Hayle Sands is a 3 mile sandy beach that stretches from the Hayle Estuary to Gwithian Towans. The beach is divided into several different sections, which are called Hayle Towans, Black Cliff and Mexico Towans. There is one car park on the cliff top, and toilets nearby. There are lifeguards on duty in the peak season. Dogs are banned on the beach between Hayle Towans and Black Cliff, in the peak season, between 8am and 7pm daily. Dogs are allowed at Mexico Towans all year round.