The seaside resort of Le Pouldu located in Clohars-Carnoët has 3 fine sandy beaches: Les Grands Sables, Bellangenêt and Kérou, not to mention its many creeks. Since 2009, the beaches of Clohars-Carnoët are labeled Blue Flag.
The eco-label takes into account 4 main criteria: environmental education, general environment, water management and waste management. The camping Le Kergariou in Clohars-CarnoëtWe are fortunate to have direct access to the beaches of the Quimperlé area, less than 10 minutes away by car..
Grands Sables beach, the cradle of the seaside resort
It was in 1850 that the first holidaymakers went for their first swims near the mouth of the Laïta. Thus, the beach of Grands Sables, bordered by dunes becomes the cradle of the seaside resort of Le Pouldu. Thus, the first villas were quickly built on the coast. At that time, the beach of Grands Sables became the playground for painters - like Gauguin - who stayed at the Buvette de la Page, which has now become the Maison-Musée du Pouldu. In a few years, hotels and holiday homes have made Le Pouldu an unforgettable destination in South Finistère.
Bellangenêt Beach, for the whole family
Bellangenêt is THE beach of fine sand by predilection. It is first of all the largest beach of Le Pouldu, welcoming with open arms the numerous locals and holiday makers during the summer season. It is equipped to meet the needs, such as supervised swimming (in July and August), an access for people with reduced mobility and a parking nearby of course. Its colours change with the rhythm of the tides and you will be charmed by its unobstructed view of the Atlantic Ocean, especially on the heights, on the Douaniers path. It is here that you will find the anchor of Julien Quéré, in memory of this trawler which sank in 1995 off Bellangenêt. This beach is a must for your family holidays in the South Finistère.
Kérou Beach, the beach for sportsmen
There is no doubt about the sporty destination of this beach, a real surfing spot in Southern Brittany, just like Guidel-plages in Morbihan. Well known for its waves in tubes, comparable to those of the Basque country, the beach of Kérou is the inescapable of the surfers. On the beach it is a parade of water activities: surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, kayaking, paddle ... you will have understood it is THE appointment of the sports of gliding. Clohars-Carnoët is clearly positioned as a sports destination by investing in its own water sports club to initiate young and old. In short, many fun and sports activities are possible for holidaymakers.
The creeks, along the paths
You prefer small beaches between land and sea? This is also the charm of holidays in Brittany. From the GR34, walk a few hundred meters to arrive on one of the many creeks on the coast. Beg An Tour near the Port of DoëlanThe best ones are those that you will discover yourself. Please note that swimming is not supervised.
You will have understood, Clohars-Carnoët, it is kilometers of beach for the family, the sportsmen, the hikers, and even the fishermen, with low tide. To come and recharge your batteries and take a breath of fresh Breton air by the sea, we advise you to rent the Flower Camping Le Kergariou near Le Pouldu15 minutes by bike from Kerou Beach.