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“Beautiful beach”
Review of Porthminster Beach

Ranked #1 of 56 things to do in St Ives
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Owner description: A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
Redditch, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach”
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Been visiting this beach for many decades and it is still as beautiful as ever. The sand is lovely and clean, the sea is shallow and the beach cafe is nice.

Visited July 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Sand like powder.”
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Beautiful beach location,with lifeguards to watch out for the kids. Clean white powder sand, you can hire kayaks or stand up paddle boards (which is great if you have older children). There's a beach cafe where you can get the usual pasties or cheesy chips, ice creams ect as well as a beach shop and a BBQ for burgers and local mackerel. For the more discerning traveller, there is the Porthminster Beach Cafe, which is a very popular award winning restaurant. This beach is more of a family beach than the other popular local beach that is Porthmeor (the surfing beach).

Visited July 2013
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Cardiff, S.Wales.UK
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101 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“its ok”
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Went to this beach for an hour one morning. It is full of seagulls. Not my favourite beach in St Ives.

Visited August 2013
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Woking, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great beach!”
Reviewed 7 August 2013

We used this beach each day of our holiday. It's absolutely great: Great services, friendly atmosphere, handy for everything! Beautiful.

Visited July 2013
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best family beach”
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We've used this beach a couple of times this holiday and it is a great beach.
Family style beach. No real surf on the sea but this is great for us and our young children.
Food from the cafe is very very nice and a reasonable price to considering they have you over the proverbial barrel.
Also there are toilets, mini golf, beach shops and chalets.

Love it!!!!

Visited July 2013
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