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Best beaches in Dyfed

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

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

  • 1. Marloes Sands Beach

    Marloes Sands Beach

    Stretching over a mile this expanse of golden sand offers some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on the Welsh coast. Set on a peninsula that forms the south-westerly tip of Wales, Marloes Sands is exposed to the full force of the ocean. Combined…

  • 2. North Beach (Aberystwyth)

    North Beach (Aberystwyth)

    Aberystwyth is sheltered sand and shingle beach in the middle of Cardigan Bay. A popular family seaside resort with plenty to do for children, including an Edwardian promenade, bandstand and castle.

  • 3. Tresaith Beach

    Tresaith Beach

    The pretty little resort of Tresaith sits in a sheltered bay between Aberporth and Penbryn. The name comes from the River Saith which cascades down the cliffs and on to the sandy beach below. Apparently the little waterfall was created bya glacier…

  • 4. Mwnt Beach

    Mwnt Beach

    The lovely little beach of Mwnt consists of a rectangle of sand backed by steep cliffs and overlooked by the dome-shaped headland of Foel y Mwnt. Owned by the National Trust, this beach is a little off the beaten track but despite this Mwnt is still…

  • 5. Freshwater East Beach

    Freshwater East Beach

    The sweeping sandy bay of Freshwater East is backed by sand dunes and sheltered by the headland of Trewent Point. This is one of the finest beaches on the Pembroke coast and has something for everyone. It's a great family beach with conditions generally…

  • 6. Llanrhystud Beach

    Llanrhystud Beach

    This popular beach in Cardigan Bay consists of a long bank of pebbles with sand at low tide. There are two beaches in Llanrhystud, with this, the south beach located, on the southern side of the Afon Wyre river. To the north the coastline is much…

  • 7. Little Haven Beach

    Little Haven Beach

    A small fishing village with a sheltered sandy beach, close to Broad Haven. Popular slipway for launching boats. The beach is well served with local pubs and a favoured destination for day trippers.

  • 8. Glen Beach

    Glen Beach

    A small sandy beach which connects with Saundersfoot beach at low tide.

  • 9. Llansteffan Beach

    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…

  • 10. Aberporth Beach

    Aberporth Beach

    The picturesque village resort of Aberporth overlooks two sandy beaches and is one of Ceredigion's favourite holiday destinations. Rock pools are exposed at low tides and the cliff top walks along the Ceredigion Coast offer amazing views.