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Escale Saint Gilles

Bénodet
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OPEN FROM 16TH MAY TO 13 SEPT
438 Pitches
IDEAL FOR SMALL CHILDREN
COASTAL WALK TO BÉNODET

Located just 121km from Roscoff port, Escale Saint Gilles is an easy drive for families with young children and those visiting France for the first time. Located a stone’s throw from a quaint rocky cove you can enjoy hours of fun in the sea or back at the resort’s swimming and paddling pools. You can let the kids go wild at Club Buzzy Bee while you enjoy the Lazy River or a treatment at the spa. Enjoy a game of beach volleyball or ask our resident couriers for tips on exploring the pretty coastal town of Bénodet where the Odet, one of France’s most picturesque rivers, meets the sea. Enjoy a short, 15-minute walk into town via the seaside walkway or catch the Petit Train which stops at the campsite three times a day during high season. The campsite barrier is closed between 23:00 – 08:00 hrs.

KelAir Campotel has been bringing families to Escale Saint Gilles for the past 35 years.

Close to Roscoff and a short cycle to Bénodet, this campsite is ideal for families with small children.

FACILITIES

POOLS

Heated pools, Lazy river, Mini Climbing walls, Slides.  The indoor pool opens from May to 13th Sept. The outdoor pool opens  from the end of May to 1st Sept.

FUN & GAMES

Soccer Pitch, Basketball, Volleyball, Children’s Playgrounds, Pool Table*, Tennis*, Table Tennis, Games room*, Fitness room (over 18yrs)

BARS & RESTAURANTS

Bar, Pool Bar, Restaurant***, Take-Away, Entertainment***

SERVICES

Mini Market, Bakery, Gift shop, Laundrette, Spa & Wellness Centre, Turkish Baths, Sauna*, Wi-Fi Available*, Bike Hire*, Club Buzzy Bee, Resident Campotel Courier

*A charge applies to these facilities.
**Open afternoons only.  ***In high season. 

Swimming pool regulations

General

Use of the pools is free and pools are generally not heated (unless otherwise specified). Some resorts require special bracelets to be worn in the swimming pool area at a refundable fee. There may be a charge for on-site Water Parks.

Swimwear 

Due to hygiene regulations, many park owners have banned swim shorts. Please pack conventional lycra-style swimwear, though they can usually be purchased locally. Conventional swimwear only is permitted in and around swimming pools, i.e. Speedo or boxer swimwear. No t-shirts or shorts to be worn.Swimming caps may be required in some sites.

Pool Attendants

Not all resorts have pool attendants on duty and those that do may only be present in July or August, or for a limited time during the day. We strongly advise you supervise your children at all times when they are using swimming pool/water chutes/slides.

Water Chutes and Waterslides

Each resort will have its own regulations clearly indicated, that may relate to age, height and opening times. Pools, water chutes and waterslides are used at the customers’ own risk.

 

LOCATION

HOW TO GET THERE

BY FERRY
ROSCOFF 121  km/1hr 50
ST. MALO 280 km/3hr 30
CHERBOURG 445 km/5hr 30
CALAIS 733 km/8hr
FROM PARIS 564 km/7hr 05

BY PLANE
BREST 98 km/1hr20
NANTES 232 km/3hr

NEARBY

  • Rocky cove suitable for sunbathing and paddling 50m
  • Main beach 15 mins walk
  • Concarneau- walked town-19km
  • Amusement park – Parc Odet Loisiers 30km
  • Quimper 21km
  • Petit Train in high season, Golf, Mini golf, Watersports, Sailing and Fishing