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Ballynamona Beach

Shanagarry, Midleton, Ireland
+353 21 461 3274
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Lovely beach, good for birds. and that's not a sewage smell!!

nice beach. usually quiet. good for bird watching and dog walking. waterproof shoes recommended as... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
dogyoungone
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cork
Amazing!

We were staying at the Garryvoe hotel with this beach literally a stone's throw away. We went on... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Thewest72
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Westport, Ireland
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Shanagarry, Midleton, Ireland
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+353 21 461 3274
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

nice beach. usually quiet. good for bird watching and dog walking. waterproof shoes recommended as lots of tidal streams. Yes, there is an odour but it's a naturally occurring one that comes from algae and has nothing to do with sewage! That's also why so...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We were staying at the Garryvoe hotel with this beach literally a stone's throw away. We went on the beach 2 weeks after Hurricane Ophiela so it was well torn up but they had diggers out already to clean and shore up the beach which...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Just minutes from Galway. Beautiful Abby turned into a full service hotel. Sitting areas are beautiful, rooms well-appointed. Exceptional walking grounds and golf course. Staff very attentive and helpful, breakfast exceptional. The falconry is excellent. The instructor, gergin (not sure of spelling) is an expert...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

here one of my preferred spot for kitesurfing,walking o running just 5 drive from Garryvoe Hotel. This is an amazing place for relax and enjoy the nature sound

Thank Sergi O
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Stunning place, really is. But the smell of raw sewage is nauseating. Such a shame. Near Shanagarry and Ballycotton , the latter has a great cliff walk and doesn't smell. The former is near Ballymaloe which is just lovely.

Thank zogabong
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

This was a quiet beach and we enjoyed walking around. Just leave your car and live the moment , because it's worths.

Thank LoredhanaHo
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

this is a great beach for walking,flying a kite and kite surfing.Long flat sandy beach.Good for activities as it is never too busy.

1  Thank joely m
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a great Beach, beautiful day was had, kids loved it. Very clean. Easy to keep eye on kids. Not too crowded when we were here, great for swimming and walking.

1  Thank 84twinkletoes79
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a really hidden gem. Maybe a little too much seaweed on the beach for some people, but it is so peaceful and remote that really only locals tend to be here. Families catching the last few days before the summer holidays end, really...More

1  Thank NSIB1962
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This beach is close to Ballycotton good for families, picnics,beach sports and walking. it has an easterly aspect and is sheltered from south westerly winds by Ballycotton. It is also adjacent to Ballycotton wildlife reserve where many varieties of birds can be observed. The only...More

Thank John H
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Luciana M
11 July 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Luciana, There is only one bus which is feasible.This is the Ballycotton bus which leaves Cork at 9am and the only return bus from Ballycotton is at 16.55pm.You can ask the bus driver to drop you off at Ballynamona... More
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