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Interesting Coast line

A good beach for a walk with some unusual rock formations to study.Penestin has real class amnd an... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2017
Christopher G
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Daventry, United Kingdom
NON-TROPICAL FAMILY PARADISE

Why would you need to go to some tropical paradise when there's a huge, perfect beach just a few... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2017
chr210
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Penestin, France
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25 Jul 2018
“Nice place to see”
17 Jul 2018
“Stinky and muddy”
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

We came in the morning so there were few people on the beach. I saw traces of erosion and few large jellyfish stuck in the sand. It was low tide and I can see the water retreated further away from the shore. It was nice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MontrealDrexM
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Utterly confused by the positive comments about this sub-par beach. The tide goes so far out the sea is a distant memory, leaving behind a sludgy, slimy sand. The only nice sand is next to the rocks that are falling, so you have the delightful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Currently there is a problem with the cliff falling onto the beach so for reasons of safety take note of the barriers. June 2018

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

A good beach for a walk with some unusual rock formations to study.Penestin has real class amnd an air of prosperity

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Christopher G
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Why would you need to go to some tropical paradise when there's a huge, perfect beach just a few hours away (Manchester-Penestin 5 hours). When the tide's out there's a lovely walk along the beach; when it's in there's a stunning walk along the cliffs....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed November 7, 2016

very nice ans scenic sand beach, perfect for family for a quiet stay, but a lot of wind, waves.... wind surf and kite surf possibilities, sea fishing... a paradise for geologist also, with an ancient gold mine, a very interesting transgression of miocene sandstone, metamorphic...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

It was a truly beautiful day, halloween, and tge sun was shining. It is a really lovely place beautiful stretch of beach, coastal walk. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Lynda F
Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is a very good place for families to spend the day. Free parking is available with toilets. Nearby are eating places. The only downside is that a children's holiday club (residential) had taken over one of the nearby properties but the expanse of beach...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank jamesfurze
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Clean beautiful beach with a great coastal walk along the top. Very safe, although do watch out for the sea urchins in the shallows. Get you kids to look out for the starfish there are loads of them on the rocks.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank DubaiDreamers
Reviewed August 15, 2015

Minimal parking for such a large beach, steep incline exiting beach, and eateries are a good walk from beach.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank J W
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