A quiet beach, popular with locals, that has a steep pebble bank down onto a flat beach edged by a rocky shoreline. This beach is a 15 minute walk from Rest Bay alongside the Royal Porthcawl Golf Club.
Best Features: Golden sand, with rocks at the top of the beach which have a unique pink marbling effect – hence the name Pink Bay.
Lifeguard cover? Lifeguard cover from early July to end of August. Remember, no flag, no lifeguard.
Local Facilities and shops: This is a rural beach and as such has no amenities.
Great for kids? A favourite for surfers. No facilities for children.
How far are the toilets? The closest toilets are a 30 minutes walk away at Rest Bay.
Parking: There are no close car parks as access to the beach is by foot. The nearest car park is at Rest Bay
Public Transport: Bus services to Porthcawl provided by First Bus. Various direct services run from Bridgend, Cardiff and Swansea. Rest Bay is several miles from the town centre bus stop, so you will either need to walk or join the road train which runs from Porthcawl Promenade and stops at various points to Rest Bay.
How about pets? Dogs are allowed on the beach, but please collect and dispose of your dog’s waste.
Other points of interest: A monument to the crew of the Mumbles Lifeboat and the S.S Santampa is visible at low tide on near by Sker point
Where is it? A 15-minute walk from Rest Bay alongside the Royal Porthcawl Golf Club.
For more information on the 7 bays and their beaches visit here
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