With the exception of our little cove, the other beaches sloped gently back for a distance of half-a-mile or so, into what I might call rocky meadows, with here and there patches of moss and tundra grass.
They'd propped one end of their table up on some bundles of press releases, because the beach sloped toward the water, as beaches do.
The beaches around Christchurch were sandy and gently sloping so boats could be run ashore without fear of damage.
The white beach sloped gently in front of her, down towards the dark, glittering sea.
The beach was of dull-grey sand, and sloped steeply up to a ridge, perhaps sixty or seventy feet above the sea-level, and irregularly set with trees and undergrowth.
The long, narrow beach lacked sun umbrellas (for shade, we had to sit far back under the trees), but was otherwise faultless, sloping gradually into the warm, clear sea.
The beach we were now adjacent to was smooth and gently sloping for about half a mile.
The beach here sloped gently to the sea and was some hundreds of yards deep and on either side stretched to distant headlands.
The beach sloped upward sharply; it would be a difficult climb.
The beach sloped gently up to the forest edge and then it was just trees.