The Beach Guide

Best beaches in Carmarthenshire

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Carmarthenshire as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Carmarthenshire is Pendine Sands. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Carmarthenshire just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • Pendine Sands Beach

    1. Pendine Sands Beach

    A very long sandy. straight beach edged by a belt of sand dunes. From the beach there are clear views across Carmarthen Bay to Gower and Tenby. This beach can be used by the MOD and therefore is sometimes closed to the public.

  • Morfa Bychan (Pendine) Beach

    2. Morfa Bychan (Pendine) Beach

    Pendine is a sand and shingle beach at the bottom of a cliff top, overlooking Cardigan Bay, and surrounded by pleasant, hilly countryside. The beach is popular for walking and boating, with excellent views from the cliff tops, and the chance of…

  • Burry Port Beach - East

    3. Burry Port Beach - East

    Burry Port is a long, mostly sandy beach with some pebbles to the east of the marina. The area is popular for watersports such as boating from the marina, which has its own lighthouse. Walkers also enjoy the surroundings, although there are warning…

  • Pembrey Beach - Llanelli

    4. Pembrey Beach - Llanelli

    Pembrey is a long, wide, unspoilt, sandy beach, backed by sand dunes, stretching for approximately 8 miles. It lies within Pembrey Country Park and offers views across Carmarthen Bay to the hilly coastline on the other side. The beach is particularly…

  • Llanelli and Loughor Estuary Beach

    5. Llanelli and Loughor Estuary Beach

    This sandy beach with mudflats is close to the Llanelli Docks, and is overlooked by a promenade. Cars can be left at the Millennium Quay Car Park on Traeth Ffordd, and then it is a short walk past the iconic Discovery Centre to the promenade. There…

  • Llansteffan Beach

    6. Llansteffan Beach

    This lovely beach is situated on the western side of the Tywi / Towy Estuary. I say it is a beach but apparently the tourist board won't call it one and insist it is referred to as an estuary. Well, if it looks like beach, feels like a beach and…

  • St. Ishmael Beach

    7. St. Ishmael Beach

    Set at the at the mouth of three large river estuaries St Ishmael is a very secluded, mostly shingle beach. There are some sandy patches which become more frequent at the western end of the beach. The beach is surrounded by cliffs, and the coastal…