Fistral can be found in every surfer’s vocabulary and is best known for its world class wave-riding conditions. Framed by two headlands, the beach is exposed to the Atlantic swell which can bring with it waves between six and eight feet.
No wonder that it hosts many surf festivals and competitions throughout the year, including night surfing, BUCS Surf Championships and Boardmasters.
The draw of Fistral Beach however is that it caters for everyone, offering the simple pleasures of sea and sand plus surf hire and lessons, restaurants, cafés and shops. Families will find everything they’re looking for.
RNLI Lifeguards are on duty throughout the spring and summer months.
and wave watching.
The beach is home to a number of surf shops including Animal and Fat Face. There are also many restaurants, cafés and takeaways providing a range of local food and produce.
Fistral Beach surf hire offer a range of foam and custom boards, SUP boards, wetsuits, surf accessories and even deckchairs, so there is no need to lug a great haul of kit onto the beach, it’s all already here for you.
Yes, Fistral Beach welcomes dogs all-year round. Just remember to clean up after them.
There is a large pay and display car park at Fistral plus very limited onstreet parking. Toilets are located on the beach and showers are also available for surfers
Fistral Beach operate a sandchair hire facility making the beach accessible to all.