A long clean beach with large dunes separating it from the small town which has a decent sized shop. Walk south around the shoreline of Single Hill on a well made path to Lauderdale Beach. Or walk north along 7 miles of remote beach to the end of the sand dunes. Also accessible by the regular MTT bus service.
After 6pm this beach becomes dog friendly and becomes filled with locals (and us, for a night) playing with their pups! The beach itself is stunning, with some of the most amazing shells I've ever seen.
Parking was really easy, and the beach was so nice that we left, got pizza, and returned to spend even longer their eating and...