Bamaluz Beach is a tiny strip of golden sand in the heart of St. Ives on the north coast of Cornwall. Hidden behind the breakwater at the entrance to the harbour, Bamaluz appears only on a low tide. Great swimming routes can be found off the beach and around the granite outcrops to Porthgwidden
The Far West: Nineteen Secret Beaches
A beach guide book pulling together all of West Cornwall’s best secret beaches and hidden coves.
This guide is about new adventures. For those who want to create the first footprints in the sand, discover that forgotten cove hidden at the end of an over-grown footpath, or to simply find ... Read More
Park in the Island carpark overlooking Porthgwidden beach and follow the path round the corner to the right. Alternatively, leave the car at home and take the train into St Ives, a far easier option during the busier summer months.
Postcode: TR26 1SY
Lat / Lon: 50.2159, -5.47612
OS Explorer Map: 102 - Land's End
A tiny patch of sand hidden away on the eastern side of The Island in the heart of St Ives lies Porthgwidden. Even with its proximity to the town, Por... read more
Porthmeor Beach: 0.3km
Porthmeor Beach is a sandy beach in the heart of St. Ives on the north coast of Cornwall. The Tate St. Ives gallery overlooks the bay and good views c... read more
Porthminster Beach: 0.5km
Porthminster Beach is near St. Ives on the north coast of Cornwall. A popular beach overlooked by the luxurious Porthminster Hotel. Its golden sands p... read more