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“Lovely place to relax”
Review of Fistral Beach

Fistral Beach
Ranked #2 of 63 things to do in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.
Reviewed January 29, 2014

Like:
Beautiful beach,
Beautiful Views,
Clean (Ish) Sand
Great little cafe / restaurant at the other end of the beach
Watching young and old learning to surf

Dislike:
Overpriced Beachfront shops,
Poor access with a pushchair
Poor Disabled facilities (From what i have seen)

1  Thank Smiffter
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Reviewed January 27, 2014

The recent storms have taken a toll with damage to a couple of buildings which may take a little while to repair. Plus because the storm surges have removed quite a bit of sand entrances to the beach are a little steep but not a major problem.

Otherwise it's still a super beach and ideal for all the usual activities you would expect from Newquay's beaches whatever the weather or season. Work was already starting on repairs and I'm sure nature will replenish sand stocks.

1  Thank Mike S
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Reviewed January 27, 2014

Golden sand, sea and surf. Just watching the surfers was enough for us but it looked like great fun.

1  Thank SteveM45
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Reviewed January 21, 2014

The is a fabulous beach and when we were there it was dog-friendly - so we had romps in the sand with happy dogs and well-behaved dog owners who cleaned up after their dogs! Just minutes from the Headlands Hotel where we were staying so it's ideal. Hotel is dog-friendly too. The shops at the car park seem to be dog-friendly as well, so we were able to browse after wearing ourselves out on the beach! Surprisingly, the beach seems more sheltered than you would think it would be but probably because it's more of a cove. So even in December's gales it wasn't so bad down on the beach. Very, very clean and well looked after by users as well.

1  Thank KWils1
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Reviewed January 19, 2014

Beautiful clean beach and plenty to watch- dog walking is fab as are the surfers are friendly and there are lots of facilities nearby for drinks/good etc

1  Thank CatieB1980
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