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Golden sands, beautiful views, the calming sound of the waves breaking on the shore... I could have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gill A
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Beautiful sandy beach. Great for sandcastles and sandsculptures. Also just listening to the sea and the wind

Fantastic spot for an autumn seaside walk and see and experience a beautiful cornish beach first... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
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St Ives, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Golden sands, beautiful views, the calming sound of the waves breaking on the shore... I could have spent the entire week here.

Thank Gill A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic spot for an autumn seaside walk and see and experience a beautiful cornish beach first hand.

Thank richardandjane2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow. What a truly beautiful beach. Small in size, but immensely well maintained with gorgeous white sand and just enough in the way of facilities to not be over commercialised. Pretty empty on a November afternoon, but a truly lovely place to be nevertheless.

Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was within view from our hotel and was absolutely beautiful and just a few minutes' walk from the hotel via a pathway.

Thank Pauline D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK Porthmeor is popular but this has everything, glorious sands, it is sheltered and there are sufficient amenities without there being too many and spoiling it. The beach is immaculate and well cared for and lovely views over to Godrevy Point.

Thank NB1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful sandy beach - the sea doesn't disappear at low tide either. Lots of amenities and activities for children too

Thank thedeberrys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is small but beautiful. It is clean and well maintained. It is surrounded by the most beautiful scenes of St Ives and you can grab a latte in the beach bar. Well worth a visit with the dog or with children.

Thank emmacatto71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Porthminster beach - another my favourite beach! :)) Also lovely and sandy beach. :)) I also recommend a restaurant here. :) Almost every day I spend my free time here. :) iF you have a dog, you can take him with you. :))

Thank Vladka11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're not beach types but enjoyed the view and in October at least it was not busy. I would imagine it's heaving in summer though. Looks like they allow dogs, although that might only be in Winter season or at certain times. Make of that...More

Thank simmondsi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real seaside beach - the place to build sandcastles and enjoy a family holiday. There are cafes and takeaways, plus amenities. Well worth a visit

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Maria R
13 September 2017|
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Response from Dan T | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, we stayed in Trowan which is just about a 15 minute walk into St Ives, sadly I don't know anywhere in the middle of St Ives, however having walked all round St Ives, nearly every other property is a holiday... More
Mandy B
1 November 2016|
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Response from AndrewDavidC | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but think no
Simon H
22 August 2015|
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Response from Karmenella | Reviewed this property |
It's flat so great for paddle boarding. They do hire surf boards but you do surfing on the beach on the other side of St. Ives.