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Best beaches in Isle Of Wight

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

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

  • 1. Welcome Beach (Shanklin)

    Welcome Beach (Shanklin)

    Shanklin beach forms part of Sandown Bay, famous for its long sandy beaches and safe bathing areas. Beach activities cater for all tastes with the Towns Amenities nearby. The beach is well served by longshoremen, providing traditional and modern…

  • 2. St Helens Beach

    St Helens Beach

    A peaceful sandy beach, backed by dunes and a promenade. Swimming, walking and birdwatching.

  • 3. Whitecliff Bay

    Whitecliff Bay

    The sand and shingle beach of Whitecliff Bay is situated near the eastern tip of the Isle of Wight. The name comes from the high chalk Culver Cliffs at the southern end of the beach which form part of a site of significant geological interest. These…

  • 4. Yaverland Beach (Sandown)

    Yaverland Beach (Sandown)

    Yaverland on the Isle of Wight is a south east facing beach with white sands, sheltered seas and a little shack for ice creams, cups of tea and buckets and spades. It's backed by a holiday park and a zoo.

  • 5. Steephill Cove

    Steephill Cove

    This pretty little cove has no direct car access and remains an unspoilt idyll. A sandy beach backing onto an esplenade and collection of cottages. The beach is served by a cafe and seafood restaurant and is only a five minute walk from nearby Ventor

  • 6. Sandown Beach

    Sandown Beach

    Sandown is a gently-sloping sandy beach in the centre of Sandown Bay, with Shanklin to the south and Yaverland and Culver Cliff to the north. A family resort that has retained its pier, Sandown offers a range of activities, including amusement arcades…

  • 7. Spring Vale Beach (Ryde)

    Spring Vale Beach (Ryde)

    Spring Vale, just east of Ryde town, is a sand and shingle beach adjacent to Puckpool Park. Swimming, sailing, windsurfing and a large car park. Popular with families.

  • 8. Shanklin Beach

    Shanklin Beach

    The coastal resort of Shanklin is located in the south-east corner of the island, at the southernmost tip of Sandown Bay. Shanklin Beach is safe and sandy, with clear water and plenty of parking. The beach is protected from the prevailing winds…

  • 9. Ventnor Beach

    Ventnor Beach

    Ventnor is a Victorian seaside resort built into the steep slopes and cliffs of St Boniface Down, the highest point on the Isle of Wight. Roads zig-zag down to the sea past terraces planted with sub-tropical plants, a feature of this very sunny…

  • 10. Brighstone Bay

    Brighstone Bay

    Long (5 miles) stretch of gently curving sand and shingle beach on the more exposed south west coast of the island. This stretch of coastline is relatively undeveloped although there is a campsite and holiday park near the village. Brighstone Bay…