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Fun on a great beach

Porthmeor Beach faces out to the Atlantic Ocean. When the conditions are suitable it is a great... read more

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John E
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Beautiful. Beaches

Spent the last few days relaxing on Porthmeor Beach can thoroughly recommend visiting - The colour... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Patricia C
Newport, United Kingdom
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This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area around St. Ives, where all amenities are available, including beach chalets.
St Ives, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Porthmeor Beach faces out to the Atlantic Ocean. When the conditions are suitable it is a great place to try out the various forms of surfing. The Beach slopes sreadily down to the sea. When the tide us out the expanse of the beach increases...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent the last few days relaxing on Porthmeor Beach can thoroughly recommend visiting - The colour of the sea is changing at different times of the day great for families and artists wanting to paint the beautiful area

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, hot, British. Everyone had thei4 windbreaks and umbrellas on display. The kids were all playing in the water and the grown ups were all tanning their white thighs. It was magic.

Thank GrishGrish
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where you go for the surfing and bodyboarding experience. There is a surf school (well accredited, as we saw a blind man prepare to try!) We were happy with our bodyboards, which can be rented along with wetsuits. Great Fun!!

Thank Gillyjasper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long clean beach with lots of rocks to explore and restaurants to visit nearby. Would recommend if you’re looking for a quieter trip to the beach.

Thank Polly J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cafe and beautiful beach as they all are in St Ives. The cafe sits on the front just opposite the Tate. Take a stroll along the front go surfing or just chill on the beach or restaurant. Spoilt for choice.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely sand, very clean. Busy at popular times. There are a few places to eat by or near the beach, so food not a problem. Life guards patrol the area for safety

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beach,surf, bars and fantasic tapas! And culture just behind at the Tate so you you have the lot.if that's not enough stroll eastward and visit the 3 other beaches in this magical area

Thank george c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean beach, good facilities, surf school, toilets, cafe/restaurant. Great waves for body boarding. Fantastic sunsets.

Thank theprocters123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach, although busy, plenty of space when the tide is out for all kinds of sporting activities! Cafe on the beach is a great place to watch the sunset

Thank GarethJoshua
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11 November 2017|
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Response from charleyfarleyuk | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, mu understanding is they are allowed on from October to Easter.
Eve J
29 August 2016|
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Response from crabby2015 | Reviewed this property |
If your stopping near there are buses,taxis, but as we were near the leisure centre we walked from there .there is a large car park there.