Villa les Embruns
rue du Billou
Between heritage, recreational, sports, gastronomy and discoveries, Finistere holds many surprises. Close to your resort, discover what awaits you. click: the inevitables.
Your feet in the water... Rarely will you find houses that close to the sea. With its direct access to a wonderful small white sand-beach (the Billou’s beach), this luxury house can accommodate up to 6 people. It has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a sauna with its own shower, for a maximum of comfort. The lounge and the bedrooms offer wonderful sea views. As for the welcoming owners, who live in this house all year long, the cosy interior will make you feel comfy and "at home." Your host leave you their bicycles, their body boards, and few short wetsuits. You will even find some wood for the stove if you feel like making a fire. No excessive luxury in this house, but a lot of heat. The owner, during her walks and hikes on the beach, found chunks of driftwood and other shells brought as gifts by the tides. She assembles them together in order to make decorative objects, thus giving an extraordinary soul to this little corner of paradise. Let the time guide your inspiration at the pace of tides. Santec’s sweetness of life will guides you. Just make sure you enjoy every single moment.
Fun activities and sports
The Dossen sailing center (less 5 minutes by car), on the Dossen beach, offers numerous water sports, windsurfing, yachting, bodysurfing, stand-up paddle ............ Feel free to contact them for reservations or information.
Enthusiasts kite surfing will be delighted with a quality spot appreciated by specialists, on the same beach, the Dossen’s beach (Municipality of Santec). Do you want to try for an initiation? “Kite Without Borders” (“Kite sans frontière” in french) invites you to discover an unusual and rich in sensations sport. It is best for you to book, Alan has a lot of success.
Enjoy your life to the full at the surf and stand up Paddle Surfing School of Leon : Surf riding, feeling of freedom, perfect harmony with nature. From 8 years old : Initiation, development and support. Rental equipment (kayaks, paddles, surfing boards and wetsuits). For further information, go on http://www.ecole-surf-leon.com/ or on 0666463049. Your shop in Santec : Beach-Break.
Diving Carantec 15 minutes by car, offers baptisms or take you to the remarkable discovery of the seabed of the bay. The dive sites are located near the place of embarkation and have characteristics ideal for multilevel dives.
17km of coastal paths offer magnificent hiking sports or family walks. Santec offers beautiful walks by the sea The variety of landscape is sensitive throughout the course and the seascape, always changing, reinforces this impression. The GR34, for fans and courageous, is 1,600 km and connects the Northern Britain to southern Brittany.
Visits, relaxation, gastronomy
Santec and its 17km of coastline, 14 beaches is a village noted for its natural space. You´ll discover all landscapes, countryside and sea, as you stroll along the paths. Its coastline, each of the eight white-sand beaches has its special character, you will allow activities such as fishing, yachting, surfing, windsurfing, kayaking or kite-surfing on. Its spots sports are very famous.
By 15 minutes walking on a coastal path, the GR34, at low tide, you can discover the island of Sieck (île de Sieck in Fench), its history and unspoiled beauty make this place special. Be careful to the tides because the island is surrounded about two hours before high tide.
A few minutes from home, on the island Roc´h Croum, you will discover, at low tide, a prehistoric cemetery (necropolis dating from the Bronze Age).
At 40 min, overlooking the sea, the Barnenez’s Cairn is the largest megalithic mausoleum of Europe. Its Situation and history make it a place imbued with magic (40 minutes by car, near Morlaix).
Markets are numerous and you can every day, if you feel like it, go for fresh produce and seafood. Undoubtedly, colors and flavors markets will open the appetite. Maybe you want to come back with a souvenir, a painting, a sculpture ......... and many artisans are talented. List of markets.
And especially, in summer, on Sunday morning, do not miss the market Kerfissien, front of the sea, less than 10 minutes. Santec market at Dossen, 15 minutes walk, takes place in front of the island of Sieck and moved every Friday night from 17:00, what about fresh produce and meats for your dinner?
To put your feet under the table (french expression), you’ll find a lot of restaurants.
-In Saint-Pol de Léon, the “Auberge de la Pomme d´Api”(one star in Michelin), offers fine dining in a cordial atmosphere full of history.
-In Roscoff (10 minutes driving), facing the sea and the port, Les Alizés, sea fruits, fishes in a very nice setting.
-In Rocoff (10 minutes driving) le Bistrot de la mer, sea food, its "wok chaud" is extraordinary !
-In Roscoff (10 minutes driving), La moule au Pot déclines mussels in all its forms, for amateurs.
-In Roscoff, not to be missed the Crêperie « Les Amours Jaunes » (10 minutes driving), crêpes are marvelous and Hélène, the boss, is an angel.
Ask us and we’ll do our best to help you to find Your Restaurant, according to your desires.
Check in times
Arrivals are between 5pm and 7pm. If you are going to be late, please let us or the contact person know as early as possible so we can welcome you at the villa at the agreed time. Have a safe journey.
From Rennes, follow the expressway to N12/E50 Morlaix. You exit at Morlaix-Roscoff North-South leadership.
Take the D58 and the D788 towards Roscoff until Saint-Pol de Leon.
At roundabout Kergompez, follow Santec, Le Dossen and finally Le Billou, your vacation spot.
Your holidays are starting ...
In Morlaix (30mn) you´ll find a TGV train station. Paris-Morlaix in 4 hours.
Many visitors arrive by ferry (Roscoff). There are two companies : Brittany Ferries and Irish Ferries.
Destinations are Plymouth, Cork and Santander.
Barbecue à charbon, charcoal barbecue
Chauffage au fuel, fuel heating, Ölheizung
Cuisine équipée, equipped kitchen, ausgestattete Küche
Cuisson gaz, gaz cooking, Gaskochen
jardin, garden, Garten
Lave-linge, washing-machine, Waschmaschine
Lave-Vaisselle, dishwasher, Geschirrspüler
Pieds dans l'eau, direct access, Direkter Zugang zum Strand
Plage toute proche, nearby beach, In der Nähe Strand
Poêle à bois, wood stove, Holzofen
Salon de jardin, garden lounge, Garten Lounge
Terrasse, terrace, Terrasse
Vélos, bicycles, Fahrrad
Vue mer panoramique, panoramic sea view, Panoramablick auf das Meer
rue du Billou