was also reasonable and good portions.

We stayed the last 2 weeks in August and although it was heaving when we arrived the site emptied towards the end of our visit and we would probably visit as late as possible next year.

We definitely be back.

Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: ATomkins 1 review from this member

Well done Du Letty we had an amazing stay last week.

Perfect location and amenities were great.

Only let down was the noise, I thought we all stood by the 'Campers code', but clearly not. Kids were running around the site screaming and shouting ! Where we're the parents? Probably the noisy ones up drinking till all hours.

Please campers don't let these sites down and show a bit of compassion to others.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Rachelpotter 10 reviews from this member

One word sums this place up 'amazing'

Just had 11 nights at Camping du Letty and what an amazing time we had

We arrived, to find our pitch still occupied (the people on the pitch had forgotten they needed to leave due to having such a fab time). Straight away the receptionist found what pitches would be available throughout the duration of our stay and we got upgraded to a comfort/large pitch.

The shower block was separate the toilet block on our area of the site, in others its together. We never had to queue, always clean, tidy and plenty of hot water.

The swimming pools were amazing, they were just like what you can see on the pictures. All very clean and tidy and whilst we were there plenty of sunbeds. No shoes, food or drink was allowed on poolside which definitely helped. My kids loved the pools especially the indoor one with the lazy river and the slides outside.

Short walk from our pitch was the beach 'Du Letty' and that was fantastic we hired kayaks and stand up paddle boats plus used our dinghy, went snorkelling and crabbing. Only thing got to be wary of is they tide, a few people we helped to bring back a shore.

Onsite they had a supermarket which stocked all you basic requirements plus most importantly the daily supply of fresh baguettes and croissants. For a bigger shop we went to the local supermarket in town. We used the takeaway a few times which was good food with good service. The bar had entertainment which we didn't use but didn't go on too late so noise wasn't a problem. It is worth noting that the last week of their season its low season as all the French have gone back so none of the entertainment was on and the bar had reduced hours but we actually liked it.

I could go on and on about how wonderful this site was and we'd definitely be going back again.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Prador 1 review from this member

Having just returned from two weeks in Du Letty with the family I felt compelled to write my first review.

Firstly, I feel this camping site is simply Magnifique!

I realise this trip was my first time in France but Du Letty exceeded my expectations in almost every way.


We had a standard size pitch (approx. 80 sqm) on a very gentle slope for our Bear Lake 6, front extension and car. It was ample to contain this large tent with enough space out front for dining in the open. There was also good space for car access in between the parallel rows of campers. I was not worried about driving over guy lines or solar lights. There are larger pitches but I was way too late as they get booked up for next season even before the current one finishes`.

A fresh water supply and waste water point is available and placed in a gap in the hedgerow. Itís shared between your immediate neighbour and two pitches in the adjacent plot over the hedgerow.

A 10 amp three pin electrical supply is also available at each pitch. We didnít need a two pin adapter and the polarity was correct.

Washing/cleaning facilities

A welcome change for returning campers will be the fact that you no longer have to pay for the hot showers. All the facilities are cleaned regularly by site staff and are in a reasonable state of repair. A bit of updating wouldnít go amiss but they are always functional considering how many people use them per year. Remember the toilets are unisex and take toilet paper off the roll before you go in! Itís worth taking a small roll with you in case the dispensers on the wall are empty. Take a small bottle of hand wash too as some toilets have no soap or even a sink to wash your hands. Parts of the shower block are locked at 11pm but the toilets remain open 24/7.

Utilities and shops

Several laundrettes are located around the site. The cost of washing and drying a 10kg load is approx Ä7. No money is placed in the washer or dryer itself. There is a machine on the wall where you select your chosen machine by number, pay the required amount and validate. For the dryers just repeat the process to reach your desired drying time. Quite a few people thought you had to return every ten minutes to feed the machine more money.

The company LCBS now has a presence on the site in the form of a little chalet just down from reception. Here you can hire appliances such as refrigerators and microwaves. We hired the fridge for two weeks at a cost of Ä75 with a refundable deposit of Ä50. It was delivered and collected to and from our pitch at a pre-agreed day and time. It was incredibly useful to have and for just over Ä5 per day I thought it was a bargain.

The local on-site shop is as you would expect a bit expensive and carries a limited range of goods. Fresh bread and pastries are available every morning and fruit/veg gets replaced every day.

Information provision

The staff in reception and the tourist information centre were always welcoming and spoke several languages. They were knowledgeable regarding the local area and any events happening during our stay. They pointed out a few places we should visit which turned out to be brilliant. Pop in there on your first day and grab a couple maps of the FinistŤre region and explore.

On-site entertainment and food

The main bar is large and well presented with a selection of entertainment over the week. It ranges from cringe worthy karaoke to magic shows and mini discos. The entertainment is more geared toward children which is great as their attention is diverted for an hour or two giving you a chance to relax for a bit. Prices are ok, plenty of staff and the cocktails are nice. The large outside terrace is lovely in the evenings and the outside pool has underwater lighting to add to the ambience.

The food takeaway produces nice food and is useful when you canít be bothered to cook. It primarily makes pizza but other items such as frites and quiches can be bought. All food bought can be eaten in the main bar or terrace without any problems. It does shut earlier than you think (2130 if I remember correctly) so you will be disappointed if you leave the bar when closing expecting takeaway to be open.

Kids entertainment

There is a kids club that is heavily subscribed so if you want to use this facility get in there early. They run activities that are weather dependent and our children found them really entertaining when the adults wanted a bit of downtime 

There is a large swing/slide park for the kids to use during the day but we found it got overrun by the larger children/teenagers the later it got. Some smaller children may find it intimidating so supervision may be needed here.

Tennis courts and outside table tennis bats are also available for hire at a small cost if that floats your boat. There is a small games room with a few arcade machines, air hockey and an old pool table. Itís a bit tired but we didnít use this facility.

Swimming pools and other facilities

The main outdoor pool is large, clean and interesting. There is a shallow ankle deep area for the very young children with slides, water cannons and water buckets. A larger river slide runs from the same place a four lane short slide which has constant lifeguard supervision at the exit point. The main open area has a few loops, bridges and waterfalls and is well bordered with trees and decoration. Sun loungers are available but as ever get taken up very early when the weather is good. Get in there quick if you want to catch the rays in comfort. The lifeguards are patrolling constantly and can be a touch over zealous potentially spoiling the fun of older kids. Its all in the name of safety I suppose so canít complain. You cannot take any food or drink poolside or when on the loungers as they will ask you to leave the water park if you want to consume the item. To all the other blokes there, usual French rules apply; pack your banana hammock as shorts are prohibited in the water.

Immediately adjacent to the outside pool is a decent size indoor pool. The water temperature is a few degrees warmer so feels like a warm bath after being in the outside pool for a bit. Going the other way can come as a shock though!

This contains another shallow area for the toddlers and water jets etcÖIt is also nicely presented and a pleasure to use.

There are seats available and this building is where you find the exit for the post swim showers and changing area. This is very small and could do with expanding as every parent showers their child here to save doing it again back at the main shower blocks.

All in all I was very impressed with the swimming facilities on offer and used them almost every day.

While a sauna, massage and other relaxation facilities were available, with young children we had no opportunity to use them so I cannot offer any comment on these parts of the site.

External to site

If you hire a fridge get yourself to the local supermarket. Obviously you will have a much wider range and the prices are better. It is on the outskirts of Benodet (Carrefour) and easy to get to.

The beach at Du Letty is made up of quite coarse sand but at slack tide offers brilliant rock pooling and crabbing for the kids. The sand is better on the other side of the water inlet but be aware the current is very fast and the water level rises faster than you think. If you go to the spit of sand over the water ensure you have a way back before the tide comes in!

Benodet itself is small but has a fantastic beach, creperies and ice-cream stands. There are a few nice restaurants on the boardwalk that are worth a visit for good food and a pretty view. Take a walk further down to reach the marina/port area for more seafood restaurants, land train departure point and the excursions up the river Odet.

Other places worth a visit are Concarneau, a beautiful walled fortification containing little shops, restaurants, live entertainment and a small museum. Quimper which is the regional capital. Bigger and better for the shopping side of things. Locronan is a little village and is gorgeous, well worth the time.

If you want to blow out the cobwebs and donít mind travelling get to Pointe Du Raz. Itís the northern peninsula for the Bay of Biscay and mixes stunning scenery with lively weather conditions. There are amazing beaches all the way along the coast that we just stopped off at and ran in the surf for a bit. Completely off the cuff and great fun.


I hope this review doesnít come over too much as an analysis of Du Letty. I have tried to combine what we experienced with practical information for potential visitors. I can safely say that we will be returning to Du Letty as we have many more places we would like to explore in the region. There was plenty to do whatever the Brittany weather threw at us and a great time was had by all.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Multicolouredsocks 4 reviews from this member

Our second camping trip to France and we decided on the strength of other reviews and recommendations to give Le Letty a go. After an easy early morning drive from Roscoff we arrived at the on site earlier 3 hours than the 1pm check in time but we were still able to check in which was a very welcome surprise. We were lead to our pitch which was in Les Genets. It was a 110m squared comfort pitch which was the perfect size for us. Lovely and flat and well drained. The only thing we would have said on first look was that the hedges needed to grow a little more for those who prefer privacy around their pitch, but we were more than happy with our little 'village'. Our pitch was right at the back of campsite, next to the coastal road which on some occasions became noisy overnight with French teenagers socialising, but was not much of an issue.

The facilities closest to our pitch were also not fantastic, continuous smell of drains etc and could really do with an update, the better facilities could be found the closer to reception you went. You can tell were they have spent the money. We did see the army of youngsters cleaning, however some of them could do with some tips on how to clean! That being said, we never had to wait for a shower etc once in the whole stay and it hasn't put me off re-visiting. Hot water was always available for washing dishes and hands etc (take your own soap and toilet roll!)

We visited the pool facilities twice during our stay and both the children throughly enjoyed the slides etc.

The location on the beach was fantastic. We spent a lot of time in the rock pools, and the kids absolutely adored it. The coastal path walk to Benodet was very pleasant and our 3 year old managed it easily (with the promise of ice-cream at the end of course!).

We also visited Concarnou, Beg Meil and Cap Coz and had a fantastic time (somewhat helped by the lovely weather we were blessed with!)

The bar area and takeaway were always very busy, but very good. The kids enjoyed the disco and we all enjoyed our pizzas and frites from the takeaway on the last night.

All in all, although some of the toilet facilities were not up to the standard we have previously been used to we would stay at Le Letty again in a heartbeat.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Mamphy 1 review from this member

We have just returned from a 2 week stay at Le Letty with our folding camper, plus the in laws in their caravan. This was our first time camping in France and it was a good experience. We had previously walked through the campsite whilst staying at Keycamp near by and thought it looked great.

Driving from Roscoff to Le Letty was easy - about 1hr 45 mins on road surfaces much better than we get at home!

The campsite is segregated into small areas fitting from 1 to 10 pitches, which I thought were well sized. It seems that you can put whatever you like on the pitch - no extra cost for gazebos etc. There was a mix of tents, campers, caravans etc.

The first week was busy, the second much quieter. During the busy week, there was some bustle esp with kids on scooters, bikes etc going up and down the roadways; it wasn't a problem - just watch out for them! A few nights were noisy til 11, but it didn't stop the kids from sleeping.

Facilities were good - LOADS of washing up basins, toilets (unisex - confused me at first, plus toilet paper on the outside of the toilet which I forgot a few times!), separate cubicled sinks and less showers, but I never had to queue for one.

Swimming pool was great - our kids loved it in rain or sunshine. It was in good condition - nice and clean.

The beach is amazing - it changes all the time. Never too crowded with a nice feel to it - no poser types, just lots of people kayaking. Great to be able to walk to the beach in 2 mins.

We didn't sample the entertainment, though we did try the frites and pizza on site. We also didn't make it to the play area as we were having too much fun elsewhere!

Overall - great place to stay - would come again.

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