Watersports in the West of Ireland

Our beaches

  • White Strand, Doonbeg
    Popular 'Blue Flag' Beach - sign posted from Doonbeg village.
  • Seafield,Quilty
    Long sandy beach west of Seafield pier...
  • Spanish Point
    South-West of Miltown Malbay: Sandy beach, safe swimming at the northern end close to the rocks. Guard on duty in season.
  • White Strand Miltown Malbay
    Sandy, protected beach, north of Spanish Point and west of Miltown; Campsite is close by
  • Lahinch
    popular long sandy beach, surfing
  • Kilkee
    Popular sheltered sandy beach
  • Shannon Estuary
    Several small Beaches and Swimming possibilities


© Simon Jennings www.irishsurfer.com Doughmore Strand, Lahinch Beach and the Spanish Point Area are famous among surfers for their waves, rolling in from the atlantic. Surf Shops and Schools in Lahinch. For information on surfing in Doughmore and across the rest of the Island, see irishsurfer.com, the irish surfing community website (External link)

http://www.lahinchsurfexperience.comLearn from local surfers! We give you the highest quality surf lessons at the best prices around guaranteed! Call us on 085 1155 743 or visit our website www.lahinchsurfexperience.com(External link)


The quality of the water makes our coastal waters a paradise for subaqua divers! Averaging underwater visibility is over 12 metres!


The Shannon Estuary and, most notably Lough Derg in East Clare are sought-after places to sail. The Kilrush Marina offers Yacht harbouring and chartering possibilities.

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