Porthmeor is arguably St Ives' premier beach and as such one of Cornwall's finest.
RNLI lifeguard cover: Easter bank holiday, weekends during April, daily from 5 May to 30 September and weekends during October.
Seasonal dog ban. Easter day to 1st October.
OS Grid Ref
SW 5168 4079
Parking is always difficult in St Ives. It is usually possible to find a place in the large car park above the town but it is probably better to park in St Erth or Lelant and take the train into St Ives.