Quietly nestled between the popular St Ives beaches of harbour and Porthgwidden, Bamaluz beach keeps relatively quiet and it’s sheltered location make it a lovely little sun trap! The smallest of St Ives beaches.
To get to Bamaluz beach, head towards Smeatons Pier on St Ives harbour, and then turn left onto Wheal Dream road. Follow the road and you will see signs for The St Ives Museum. Bamaluz beach is located opposite. Access is via steep steps, and although the beach itself does not have any amenities, everything is close by in the town. Please be aware that Bamaluz is a tidal beach, meaning at high tide it disappears, so please check the tide times of the day.
Bamaluz beach is St Ives only dog friendly beach all year round, and at low tide it’s great to give your four-legged friend some exercise during the summer months (where dog restrictions apply on other St Ives beaches)
There are many car parks in St Ives that are all nearby.
The closest toilets to Bamaluz beach are located around the corner on Smeatons Pier.
The only access to Bamaluz beach is via steep steps.
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