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Joss Bay

Joss bay is a queen amongst beaches beautiful views golden sands.great for surfing and all... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Richard D
Wheels and Fins Festival

The Wheels and Fins festival is right by Joss Bay beach. It runs from Friday to Sunday in September... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Wendy C
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“surf school”(27 reviews)
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Joss Gap Road, Broadstairs, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Great family beach! My family and I spent a whole day on the Beach on Sunday, the children enjoyed playing on the sandy beach and playing in the sea. The water was cold as it was a hot but cloudy day, but this didn't but...More

8  Thank oliviaxx2016
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The beach is lovely and I would give it 5 stars. However the Kent council don't want you to park here at £10 for 4 hours there having a laugh. However if you arrive early you can park on the road opposite all day for...More

4  Thank MRCRAZYMAN
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All reviews car park surf school sandy beach shop cafe lovely beach four hours ice cream buckets and spades rock pools life guards lifeguard station lots of parking bouncy castle easy parking small cafe free parking golden sands
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Joss bay is a queen amongst beaches beautiful views golden sands.great for surfing and all watersportsGood parking

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The Wheels and Fins festival is right by Joss Bay beach. It runs from Friday to Sunday in September each year. The headliner band this year was The Libertines. Nice, relatively relaxed and compact festival with a friendly vibe. A bit expensive for the food...More

1  Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Joss By was the third beach we visited during our trip to Broadstairs on 15th September. We walked to the beach from Stone Bay along N Foreland Avenue and the views along the way were stunning. It just seemed like paradise. We had to take...More

1  Thank Ranjan-MyTravelogue
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Great walk from Ramsgate Harbor to Joss Bay. Wonderful walk along sea front. Great views in excellent weather - out to sea, wonderful individually-styled homes. Most of walk is level and paved/tarmacked. Few places where have to do steep walk from sea -level up on...More

1  Thank Hatfield_visitor
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely afternoon spent at this pretty bay. Easy to park - free in road opposite - as wasn’t boiling hot or overcrowded. Kids swam, lifeguards did excellent job, peaceful, not overtly touristy. Glad we did the research and read the reviews.

2  Thank natchat30
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Other beach users were actually feeding these enormous seagulls- they frightened the children and put us off this beach a bit. Lots of amenities here though, sun umbrella and windbreaker hire, filthy gross toilets, shower on the beach and an ice cream shop.

1  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Nice sandy beach, never gets too packed, only downside a lot of seagulls, but this was due to idiots feeding them. Didn’t see any dogs so assume they are banned from the beach which is a massive plus 👍🏻. Official council car park was empty...More

3  Thank grahammiller27
Reviewed 8 August 2018

After lunch in Broadstairs a slow drive along the coast to Margate and look what we saw ! Ok so the weather was beautiful, but this would look as good if it were really cold

2  Thank David K
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Great family beach! My family and I spent a whole day on the Beach on Sunday, the children enjoyed playing on the sandy beach and playing in the sea. The water was cold as it was a hot but cloudy day, but this didn't but...More

8  Thank oliviaxx2016
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Saturday in the current heat wave and thought it was going to be horrendously busy. It was busy but could park easily. Found a spot not to far from water and the safe swimming flags. Lovely cafe and there are toilets near the beach although...More

1  Thank Lily7570
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nimasaja
23 October 2018|
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Response from marymgee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I’m not sure about dogs on the beach after September
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James C
31 July 2018|
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Response from Nigel G | Reviewed this property |
No idea about the Surf but yes, there is a car park.
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Hen79
26 July 2018|
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Response from KathleenC1702 | Reviewed this property |
Limited parking here, a farmer has opened a field charge £5.00 a day, which is reasonable, but there is a very steep slope to the beach, think this is not or you. Viking bay does have a lift to the beach, so would be better... More
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