Port Talbot is a town in Neath Port Talbot, Wales. The town is built along the eastern rim of Swansea Bay in a narrow strip of coastal plain surrounding the River Afan Estuary. Swansea is visible on the opposite side of Swansea Bay. The local beach is known as Aberavon Sands and is situated along the edge of the bay between the River Afan and the River Neath. The other beach in Port Talbot is Margam Sands, popularly known as Morfa Beach.