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About Porthcawl and Rest Bay

This adrenaline packed seaside resort on the Heritage coast and Swansea Bay can easily be found just off the M4 at J37 between Cardiff in the east and Swansea in the west. Stop over for a holiday, a few days away or just take a break.

Porthcawl offers the adventurer a number of experiences, from beginner to expert try your hand at wind, board or kite surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, yachting, jet skiing or wake boarding. Need some tuition, many local water sports operators can assist you.

Well known for its watersports beaches, get away from it all on Sker Beach, surf the breakers at Rest Bay, enjoy a day out with the family at Sandy Bay or sail on the calmer waters of Newton Bay, here you can also take your dog for a walk on the beach.

A Watersports Centre of Excellence, new capital developments in Porthcawl include:

There are many options for watersports in the area, click the following link to view all featured operators in Porthcawl.

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