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“Surfer's paradise”
Review of Porthmeor Beach

Ranked #2 of 56 things to do in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Asker, Norway
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Surfer's paradise”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

The surf school is a must if you want to try surfing for the first time. All facilities on the beach are very clean and there is a great cafe nearby. Beautiful, wonderful beach!

Visited June 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely beach”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Very clean beach with clear blue sea, cafe on the beach was amazing friendly services lovely food. Car park is small and prices as are all car parks in area

Visited June 2013
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best beach in Britain!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

Clean, white sand and blue water! Our favourite beach in Britain. Topped off with the best Tapas restaurant ever!!

Visited June 2013
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Thank BethF123
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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117 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“a great beach in cornwall”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

we stayed in an apartment that had a balcony overlooking this great beach. We watched the surfers and the children enjoying the waves. The sand is golden, and and views are amazing. This beach is so close to the shops and the restaurants.

Visited June 2013
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“The Porthmeor Beach Cafe was tremendous”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Beautiful beach and fantastic beach cafe; really lovely. Apparently the surfing is great too. Very close proximity to St Ives town centre too.

Visited June 2013
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