Top Ireland Beaches for your Motorhome Holiday
Think of Ireland and you have thoughts of the Giant causeway; mountains bathed in greenery and crystal blue lakes cross; however, most tourists do not anticipate the exhilarating beach experience that they walk into when they visit Ireland’s famous coast line. Home to the most diverse coastal scenery from Basalt columns that seem to stand tall, epitomizing the sense of pride that the Irish harbor in their hearts to the pristine sandy stretches of sand that run uninterrupted for kilometers affording visitors a taste of sheer paradise.
The warm, azure water is a delight whether you want to try your hand at water skiing or just let the waves lap at your feet lulling you into a blissful reverie. If you have never visited the famed Irish coat, you are in for a real treat. Here is a look at the best that Ireland has to offer in terms of its beaches, o get ready to hop into your motor home and have the time of your life.
Rosnowlagh Beach: Also known as the Heavenly Cove; this beach in County Donegal holds the coveted title of the most dramatic and scenic beach in all of Ireland. A steep, path has to be tackled before you reach your bounty; a glorious stretch of golden sand that can only be described in one word: ‘divine’. With the Atlantic Ocean and Donegal Bay spread out in front of you; this beach is ideal to indulge in just about any water sport that suits your fancy; from surfing to board sailing and from water skiing to kayaking; you name it and this beach has it all
Duncannon Beach: This stretch of sand that covers a distance of just over a mile is within a stones throw of the picturesque Wexford City; it is considered to be one of the best beaches of the South East
Benone Strand: Situated in County Londonderry; this spectacular stretch of golden sand on the North East coast of the island will certainly be one of the most scenic beaches that you will visit; you could also get adventurous here and explore the nature reserve in the area
Tyrella Beach: This beach is situated in County Down Derry the land form is flat and beautiful, the stretch of sand is ideal to just relax and work on your tan or enjoy the important sand dunes in the area.
Lahinch: This beach is located in County Clare and not only offers a promenade that leads you right into the Atlantic Ocean but the areas is also well known for its championship golf course.
Brittas Bay Beaches: The most popular beaches on the eastern coast of Ireland; this is a 5 km stretch of beautiful white sand with aquamarine waves rushing out to greet you as the sand caresses your feet. The beach offers ample of opportunities for indulging in water sports and also some shopping
Morriscastle Beach: This stretch of sand holds the distinction of receiving the first green coast beach award. The beach formed the backdrop for the hit Hollywood flick “Saving Private Ryan”.
Helens Bay: Located in County Down; this beach is in the vicinity of the coastal town of Bangor; the area boasts of some of the most unspoilt and remote beaches in Ireland; perfect for a picnic or to spend some time with that special someone
Portstewart Strand: This beach full of sand dune galore is nestled between the River Bann and the seaside resort of Portstewart.
Balbriggan: This beach in Dublin is not only great for long walks along the scenic coast line but it is also home to a colony of seals that are happy to offer some of the most exciting photo opportunities.