Watergate Bay Beach is around 3 miles from Newquay is a large expanse of fine golden sand stretching for over 2 miles at the foot of steep cliffs. It is a large, open bay and frequently picks up swell from the Atlantic and is popular with families and surfers. The beach is a European designated beach and has achieved the highest standard for UK bathing water.
Lifeguard cover there are RNLI lifeguards from mid May to the end of September.
Facilities Watergate has car parking, toilets and a beach restaurant called The Beach Hut at Watergate. Want to learn how to surf? Try the extreme academy . The two miles of golden sand and azure sea make this a fantastic beach for surfers and activity lovers of all ages and abilities. Watergate Bay hosts demonstrations, events, championships and festivals in a variety of sand, sea and air sports.
Parking There is a beach side car park next to the watergate bay hotel or a larger car park opposite Wax.
Dog friendly all year round.