Pembrokeshire is a beautiful part of Wales and with a coastline that stretches for miles, it is home to over 50 beaches. However, if you fancy a day out on the coast, this many options can make it hard to decide where to go! Read on for a list of the best beaches on the Pembrokeshire Coast to visit so you can make the most out of your stay and soak up some rays whilst enjoying life’s simple pleasures.
4 of the best beaches on the Pembrokeshire Coast
1. Barafundle Bay
Acting as one of Pembrokeshire’s highlights, Barafundle Bay is an idyllic bay with a rugged coastline, so it’s perfect for adventurers wishing to swim or snorkel in its crystal-clear waters.
Take your time exploring the sandy beach, climbing up nearby rocks for a great view of the water, or walking along the paths that lead off to the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
Barafundle Bay is home to an abundance of wildlife including seals, dolphins and porpoises, especially during the summer months, so it’s perfect for animal lovers.
2. Traeth Llyfn (Saundersfoot)
Traeth Llyfn is a sandy beach on the northern coast of Pembrokeshire and is a great spot for water sports fans looking to surf or swim.
Surrounded by towering cliffs with metal staircases for easy access, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the ocean from above.
It’s also located close to the Blue Lagoon, a popular tourist destination for those visiting Pembrokeshire, so you can really make a day of it here.
3. Broadhaven Beach
Located in South Pembrokeshire, Broadhaven beach has a large expanse of sand, so it’s perfect for those hoping for a less crowded spot to lay out their towel and relax.
You can also get involved in water sports as it’s an extremely popular spot for surfers – enthusiasts even travel from Cornwall to try out the waves!
However, if it’s more land-based activities you want to take part in, there are plenty of opportunities such as walking or cycling along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path that runs along the top of the bay and provides access to other beaches.
4. White Sands Beach
This beach is located on the St Davids Peninsula and is a popular choice for families due to its easy access and wide range of facilities.
Offering something for everyone, it’s great for swimming, surfing and walking and has some beautiful views.
Can’t wait to explore Pembrokeshire’s vast range of beaches but are in need of somewhere to stay? Rhosson Ganol is a camping site situated in St Davids, so it’s easy to return to after your long day at the beach. If you want more information about the best beaches on the Pembrokeshire Coast, don’t hesitate to speak to a member of our team.