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#1 of 2 Outdoor Activities in Roundstone
This beach is definitely worth a visit, white sand with dunes, calm waters, beautiful scenaries with the typical Irish view of grass close to the sea, offering a wonderful color palette.
A wander around the three back to back beaches on this peninsula is divine, all shallow and calm, on a sunny day their waters glow.
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Portmarnock Beach

Portmarnock 7.6 mi away
#1 of 5 Outdoor Activities in Portmarnock
... such a joy to stroll along the velvet strand on my return home for the holiday season.. Miles if unbroken golden sands with lovely views of Howth and Ireland's Eye in front of you and Lambay Island to your left.
Has to be one of the nicest beaches to walk in Dublin, great length as feels like it goes on forever, when tide out great width so plenty of space for everyone.
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Keel Beach

Achill Island
#2 of 7 Outdoor Activities in Achill Island
An amazing hidden gem A stunning drive to get there Beautiful sandy beach Lovely walks around A couple of little coffee vans One of the most beautiful places I’ve been to
... - it is huge, miles long - there may be waves and wind for surfing and windsurfing - the view of mountains, beaches and cliffs is astounding - the view stretches forever across the North Atlantic It is remote,...
#2 of 4 Outdoor Activities in Strandhill
Beautifull beach, if you want to take a walk, or romantic walk on beach this is perfect place to do it.. Amazing surfing spot, there is surfers school, restaurant for hungry people.. amazing ice cream shop ️
What a fabulous place to visit and spend a beautiful sunny day with a delicious cone watching all the boys and girls surfing and having lots of fun and the children building sand castle s and enjoying themselves .
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#1 of 2 Outdoor Activities in Renvyle
Stunning sandy beach, gorgeous to swim in, watch out for tide times as very easy to miss opportunity to walk full length of beach.
Well it was December but it certainly is worth the trip...lovely even at this time of year, enjoyed the walk ...picking up a few colorful shells and rocks

Brittas Bay

Wicklow 33.2 mi away
#6 of 19 Outdoor Activities in Wicklow
Fabulous beach to visit and for horse riding the sand and sand dunes were gorgeous weather was great definately worth going to see this beach
Amazing and the dogs loved it too, fab in all types weather, easy to get to... highly recommend it!
#12 of 45 Outdoor Activities in Galway
Salthill beaches are beautiful and steeped in fun and atmosphere with a permanent festival buzz and a stunning Prom walk that draws people from all over the world.
And the adults enjoyed walking along the stretch of the beach, wading, soaking up the sunshine.
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Malahide Beach

Malahide 8.5 mi away
#1 of 6 Outdoor Activities in Malahide
It is a quiet well kept beach with beautiful views of Lambay Island and Donabate beach.I t is a fave spot for local dog owners and indeed it boasts a super swimming area for all our all year round swimmers with a...
Malahide has a lovely beach for walking and for relaxing and there are plenty of coffee shops around if you fancy a cuppa.
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#2 of 4 Outdoor Activities in Leenane
White sand, great angling off rocks in clear blue green Atlantic Ocean beautiful sunsets over several islands on the wild Atlantic way Glassillaun beach a true gem on the Connemara west coast and if by a whim you...
The beach is one of the Connemara region's great attractions that help make this place outstanding and inspiring.
#4 of 8 Outdoor Activities in Inishmore
only a 20 minute cycle from Kilronan so easy to get to and well worth a visit...clean and beautiful beach with great views of the other islands and the mainland.
Did the hop on hop off bus ride around the aran islands, kilmurvey beach is stunning and we have the most informed bus driver with Pat from Celtic Bus tours.
#1 of 2 Outdoor Activities in Carraroe
Really beautiful beach with lots to explore- rock pools and climbing spots as well as clear sea to swim (there are jellyfish so be wary) and lots of coral and shells for those who like to look for interesting ones.
Always love this beach.. the coral is fantastic it's very surreal in the heart of connamara well worth a visit..
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#1 of 1 Outdoor Activities in Dugort
Beautiful unspoiled beach with fantastic views, great for a walk or swim and out of season its usually deserted.
The beaches are amazing ...you must visit the Deserted Village which gives you a real sense of times past and part of the History of Ireland and the poverty suffered.

Donabate Beach

Donabate 10.5 mi away
#2 of 7 Outdoor Activities in Donabate
You can either walk along the sandy beach and have a paddle or walk the opposite direction along the cliffs towards Portrane .Great views of Irelands Eye Island, which I think you can visit by pre booking, Take a...
Will be back to swim! Nice area for a picnic higher up as there is a long stretch of sand between the waves, and the cliff by the houses.
#2 of 2 Outdoor Activities in Grange
Driving up to the beach from Sligo you will get incredible views of Benbulben Mountain (you can almost touch the mountain) and from the beach you can see the mountain from a different side.
When you get to Streedagh head look to your right and there is a road that you might assume is a private road, take it and it will quickly lead you to the beach where you can swim though there are more waves than...
#4 of 16 Outdoor Activities in Clifden
The coral strand, as it's known locally, is a really unusual beach - made of algal limestone and shells - it's a great place to hunt for pretty shells: winkles, whelks, lots of bivalves and if you look hard some t...
Then take the road past the seaweed spa hotel as far as it will go and you end up on extensive sand dunes leading down to fine white sandy beaches and coves that stretch for miles.
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Silver Strand

Louisburgh
#3 of 6 Outdoor Activities in Louisburgh
lovely fine sand stunning clear Atlantic water we virtually had the beach to ourselves and whiled the day away watching the waves of the Atlantic Ocean and a bit of sunbathing The weather was amazing at 30c !
Immaculate golden/white sands, pristine Atlantic waters, beautiful sand dunes and scenic coastal walks.
#1 of 2 Outdoor Activities in Mulranny
The tide turns here very quickly but if you are lucky enough to visit when the tide is out you will immediately appreciate its natural beauty.
A lovely place to visit and you can do a circular walk from the road in front of the hotel, down to the beach, across the footbridge, then off to the right (with the hotel at your back) and back up to the road,the...

Dollymount Strand

Dublin 4.2 mi away
#49 of 154 Outdoor Activities in Dublin
Long Sandy beach and Bird sanctuary different activities held during the summer such as Battle of the bay, volleyball and the Kite Festival
I write this review for two reasons 1 dollymount is an awesome beach and you will enjoy but the 2 is the new coffee shack at the end of the long walk called " happy out" which just opened last week, lovely coffee...
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Sandymount Strand

Dublin 1.9 mi away
#57 of 154 Outdoor Activities in Dublin
... on the way back my routine is a coffee from the village, park at the beech and have a walk along the promenade of sorts the back again by the beach with of course my wife and our dog Teddy who adores it too.
check out the tide times when its low tide you can walk for miles beautiful!
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#3 of 10 Outdoor Activities in Belmullet
Absolutely stunning beach and a beautiful scenic walk suitable for young and old.. Lovely sandy banks with a long walk along the beach...
Beach goes on forever and so beautiful but you only walk for approximately 2.5km before you cut back up toward a marked pathway along the sand dunes and Cross lake.
#15 of 37 Outdoor Activities in Sligo
Close by you can find Aughris pier and nearby rocks where the mackerel fishing is usually good.
Simply the best damn beach in Ireland.

Roundstone Bay

Roundstone
#2 of 2 Outdoor Activities in Roundstone
At just over 6k if you stick to the dedicated route it’s a perfect way to experience the area and marvel at the scenery.
Rams peering at us as we walked along the beach.
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Easkey

Sligo
#17 of 37 Outdoor Activities in Sligo
Always take the scenic route after Screen, drive along the coast through the rugged fields until you get to the surfers - watch them ride huge waves, then walk to the castle right along the pier, then walk up thro...
Slightly out of the village if you drive towards Aughris you'll find the Beach Head pub which was voted one of the top 20 pubs in Ireland for its views, food and service - great seafood options and kids menu.

Tower Bay Beach

Portrane 10.9 mi away
#1 of 1 Outdoor Activities in Portrane
#1 of 3 Outdoor Activities in Kinvara
Use this beach on a regular basis to walk our dogs..it's a Blue Flag beach and a stop off point on the Wild Atlantic Way..great beach to walk or swim..if walking head off to the left over towards the old pier and...
Blue Flag beach in Kinvara

Lettergesh Beach

Letterfrack
#3 of 5 Outdoor Activities in Letterfrack
Beach , which is very long and wide , was the scene of the Horse Race in the John Wayne/ Maureen O’Hara movie “ The Quiet Man “.
#2 of 3 Outdoor Activities in Ballyconneely
Great beaches all along the area, walk for miles with the Atlantic Ocean at your side, take a pony trek from the point and swim with the ponies.Stunning views.
lovely untouched white beaches all linked by outcrops of rocks, lots of rock pools for children to discover sea life, great walks either on the beach or common

Claremont Beach

Howth 7.9 mi away
#3 of 5 Outdoor Activities in Howth
A great beach with good clean sea shallow and suitable for kids.

Ross Beach

Killala
#1 of 3 Outdoor Activities in Killala
The section beside the car park is quite shallow and ideal for swimming when the tide is high, while the section on the right has strong currents as indicated by signs.
It's a beautiful area and very well serviced with picnic areas and tables, lifeguard and toilets (not clean but there nonetheless).

Seapoint Beach

Dublin 6.0 mi away
#70 of 154 Outdoor Activities in Dublin
If you take a quick trip on the DART from Central Dublin to Seapoint you can commence a superb walk along by the sea at Seapoint Beach as far as the Forty Foot in Sandycove.
It's tidal though so three hours either side of high tide is nice otherwise you're in for a bit of a walk to get some depth.