Beer is a small village built around a small cove. The beach is sheltered from most winds.
It has a steep pebble beach into deep water. There are no lifeguard facilities.
The village has limited on street parking but there is a large pay and display car park in the village centre and an additional one a steep walk away on western cliff top.
Dogs are welcome all year on the area at the west of the slip way and on the main beach from October to the end of April.
There are toilets, cafés, shops and pubs in the village. The beach has beach cafés, deck chair hire, beach hut hire and boat hire and trips.