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St Ives Oct 2017

My first time staying in ST Ives and loved it. All the beaches were spotlessly clean. They were... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Don W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Golden sands.

Even in November this beach looks lovely. The sand is so nice and the beach is kept so clean by the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Leek, 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.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf school” (68 reviews)
“body boarders” (13 reviews)
“great waves” (13 reviews)
St Ives, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

My first time staying in ST Ives and loved it. All the beaches were spotlessly clean. They were well patrolled by lifeguards who were well on the ball noticing and informing of tidal and current changes. Made for safe surfing and bodyboarding. Most impressive.

Thank Don W
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Even in November this beach looks lovely. The sand is so nice and the beach is kept so clean by the local council. Got to be seen if you are in the area.

Thank AMAZO1949
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Great sandy beach with an excellent beach cafe for snacks and full meals.Family members love to surf there There is a surf school on the beach and I believe you can hire boards and wet suits . Great fi Or surfers

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Porthmeor beach - my favourite beach in St.Ives!!! :)) The lovely beach where you can spend a lot of time. :)) The beach is sandy. The beach is also called a surfing beach. In summer the beach is full of tourists and surfers. You can...More

Thank Vladka11
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach . Great for walking with the dogs or playing football, or just enjoying everything about it . There's a cafe on the top which looks pretty good and has lots of space and gorgeous, stunning views of the Atlantic ocean . Lovely lovely...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

I spent many hours here (when the rain let me). i was staying in a beautiful apartment just behind the Tate, so it was literally 2 minutes walk. The womderful Porthmeor Cafe overlooks the beach and its lovely to sit, sipping a cocktail or two...More

Thank Trinirocks
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for surfers or those on body boards. Sandy beach with facilities just behind. Life guards are exceptionally focussed and on the ball. Perfect place to spend a day.

Thank LHBerk
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Busy, lots of surfers, lots of families, very busy. Nice cafe there, lots of seating. Very clean. Terrible for park I g

Thank joyfu106
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely stretch of golden sand. Great to just sit and watch the dogs playing. Kids in the sea on body boards and great cafe up above when needed.

Thank charleyfarleyuk
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We had a walk here after the latest gale, was still blowing a bit, but still nothing like a walk on the beach,

Thank corniscarrot
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11 November 2017|
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Response from charleyfarleyuk | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, mu understanding is they are allowed on from October to Easter.
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.
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