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Keem Bay

Keem, Achill Island, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The weather was particularly changeable on the morning we visited Keem Bay and while it seemed like the rest of the Island was covered by dark clouds. Keem Bay was drenched in hot sunshine, it felt like Summer again. Keem Bay is a beautiful peaceful bay. We didn't avail of watersports, we walked the beach, climbed rocks, enjoyed the view... More

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Dublin
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The best beach on Achill island. Fantastic views on ascending the cliff, and awe strikingly beautiful views on the descent down to the bay. Something that you'd expect in a Mediterranean clime, not Ireland

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A bit of a struggle on a bike but well worth it for the scenery. Toilets could be nearer the beach. Lots to do with kayaking, snorkling, swimming and climbing. Worth bringing a wind breaker and a flask of coffee as there is little in the way of amenities but you won't want to leave.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This secluded bay is just stunning. It was a little scary getting there, because the road runs along the edge of high cliffs, but it was totally worth it!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

An astonishing beach I was expecting it to be featured in the best beaches list... Challenging road to cycle or drive but so worth it. The water is crystal clear up to 2m. I kayak'd and swam it was glorious. Cold sea. Great beach combing. Access to hill walking. It has a steep access point with steps and aboard walk.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

This beach has beautiful views from it looking out toward the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the cliffs or from the top of the cliffs looking down onto it. It is secluded between the cliffs and is so peaceful. Very clean with golden sand it is one of the best beaches in Ireland and a must see!

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a beach in the very back of beyond the back of beyond. Lovely place. Fully Sheltered from NW and W winds too.

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Denny, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Have visited this Bay before and we never cease to appreciate the beauty of this Bay. Could stay forever, the peace and tranquillity, and natural beach is breathtaking.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

An amazing beach! Access from Keel via a steep drive up over the mountains with stunning scenery all around. The beach was deserted at 10a.m. and never really got 'crowded'. Lovely sand and the water was warm - even in August!

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Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We went to see the penal alter (which is up the hill past the toilets, near the white house) but decided to come back. Stunning clear blue water, warmer than most due to the seclusion. Fewer waves than Keel, less jellyfish than on the north side of the island. I went snorkeling, saw crab, lots of fish, starfish, etc. The... More

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