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Stunning

Have visited this beach since a child and is the best beach in area by far. Lovely board walk which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jane L
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Beautiful, Winter and Summer

Rest bay beach is a beautiful, unspoiled area suitable for the whole family. Life guards are in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
paulamw2016
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this beach since a child and is the best beach in area by far. Lovely board walk which takes you to Pink Bay another lovely beach. Gets extremely busy in summer but when tide out plenty of room on beach so never seems...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rest bay beach is a beautiful, unspoiled area suitable for the whole family. Life guards are in attendance during peak season, making it safer to visit with children. A local haven for surfers and paddle boarders, the beach is used all year round. There is...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

A very clean beach nice to visit here.It's a lovely place to have a walk around. and lovely views of the beautiful sea

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Nice to visit here, always clean and easy to get around. Town has nice holiday feel, great to watch all the fancy bikes and cars drive past or watch the boats.

1  Thank MarkG4039
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across Rest Bay by accident it is stunning and full of surfers, lovely coffee box at the top and plenty of parking with reasonable prices too, in all very pretty and lots of areas of shelter too.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I'm lucky enough to live just a short walk from this beautiful beach its lovely for families, surfers, couples or just a solo visit

1  Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Beach and sea as good as ever but the council is making changes. They are building a new cafe and new toilets. But typically, the council has closed the present ones before the new ones are built . There is still one toilet, but this...More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Good car park, good beach/coast walking. Great to watch surfers. Understand café is to be rebuilt, even though we enjoyed the old one!

Thank 475moC
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great beach for surfing The waves are really food and plenty of parking really cheap and a nice walk along side the golf course

Thank christine d
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely view it's changed a lot since 1965, I wanted to visit this place and I wasn't disappointed it's a lovely place to visit

Thank Debbie F
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Response from 941jimmyc | Reviewed this property |
Think it was around £4 for 3 hours
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L0uanne
12 May 2018|
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Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
I think so although for part of the year they have to be on a lead.
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Response from 941jimmyc | Reviewed this property |
Yes very much so
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30 January 2018|
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Response from JimPfromWashington | Reviewed this property |
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4 August 2017|
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Response from Tricia584 | Reviewed this property |
no i dont think it is allowed but you can camp over in Sandy Bay porthcawl
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