Rest Bay Beach
Rest Bay Beach
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Soozy C
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
The tide was in so we were able to enjoy the peaceful sound of the waves. Such beautiful scenery and a lovely place to walk. Mostly flat so suitable for wheelchair or those who can't walk far. A number of benches to rest on and take in the beauty and sea air.
Written March 25, 2024
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jgfinchy
Cheltenham, UK115 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Great beach no matter what the weather, great for a date. Place to get food or chill. Very clean too and clean sea front too.
Written March 16, 2024
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A B
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
Travelled here from Bristol to enjoy the sunny day and go swimming. This is a lovely beach BUT ONLY 4 unisex TOILETS (not even near the beach but part of the nearby cafe) for a beach which can accommodate hundreds of people is TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE - the sea water had a lot of ‘scum’ which looked like sand in some sort of gooey stuff that formed bubbles before ‘popping’ floating on it! Was there a connection between the number of people in the water and the lack of toilet facilities? Someone (the council?) needs to do something about this as it is an embarrassment for South Wales as lots of families come from further afield to holiday in the area.
Written September 6, 2023
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Anthony E
Worcester, UK44 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Great for surfing, body boarding, rock pooling, great sandy beach, has everything, except a place to buy a bucket and spade.
Written August 22, 2023
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jen g
3 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
nice beach with car parking close by. When the tide is in the sand is all covered so just rocks-but there is a patch of grass behind the beach you can relocate to. The one big downside are the toilets. Just 4 unisex toilets-queues are very long at busy weekends and the toilets themselves are often filthy.
Written June 30, 2023
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_vickimorgan82
Cardiff, UK2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
Although the beach is beautiful the lack of toilets is awful. My little grandson had to queue 25 minutes. There are just 4 toilets for both men and women. The council needs to do something and soon. Spoils an otherwise lovely day at the beach.
Written June 5, 2023
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Lorna R
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
Only 4 toilets for however many thousands of people. Had to queue for over 30 mins for the loo. Not very pleasant!! Some People in the queue couldn't wait Amy longer and end up going!!! But with the lack of loos and people not wanting to queue for hours it is encouraging people to go by cars etc. Not very nice to go stepping into some humans waste when you get out your car!!!!
Written May 29, 2023
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Emma L
England, UK13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
Love this beach! Very dog friendly, and a good long walk along the beach side path! Easy to follow and can go as far as you want.
Written April 3, 2023
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Bonestone
Stone, UK233 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
First time visit to Rest Bay and it was gorgeous. Long, wide beach with rock pools. Seemed very clean. It is very popular with surfers. It wasn’t busy but the beach is big enough to get some peace and quiet. Check the tides before you go as the beach disappears at high tide - and it comes in quickly.
Written August 23, 2022
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Sara H
Cheltenham, UK4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Family
One of the best beaches in South Wales by far. Rock pools to explore, and plenty of sand but be aware that there is no beach at high tide. Good facilities as well.....
Written July 22, 2022
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