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“Holiday Highlight!!”
Review of Porthmeor Beach

Ranked #2 of 58 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.
Kent
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Holiday Highlight!!”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Having stayed in St Ives a couple of times, it seems that we have overlooked on of the best beaches in Cornwall. We always travelled out of town to local beaches but on the last couple of days the kids wanted to stay local and go to the beech down the road.
Great place to have fun and surf.

Surf school great and good food right on the beach.

Will not overlook this beach again.

Visited August 2014
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Lovely alternative st ives beach”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Spent 2 days on porthmeor beach as an alternative to porthgwidden during recent trip to st ives. Excellent body boarding for the kids and always loads off space.
Definitely the beach to visit if you want surf all the time and a great alternative for us.

Visited August 2014
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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“It's a sandy beach!”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

It's really clean and there are good facilities, toilets, cafes, surf schools etc. You can hire deck chairs and wind breaks and its a matter of minutes to all the shops and cafes in the town centre. Can be windy, it is the surfers beach after all....

Visited August 2014
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Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great breakfast!”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Not a cheap cheap cafe but you do get a lovely breakfast for paying that bit extra. Fresh eggs cooked to order, thick bacon, nice toast and huge pot of tea makes me a happy reviewer.

Visited August 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great beach”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Great beach with good waves for body boarders and juniors. Good rocks to the side of the beach for exploring and searching for tiny crabs.

Visited August 2014
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