Newquay Best Beach Guide
Newquay is famous for the sandy beaches, blue sea and captivating coastlines. Beaches are the pumping heart of Newquay, the great adventure playgrounds where children play on the golden sands, couples stroll hand-in-hand, surfers ride the Atlantic rollers and gig rowers heave their long wooden boats over the breakers to the open seas.
Wherever you are in Newquay or the surrounding areas, you are guaranteed not to be far from one of these stunning beaches - all of them with golden sand and Atlantic breakers, each of beaches are offering a different beach experience for every day of your stay.
Newquay is a resort to revive your spirits - a beach paradise and the surfing capital of England. For yours and everyone else's safety always swim at a Lifeguarded beach and always do as the Lifeguards tell you.
The RNLI give the following advice:
- Always swim at a lifeguarded beach
- Swim between the red and yellow flags
- Never swim alone
- Know your beach safety flags
- Never use inflatables in strong winds or rough seas
- If you get into trouble, stick your hand in the air and shout for help
- If you see someone else in trouble, tell a lifeguard. If you can’t see a lifeguard call 999 or 112 and ask for the Coastguard
- Find out about the beach you’re going to before you visit
- Check tide times before you go
- Read and obey local hazard signs
For more information about the RNLI Beach Lifeguards in Newquay click here.
For dog friendly information and to see what beaches allow dogs on please download the VisitNewquay beach map here
For more information on the individual beaches, please see the entries below to select your perfect beach in Newquay.