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Beautiful beach!

A lovely beach to visit on a sunny day. Very clean. The creperie/restaurant overlooking the beach... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Clare F
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Building a marina will ruin this beauty spot

For many years this beach was perfect for adults and kids. Soft silver sand, safe paddling... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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  • Average16%
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  • Terrible0%
15 Jul 2017
“Used to be one of our favourite places ...............but they drained the swimming lake ”
14 Sep 2016
“Beautiful beach!”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rue de la Normandeliere, 85470 Bretignolles Sur Mer, France
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This used to be a regular haunt when we stayed on this coast - there are lots of lovely beaches but this one had something special. A lovely saltwater swimming lake, safe for little ones, protected from the winds that can whip along this coastline....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

A lovely beach to visit on a sunny day. Very clean. The creperie/restaurant overlooking the beach served, amongst other dishes, lovely moules and frites, washed down with a chilled Muscadet, delicious. One of my very special places. I hope to return one day.

Thank Clare F
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Wide safe sandy beach backed by a dunes.. rock pools at low water,,, safe swimming when up... cafe for snacks ice creams, cycle track and a sailing school to watch the activities of.. what's not to like?!

Thank StevefrmChichester
Reviewed 17 August 2016

For many years this beach was perfect for adults and kids. Soft silver sand, safe paddling & swimming,a small island to explore at low tide, plenty of cycle parking on the large paved terrace, car parking five minutes walk, a sailing school for interest, a...More

Thank RetiredEngineer600
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A lovely beach.....The area is clean and very safe..There is a well maintained cycle track that meanders around the perimeter....There is free local wifi in the area.....All in all very good....BE AWARE THE SEA IS WELL COLD...

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Easy bike ride, level most of the way. Lovely beach, peaceful this time of the year. Cafe nearby. Super

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