Thanet’s quiet, sandy beach is one of the Kent coast’s many hidden gems within easy walking distance of Margate.
Thanet’s coastline is famous for its luxury sandy beaches, including Margate Main Sands, Viking Bay in Broadstairs, and Ramsgate Main Sands, as well as its picturesque bays, including Botany Bay and Joss Bay.
And with sunny days being plenty this summer, many of us are heading to Thanet, setting off early in the day to get the perfect beach spot amongst the large crowds heading to the coast.
But big beach crowds are not for everyone, with some preferring a quiet bay that they know will be quaint and secluded whenever they arrive.
If this sounds like you, maybe you should try visiting St Mildred’s Bay, a small sandy beach next door to the Thanet seaside town of Westgate and just a short stroll from Margate.
St Mildred’s Bay is a great beach to spend your summer days this summer for a more relaxed time at the coast.
This beach may be more secluded, but there’s still lots to do to keep the whole family entertained without the long queues and crowded spaces.
Backing onto a promenade, the beach has its own tidal bathing pool at the far end of the beach, while visitors can participate in sailing, windsurfing or a friendly game of crazy golf, as well as tennis courts and a putting green nearby.
There is also a lifeguard service which runs daily at the beach from early July until the beginning of September and a café/restaurant nearby too.
What also makes St Mildred’s bay so great is that it doesn’t draw the same number of people as Thanet’s more well-known beaches.
Make the most of being able to explore the whole bay or enjoy sunbathing without any hustle and bustle around you.
The beach is also immaculately clean due to the lower footfall, while its stunning views are not interrupted.
Final phase luxury apartments at our £60 million Blueberry Homes Royal Sands Ramsgate seafront development are also still available to reserve, where residents can enjoy coastal living and café culture in the sunshine coastal capital of the UK.
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