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Porthmeor Beach

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Address: St Ives, England
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This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area...

This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area around St. Ives, where all amenities are available, including beach chalets.

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Porthmoe Beach

Heaven. Wonderful, long sandy beach. Near to heavier if you are surfer.surfer. Great place to relax.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Liz M
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Heaven. Wonderful, long sandy beach. Near to heavier if you are surfer.surfer. Great place to relax.

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Thank Liz M
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This part of cornwall is full of beautiful beaches and this one is no exception. Wonderful views and pristine sands make this well worth a visit at any time of year.

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Thank dramandahall
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach was ok but the seagulls are a nightmare! they swoop down and snatch food out of peoples hands! the beach is very close to central st ives

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Thank Dan M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a trip down memory lane for my husband, who holidayed here as a child. The day we visited the weather was fine(ish) but windy - making the waves crash against the rocks ... stunning!

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Thank S-JPeters
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husaband and i enjoyed breakfast at the beach front cafe and enojyed the quiet location watching the surfers and reading the sunday papers. Perfect for realxing . The beach is spotless.

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Our favourite beach. Ideal for relaxing, swimming body boarding (sometimes) and for young children. Rock polls and swimming in relatively calm waters with gentle sloping beach. Good facilities although public changing could be better. Restaurant, cafe's and beach shop. High quality sandwiches, coffee'pasties etc available from cafe's on beach. Toilets available. Small car park at the beach but best to... More 

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Thank Christopher P
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

Completely sandy beach less touristy, quiter. Surfers enjoy this Northerly costline. Rocks are more prominent to the East promontary end of this beatiful beach.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Visited there, in the evening, and managed to get a pod outside overlooking the sea, lovely food, we went back next day so my grandson and son in law could go body boarding, we sat inside drinking lovely coffee and hot chocolate. Best to book.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

We took our lovely pooch here for a Xmas morning walk & found a lovely clean stretch of gorgeous cornish heaven. Easy access close to town so ideal. Lots of surfers as well to watch. Great!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Porthmeor beach is my favourite beach in St Ives, been coming since a teeager it never changesm gets busy in the Summer months, it is hugely popular with families, and especially surf enthusiasts, there are life guards on the beach during the summer months, it is a marvellous beach for surfing all year round. There is a lovely cafe on... More 

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