Local Beaches

Cornwall has a beach to suit everyone and Retallack Resort is within easy reach of some of the best.


From long stretches of golden sandy beaches to sheltered estuaries, hidden coves and rugged headlands, the Cornish coast is breathtakingly beautiful. For family friendly beaches, there are countless options within close proximity of the resort; Harlyn’s sheltered bay makes it an unbeatable location for a range of waters ports: from surfing and sea kayaking to the growing craze of stand up paddleboarding. Backed by sand dunes and surrounded by low cliffs, Treyarnon is a lovely family bay and even boasts its own natural swimming pool. Adjacent to Treyarnon is Constantine – a stunning long sandy beach, popular with both surfers and walkers and perfect for rock-pooling. Also nearby is Daymer Bay. Popularised by John Betjeman, it is one of the jewels in North Cornwall’s crown.

Something for everyone…

Whether you want to relax and read a book, build a sandcastle, try your hand at surfing, or simply devour an ice cream, a holiday at Retallack provides the perfect base for your holiday, with comfortable, luxury accommodation to come home to after a long day by the sea.

HERE ARE SOME OF OUR FAVOURITES

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  • THE PERFECT FAMILY BEACH
    Recommended by the good beach guide, and only 10 minutes from the resort, this gorgeous bay is considered as one of the best family beaches in Cornwall.

    Post Code: PL28 8SB
    HARLYN BAY
  • 'BRITAIN'S ST TROPEZ'

    Located opposite Padstow, 15 minutes from Retallack Resort, the ever popular coastal village of Rock is home to stunning sand dunes which are a designated SSSI.

    Post Code: PL27 6LB
    ROCK
  • A WELL-LIKED LOCAL SPOT

    Rated by the Good Beach Guide 2014, awarded a Blue Flag Award in 2013, this is a popular beach near Wadebridge and is only a 15 minutes drive away. Seasonaldog ban in place between Easter Sunday and 30th Sept.

    Post Code: PL27 6SS
    POLZEATH BEACH
  • A STUNNING HEADLAND

    Close to Padstow, this stunning section of coastline forms part of the Cornwall Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty (AONB), only 15 minutes away.

    Post Code: PL28 8JB
    TREVOSE HEAD
  • A GOLDEN STRETCH OF SAND

    A breath taking stretch of golden sand backed by rugged sand dunes located at the mouth of the Camel Estuary, a 15 minute drive away.

    Post Code: PL27 6LB
    DAYMER BAY
  • A SURFER'S PARADISE

    This epicentre of Europe's surfing scene is also a great family beach with fabulous facilities and magical rockpool, all within a 20 minute drive.

    Post Code: TR7 1HY
    FISTRAL BEACH
  • DRAMATIC COASTLINE

    A popular tourist attraction, these granite rocks, are stepping stones for Giant Bedruthan, according to myth and legend, only a short 15 minute drive away.

    Post Code: PL27 7UW
    BEDRUTHAN STEPS
  • A BEACHCOMBERS PARADISE

    With numerous rock pools to explore this sandy sweeping bay is a beach combers paradise and only a 10 minute drive away, it is perfect for little ones.

    Post Code: PL28 8JJ
    CONSTANTINE
  • A LARGE POPULAR BAY

    With 2 miles of golden sand, world class eateries and an outstanding activity academy, Watergate Bay is the ideal family beach and is a short 15 minute drive away.

    Post Code: TR8 4AA
    WATERGATE BAY

"This is a great location for exploring cornwall being situated between padstow and newquay, definitely worthy of its five star rating."
Tripadvisor Review, May 2016