There’s no holiday like a beach holiday and with 101 beaches listed in North Wales, this is certainly the perfect location. You will be spoilt for choice, so we have listed 10 beautiful beaches that are not too far away for you to visit whilst staying at Golden Sands Holiday Park. Drive times are approximate.

Kinmel Bay
Kinmel Bay, Rhyl

Sunset at Kinmel Bay, Rhyl

Kinmel Bay, also known as Sandy Cove is a north-facing sandy beach with a narrow promenade. It’s a great spot for family fun, watersports and nature watching – if you are lucky enough you may see a seal splashing in the water or skylarks, kestrels and wading birds. Better still, if you are staying at Golden Sands Holiday Park you have direct access to the beach so you can catch as many sunsets and build as many sandcastles as you like!

Golden Sands Holiday Park is situated at Kinmel Bay, with direct beach access.

Towyn Beach
Towyn Beach

Towyn Beach, Abergele

Towyn Beach is situated adjacent to the Wales Coast Path and is renowned for its scenic walks. It has a mixture of shingle and sand and offers a range of seaside attractions such as funfairs and amusement arcades. If you get a nice clear day you can enjoy the stunning view across Colwyn Bay.

Drive time from Golden Sands Holiday Park: 6 mins.

Splash Point Beach, Rhyl
Splash Point Beach, Rhyl

Splash Point Beach, Rhyl

Splash Point is a sandy beach with high sea walls and a promenade. It is a fairly quiet beach as it is a bit further away from the town than others, but has a cafe/restaurant and toilet facilities close by.

Drive time from Golden Sands Holiday Park: 9 mins.

Colwyn Bay & Old Colwyn Beach
Colwyn Bay, Clwyd

Colwyn Bay, Clwyd

Situated at either end of a long promenade, Colwyn Bay offers you the typical fun seaside holiday experience with a pier and amusements and Old Colwyn Beach gives you the option of a quieter, more relaxed day at the beach. Both have sandy beaches, with some shingle at Colwyn Bay.

Drive time from Golden Sands Holiday Park: 15 mins.

Prestatyn Central Beach
Prestatyn Central Beach, Clwyd

Prestatyn Central Beach, Clwyd

Prestatyn Central Beach is a sandy beach with a wide promenade,  located where three beaches join together to offer pleasant walking around almost 5 miles of sandy bays. It is popular for watersports, cycling and walking and marks the beginning of the Offa’s Dyke National Trail, which runs south to Chepstow, marking the boundary between Wales and England.

Drive time from Golden Sands Holiday Park: 18 mins.

Penrhyn Bay Beach
Penrhyn Bay Beach, Clwyd

Penrhyn Bay Beach, Clwyd

If you like rock pools, you’ll love this beach, with a mixture of sand and shingle and beautiful walks as it is on the North Wales Path. It is a fairly quiet beach and is sometimes used as a breeding ground for seals (please give them their respectful space if you do see them).  It is also a great viewing point for the port of Holyhead, with ferries coming and going daily.

Drive time from Golden Sands Holiday Park: 22 mins.

Talacre Beach
Talacre Beach, Clwyd

Talacre Beach, Clwyd

Talacre’s sandy beach gives you miles of golden sand dunes along with some fascinating history thanks to the iconic Point of Ayre lighthouse, which was built in 1776. It is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and home to rare species such as natterjack toads and rare sand lizards.

Drive time from Golden Sands Holiday Park: 26 mins.

Llanfairfechan Beach
Llanfairfechan Beach, Conwy

Llanfairfechan Beach, Conwy

Llanfairfechan Beach is a long sandy and pebble beach with fantastic views of Anglesey, the Menai Strait and the Great Orme. It has a promenade with a pavilion providing shops and entertainment. It also has an extensive grassed picnic area with children’s play area and model boating lake, not forgetting Penmaenmawr Mountain, which overlooks it all.

Drive time from Golden Sands Holiday Park: 30 mins.

Llandudno North & West Shore Beaches
Llandudno West Shore Beach, Conwy

Llandudno West Shore Beach, Conwy

Wales largest resort of Llandudno is home to two award-winning beaches – the North Shore and the West Shore. The North Shore is a sheltered beach with a Victorian pier and wide promenade, it is the livelier of the two with many of the typical seaside attractions. The West Shore is a quieter sand-duned beach with a promenade and it is renowned for its spectacular sunsets.

Drive time from Golden Sands Holiday Park: 30 mins.

Benllech Beach
Benllech Beach, Anglesey

Benllech Beach, Anglesey

A very popular sandy beach with clear blue waters which are perfect for bathing and paddling. There are plenty of rock pools to explore and lovely walks along the promenade. It offers lots of space, clean sand and ice cream parlours, a seaside shop, and food available right beside the beach.

Drive time from Golden Sands Holiday Park: 50 mins.

The above beaches are just a guide to what is nearby, there are many more to choose from! We will be happy to provide any further details when you are at the Park, just ask one of our friendly team members. If you would like to book a holiday at Golden Sands Holiday Park please visit our website at www.goldensandsrhyl.co.uk.