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Port Ban Beach

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Stunning Beaches & Landscape

Walk past St Coumba's Abbey for 15-20 minutes and you'll arrive at the beautiful Machair, if you... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Lyndsay A
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Excellent Island

We ended up there after visiting the Isle of Mull. Although we did not have very clear whether we... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
JordiOV
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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1 Jun 2017
“Stunning Beaches & Landscape”
28 Apr 2017
“Excellent Island”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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PA76 6SP, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Walk past St Coumba's Abbey for 15-20 minutes and you'll arrive at the beautiful Machair, if you can tear yourself away from the spectacular view that greats you, keep walking for 5 minutes and you'll arrive at a stunning beach that resembles the Bahamas, unspoilt,...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

We ended up there after visiting the Isle of Mull. Although we did not have very clear whether we should visit Iona or not, I have to say that I was very lucky with our decision as this is possibly one of the best nature...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

A sheltered white shell-sand beach, good for swimming, though quite shallow when the tide is out (which leads to patches of warmer water when the sun shines). Paradise with cold water. Plenty of rocks to climb, spaces and a cave for changing or drying off....More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

An easy walk up the golf course road to the Atlantic side of the island for this beautiful beach. We we lucky to visit when there were crashing waves and loved every minute. Well worth the short walk.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

One of the nicest beaches I have ever visited, was 25 degrees when we went, was able to spend the whole day & picnic on the beach, was so warm we were also able to swim in the sea. Felt like we were in the...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Love Port Ban! It is beautiful with turquoise water, white sand and pink rock and is safe for swimming (best when tide is further in than out). Short distance from the machair so as long as you know which direction to go (head to the...More

Thank Graham R
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I really recommend this beach and it is worth the effort to find it. Luckily it has been beautiful sunny, blue sky, warm days each time I've been. It is fun to climb up the rocky area and view it from above. The water is...More

Thank Pam F
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is one of the safest places to sea swim - the beach is made up of white crushed shells and in is just a superb place to sit and relax

Thank IanGEC
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

First found Port Ban in 1993 and loved it before even knowing it had a name. Usually you get it to yourself because the day-trippers don't have time for more than the usual round of abbey, St Oran's, shopping and eating. This bonny white beach...More

Thank Jean B
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Shells, white sand, turqoise shallow water-what more do we want? Well worth the hike and not a tourist trap in sight. Blissful Mother Nature at her best

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Well basically you walk to the opposite side of the island from the ferry - you turn left and walk past the cafe and shop and the road goes along Martyr's bay and then turns right up the hill and you just keep walking (about... More
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