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Perfect in sunshine

Lovely swim in clear water, Soft white sand. Fantastic views. Path made by lawnmower in dunes... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Luz-star
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Ireland
Beautiful

My husband and I visited this beach in July 2018. We walked every inch of it. It is raw and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda R
via mobile
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“abbey island” (27 reviews)
“derrynane house” (42 reviews)
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Derrynane, Caherdaniel, Ireland
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"sunny day"
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"ring of kerry"
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"sand dunes"
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"sea sports"
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"life guards"
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"summer months"
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"dangerous currents"
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"crystal clear waters"
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"nature reserve"
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"large rocks"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely swim in clear water, Soft white sand. Fantastic views. Path made by lawnmower in dunes, great if you're on foot or bike.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this beach in July 2018. We walked every inch of it. It is raw and beautiful. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Linda R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this beach by accident but between the scenic drive along the coast. As well as the lovely, but tight, drive down to the beach itself. This is an excellent place to bring the family, young or old for a a day out. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slightly off the beaten track this beach is a must visit in any weather (hot and sunny obviously better). Great for swimming, boarding or just a good walk us and the kids were happy for hours. A really relaxing beautiful spot

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked along the beach under a grey sky during low tide. It was a pleasant walk with the sand dunes parallel to the sea. There were signs about dangerous currents so unfortunately no swimming.

Thank Andrei F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the gem of a beach on the Ring of Kerry. Even on what for Ireland was a heatwave it seemed empty. Loads of space, a blue flag and lifeguards on duty until 7pm. Don’t know when they start as it would...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Derrynane beach most be one of the best beaches in Ireland, with beautiful scenery it is well worth a walk on this gorgeous beach

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Our B&B host told us about this place and we are so glad she did. It was one of our favorite stops on the Wild Atlantic Way. We spent a few hours here walking around, climbing on the rocks, checking out the tidal pools, looking...More

Thank Kari V
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Gorgeous beach with plenty of parking and lovely walks, very clean and close to derrynane hotel and O Carroll's Cove

Thank Yvonne F
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in the county of Kerry. It is situated on the Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic way. It has stunning views. It has plenty of parking and an extremely clean public toilet. It is also quite...More

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Phyllis H
8 June 2018|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw several.
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Response from Catriona O | Reviewed this property |
Wavecrest Caravan Park. it is only about 1km from Derrynane Beach. beautiful spot..
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donna l
9 July 2016|
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Response from clevercat123 | Reviewed this property |
There is a life guard there. I would check with him as the beach looks lovely and there are perfect spots to swim but there are parts with rocks also for those that do not know the beach. When you come into the parking lot... More
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