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The 13 best beaches in Wales for a summer staycation

Often voted among the top sands in Britain, Europe and even the world, the best beaches in Wales are worth considering for a coastal staycation when the government lifts its travel restrictions.

Holidaymakers from Wales and other parts of the UK are set to get the go-ahead to book overnight accommodation from 6 July if coronavirus is still under control (here's the latest advice), which makes now the perfect time to start thinking about where you want to go when we're allowed to travel again.

Ahead of the reopening of tourism in one of our favourite places in the world, we've rounded up the best beaches in Wales to visit on a UK break.

As you'll want to spend longer than a day trip soaking up the sea views and relaxing on these epic sands, we've also brought you the top holiday cottages to book on or near the beach.

When it comes to the best beaches in Wales, Barafundle, Rhossili and Tenby are among the most beautiful spots that regular feature in the world's top 20 lists.

With miles of superb coastline, there are countless sandy stretches to choose from, whether you're after the best beaches in North Wales or the most beautiful strips in the south.

From Pembrokeshire to Conwy and Gwynedd to Carmarthenshire, here's where to go to experience Wales' best beaches in 2020 and the places to stay nearby with the likes of Airbnb, HomeAway and Holidaycottages.co.uk.