With almost 200 beaches on the South Wales coast to choose from, you will never be short of a beach in Wales to visit during your next holiday.
Enjoy the unspoilt sandy beaches Tenby has to offer, perfectly encompassing the Pembrokeshire Coast National park, the UK’s only coastal national park, offering you the perfect mix of stunning coastal and rural scenery. Further along the coastal path, the Blue Flag-awarded Barafundle Bay might be Pembrokeshire’s finest beach and could easily be mistaken for a more tropical location.
The city of Swansea has its own beach, if you prefer a busier more bustling setting, while Gower’s Langland Bay is great for families, with lifeguards manning the area during peak season. For the more adventurous, Three Cliffs Bay along the Gower Peninsula offers a fantastic clifftop setting with breath-taking views, perfect for an afternoon stroll.
Choose from our selection of fine beaches in Wales.
Aberavon Beach, located on the stunning coastline of South Wales, is a captivating stretch of golden sands, offering a picturesque retreat for beach lovers.
This small but beautiful beach is an east-facing stretch of golden sand on Wales’ Pembrokeshire Coast.
This vast expanse of sands rests just east of the Carmarthenshire town of Burry Port, and is a beach popular for water sports.
Located in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Freshwater West Beach is a truly breath-taking beach. At the mercy of Atlantic swells, this beach is hugely popular with surfers!
Soft sands and mudflats make up this beach close to Llanelli Docks, which looks out across the Loughor Estuary.
Overlooking the Bristol Channel on the Welsh coast is Llantwit Major Beach. This pebble beach is hugely popular with dog walkers and fossil hunters; an unforgettable day out!
Perhaps the livelier of Aberystwyth’s two main beaches, North Beach is lined by a wonderful promenade and looks along the stunning coastline north of the town.
If you’re looking for a spectacular beach in Wales then Ogmore by Sea Beach is the perfect choice. With rock pools lining the shore and a stretch of golden sand, it is an ideal beach for families!
A fantastic award-winning 3-mile stretch of golden sand, Rhossili Bay is located on the Gower Peninsula, the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is a popular beach with both surfers and bathers alike.
This glorious, glistening sandy beach offers all of the ingredients that you need for a fabulous family day at the beach.