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Overview

Located in Carnoustie, United Kingdom, West Haven Beach is a beautiful sandy beach that stretches for approximately 1.5 miles.

Amenities

The beach also offers amenities such as lifeguards, bathroom access, and is dog-friendly, making it a great place for families and pet owners.

Activities

The sand on the beach is a golden color, and the waters are crystal clear, perfect for swimming, kayaking, or paddleboarding.

Parking

West Haven Beach has many amenities, including bathroom facilities, lifeguards on duty, and dog-friendly areas. The parking lot is free, but can get crowded during peak season, so visitors are advised to arrive early.

Fun Fact

Fun facts about West Haven Beach include that it was awarded a Blue Flag in 2020, meaning it meets high standards for water quality, environmental management, and safety. The beach is also a popular spot for fishing and has been known to host annual fishing competitions.

Attractions

There are many attractions near West Haven Beach, including the Carnoustie Golf Links, which has hosted The Open Championship several times. Additionally, visitors can enjoy hiking along the nearby cliffs or exploring the quaint town of Carnoustie.

Restaurants

There are several nearby restaurants serving a variety of cuisine, including seafood, pub food, and Italian cuisine. Some popular options include the Corner Hotel, the Aboukir Hotel, and the Maisha Indian Restaurant.

Hotels

There are several hotels located near West Haven Beach, including the Carnoustie Golf Hotel & Spa, which offers luxurious accommodations and spa services, and the Corner Hotel, which is a family-friendly hotel with great views of the beach.

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    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Surf through our FAQs to help you find your perfect beach!

    Does West Haven Beach have parking? If so, is it free or paid?

    No, this Beach does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

    Does West Haven Beach have lifeguards?

    No, this Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach - please be careful when swimming on this beach.

    Is West Haven Beach a family-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

    Is West Haven Beach good for swimming?

    Yes, this Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

    Does West Haven Beach have restrooms?

    No, this Beach does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

    Is West Haven Beach a nude beach?

    No, this Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

    Is there food near West Haven Beach?

    Yes, this Beach has multiple restaurant options near or on the beach.

    What are the activities at West Haven Beach?

    Yes, this Beach is a good place to Fishing

    Does West Haven Beach have accommodations for people with disabilities?

    No, this Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

    Is West Haven Beach a dog-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not dog-friendly.

    Is West Haven Beach good for surfing?

    No, this Beach is not generally considered to be good for surfing.

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