Simon Gresswell: Quite rugged, curved bay at foot of the chairlift down from the Alum Bay visitor centre (coloured sand) and looking out on The Needles and the mainland. In June, the water was clearer and bluer than the Med, aswell as more fresher and cleaner! Lovely and well worth the coloured sand purchase for my daughter, just for the swim.
Amanda Holden: One of my favourite places to swim on the Island, very quiet in the evenings. Can have strong currents though so be wary, especially with children.