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Watergate Bay, United Kingdom

From series “Top Beaches for Surfing on Huge Waves”
Lenght: 3 000 m.

Watergate Bay beach remains the most visited and favorite among surf fans in the UK. It is located in the bay of the same name. The length of the beach is more than 3,000 meters. Soft light sand covers the beach. This stretch of coast is popular with fans of a wide variety of sports. It is worth noting that the UK is one of the world leaders in the number of surfing fans. This sport began to be practiced in this country after the end of the First World War.

About 500,000 Britons express a caring attitude to surfing today. They train, attend competitions, or engage in this sport professionally. The wind blows on the coast almost every day. Fans of kite flying visit a spacious seaside, along with surfers. People who love to create an interesting sculpture out of the sand also often spend time here. Surfing competitions have been held regularly on the beach for several years. Surfers from all over the world take part in them.

The famous Watergate Bay Hotel is located on the beach. There is also a Fifteen Cornwall restaurant here. World-renowned chef Jamie Oliver is its owner. Watergate Bay is one of the most famous beaches in the UK. It will be interesting to visit it even for those who have never been fond of surfing and other water sports before. It's nice to take a walk, admire the sand sculptures, and watch the surfers train here. The best end to this holiday will be a dinner in the restaurant of a famous chef. To the beginning - Hanalei Bay

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Nearest airports:
 »  Newquay Airport NQY - in 2 km
 »  Plymouth City Airport PLH - in 66 km
 »  Exeter Airport EXT - in 119 km
 »  Swansea Airport SWS - in 145 km
 »  Haverfordwest Airport HAW - in 155 km
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Best hotels near Watergate Bay

Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

Located in 1 km from Watergate Bay
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Rooms: 70
Guests can enjoy a massage in the on-site spa or work out in the gym. There is also a resident hairdresser who caters for men, women and children. A … More: photo, rates and booking

Located in 2 km from Watergate Bay
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Rooms: 7
The individually designed rooms offer a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The en suite bathrooms benefit from a hairdryer. Many … More: photo, rates and booking
The Kilbirnie Hotel

Located in 3 km from Watergate Bay
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Rooms: 75
An en suite bathroom and a TV are featured in each room at The Kilbirnie, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Fresh local produce and … More: photo, rates and booking

Located in 4 km from Watergate Bay
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Rooms: 1
The Zinc Apartments feature 2 bright and airy bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. There is also a spacious, open-plan living area with a … More: photo, rates and booking

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