Plan your visit


Voted Best UK Surf School 2016. Resident Surf School at Rest Bay Beach, Porthcawl. South Wales. Available for vear round Surf Lessons and Surf Hire.You are able to have lessons for, surfing, Kayaking, Stand Up paddle boarding and Lifeguard training. You
can hire Surfboards. Kavaks, Skimboards, Kavaks, Stand Up Paddle boards and wetsuits including boots, gloves and hoods.

Porthcawl is especially well known for its popularity with avid surfers. It is widely considered to be one of the best surfing destinations in Wales and Rest Bay, in particular, is home to some of the biggest and best surfing events in the country
There are both regional and national competitions held here throughout the season


Adventure Activity

Adventures Activity Centre located in South Wales provides many adventurous activities such as Quad Biking, Climbing, Paintballing, Surfing Lessons, Gorge Scrambling, Raft Building, Coasteering and High Ropes Courses. Suitable for groups,
childrens parties, stag and hen groups and corporate team building days.


This internationally renowned golf course hosted the 1995 Walker Cup. The Royal Porthcawl Golf Club is another popular venue for sporting events, having hosted a numberof high profile events and tournaments over the years.

Pyle & Kenfig golf course
Pyle and Kenfig Golf Course, affectionately known as 'P & K' with its lofty sand dunes hugging the South Wales coast of Porthcawl is situated in a wonderful stretch of golfing country.



Porthcawl shopping is a very pleasant experience, which a range of shops to suit every taste. There are numerous shops along John Street and joining streets where you can find unique boutique shops selling jewellery, shoes and clothing. There are also a few small high street shops such as New Look Peacocks and B&M. There really is something for everyone.

Places to Visit

Restaurants and Cafes

Eating out? These are our recommendations, (Tried and tested by us)


Side walk café- 6 Lias Rd, Prthcawl, CF36 3AH.

Gustos- 18, John Street, Porthcawl, CF36 3BA.

The Pier Café- 39, Esplanade, Porthcawl, CF36 3YR.

Fulgonis- 83, John Street, CF36 3AY.

Ljs- 15 Well Street CF36 3BE.

Piccolo Bar- 21, Esplanade, Porthcawl, CF36 3YE.

The Welsh Deli- 12, John Street, CF363BA.

Rest Bay Café Bar- 14, Rest Bay Close, Porthcawl, CF36 3UN.

Sarah’s Snacks- 27, John Street, Porthcawl, CF36 3AP.

No1 The Esplanade- 1, Brogden Buildings Esplanade, CF36 3YR.

Pavillion- Espanade, Porthcawl

Restaurant Recommendations

Dockside Bar and Grill- 2-4 Dock Street, Porthcawl, CF36 3BL.

Saltwater Inn- The Square, Porthcawl, CF36 3BW

Isabellas- 9, Well Street, Porthcawl, CF36 3BE.

Bar & Kitchen Co- Unit 1, Jennings Building, Eastern Promenade, Porthcawl, CF36 3YR.

Beales Park Fish Restaurant- 2-3 Eastern Promenade, Porthcawl, CF36 5TS.

The Boat House-  37, Esplanade, Porthcawl, CF36 5TS.

Finnegans- 13-14, Well Street, Porthcawl, CF36 3BE.

The Waterfront- 27, Esplanade, Porthcawl, CF36 3YR.

The Rock Inn- 98, John Street, Porthcawl, CF36 3DT.

The Royal Oak- South Road, Porthcawl, CF36 3DH.

Jaipur- 34, Esplanade, Porthcawl, CF36 3YR.

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