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karen O
Haarle, The Netherlands20 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Beautiful location! Well worth a vist. Grab your lunch/ snacks at Cafe cois tra. Lots to see in south west kerry
Written 13 September 2022
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saeb38
Greystones, Ireland1,553 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
Great little sandy beach. Long walk to sea if low tide but worth it. Nice coffee shop nearby. Walk on beach is good but small river to jump over.
Written 16 September 2020
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athacliath1888
Dublin, Ireland38 contributions
Aug 2020 • Family
Simply amazing views soft sand
We were so lucky Hot and sunny on our trip amazing views were lucky to have such natural beauty in this island
Written 22 August 2020
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igal27
Rehovot, Israel4,989 contributions
Sep 2019
Another stop along the Ring of Kerry Route... The beach was very nice (although as a beach, the one at Derrynane was nicer), as were the dunes and vegetation leading to the Ballinskelligs Castle. The kids enjoyed walking around on the beach and to the castle.
Written 19 August 2020
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Jacqueline R
Cork, Cork, Ireland542 contributions
Aug 2020 • Family
Beautiful sandy beach, perfect for families with children.

Lifeguards on duty so very safe for swimming.

Kayaking also available at this location but the opening hours are not those posted on the website as we discovered to our disappointment.

There are 2 car parks and a cafe close to the beach entrance.

The beach was spotless, not an empty can or crisp packet in site.

Gorgeous views, perfect beach for strolling.

We walked across to McCarthy Mòr Castle, a ruined 16th century tower house. The fact that the weather was beautiful only enhanced our enjoyment of this location.
Written 11 August 2020
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Steven T
Harrisville, RI348 contributions
Sep 2019
We walked the beach from the Abbey to the Castle. It's very clean and accessible. Would have been nice to spend more time there.
Written 28 September 2019
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Tufty
Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK121 contributions
Sep 2019 • Friends
Lovely beach, sheltered from the preveiling wind by dunes, good parking and toilet facilities and food/refreshments available from the nearby town which you can access from the beach via Cable O'Leary's Pub.
Written 15 September 2019
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Jason M
Mullingar, Ireland40 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
This was my favourite beach in kerry. The water was great for younger kids, the car park was large, and the little shop on the beachfront was very handy for snacks and ice cream.
Written 19 August 2019
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LGF france
London, UK88 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
One of the best in kerry, great bar just down the road . During the day there is a small tea rooms open in the car park . Short walk to Kilreelig famine village the hidden gem in this part of Ireland
Written 29 July 2019
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111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA
Bristol, UK7,148 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
We left Valentia island and negotiated the skellig way coastal road and got to the car park which has toilet facilities next to the beach.
Beautiful drive and beautiful beach and a chance to stretch the legs on the most beautiful day.
From here, onto Waterville.
Written 20 July 2019
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