Part of the resort beach of Felixstowe, this is a shingle and sand beach with concrete groynes. It is gently sloping with sand at low tide, backed by seafront gardens and children's amusements. There is a wide promenade, which is level with the beach. There is plentiful seating and beach huts for hire.
The South beach at Felixstowe has been awarded a Blue Flag and an ENCAMS Seaside Award.
Both awards set minimum standards for water quality, cleanliness and facilities. If you'd like more information, refer to the the requirements for Blue Flag or Seaside award criteria.
Facilities at Felixstowe beach include (in addition to minimum requirements for awards):
The tide forecast is also available from WAP mobile phones at http://wap.felixstowe.angle.uk.com/attractions/beach.cgi.
Tide forecast information is for guidance only and it is not intended to be used for navigation or any critical purpose, you are reminded that weather may have an effect on the severity of tides and it is always advisible to seek advice if you are unsure.