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“Fabulous ”
Review of Porthmeor Beach

Ranked #2 of 62 things to do in St Ives
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Owner description: This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area around St. Ives, where all amenities are available, including beach chalets.
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This is the best beach for surfing in St Ives and for watching all the surfers out in the sea catching waves!
It can get quite busy but is great . We walked around towards Clodey point which has some great views of the beach with loads of benches to sit on and watch all the activities.
Another beautiful clean beach, good cafe and toilets too. Cornwall is amazing for its beaches!

Thank lorraine_smith3
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our apartment was situated right on Porthmeor Beach so we felt extremely lucky to be staying her. The beach is lovely, gets very busy in the height of summer - we were there for the last bank holiday in August and it was like being abroad! There is a great surf school, restaurant and takeaway further down the beach. Unfortunately the restaurant was fully booked for the whole week we were there so didn't get to try it. The prices at the surf school are very reasonable for hiring wetsuits and equipment. There are beautiful sunsets on Porthmeor Beach and it has the sun for nearly all of the day. People do tend to set up their pitches early so if you get a favourite spot you may need to go and claim it with your windbreaker! Fantastic holiday!

Thank Jules268_12
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We were in St Ives this Monday and we found one lone Lifeguard vehicle on this huge beach and bare 5-6 people walking on the beach. But when we asked about letting our two small dogs for a run on the beach they said we couldn't till October! Seemed a pity since no one else was enjoying that huge expanse of beach!

Thank Moyna A
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

we were on the beach most days and found it to be a safe clean place to be ,the beach cafe was very good and the facilities were also good ,tried the canoes from the rental shop which was great fun and not to expensive .

Thank ainsleydd
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We have been coming to st Ives for over 30yrs, and stay in an apartment overlooking porthmeor beach.
A lovely sandy beach, always very busy during the summer, and great for families.
Not far to walk into the town, and island car park very close by.

Thank Gillian P
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