Dinard, seaside resort facing Saint-Malo
A chic and popular seaside resort on the Emerald Coast
The charming town of Dinard is located 30 km from La Crique campground, a chic and charming place. This resort is famous for its Belle Epoque villas. In 1850, the British fell in love with the natural setting of this city and its ledges. Magnificent villas were built, followed by the casino and luxurious hotels from which the city derives its name of ” Dinard the elegant “.
The walk at the mouth of the river Rance
The favorite walk of the dinardais is between the Pointe du Moulinet and the Prieuré beach. The 1 km long Clair de Lune promenade winds between the Mediterranean vegetation of the gardens, including a palm grove created in the 1930s, and the sea. The promenade is protected from the wind and offers a breathtaking view of the bay of Saint-Malo, its lighthouse and the marina.
In summer, the promenade comes alive in the evening. This is the magic of “Clair de Lune”: the illuminations and music accompany your night out with a new theme every night.
Dinard and its 3 beaches
Dinard, it’s also 3 fine sandy beaches.
- The beach of l’Écluse in the heart of the resort, is a family and lively beach lined with shops, the casino and a merry-go-round for the pleasure of children. You will find an Olympic heated seawater pool and an open-air pool. The beach is supervised in all seasons and offers a children’s club. You can rent bathing cabins, umbrellas and deckchairs for your lazy moment!
- The beach of Saint-Enogat, in the center of Dinard, near the fountain with basins “Jules Verne” is lined with villas with a view on the rocks which guard the fortified city of Saint-Malo.
- The Priory beach is the most sheltered of the 3. This is the first beach when you enter the city after the Rance dam. A seawater pool is discovered at low tide with a panorama on Saint-Malo. Make way for sports with the outdoor fitness area and kayak rental on the Baie du Prieuré!
To be discovered at the campsite