Beaches

From rugged coastlines to award winning Blue Flag beaches, discover the beauty of Ireland as you drive the coast.

You don’t have to go far to find that beach holiday you’re after.  Ireland is home to some of the finest beaches in Europe, with over 50 Blue Flag beaches dotted across the country.  The west coast in particular is blessed with some amazing beaches, which you will no doubt discover as you travel the Wild Atlantic Way.

List of Locations

Clew Bay

Clew Bay

Legend has it that there are 365 islands waiting to be explored at Clew Bay, giving visitors something for every day of the year.

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Achill Island

Achill Island

Set foot on Ireland's largest island and drive the 40km Atlantic Drive, taking in some of the finest scenery in Ireland as you go.

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Tory Island

Tory Island

Enjoy peace and tranquility as you explore the popular Tory Island.

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Strandhill Beach

Strandhill Beach

Marvel at one of Ireland's top surfing destinations

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Portrush

Portrush

Visit the seaside town of Portrush located on the Antrim coast.

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Newcastle County Down

Newcastle County Down

Visit the seaside town where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea.

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Surfing in Bundoran

Surfing in Bundoran

The surf capital of Ireland, once you've surfed at Bundoran, you'll want to keep coming back.

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Malin Head

Malin Head

Cycle through Ireland and you will be rewarded with incredible views of vast and varied landscapes.

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