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Salthill Beaches

157/159 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Great Beach and Seafront but watch your step!!!

Lovely walk along the prom, plenty of parking and great views.....but seriously dog mess... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were 5 Adults and one of our group has difficulty walking, so, We drove the Salthill Promenade... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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“beautiful beach” (13 reviews)
“hardy souls” (3 reviews)
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157/159 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk along the prom, plenty of parking and great views.....but seriously dog mess EVERYWHERE!!

Thank CinnamonGum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 5 Adults and one of our group has difficulty walking, so, We drove the Salthill Promenade (known locally as the 'prom'). It was a wet gloomy evening and our friends (expat) wanted to sing 'Galway bay' as the sun set!! They achieved this,...More

Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It was a beautiful day for walking the beach, but certainly not warm enough to swim. Although I did see at least one person in the water. For us, it was just a nice stroll on a warm day and watching the waves. The sunset...More

Thank Katrina W
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Beaches are rugged but beautiful, many opportunities to walk when you drive between Galway and RoundStone (where the seafood is great at lunch)

Thank jjcronin78
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Beaches are great for a swim or a walk on the promenade that runs the length of salthill beside them. Great family place for indoor or outdoor activities with leisure land indoor pool a fun fare and lots of hotels bars and restaurants.

Thank IrelandGalwaygirl
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Enjoyed seeing Galway so calm and the seagulls playing in the water. A very well maintained beach and its surroundings.

Thank karen g
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Weather is not a problem if its good one can enjoy the beach if its bad walk along the prom both are enjoyable swimmers swim no matter what the weather from what I could see on my visit. Plenty of diving and jumping from the...More

Thank BarMc
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Was in salthill on last Thursday will never forget the place it was so rundown how did they let it get. to this the beach was dirty and the place was well run down. Had the worst food ever saw lot of close down places...More

Thank Melissamurphy123
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Even though we had good weather for July in Galway, it was not the type of weather we like for the beach. When we go to the beach we prefer hot weather and a beach a little away from town. If we had kids, we...More

Thank drtom100
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I like Galway and this was a brilliant day. We arrived early and found a great parking space in the car park (there is no charge for now) and left for the beach which is clean with lots of space, the toilets need to go...More

Thank kaswords
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