10 Best Brittany Beaches Near Brest Bretagne Airport

Updated 5 March 2020 | by Lara McComish

Flying into Brest Bretagne Airport? Here are some charming Brittany beaches close to the coastal region's main international airport. 


1. Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc

10 minute drive from Brest Airport

Port de Plaisance du Moulin Blanc

Ok, forgive us as this is a marina, but Moulin Blanc has a boardwalk with a lovely, sandy stretch. The ideal place to get the sand between your toes after your flight from Brest Bretagne Airport.


2. Grève de Kerdreïn 

21 minute drive from Brest Airport

Head to Grève de Kerdreïn and enjoy the peace and quiet all to yourselves. Plonked at the end of a country road, it offers a modest seafront which would make an ideal first hire car trip. Watching the boats bob by will be the perfect standstill after your flight into Brest Bretagne Airport.


3. Plage du Dellec 

25 minute drive from Brest Airport

Plage du Dellec is an off-the-beaten-track Brittany beach perfect for young families. The beach is located near the 19th century modernised Fort du Dellec, meaning you can dive into local history and the sea on the same day out. Discover it for yourself after flying into Brest Bretagne Airport, less than half an hour's drive away. 


4. Plage de Trégana 

28 minute drive from Brest Airport

Plage de Tregana, Brittany

This excellent white-sand beach is located just a 20-minute drive from Brest Bretagne Airport. Complete with fine sand and big views, idyllic come rain or ideally, shine. 


5. Plage de Porsmilin

30 minute drive from Brest Airport 

Plage de Porsmilin is a small, south-facing natural cove that's earned its reputation for surfing. Offering beach supervision in the summer, there couldn't be a safer place to surf. Better still, there are lots of rockpools for the family to explore from Brest Bretagne Airport.


6. Plage Sainte-Marguerite 

30 minute drive from Brest Airport

Plage Sainte-Marguerite, Brittany

Grab your beach towel from your luggage and unravel on Plage Sainte-Marguerite. Not to be confused with the islet off Cannes, this inland soft, sandy sweep is blessed with views for miles.


7. Plage des Blancs Sablons 

32 minute drive from Brest Airport

Plage des Blancs Sablons in Brittany

If you're looking for a white sand beach, try Plage des Blancs Sablons. Perfect for long walks, as this sandy paradise stretches out to the horizon at low tide. Who doesn't want to start their France holiday in the dunes of Brittany? Yours to explore in just over 30 minutes from the airport. 


8. Plage de l'Aber 

48 minute drive from Brest Airport

Plage de l'Aber 

Line up L'Aber on your tour of South Finistere beaches. Enjoy panoramic views at low tide on this huge, rugged beach. Lap up the gently sloping waves; they're ideal for families and beginner surfers. Surf's up in less than an hour from Brest Bretagne Airport.


9. Plage de Pentrez 

50 minute drive from Brest Airport

Plage de Pentrez, Brittany

Plage de Pentrez sits in the small commune of Pentrez, down the road from Saint-Nic. It's known for its shallow waters but if swimming's not your thing, then you can cool down or warm up in one of the quaint beach cafes. This beach is open year-round, start your holiday from nearby Brest Bretagne Airport.


10. Plage de Morgat 

1 hour drive from Brest Airport

Plage de Morgat, Brittany

Last but certainly not least, we have the lovely Plage de Morgat. A beautiful fine sand beach with a large expanse of sand, ideal for sitting on to watch the sunset on. Find a comfy beach spot after your flight into Brest Bretagne Airport, just one hour away.

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  Beach near Brest Bretagne Airport  Journey time by car 

Moulin Blanc 

10 minutes

Greve de Kerdrein

21 minutes

Plage du Dellec 

25 minutes

Plage de Trégana 

28 minutes

Plage de Porsmilin 


30 minutes

Plage Sainte-Marguerite 

30 minutes

Plage des Blancs Sablons 

32 minutes

Plage de l'Aber 

48 minutes

Plage de Pentrez

50 minutes

Plage de Morgat

1 hour