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Lovely beach with beautiful coastlines

Beautiful beach. Busy but didn't feel like we were all so close to each other that we had no... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
michey76
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Beach

What a lovely wide sandy beach. Quite a few steps down but once there it is a lovely beach to play... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
big-blue-eyes
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area around St. Ives, where all amenities are available, including beach chalets.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (73 reviews)
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St Ives, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach. Busy but didn't feel like we were all so close to each other that we had no privacy.

Thank michey76
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a lovely wide sandy beach. Quite a few steps down but once there it is a lovely beach to play on the sand or go into the sea. The water is a stunning colour. Plenty of families enjoying the day. Not too crowded even...More

Thank big-blue-eyes
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent 1 week here and came to the beach sometimes twice per day, depending on tide. The beach is mostly sandy and is quite good a low tide. There are life savers patrolling the beach with swimming areas designated by flags. It is a...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great find on a our holiday - very clean (of rubbish and seaweed!) sandy beach cafe at enterance great value, not suitable for disabled access

Thank hmf1982
Reviewed 5 days ago

To get a space in the car park you have to be there for 8 o'clock or park at the rugby club. Good beach pools and surf if the tide is right. Then breakfast at the cafe wonderful!

Thank Trudiekt
Reviewed 6 days ago

This beach is great. It is a large beach with lots of sand to accommodate many people. It is on the opposite side of the harbour of St Ives and worth the visit on a sunny day!

Thank Dia_Carstens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another trip to this great boadboarding beach clean beach great lifeguards great facilities beautiful location will be back again next year

Thank Joannef352014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated near Tate Art gallery, this beach has bigger waves, so care needs to be taken when surfing. Excellent Beach restaurant nearby, where staff take great care to make you feel welcome. Food is good too!

1  Thank Diana S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A change for us from Porthgwidden which can get very busy as it is very small. After a walk round The Island on the coast path a paddle was called for. Great rock pools and the surfers seemed to rate the waves too. Very clean...More

1  Thank Abi C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a beach or sea for the feint hearted| The RNLI volunteers on location are knowledgeable of the water, explaining where is safe & where the hazards are. There is quite an undertow a lot of the time, in shallow water. The Surf a little...More

1  Thank KevRaven
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Eve J
29 August 2016|
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Response from crabby2015 | Reviewed this property |
If your stopping near there are buses,taxis, but as we were near the leisure centre we walked from there .there is a large car park there.
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pat w
12 March 2015|
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Response from Lisa R | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is it worth contacting a few Cornish cottage, or, St Ives estate agents who may be able to assist? Thanks, Lisa
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