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157/159 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here in early June on an overcast day. The beaches were still pretty packed and people were swimming in the surprisingly decent-temperature ocean water. There are places to change along the beaches. The beaches are clean, free of rubbish and the water is...More

Thank Steveage
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

These are nice and spread out beaches. Some are sandy, some are stones. The water depth can vary on the location. There is a great diving board area with two diving platforms that make great entertainment.

Thank Dutch-Mikey
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Went here for a swim with my nine year old. High tide was in at blackrock and the water water was deep. He got a chance to jump from the platforms on blackrock tower and loved it. A real galway right of passage for any...More

Thank Athenry72
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Who know I would tan in Ireland!! Fun, quiet, clean beaches. Perfect for families. No lifeguards, so be aware. For Americans, know that the water is lovely, but very cold!

Thank annajenkins63
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I really found this beach relaxing and it was super clean. We really loved the walking trail around the beach as well.

Thank nbcarden
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Salt hill beach is one of the stunning clean beaches of Galway. I visit almost every summer, but the summer of 2018 was special because of a heatwave. Must visit beach.

Thank Tauseef S
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We spent one day in Galway. It was extremely warm—hottest weather in 43 years we were told. We wandered down to the beach. The teenagers enjoyed combing the beach for treasures. The younger girls loved looking at the sea creatures—hundreds of jelly fish. Beautiful. And...More

Thank Jurassika
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This has been one hot July here in Ireland and this is just the place to spend an afternoon. But, get there early to get a good spot.

Thank Msnider76653
Reviewed 26 June 2018

To avoid the crowds make sure you come early but there are many isolatedsections of sand so you can spread out a bit to enjoy.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Salthill Beaches made for very nice evening strolls. We walked out to the water, which was freezing cold (hahahaha). The beaches have large sidewalks that are perfect for biking, skating, jogging...

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