At the beginning, during the 60s, Angiolino and Yvonne Patrizi, who at that time lived in Paris and managed a masonry business, want to change their professional activity. After much thinking, they come up with the idea to create a campsite.
In 1964, they buy a site in the Cotentin, on the coastline; it is love at first sight: 17 hectares of wooded land, a little stream running down in cascades and ruins of a large stone building.
The camping Sandaya L’Anse du Brick finally opens its doors in April 1968 after enormous construction works. There was neither water nor drainage. Everything had to be build up: the creation of a water treatment plant, roads, pitches, sanitary building, the reception,…
By the way, the construction works did not stop there: in 1974 the grocery store was built, from 1991 to 1993 the 4 villas with sea view, in 1994 the bridge to access the beach safely, in 1994 the outdoor pool (the covered pool arrived in 2013) and a tennis court, in 2000 the building where you can find the pizzeria Le Brick, …
2001 marks the start of a new chapter, the arrival of the first chalets / cottages with sea view on the campsite.
2004: The campsite Sandaya L’Anse du Brick becomes a member of the camping chain « Les Castels ». This chain associates 4 and 5 star campsites managed by independent families.
In 2011, Sandaya L’Anse du Brick becomes the first campsite in Normandy to receive the 5 star rating.
From 2022, Sandaya l’Anse du Brick is marketed by the Sandaya group.