One of West Cornwall's premier surfing beaches enjoying the Atlantic swell which produces great surf all year round.
Ideal for surfing (shortboard or longboard), bodyboarding, kitesurfing and windsurfing. There is an onsite surfschool with British Surfing Association qualified instructors and surfboard,
bodyboard and wetsuit hire is also available.
Porthmeor is a blue flag beach with a restaurant, cafe, toilets,
changing rooms and showers to enhance your enjoyment of the surf. Please click here to visit the Porthmeor Beach website.
In town there are many excellent surfshops selling the latest surfwear, surfboards, bodyboards and wetsuits.
Enys Mor - Two quality apartments overlooking Porthmeor, with parking and only a short, level walk to the harbour shops.
West Cornwall is one of the best areas for surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing and bodyboarding. Gwithian, Porthmeor, Gwenver, Sennen, Praa Sands and Porthleven are all
within a few miles of each other yet facing in different directions, hence if you can't surf in one location, another is always available.
Whilst in Sennen pay a visit to Chapel Idne Surfshop
. With a huge range of surftech surfboards and a great 'try before you buy'
scheme, plus expert advice from a couple of top pro surfers. The Chapel Idne surfshop stocks the best surfwear
including O'Neill and The North Face, together with all the usual fashion accessories, including fins, leashes, tailgrips, wax and boardbags.
There are a number of less well known breaks dotted around this part of the coast.
Most surfbeaches have surfshops close by, where boardhire and wetsuit hire are available as well as bodyboard hire. Most also have surfschools.
Surfwear shops are abundant in West Cornwall most selling Animal,
Rip Curl, Quiksilver,
O'Neill, Mambo and Reef to name but a few brands.
Nearly all surfshops sell wetsuits, steamers for winter and shorties for summer. Well known brands such as Gul, Billabong,
Quiksilver, Rip Curl, Bodyglove, Sola,
C-Skins and Xcel
are available including wetsuit boots, gloves and hoods.
Many surfshops sell surfboards and bodyboards including longboards, custom boards and performance shortboards imported from around the world. All the surfwear
shops sell surfboard accessories such as fins, surfboard leashes, deck grips, surfboard bags and bodyboard bags. There are also surfshops specialising in
kitesurfing, windsurfing and bodyboarding.
Surfschool: 07816 787964
Beach Management: 01736 793366
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