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Beaches on the Isle of Wight

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Discover and visit some of the best beaches on the Isle of Wight by using this handy guide.

The Isle of Wight has the advantage of being surrounded by coastline, meaning the opportunities for spending a day on an Isle of Wight beach are endless.

The Isle of Wight’s varied landscape means you can enjoy sandy beaches, rock pools, charming coves and spectacular cliffs providing a striking backdrop to your day at the beach. Shanklin is home to one of the best-known of the Isle of Wight’s sandy beaches, while Compton Bay offers some decent waves if you enjoy surfing or body boarding.

Chilton Chine is a pet-friendly beach, should you wish to bring your four-legged friend along with you, while Whitecliff Bay in Bembridge offers safe swimming and a stunning sandy beach that could easily be mistaken for more tropical climes, like that of the Mediterranean! Chose from our selection of Isle of Wight beaches featured in our travel guide.


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