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With family, friends or lovers, there is always a beach that meets your desires in Bénodet in the Breton Riviera.

The joys of the beach in Bénodet are multiplied by four!

For your greatest pleasure, Bénodet has four beaches ideal for swimming and water sports.
Facing south, the Trez beach, is the star beach of Bénodet. The Rooster beach offers privacy in the golden evening light. To the east, the Pointe Saint-Gilles beach, is oriented towards the Glénan archipelago. Finally, Letty beach is nestled at the bottom of the White Sea lagoon.

At the beach of Trez, supervised in summer, all leisure activities are allowed with the children's club, rental of windsurfing boards, catamarans...

As for the other beaches, it is according to the direction of the wind, the time of day, the tides and your mood that you will choose where to put your towel.


At the heart of the resort, the large beach of Trez in Bénodet offers many activities and services:

The beach is monitored by the CRS in July and August from 12:30 p.m. to 19 p.m., every day. It is accessible to people with reduced mobility (a tiralo is available from the lifeguards).

Useful information

UCPA Point Beach

The UCPA offers paddle, catamaran, dinghy, optimist & windsurf rentals.
7/7 from 13:30 p.m. in July and August.
Such. : +33 (0)7 62 65 42 56 / +33 (0)2 98 57 16 09
More information from of the UCPA

Beach club – The BéNODET lighthouse club

The Club du Phare de Bénodet offers childcare, birthday parties, games, physical education, competitions, Olympic games (with Many prizes to win).
Swimming lessons are also offered and a
A teen club is also available (12 to 15 years old).

From July 4 to 26 August 2022
– Monday to Saturday: 10 a.m. to 00:12 p.m. and 30 p.m. to 15:18 p.m.
– Sunday: from 14:00 p.m. to 18:30 p.m.

Tel. : + 33 (0) 6 75 78 78 72
More information from the Lighthouse Club 

Public facilities

  • Beach cabins can be rented from the town hall of Bénodet.
  • Free showers and toilets are also available.
Many bars, restaurants and shops are near Trez beach.


Between river and ocean, the small Phare du Coq beach is naturally exposed to the late afternoon sun until nightfall.

Near the beach you will find a kindergarten and sanitary facilities.

From Plage du Coq and walking along the Corniche de l'Estuaire, you can discover the traditional port of Bénodet. You will find the pier there for the departures of cruises along the Odet, but also towards the Glénan, without forgetting the small Bac towards Sainte-Marine.
It also welcomes you with shops, restaurants and bars. An ideal place to stroll in the evening, eat or have a drink on the terrace with the sunset.

Useful information

Canoe Kayak Club of Quimper Cornouaille

Kayak rental – in July and August
+33 (0)6 85 77 41 55 / +33 (0) 2 98 53 19 33
More information from the Canoe kayak club


Saint-Gilles beach, intimate and lined with rocks, is a delight for children who discover the pleasure of fishing for shellfish, shrimps and crabs. On site: children's games, picnic tables and toilets.
Above Saint-Gilles Beach, an orientation table decorated by Faïenceries Henriot de Quimper allows you to discover the magnificent panorama going from the tip of Trégunc, through the view of the Glénan archipelago and up to in Loctudy.
The view of Anse de Bénodet is just exceptional.


This magnificent naturally preserved lagoon is also called “The White Sea”. It presents during the tides an exceptional spectacle between white sand, iridescent colors and the view of the Cordon dune of Mousterlin.
A unique and preserved site that allows you to enjoy the beach in complete peace of mind.

Useful information

The UCPA sailing school 

Nautical activities and discovery activities. All-inclusive stay for 7-17 year olds in July and for adults in August and September.

Possibility of internship in half board. Stays and activities for groups (schools, clubs, associations, works councils) from April to September.
Tel. : + 33 (0) 2 98 57 16 09


At low tide, the foreshore is an inexhaustible place to discover the marine environment. Hunt down shrimps, flush out crabs or pick up cockles as a family! This fun activity is suitable for young and old, but must be respectful!

To make this hobby always a pleasure:

  • Pay attention to the weather and the tides.
  • Do not go alone to an unknown place.
  • Take a watch and a phone (CROSS emergency number 196).
  • Find out locally about health classifications and fishing bans.
  • Equip yourself with a ruler.
  • Sort the species harvested as you go.
  • Take only what you consume.
  • Use respectful tools.
  • Replace the stones you move.

By following these best practices, you protect resources, the marine environment and safety. In this way, you ensure that this pleasure remains accessible to all and for a long time.

For more information :

Responsible shore fishing site

Find tide coefficients & times to plan your shore fishing trips!

The Tourist Office provides you with various media free of charge: tide guide, fishing rulers, booklet on best practices when fishing on foot and on the preservation of the coast.