Inch Beach

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Waterford, Ireland1,415 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
What a location. It's stunning.
So picturesque and pristine.
You could see two or three hours pass you by here without even noticing.
So relaxing and enjoyable.
The water is clean and the depth is perfect as it doesn't get deep to quickly at all.
The beach is so big that you will never feel on top of other people unless there's about 10,000 people there!
Written August 10, 2020
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Anna
9 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
Inch Beach is my favourite beach in Ireland and one of my favourites overall.
I have been here the first time in April 2017 and came back last July.
You can take a long walk, swim, surf or just enjoy the beautiful view of the ocean with the mountains beside and behind you.
Sammy’s restaurant, directly at the beach, is a great place to grab a pint and a bite which you can enjoy inside or outside with view towards the ocean.
It’s also a great place to watch sunrises or sunsets or learn to surf.
Can’t wait to come back someday!!!
Written February 18, 2020
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Ana
Dublin, Ireland22 contributions
Feb 2020 • Family
Inch is a really beautiful beach. It’s very scenic with lovely views of mountains. I found it to be really clean, it even has a litter cleaning area with bags, bins and a litter picker provides. Has a car park and you can drive into the beach itself. Would highly recommend a visit to this beach. It’s 100% beat beach in Ireland. A must see!
Written February 13, 2020
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Anne O
London, UK16 contributions
Oct 2019
Every part of my experience to Inch beach was magical, from the sunny days to the windy misty ones. No two days are the same! The scenery is idyllic, the tranquillity releases all the stress of life in the city, hospitality is great. I visit at least twice a year. It’s like my second home, my favourite place to go.
Written July 30, 2020
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DinkyIRL
Tipperary, Ireland305 contributions
Jul 2020 • Family
Spent 3 different days in inch beach, it’s windy and loud, you can park on it with access to two surf and suit hire vendors here. The waves are great with loads of room for surfers and swimmers . Top 5 beach in Ireland
Written July 9, 2020
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Linda P
Massachusetts469 contributions
Jun 2022
The day we planned to walk Inch Beach the weather didn't seem like it was going to cooperate. We were on the fence but then decided to go anyway so glad we did. As in all of Ireland the weather changes on a dime. Our walk started out drizzly then went to cloudy then sunny and was on constant repeat. There were quite a few brave souls in the water. It was a beautiful walk no matter the weather and we walked for quite some way. By the time we finished the sun was out in full force so my husband decided to get a Murphy's Ice Cream at the ice cream stand at the beginning of the beach. Nice picnic tables and bean bag chair seating to chill out. A nice morning walk.
Written July 2, 2022
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Maurice Fitzgerald
Crewe, UK36 contributions
May 2019 • Friends
Inch beach is my favourite beach in the world. I have been visiting this beach for decades as my father was a Kerryman and our summer holidays were always spent nearby.
Inch beach is simply stunning. The beach stretches for 4 miles and it has beautiful, unspoiled scenery surrounding it. Mountains frame it and the Atlantic ocean extends to the horizon as far as you can see.
It is an ideal beach for a long walk, or a run. In fact if you enjoy parkrun you can join other enthusiasts every Saturday morning at 9:30. Then you can enjoy a coffee and a cake in Sammy's cafe at the beach entrance. If you're hungry you can enjoy a meal, and a pint of Guinness too!
Inch is not to be missed, and I recommend allowing sufficient time for a leisurely walk at least.
Written February 20, 2020
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Patrick
3 contributions
Jul 2020 • Family
Beautiful Beach and setting. Amazing views out the bay. I didn't like the amount of vehicles allowed on the beach and driving up so far. If they could have even confined it to a section for spillover parking but having the full beach was too much and I felt a bit dangerous for young children with that many moving vehicles.
Written July 20, 2020
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LSc
1 contribution
Jan 2020
Ireland has a lot of wonderful beaches. But Inch is my absolute favorite. You can surf, walk and drive your car on the beach to the top end when it is crowded. (Make sure you don't end up getting stuck in the sand.) And whatever the weather, it's worth a visit. After your walk you can have a wonderful Guinness or tea / coffee at Sammys.
Written February 24, 2020
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Helena O
County Cork, Ireland55 contributions
Jul 2021
Now my only problem is that you drive onto the beach & i got stuck, i think if cones were blocking off certain areas. I got out eventually & whilst there, at least 10 more cars got stuck. Overall though a clean beach & great to have Sammys Restaurant / Bar nearby.
Written August 3, 2021
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