The beaches of Bénodet
Situated in the outer suburbs of Quimper, Bénodet is a renowned seaside resort. As such, the commune is part of the “Breton Riviera” and boasts, in the preserved and authentic environment of South Finistère, quality facilities conducive to bathing on a wide variety of beaches.
How do I get to Bénodet from camping Le Helles?
Camping Le Helles is located 10 minutes from Bénodet, at the crossroads of several beaches in the commune of Combrit. Bénodet can be reached on foot after a leisurely 30-minute walk of 2.5 km, including the Odet ferry crossing. The same journey by bike is extremely pleasant and takes just 15 minutes. In both cases, of course, you need to know the crossing times. By car, allow around 10 minutes and 4.5 km via the picturesque Cornouaille Bridge. However, be sure to find out about parking options in Bénodet to avoid a tedious search for parking.
The beaches of Bénodet
Bénodet and the surrounding area boast some of the most beautiful beaches in Brittany, each with its own distinctive character. Four of the most famous are within easy reach of Le Helles campsite, and one of them is even directly accessible on foot.
This long strip of fine sand, ideally facing south-west, stretches far from Sainte-Marine and Combrit. You can enjoy this superb beach on foot from Le Helles campsite. Swimming is supervised on Kermor beach.
It’s almost a mythical beach, lined with superb buildings and sewn-in shops. There’s always something to eat and stroll around town between two swimming or sunbathing sessions. Bénodet’s supervised beach is particularly lively. There’s a Mickey Mouse club for kids, for example, and a host of events take place throughout the summer. Bathing is also very pleasant.
Plage du Trez
Still located in Bénodet, but a little further back, the Trez beach offers supervised swimming in a very pleasant setting.
A little further on, we come across the Letty beach, which has the particularity of bordering shallow waters. This beach is very popular with locals, and very pleasant for families. Swimming is not supervised.
On the other side of Bénodet from Sainte-Marine is the very long Kerler beach. It’s a wild beach, set in a natural environment that’s no less wild. Parking is available nearby, but the beach is lined with popular hiking trails. Swimming is not supervised.
Camping near Bénodet
In addition to its privileged access to the beach, Le Helles campsite boasts a modern, well-equipped aquatic area: balneotherapy area, children’s area… Two heated pools, lined with deckchairs, allow you to bathe in water at a constant temperature, always on site at the campsite. The campsite offers a range of accommodation options. You can rent a pitch to pitch your tent, caravan or motorhome. You can also request accommodation in a mobile home. The campsite has many mobile homes of different sizes, perfect for families, couples or small groups. A wide range of activities and catering options ensure a relaxing, relaxing and unforgettable stay near Bénodet.