Tamarisk is situated on the small back street running behind the busy harbour front, so it is very quiet and peaceful even in the height of the season. The harbour front is less than 200m away . Around the harbour is a fantastic choice of cafes, restaurants and holiday shops. (Altogether there are over 20 restaurants to choose from - all display a menu outside.
In the old part of the town is the famous artist's quarter with over a dozen artists showing their work in little individual studios. Camaret has its own beach with white sand and safe swimming . The 'boulanger' is only 40 meters away for buying your fresh baguette and croissants and the super-market is only 50m away.There are more beautiful sandy beaches and magnificent coastal scenery all within a five-minute drive.
Picturesque Camaret has everything required for all the family. Firstly there is the charming port itself with two yacht marinas and fishing boat quays. (one can go and buy fresh shell fish lobsters and crabs straight off the boats on the fish quays). There is canoe, dinghy and boat hire plus a diving school only 3 minutes walk away. Also you can book coastal trips and fishing trips and for the more adventurous there is a daily passenger ferry out to the islands of Ushant and Molene where one can have a day either walking or hiring bikes to explore the islands.
Camarte-sur-mer in situated on the end of the Presqu'il De Crozon so we have over a dozen beautiful beaches within 10 miles. There a population of about 2600 so there a good community life in the winter months. Our main town is Crozon with supermarkets (6 miles) and shops cafes, bars and restaurants and for the practical builders merchants and DIY stores.
Presqu'ile de Crozon has in general been undiscovered by tourists as they tend to by-pass it on their way south. The French come in summer but it never gets that busy. The Presqu'ile extents about 30 kms by 10 kms. and in that area the scenery changes from towering cliffs at Point Espangnois with its bracing walks to long beautiful sandy beaches which stretch for miles (there are in fact over 12 sandy beaches to choose from and none of them get very busy). There are numerous delightful walks in forests & moors and we have 145kms. of coastal footpath around the Presqu'ile to explore.
The Crozon Peninsula is part of the Parc Naturel regional D'Armorique. It stretches from the picturesque Arree Mountains (Monts d'Arrée) in the east to the wonderful beaches and coastal scenery of the 'Presqu'ile de Crozon to the west. The whole magnificent National Park is in the' Department of Finistere which in turn is part of the area of Brittany.