Bot-Conan Lodge Glamping

Europe France Brittany Finistère

  • Electrical hook-ups
  • Laundry
  • Campfires allowed
  • Dogs welcome
  • Groups welcome
  • Hot Tubs
  • Short walk to pub
  • Beaches nearby
  • Good walks nearby
Luxurious comfort a pebble's throw from the Atlantic surf

While there are many reasons that campers consistently return to Brittany, one is undeniably the glorious beaches. From the stunning cliff-tops at Perros-Guirec, to the opulent north coast of Dinard, Brittany has a seemingly endless stretch of majestic, unpredictable coastline.

While there's no doubting the region's epic quality, we know of a tranquil, secluded cove where soft, white sands meet the azure waters of the sea. A place that's the very essence of rest and relaxation. Interested? We thought as much. Welcome to Bot-Conan Lodge.

Just a flip-flop away from the bay, this über luxurious new glampsite boasts some of the region's most enviable ocean vistas. But this is not the crashing Atlantic swells of maritime lore. At Bot-Conan's secret beach, a meditative calm pervades – kids are safe to paddle and lovers free to contemplate the endless seascape before them. Pure bliss.

After a day's frolicking in the temperate waves, cataloguing the local wildlife, or simply lazing on the beach with a good book, retiring to your safari-lodge dwellings is simply wonderful. As well as safari lodges, three ‘atoll’ tents are available, combining the pleasure of camping with the luxury of your very own sun deck and outdoor kitchen. Whatever accommodation you choose, you’re sure to enjoy this beautiful, Breton bolthole.

Welcoming host Arnaud has ensured the site blends perfectly into the local landscape – even the two bath-houses integrate seamlessly with their green roofs and wooden facades.

Although it’s tough, do try and drag yourself away, the local area is spectacular. Brittany’s deep, mysterious interior is there to be explored – from Arthurian woodland (the fabled Brocéliande), canals, and rivers that are ideal for hiking, cycling or cruising lazily. For something more adrenaline-fuelled, surf junkies can get their fix at La Torche some 30 minutes away. 

As well as a shared Celtic heritage (not to mention landscape) with their Cornish cousins across the water, the Breton's share a love for cider. Fouesnant is the spiritual home of Breton cidre. It's generously endowed with fertile orchards which produce the very best brews. If you're staying in July, the annual 'Fete des Pommiers' (Festival of the Apple Trees) is a must for all connoisseurs.

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Details

Facilities

12 ‘Archipel’ safari tents, and 4 ‘Atoll’ bell tents. 2 bath-houses (located only a few meters away) with hot showers, toilets, washbasin, and sinks. 2 Archipel safari tents now have private rustic showers and dry toilets. Each tent has its own private deck, outdoor kitchen with two gas stoves, wood stoves coming soon, utensils, cooler box, and dining area. Bed linen and towels are now provided in all tents. High-chair and baby cots are available upon request. Electricity and WiFi are available. A new pub is opening soon on the farm next to the lodge for guests to enjoy. Bicycles can be borrowed on site to go and explore the local surroundings.

Suitable For

Glampers, campers, groups, and dogs – yes. Campervans, caravans, tent campers – no.

Nearby

Bot-Conan is located in the beautiful bay of Baie de la Forêt, where outdoor activities come thick and fast. Here are a couple of suggestions to get you started. Overlooking La Foret-Fouesnant bay, Cornouaille Golf Club (0033 298 569709) is a challenging, well maintained golf course set upon the picturesque Atlantic coast. Home to plenty of wildlife including egrets, swans, herons, geese and ducks, Cornouaille is the oldest golf course in southern Brittany. The 18th century clubhouse is a converted manor house that offers meals, snacks, and a friendly bar where you can enjoy a post-round drink. Concarneau, a likeable fishing port, is only a short drive away. This charming walled town makes its living from the fishing industry, and catches more than 100,000 tonnes of tuna every year! The Musee de la Peche (0033 298 971020) is an interesting little museum that gives an educational introduction to how fisheries operate. Make sure you head outside and explore the engine room, galley, and bedrooms of the old trawler.

Food & Drink

For cider lovers, the annual 'Fete des Pommiers' (Festival of the Apple Trees) takes place in July and features music, dancing and plentiful amounts of the celebrated brew. Bot-Conan Lodge is also close to the quaint village of Beg Meil which has a lovely local market, creperies, and good choice of restaurants. Bistrot Chez Hubert (0033 298 949804) is a cosy little restaurant with a big atmosphere. The high quality menu is varied, with the seafood being particularly tasty. There are no onsite catering options, however local produce can be sourced if requested and a pub is soon to open on the farm directly next door.

Opening Times

May – October.

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The Owner Says

Glamping  at Bot Conan Lodge : we promise you not just a holiday but a fantastic and unique experience that you will never forget. Our glam camp tents are set in the « Baie de la foret » which gives you a charming fusion of deep unspoiled countryside and a crystal clear water secluded beach meters away. The « Baie de la Foret » is home to a beautiful coastline, with pristine beaches and a wide variety of water-sports that you can easily access from the site.

Camping you say? No, this is GLAMPING! Beds have comfortable mattresses with duvets, linens and pillows are provided. We know you want to ‘rough it’, but up to a certain point: electricity is provided as well as Wi-Fi, if you wish to stay connected! A small fridge will also keep your provisions cool and fresh.

Lodges are arranged in a field with direct view on the secluded beach of Bot-Conan. The site is fenced so children can play safely in the surrounding grounds and the sea is kid-friendly (no currents or big waves, shallow depth). High chairs and baby cots are available on request.Barbecue pit and private wooden picnic tables will enhance this outdoor family experience. Bikes, canoe and paddle boards are available on site.

The clubhouse is a warm and cosy place to read in front of a wood fire or to have a snack. You will enjoy our Hot tub and Sauna  as well.

Accommodation

12 Archipel 'Safari' tents, and 5 Atoll 'Bell' tents.

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Atoll Tent

Bell tent Sleeps 4 5 Available
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Location

Contact Bot-Conan Lodge Glamping, Bot-Conan Lodge, Lantecoste-Bihan, 29170, Fouesnant, Finistère, France

Getting There

When it comes to glamping sites in France, Bot-Conan is one of the most conveniently accessible from the UK. Brittany Ferries (0871 244 0744) offers direct sailing into Brittany with their Plymouth to Roscoff route (6-8 hours, overnight crossing available.) Bot-Conan Lodge is then a 1-2 hour drive from Roscoff ferry terminal. The site can be easily reached via Quimper (20km) airport and train station. Paris is a 5-6 hour drive.

Taxis, private transfer or Bus from Quimper 

Reviews

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Rated ★★★★★ over 4 reviews

★★★★★

Great place!

This is in a perfect location and there is lots of space for games. Also bikes and paddleboards are available at no extra cost: this site is very relaxed and the standards are very high. The surrounding area is also lovely and the locals are very relaxed and friendly. We're definitely planning on coming back here again and would recommend.
Aug 24, 2018 by Andrew Cooper
★★★★★

Our perfect place

I had spotted Bot Conan lodge while researching for our trip but saw it didn't take caravans which was such a shame because this site was exactly what we were looking for - small, non commercial and right next to the beach. We were in the Loire for a week and as we were leaving I called Arnaud the owner on the off chance that he may let our 1975 Cheltenham caravan onto his site as we didn't need electricity and it wouldn't be an eyesore. Because it was retro & tres jolli Arnaud agreed to let us stay and we ended up having a whole field with stunning sea view. Bot Connan lodge is a little piece of glamping paradise. It's location is idyllic. 100m to a small sandy beach, beautiful clear shallow water perfect for children. The coastal path is shady and perfumed with pine needles. You can walk each direction 20 or 30mins to small towns both which do wonderful food. Try the pizza place in Cap Coz and the burger at la Boite a Sardines in Beg Meil which is one of the best we ever tasted. The glampsite is complete luxury and you can tell that Arnaud has put lots of care, attention to detail and style into everything he has built. The toilets & showers were always spotlessly clean, there is a fabulous farmhouse with an arga to cook on, tables and comfy sofa's with log fire incase the weather is bad. It has a really good wifi connection too. There is a wood fired hot tub & sauna, zip line, table tennis, swings, free bikes, canoe & paddleboards. You couldn't need anything else. We loved the glampsite, Bretagne Sud and really hope to come back next year if Arnaud continues to let vintage caravans visit his site.
Jul 25, 2016 by Hhug
★★★★★

Brilliant

What a great place where 4 O.A.Ps spent a week in September.  Despite the weather not being at its best, the warmth of Arnaud and his daughter's welcome really helped us settle in and enjoy our first experience of Glamping.  Bear in mind that Don, who is an active 85 year old  (normally a 5 star hotel type!),  was in his element dealing with the log burner. Surprisingly  none of us used the 'zip wire' , although I was very tempted but being the driver thought better of it!  I did, however, have the privilege of being the first person to use the newly installed SAUNA.  All the facilities were excellent and the location truly exceptional.  

Oct 19, 2015 by Cab-94
★★★★★

Fabulous

Have just returned from a fabulous stay at Bot Conan and it was every bit as wonderful as they say. The location is unbeatable and given we had a very un Brittany spell of glorious weather we spent the entire time exploring their amazing beaches. Arnaud was a welcoming host and our two families had a great time. If you like bbqs on the beach, cycling, trekking across the coast and kayaking to secluded bays this is the site for you.

Aug 16, 2014 by Stephhallatt

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