SUP Wales - Caswell Bay

In early 2021, we shared polls with our dedicated group of SUP lovers in Wales to determine which beautiful Welsh beach out a staggering 300 would be crowned with the SUPer Wales Star Beach Award for paddling in 2021!

And the winner was...........

Picture taken at Caswell Bay - February 2021 

Yes, after an interesting five weeks and a very close call...Caswell Bay just beat New Quay Beach to the crown for this year, who were both closely followed by Barafundle Bay.

Each of the beaches mentioned are definitely stunning beaches within their own right for SUP and if you haven't been to any, we highly recommend placing each on this year's paddle bucket list!

However, there can only be one winner, so let's continue to explore the reason WHY Caswell Bay has been voted for as the best beach for SUP 2021?
 

🌊 Well, it could it be due to the following...

🌟 Clean Beach with Blue Flag Status
🌟 Ample Car Park facilities
🌟 Shower facilities
🌟 Toilets
🌟 Short walk to the beach from Car Park
🌟 Beautiful Scenery of the Gower Peninsula
🌟 Ability to paddle to Pwll Du (right) at high tide - 2/2.5 hours for a round trip
🌟 Ability to paddle to Langland Bay (left) - 2/3 hours for a round trip at high tide
🌟 Minimal hazards such as rocks or boats
🌟 RNLI Lifeguards on-site during the season
🌟 Good fun for SUP Surf
🌟 Clean water
🌟 Café on site with hot and cold snacks
🌟 Wildlife includes many bird species, even rare Peregrine Falcons
🌟 Marinelife is abundant with Bass Fish, Grey Seals, or even pods of Bottlenose Dolphins.

🌟 Perfect for paddleboarding novices and beginners to have fun safely

Picture taken at Pwll Du Beach - September 2020
 

In summary, Caswell Bay Beach has certainly got a lot to tickle the 'SUP buds', and our reasons above are just to name a few. Perhaps you might know of one or two more...

Picture taken at Caswell Bay - October 2020 

Finally, for those that wish to visit Caswell Bay on the Gower Peninsula here's the postcode to pop in the sat navigation SA3 3BN