Portrane Beach is a long sandy beach with dunes and views from the cliff towards Lambay Island. Facilities at the beach include car parking, toilets, shop, cafe/restaurant and seasonal lifeguards.
Find The Nearest Beach Dublin
Planning a trip to the Dublin 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.
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Finding the right beach in Dublin 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 Dublin beach visit should be.
Malahide beach is a long sandy beach of approximately 2 km backed by grass and dunes. Facilities at the beach include car parking, toilets, marina and seasonal lifeguards.
Balcarrick beach has over 3 km of sand and is backed by sand dunes. The beach is also known as Donabate Strand.
Portmarnock (also known as Velvet Strand) is a long (approx. 5km) sandy beach, backed by sand dunes and a golf course. Facilities at the beach include car parking, toilets, shop, Read more [...]
Sand and Rocks Sand and large rocks good for swimming at high tide
Sand North of Dublin harbour Dollymount is a sandy beach with wildlife reserve. Popular kitesurfing beach.
Killiney beach is a sheltered stony/pebble beach. The beach has a steep drop.