Tullan Strand beach, a sandy beach facing Donegal Bay. Popular with surfers – left hand reef break.
Find The Nearest Beach Ireland
Planning a trip to the Ireland coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists will help you discover the nearest beach to me. Then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.
When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby Ireland seaside towns and the surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
Finding the right beach in Ireland is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Ireland beach visit should be.
Rossbeigh beach is a long stretch of sand backed by dunes. The beach stretches out north from Rossbeigh. The beach and dunes are part of the Castlemaine Harbour Special Area Read more [...]
The Warren Beach is a sandy beach backed by dunes located to the east of the Rosscarbery Estuary. On the western side of the beach is a harbour wall which Read more [...]
Kells beach is a sandy next to Kells harbour. The beach is within an area of Natural Heritage and Special area of Conservation.
Portsalon or Magherawarden beach is a large sandy beach gently shelving into the sea. The beach is backed by sand dunes. Portsalon is at one end of a large bay Read more [...]
Culdaff beach, a Special area of conservation this sandy beach is on the Inishowen Peninsula.
Carrickfinn beach is a large sandy beach backed by sand dunes. The beach is located within Gweedore Bay which is a Natural Heritage Area.
Ballycuggeran is a small beach backed by grass areas on Lough Derg which is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Ireland.
Lisfannon beach is a sandy beach and a Natural Heritage site with key wetlands for birds on the shores of Lough Swilly.
Elly Bay beach is a sandy beach on the Mullet Peninsula which is an important ecological are and recommended for bird watching. The peninsula is narrow at this point and Read more [...]
Clonea beach is over a mile long stretch of beach.
Bundoran beach, a sandy beach facing Donegal Bay. Popular with surfers – left hand reef break.