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Such a beautiful beach, shame about the parking!

Beautiful spot, simply stunning few hours spent there this summer- which has been completely marred... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Discover92175
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Beautiful

Beautiful, clean (and empty in November!) sandy beach with turquoise waters. Walked the dog here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
island_affair
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot, simply stunning few hours spent there this summer- which has been completely marred by AS parking who run the parking outside the museum. We got fined £100 for driving around a car park trying to find a spot and even longer to get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, clean (and empty in November!) sandy beach with turquoise waters. Walked the dog here. Pay and display parking 2 mins from the beach and a lookout hut.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank island_affair
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Lovely beach but now it’s classed as one of the best it’s getting really busy. I love the steps up to the Minnak theatre but not for the faint hearted! Little country road down to it so get there early or you will be involved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here at the weekend on a coastal drive from Marazion back round to St Ives. Gorgeous beach - turquoise seas and we were lucky enough to spot a couple of dolphins.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I do not think I can say anything that other reviewers have not said. This beach is simply stunning. I recommend that you go when the tide is low. We will definitely be going back, this place is world class.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Although mid September it was still very crowded however the walk down to the beach is worth the effort & memories of bye gone days flooded back. Its a great beach for old & young alike.... just watch in case there is an undertow current...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

WOW,, what an amazing Beach, we came here after the lady at the guesthouse we were stopping in told us about porthcurno beach. I’ve was on coco beach Florida in 33 degree heat in July,, but give me the choice I’d pick Porthcurno every time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Erniesverdict
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sand with crashing waves. Has lifeguards on hand during the main season. Well sheltered beach and when you need something else to do you can always walk the cliff path or visit the cafe.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PeteandE
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The most gorgeous beach. Lovely sandy walk down past the original cable hut. No swimming when we went as the waves were huge - could not stop taking photos! Would visit again and again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anna B
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Superb views and beach. Absolutely stunning bay to watch waves and seals. Park in bottom car park not the museum one as it's cheaper

Date of experience: September 2018
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Audz2611
17 September 2018|
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Response from 55skippy95 | Reviewed this property |
It is genuine but I think it’s disgraceful. I would definitely keep up a battle as you paid. This is not right and judging by the comments this is a real problem and someone is making a pretty penny out of this. Good luck... More
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Namo57
31 July 2018|
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Response from Cheryl Joanne H | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Park at the beach car park. Road to theatre is narrow and a long walk Plus there are toilets which is always handy! The car park is busy however cars are coming and going so be patient and you will get a parking... More
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Marvin R
20 June 2018|
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Response from SabrinaLouis | Reviewed this property |
We swam in the sea. At first when the waves hit you you're freezing but your body gets used to it. Best thing to do is get your whole body fully in quickly rather than slowly bit by bit lol. So worth it though as the water... More
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