Waterville is a small village with a crescent shaped beach within Ballinskelligs Bay. The area is more famed for it’s two golf courses; Waterville Golf Course and Ballybunion Golf Course.
Planning a trip to the Kerry coast and looking for the nearest beach? Our beach lists will help you find the closest beaches to your location and then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, water quality and provide general information on the beach and its facilities. When on a beach page use our tools to search the Kerry seaside towns and surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
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Brandon Bay has a number of beach access points all with their own names. This is popular with windsurfers and kitesurfing and is one of the top locations in Ireland.
Ventry beach is a sandy beach sitting a sheltered bay. The beach area has Ventry Strand a small dune system, a small lake, wet grasslands and an extensive Common Reed Read more [...]
White Strand beach is a sandy beach located in a Natural Heritage Area (NHA) with nice views out towards the Islands of Valentia and Begnis. White Strand has a small Read more [...]
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 [...]
Magherabeg beach is a long sandy beach with sand dunes. This area is protected and is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).
Fenit beach is a small beach next to the harbour at the fishing village of Fenit.
Ballybunion North beach is a sandy beach nthat is also known as Ladies Beach due to the time when women and children used to bathe on a separate beach from Read more [...]
Ballybunion South is the larger of the two Ballybunion beaches. A long sandy beach beacked by dunes and a golf course.
Banna Beach has a large sandy beach with sand dunes along its entire length. Very popular surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing beach.
Ballinskelligs beach is a sandy beach designated a Natural heritage area. The beach has the 16th century two storey unvaulted MacCarthy tower overlooking the Ballinskelligs Bay.
Ballyheigue beach is a 3km Sandy beach in an area designated of special conservation. It is split from Banna Stand to the South by Black Rock.