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All reviews surf school tapas body boarding great waves tate gallery rock pools great facilities great cafe on duty plenty of space life guards golden sands white sand lovely sand out of season sunny day low tide
There are a number of different beaches around the Island in St Ives. Porthmear can be viewed from Tate St Ives, with its golden sands, a pleasure to walk along, and even in November surfers out challenging the waves.
If you like surfing beaches then this is the place for you
The sea is so clean and a beautiful shade of torquise while the sand is a golden white
The beach is kept spotless and well deserves its blue flag status
There is nothing...More
Rented an apartment on Porthmeor Beach for a week in November 2018. The balcony overlooked the centre of the beach and was an amazing vantage point to witness all the daily comings and goings. The crashing waves are mesmerising and we spent many hours watching...More
A1 beach if you want stunning location, sunsets, a great beach cafe, clean golden sand, safe, life guarded swimming and surfing and belly boarding and close to a fantastic town with all you need then look no further.
It’s fair to say I was blown away with the Cornish beaches as they were so clean with crystal clear water, you could show someone a picture of this beach and it really could pass for any beach Holliday location in the world.
We visited this beach as the daughter wanted to try out body boarding. If you don't have any of the equipment there are stalls where you can rent out the equipment and also have learns in body boarding and surf boarding.
There is some restaurants/cafes...More
This is a nice family friendly beach, great to sunbathe or swim on. Lifegaurds on duty till nearly the end of October. Bars and cafes close by and an added bonus got a visit from a friendly seal whilst in swimming.
Can get some decent...More
Spent a week here when it was VERY WINDY. This didn’t put us off though.
Fabulous sand. Lots of surfing activity to watch.
Great walks along the gorgeous sand.
Super cafe right on the beach.
Couldn’t ask for more. ( apart from less...More