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Maghera Beach and Caves

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Address: Ardara, Ireland
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Absolutely stunning place to visit. Remote but worth the journey. Best to visit at low tides to get a good look at the caves.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Absolutely stunning place to visit. Remote but worth the journey. Best to visit at low tides to get a good look at the caves.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

At low tide the caves and beach were amazing. Very unusual geology. Very peaceful! We rode out to the beach on bikes and it was a beautiful ride!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning is a total understatement. Look up picturesque in a dictionary and there should be a picture of Maghera. It is a little remote but even the drive to get there is beautiful. Quiet and rugged you almost don't want to tell anyone about this tranquil wondrous place. Stressed,go here and relax,soak in the landscape.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A must visit. So beautiful!! A bit of a trek but once you are there it is just bliss- watching the sun set is breathtaking.

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Pallasgreen, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This beach is stunning, sand dunes blue sea and caves. We only went into a couple of caves wish we could have seen more. We were the only ones on the beach.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We visited on a Saturday morning when it was quite early and a bit nippy. The road is rather narrow but quite scenic especially a fairly large waterfall off to the left. It's a bit of a walk to the beach along a path then a boardwalk then through sand dunes. Apart from us, the only people on the beach... More 

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Stokes Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This beach is lovely to see and walk on. There is usually not too many people around. The drive down to the beach is stunning. Check for tides if you want to explore the caves. We could only see the first one because the tide was coming in.

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Delavan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We just got back from spending two weeks in Ireland, and this was honestly my favorite thing we did. It was a spur of the moment thing- saw them mentioned in one of those little free guide books at our B&B and decided to check them out on our way from Sligo to Derry. We got there a few hours... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The walk through the dunes to the caves was beautiful,we were there at low tide and although I didn't make it all the way (mobility not the best) the views were stunning!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Totally worth finding. We agree it's necessary to go before low tide to view caves. We checked tide schedule, arrived 20 min after low tide & farthest cave already inaccessible. Windswept sand, imposing rock formations, wide beach, Beautiful light and water. We were completely alone, a great experience.

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