Maghera Beach and Caves

Maghera Beach and Caves, Ardara: Address, Maghera Beach and Caves Reviews: 4.5/5

Maghera Beach and Caves
4.5
Beaches • Caverns & Caves
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gerry196
Ballymoney, UK93 contributions
Amazing views
Jun 2021 • Couples
The beach, caves and views absolutely stunning, and sorry but we never seen any signs re carpark charges nor where we asked, had we been we would have paid without any hesitation, €3 what would it get you in this day and age nothing, so those gurning catch yourselves on
Written 13 June 2021
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leahmcburney
Templepatrick, UK310 contributions
Stunning Beach
May 2021 • Couples
This beach was recommended and we were glad we went to see it. Short walk from the car park to a boardwalk over most of the sand dunes before the beach appears - just stunning. Dark rocks, an expanse of powder golden sand, a turquoise lagoon bounded by a sand spit and crashing waves… oh and there are caves which you can explore - I could have sat there and looked at this view all day
Written 11 June 2021
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Tafahine
3 contributions
Milking
Feb 2021
Tourists are money cows, milk them dry. We thought that is the philosophy behind extortionate parking and entry fee.
Written 25 February 2021
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Paul O
County Monaghan, Ireland1,305 contributions
Cool caves
Sep 2020
The caves are really cool and are worth a quick visit. The beach is also very nice.

You must pay €3 for car parking and then walk about 5 mins to the beach and the caves
Written 23 September 2020
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Caroline M
Co.Donegal39 contributions
Lovey beach but not for swimming or any water sports
Sep 2020
This is a fantastic beach with white soft sand and wonderful dunes and caves .but as a local the water is lethal as there are very strong currents and sinking sand so please don't go out in water and watch tides that you don't get trapped in caves.people have drowned here recently so please lead .Thank yoo
Written 20 September 2020
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Kazimir L
1 contribution
Park up and Pay
Sep 2020
This is a fabulous beach...I don’t know why people carp about paying to park their car. If I lived in a tiny hamlet where the road accommodated only one car going each way and every sunny day loads of people squashed onto my road I would think my neighbours and the tourists would be delighted to have a safe flat place to park ! 3 Euro is hardly a fortune...man up and pay up ! Also if you have a camper it’s only another 3 Euro to stay there...you won’t get cheaper than that anywhere
Written 20 September 2020
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Sonachú
County Dublin, Ireland10 contributions
Beautiful and Wild
Sep 2020
Beautiful place to stop at after Assaranca waterfalls. You can walk from the waterfall. Bring a swimsuit if you want to see all the caves as one of them can be partially filled with water. Wow! Stunning.
Written 4 September 2020
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sylvia642016
Ireland65 contributions
Stunning Beach
Aug 2020 • Couples
The beach here is fabulous with white sand and clear waters. A little bit of paradise in County Donegal!
Written 28 August 2020
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cruisejennie
Dublin, Ireland16 contributions
Outstanding beaches & caves
Aug 2020
We couldn't believe the beauty of this place, amazing beaches and the caves were fab x watch out for the tide you need to go when the tide is out and the tide comes back in very quickly. bring your togs as you can have a dip in the wave pools - not as cold as the ocean.
Written 2 August 2020
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Emily O
Mullingar, Ireland1,114 contributions
Hidden Ireland: off the beaten track!
Jul 2020 • Family
This was our first time here and first time in this part of Donegal. It is not well signposted or advertised. You take a right signposted 'Machaire' L2843, 2km from Ardara on the killybegs road. It is 7km in this narrow windy road. Go slow in case you meet another car coming from the other direction. We stopped at the Assaranca waterfall enroute to the beach. There is parking here but you pay €3 for it. The toilets were not open (?due to coronavirus). The hut where you pay for parking had sold out of ice reams sadly.

Wow what a beach🏖️!! You are watched as you make your way on the beach by the local sheep who seemed used to humans. White, amazing sand dunes in parts but mainly flat and huge. View of a different waterfall from the beach and caves which we didn't explore due to the tide. Sadly, there was the odd bit of debris on the beach ie a piece of rope etc but it didn't detract from our experience here. Would highly recommend for anyone but particularly families with children.
Written 29 July 2020
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