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Porthminster Beach, St Ives

Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Porthminster Beach, crescent-shaped, sheltered, popular, and accessible by public transport, offers safe swimming, golden sand, and even palm trees. Look for the not-far-off Godrevy Lighthouse, grab a drink at the bar, and enjoy some quality people-watching. The calm blue-green water gives the beach a soothing, nearly tropical ambience. The Porthminster Beach cafe is widely renowned for high-quality seaside dining. Make Porthminster Beach a centerpiece of your St Ives vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our St Ives tour itinerary tool.
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  • A beautiful white sandy beach. Family friendly, clean and good facilities available - restaurant, cafe, watersports and the United Beach Mission team in the summer holidays who are brilliant with...  more »
  • Porthminster is an attractive palm-tree fringed crescent shaped beach. The golden sand and tranquil setting make the beach an extremely popular attraction. There is a continental vibe to the place...  more »
  • Well what a way to blow the cobwebs off! Lovely golden sand and the sea was just the most vibrant turquoise blue. The waves where breaking high over the cliffs and rocks, really very...  more »

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