Elie Harbour

At low tide Elie Harbour Beach links with Elie’s Earlsferry Beach, providing almost a mile of uninterrupted golden sand. It is popular with families and is also famed for watersports. The sheltered bay means it is not too windy so is good for beginners who like to try their hand at try windsurfing, canoeing and waterskiing.

Facilities include toilets, lifeguards and first aid (seasonal), disabled access and parking.

Elie Harbour Beach holds a Keep Scotland Beautiful 2018 Beach Award.

Elie Harbour toilet (seasonal opening) won Gold in the National Loo of the Year Awards 2019.

Our ‘Fringe of Gold’ Beaches leaflet can be downloaded from the Resources section of our website.

Modern image of people at the Elie beach harbour