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Sandbanks Beach

Banks Road, Poole BH13 7QQ, England
+44 1202 708181
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lovely beach”(93 reviews)
“car park”(102 reviews)
“clean beach”(36 reviews)
About
Naturally beautiful, with its golden sand, Sandbanks Beach has been designated by the European Commission as one of the few areas in the United Kingdom which has achieved the highest standard of cleanliness. Sandbanks has held the highly coveted...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Banks Road, Poole BH13 7QQ, England
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+44 1202 708181
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"lovely beach"
in 93 reviews
"car park"
in 102 reviews
"clean beach"
in 36 reviews
"clean water"
in 14 reviews
"golden sands"
in 33 reviews
"beach cafe"
in 21 reviews
"crazy golf"
in 52 reviews
"soft sand"
in 14 reviews
"life guards"
in 31 reviews
"other half"
in 26 reviews
"ice cream"
in 57 reviews
"kite surfers"
in 17 reviews
"sandy beaches"
in 16 reviews
"walk along the beach"
in 17 reviews
"south coast"
in 18 reviews
"water sports"
in 25 reviews
"isle of wight"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To be honest - it’s a great beach for the UK, the best I’ve been so far. However, having grown in Cyprus and Greece this beach becomes belittled compared to the Greek beaches. The sand it great but the sea itself average. It’s ok for...More

1  Thank Christis Phoebu... A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach, with clean water and clean litter free sand. Parking is a nightmare if you’re not there by 9am on busy days. Highly recommended 👍👍

Thank Jedsy L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic beach, view, location. Love it. Took dog so stuck to sandbanks west. Warm water as it is so shallow, easy access to cafe and Tesco, parking - if lucky - right next to beach. Loads of paddles, boards, etc to hire.’what more could you...More

2  Thank Tractorbeeb
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have taken the opportunity with the beautiful weather this BH to go to the beach. Parking isn’t cheap but for the luxury of amenities we figured worth it today. Got here at 9 and already crazy busy...which we totally understand. What we cannot understand...More

3  Thank C2LOU
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean soft sand,good toilets and parking.Safe for children with cafes and kiosks. Water lovely and clean.Supervised bathing and deck chair hire. Good for all the family.

Thank MagsY2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an outstanding beach. The beach itself is clean, miles long with all the amenities along the front. The sea was calm, clear & see through and the kids could paddle without a worry. Along the beach front there’s a cafe, ice cream shop, toilets,...More

1  Thank TopTravelerUK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As there are many dog restrictions from 1st May, it was great to find a beach that you can take your dog on and off the lead, lovely clean sandy beach which we made the most of while we were on holiday with our dog...More

Thank Sheank
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love sandbanks. Beautiful beaches dogs are allowed at non peak seasons. Plenty of.local restaurants and facilities. I would avoid staying at The Sandbanks hotel as v dated. Some lovely hotels in walking distance.. The Plantation is good.

1  Thank kirsty m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A picture says a 1000 words, parking is expensive and so is the food wherever you go, but you do get this ......

Thank Nicholas J
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As usual our trip to Poole always means a trip to sandbanks. We love it. We popped to the cafe and boys played on the beach and on trampoline

1  Thank Debbie H
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Roy B
26 March 2018|
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Response from jchanides | Reviewed this property |
I believe the disabled parking is free but I am not 100% sure.
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Laila L
9 July 2017|
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Response from Anthony O | Reviewed this property |
There is Sandbanks Hotel or Haven Hotel in Sandbanks itself . Or in Poole there are hotels and best check on line . Poole has a bus terminal with buses every 30mins to Sandbanks and Swanage . Bournemouth has a great many... More
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Pam H
6 June 2017|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely we took our working cocker He had a great time
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