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Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in Belle-Ile-en-Mer, France, Your Home Away From Home

The island of Belle-Ile-en-Mer lies to the west of the region of Brittany, in the far north-west of France. This is actually the largest island in the whole of Brittany and it measures 17 km by 9 km. If you are interested in spending your holidays on Belle-Ile-en-Mer, you can look forward to an amazingly tranquil break for you and your travelling party to enjoy. Indeed, many people say that staying on Belle-Ile-en-Mer allows you to escape back in time and escape the pressures of life that are more prevalent back on the European mainland.

Things to Do on Holiday in Belle-Ile-en-Mer, France

Your holiday rental cottage in Belle-Ile-en-Mer will allow you to relax to the max, but for when you fancy getting involved in more of the way of activities, there are plenty to choose between. The eastern side of the island is where you will find the best and safest beaches on your holidays in Belle-Ile-en-Mer. Plage des Grands Sables is the largest on the island and this can be found in the south-eastern corner of the island. Here you can enjoy safe waters to swim in and other water sports such as scuba diving, sailing, wind surfing and surfing. Be aware that the western side of the island is definitely not recommended for swimming or water sports - it is called the ‘wild coast’ for very good reason!

Places to Visit on Holiday in Belle-Ile-en-Mer, France

There are plenty of attractions to keep you busy during your holidays in Belle-Ile-en-Mer and it would always be best for you to have access to your own transport in order to be able to explore the best of the island. For a start, travel around the coast of the island and explore the myriad small towns and fishing villages which all seem to have the same kind of quaint, white-washed cottages. The main towns for you to visit are Bangor, Vauban, Sauzon and Le Palais. You should also take some time out of your schedule to visit the lighthouse at Pointe des Poulains.

Weather in Belle-Ile-en-Mer, France

You may be surprised to learn that your holidays in Belle-Ile-en-Mer will be spent in a micro-climate that is actually milder than the Brittany mainland. In fact, it is so much milder here, Mediterranean plants have been known to flourish on the island. Summer temperatures are very warm and maxima often reach the low- to mid-twenties degrees Celsius. During the winter, snowfall is a real rarity on Belle-Ile-en-Mer, instead, copious rainfall can be more common, especially from autumn and through the winter.

Travel to Belle-Ile-en-Mer, France

You have a choice of travel options to your self catering accommodation in Belle-Ile-en-Mer. One of the most convenient means of transport is to use the Brittany Ferries crossing between either Plymouth to Roscoff or Portsmouth to St. Malo. Alternatively, you can fly to Brest Airport (BES) on the airline Flybe from Birmingham (BHX), Southampton (SOU) or Manchester (MAN). Then, you will need to travel to Quiberon for the 45 minute ferry crossing to the island of Belle-Ile-en-Mer.

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A really magical place to stay

5 of 5
We chose this place because we wanted to be in the middle of the fun and bustle of the port. The view from the sitting room over the harbour and out to sea is truly spectacular. Watching the boats come in and out was pure pleasure. It's so light and airy, and the windows are so big, that we didn't miss having an outdoor space. All the rooms felt much larger than they looked on the listing. Everything was in good order, clean and tasteful. The kitchen was well enough equipped for simple cooking. Good shower. Master bed wonderfully big and comfortable. You're seconds away from everything you could need in the town. We took our drinks down and sat on the harbour wall every evening ... We hired electric bikes and explored the island every day, parking them overnight back at the hire shop for safety. Obviously, being so central, this isn't the right place if you're looking for 100pct tranquillity - you are right in the middle of things. This worked for us, but might not for everybody. Communication was excellent with the owner, and the lady based on the island who manages the property was exceptionally warm and helpful.
  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

Fantastic

5 of 5
The house is beautifully presented with a view of the sea and 300m away from the best swimming beach on the island (which itself is gorgeous).
  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017