Sandy Cove Beach, Kinmel Bay is a fine north facing sandy beach backed by a narrow promenade used by walkers and cyclists. It is a great place for nature spotting and activities such as swimming, sea canoeing and windsurfing, as well as paddling of course! Adjacent to the promenade is Kinmel Dunes Nature Reserve, which is a rich dune habitat. Look and listen for spiky sea holly and marram grass, orchids, butterflies, common lizards and ground nesting skylarks. Seaside Award beach. Free parking, cafe, toilets at nearby supermarket. Dog restrictions apply May to end September.