A mere 1.6 miles from the Cornish Seaview Cottages’ properties of Primrose & Arnold Cottage; exactly 2 miles from Puffins, Tamarisk, Watergate Suite, Treyarnon Suite and Little Sandyfield; and 2.9 miles from the Beau Vista Apartments in Padstow, you will discover stunning Harlyn Bay, voted as one of the top 10 beaches in the UK for families. It also provides the most sheltered bay for surf in the region.
This sandy beach stretches for two thirds of a mile, with plenty of space for all beach goers. For those who enjoy water-sports, it’s also a great place to learn to surf and when it comes to surf, Harlyn offers some of the best waves around!
There is an excellent surf school, Harlyn Surf School, located right on the beach, who welcome all level of surfer, as well as offering body boarding, kayaking and paddle-boarding. You can even sign up to one of their coasteering adventures! The bay is backed by cliffs with lots of rock pools and sheltered coves for snorkeling and with RNLI lifeguard cover from Easter through till the end of Oct, 10am to 6pm, the beach is considered to be one of the safest.
Adjoining the sandy beach of Harlyn Bay is the Harlyn Inn, a focal point of the beach. It has two bars, two restaurants and caters for the whole family. In front of the Harlyn Inn is the beach shop where you can buy all those beach essentials. The other amenities in close proximity include the Food For Thought catering van, there is also plenty of parking, which costs around £5 for the day, so bring cash and there are public toilets at the far end of the car park.
Harlyn Bay is the perfect day out for your four-legged friends too. It’s dog friendly all year round, so every member of the family can enjoy this spectacular beach.
Magic Seaweed Report for Harlyn Bay: