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Porthminster Beach, St Ives

4.8
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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  • sandy beach safe for children and close to town and railway station. Views over the sea out to Hayle and Godrevy lighthouse  more »
  • This is my all time favourite beach in saint Ives. It's absolutely breathtaking gorgeous clear water smooth sand. Only thing to be careful is the seagulls. Never had any issues with them personally...  more »
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