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My favourite beach in St Ives

Great space, clean beach and just a lovely atmosphere. Was there in August and did not feel... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
michele o
London, United Kingdom
Beautiful great for kids

Every year we come to St Ives and we go to this beach a lot it's great for the kids and there isn't... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Hannah W
Macclesfield, 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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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great space, clean beach and just a lovely atmosphere. Was there in August and did not feel cramped and the sun was shining!.

Thank michele o
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Every year we come to St Ives and we go to this beach a lot it's great for the kids and there isn't to many waves so you can let your kids swim but there is just enough waves you can even let them bodyboard....More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a beautiful place to visit,not a massive place but beautiful.Tha beach is really nice.The scenery has to be seen,very friendly.Not a big place for shopping but very close to other places to visit.The views are outstanding the sea is very clear as well

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This beach reminds me of my childhood as to me it has an 'old fashioned' feel. The Porthminster Beach Café serves fantastic Fish & Chips & the Beach Shop there sells all one would need for a day on the beach. The sand here is...More

Thank pat w
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Our apartment over looked this lovely beach. What a veiw to wake up to. We went early in the morning and had the beach to ourselves. Its a family beach. Its relatively unspoilt but has two good eateries there. One very upmarket.

Thank bankrupt2
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Probably the most accessible beach, very popular in the summer, you literally walk of the train (the Park & Ride from St Erth Saltings highly recommended for the view, sit the seaward side for best view), a good sandy beach with amenities on the beach,...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Clean, safe and sandy with lifeguards in summer months. Dogs allowed during winter months. Located just below railway station so perfect for day visitors by train

Thank AndrewDavidC
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Is there a better 1/2 mile stretch of Caribbean white sand beach and azure blue sea in the U.K. ? This is a very special place whatever your age to stroll to contemplate to find yourself again we never tire of coming here and first...More

1  Thank YardieBristol
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our hotel was opposite Porthminster Beach and is a lovely beach to overlook. It was always very clean, though it is a shame that dogs are allowed on it.

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our favourite beach in St Ives. Love them all but this is my favourite - sheltered, clean and relaxing. Very peaceful this time of year plus the superb Porthminster Beach Cafe right here. Dog friendly too in October. Love it. ☀️💯

Thank MattyA32
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Maria R
12 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
31 October 2016|
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Response from AndrewDavidC | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but think no
Simon H
21 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.