From Wild Waves to Tranquil Bays
Join us as we journey across Ireland, uncovering the best beaches across 3,171 km/1,970 miles of coastline.
As Ireland is an island, there is an abundance of seaside spots to choose from scattered throughout the country. Whether you seek a tranquil escape, thrilling water sports, or simply a place to bask in the sun, our curated list of the best beaches in Ireland will guide you to discover the most captivating coastal destinations Ireland has to offer.
After a long day exploring the striking landscape around you, there’s no better way to relax than to dip in the sea and lie on the white sands. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to watch the sunset or a serene place for a stroll, Ireland’s shorelines deliver on all fronts.
Remember always to exercise caution when swimming in the ocean. Although the beaches on this list are safe to swim in, some may not have lifeguards on duty during the off-season or at all.
We have covered different beaches all over the Irish coastline, so wherever you are, you’ll find a hidden gem.