Best Beaches in Wales



W hen it comes to glorious stretches of sand, glistening seas and breathtaking views, look no further than the beautiful beaches in Wales. Whether you wish to sink your toes into golden sand, take a dip (if you dare!) in the refreshing waters or simply sit back and admire the sea waves, Wales offers stunning beaches in abundance.

Boasting miles of sandy beaches and some of the most stunning shorelines in the UK, what better way to enjoy a short break in Wales than by the sea? With so many beaches to choose from, discover some of our favourite Welsh beaches, perfect for your next coastal getaway.


Llanddwyn Beach


Admire rolling sand dunes, breathtaking views of Snowdonia National Park, Caemarfon and the Llyn Peninsula and much more at Llanddwyn Beach. This beautiful beach stretches over a mile, offering golden sand to rest on. Take a dip in the sea (if you’re feeling brave!) or grab a kite and watch it soar above.

Benllech Beach


As one of the most popular beaches on Anglesey, Benllech Beach offers an ideal day for all the family. Boasting beautiful golden sand, crystal clear waters which tempt paddlers and swimmers and miles of beach at low tide, beach goers can enjoy a relaxed day at this scenic beach.

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Chateau Rhianfa


North Shore


Enjoy a traditional UK seaside experience at Llandudno’s North Shore. Overlooked by the impressive Great Orme headland, this classic seaside location is perfect for a day out. With a famous Punch and Judy show, donkey rides, tempting ice creams and a Victorian pier; you’re sure to find something for everyone.

West Shore


For a quieter spot, indulge in relaxation on Llandudno’s West Shore. Enjoy a peaceful getaway at this secluded beach, perfect for anyone wishing to escape the crowds. Wander along the large stretch of sand, taking in the views as you go and admire this coastal setting, ideal for serenity and breathtaking views.

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The County Hotel

Marine Hotel

Barry Island

Whitmore Bay


Famously known as the filming location for BBC’s award-winning TV show Gavin & Stacey, Barry Island is home to a number of must-visit beaches. Barry Island’s main beach, Whitmore Bay, offers a beautiful crescent shaped stretch of sand, boasting plenty of space to roam. Discover the iconic, colourful beach huts that line the beach, enjoy heart racing thrill rides at Barry Island Pleasure Park and try and win big on a traditional arcade game.

Jackson's Bay


Enjoy a secluded escape at Jackson’s Bay, a dog friendly stretch of beach that’s perfect for a gentle stroll, away from the hustle and bustle. Wander along the soft sand and take in the luscious greenery, along with towering cliffs that add to the stunning surroundings of this remote cove.

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The Angel Hotel Cardiff


Barafundle Bay


Voted one of the best beaches in Britain and the world, the beautiful Barafundle Bay is perfect for a relaxing day by the sea. Admire the glistening, crystal clear waters, sit back and unwind on the golden sand and enjoy the private feel of this secluded patch of paradise.

Tenby North Beach


Last but certainly not least, discover the picturesque Tenby North Beach. Nestled between the Harbour Beach and the North Cliffs, this stunning stretch of sand is perfect for a beach break. Overlooked by the seaside town of Tenby, this attractive spot is within easy reach of many attractions, shops and eateries.

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Best Western Lamphey Court

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