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Gwithian Beach, St Ives
(5/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Unwind at Gwithian Beach, a vast expanse of sand in Carbis Bay. This huge stretch has long shallows during low tide, making for great strolls and views. An offshore lighthouse on a tiny island adds to the scene, coupled by outcrops of rock and sand dunes. Climb and hike along high cliffs, or go windsurfing and kite surfing on the strong waves. The beach has a public restroom, cafe, shop, and windsurfing shack. Use our St Ives vacation builder to visit Gwithian Beach on your trip to St Ives, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I live in Cornwall and I have access to some amazing beaches and places .... but my favourite place ever is Hayle beach ... I could never get tired of this ..... seriously tourist's stay away you real...  more »
  • We have been all over the world, Caribbean, Greek Islands, Spain, Italy, Portugal, to many to remember... Port Gwithian and St Ives, the most friendly,gorgess place ever, the sand is soft, the sea is ...  more »
  • Absolutely love this place. So picturesque. Great sand sea and views. Although dogs not alias on beach anymore between may September. We moved further down to the towans which is mint