The popular Poppit Sands is a large stretch of sandy beach backed by extensive sand dunes. The challenging waves here make Poppit a favourite for water sports, such as windsurfing, sailing and jet skiing. Good facilities are available icluding a cafe, RNLI shop, toilets (including disabled), plenty of parking and a lifeguard service during July and August, 10am until 6pm.

Poppit Sands is recommended in the Marine Conservation Society Good Beach Guide (UK), has a Seaside Award (UK) and has been awarded exclusive Blue Flag status.