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Address: Keem, Achill Island, Ireland
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Always beautiful

I have been going to this beach for thirty years and it never fails to delight. We had a lovely afternoon walking down to the strand but I wasn't brave enough to swim though lots... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have been going to this beach for thirty years and it never fails to delight. We had a lovely afternoon walking down to the strand but I wasn't brave enough to swim though lots of children were in. A great place for families

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dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The drive you have to take to Keem Bay is worth the trip, scary and exhilarating all at once. When you finally arrive at Keem Bay you realise that their is not much in the way of facilities (the toilets are back up the hill) but you really do not care, white sandy beach, beautiful clean water and the amazing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a scary drive, make no mistake, but well worth it. I will never forget the day I spent here and the rugged coastline is some of the most gorgeous to be seen anywhere in the world.

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Wicklow, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

From what we saw in the distance it looks great but we never made it! Tip - don't try the drive if you have fear of heights!! What were we thinking? Husband with fear of heights driving, I'm not normally too bad but the road is right on the cliff and 3 kids in back screaming 'we are going to... More 

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Munster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Swam there on a cool windy Aug afternoon. White Soft Sandy Beach with inviting Blue Water. If the weather was better, it would be like Paradise. Be careful of the rip currents (warnings provided by lifeguards who were on duty).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Beautiful bay, scenic drive from nearby Keel Beach. The whole family had a fantastic time visiting this beautiful landmark.

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Dungarvan, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This beach is amazing! Nestled between the mountains, the drive to the beach boasts some amazing views. A bit nerve wrecking for car passengers with a fear of heights lol! Well worth the trip. Beautiful sandy beach with small river, old ruins, and hiking trail. A little piece of paradise!

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County Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Absolutely beautiful place ! Spectacular views and the beach is glorious. We arrived late in the evening so we were the only ones there, it was so peaceful. Bring a camera !!! You'll want to remember the beautiful views forever !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Found this beach and fell in love the water had several different shades of blue like the Mediterranean. The most beautiful beach in Ireland.Hiden away in Achill Island's further most point.A bit of a nerve wrecking drive to get there but well worth the effort. The toilet is way too far from the beach.

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Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We drove to Keem Bay on a rainy day and already this part of Achill Island, with the wind and low clouds, was really suggestive and the drive pretty dramatic and itself a pleasure. When you finally arrive at the beach, you will be surprised by how nice and secluded it is. We had the place to ourselves for an... More 

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