Head for the Côte des Isles (Island Coast) on the west coast of the Cotentin peninsula for a sporting holiday with family or friends at Barneville Carteret ! Water sports, walking, relaxing on the beach, eating seafood platters, having a drink at a pavement café by the sea, strolling around the market to discover local speciality foods… There is no doubt about it, Barneville Carteret is a perfect destination for a holiday with friends ! The superb panoramic view from Cap de Carteret will take your breath away and the delightful restaurants in the centre of Barneville will make you want to try local specialities ! And don’t forget the programme of summer events which includes concerts, evening walks, festivals…
What to see and do in Barneville Carteret
Barneville Carteret is a chic seaside resort lined with 19th century villas. Its pretty beach huts are an ideal photo opportunity for a holiday souvenir.
The dunes d’Hatainville are 80m high and 1.5km long overlooking the sea. This nature conservation area has rich, diverse flora and fauna. Hatainville is also an exceptional surf spot where classes are held every day.
Walking enthusiasts should not miss the gorgeous Cap de Carteret where you can even go along part of the famous GR223 hiking path. The long beaches are perfect for water sports like optimist and catamaran sailing, windsurfing, rowing…There’s something for everyone.
For those who prefer to keep their feet firmly on dry land, Barneville Carteret has facilities for horse riding, tennis and a wonderful golf course with views of the Channel Islands. For family fun and laughter, have a game of crazy golf ! A gite holiday at Barneville Carteret is a marvellous opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors ! After a long day in the sea air, savour the pleasure of returning to your gite for a relaxing, convivial evening with friends.