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Derrynane Beach

We went to the Derrynane House on a Rabbies Tour. We didn't pay to go into the house but instead... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Debbie M
Beautiful beach

We almost had the beach to ourselves on a weekday morning in early September. It is a really nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ger H
Limerick, Ireland
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Derrynane, Caherdaniel, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to the Derrynane House on a Rabbies Tour. We didn't pay to go into the house but instead walked through the gardens and went to the beach. The beach is beautiful and is a short 5 minute walk.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We almost had the beach to ourselves on a weekday morning in early September. It is a really nice beach for walking and it seems to be very safe for swimming. Will be back

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Top beach , not many people, views are amazing, great for walking around the local area. Just off the ring of Kerry. Great food places near by

Thank caroline c
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Wonderful beach - a huge flat expanse of sand with no stones or seaweed (which my kids don't like). The setting is just gorgeous too. When you get to the end of the narrow, winding access road there are a couple of ways to get...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful beach & when the sun shines, no place in the world I’d rather be! I look it here, I went running every morning, swimming in the afternoon, although freezing....a magical place!

Thank Emma_A_G2012
Reviewed 28 August 2018

There are actually 4 beaches in close proximity at Derrynane. One has a tiny pier and can be windy but the other beaches to the left are shelters, sandy and beautiful. We swan out to the Abbey Island and snorkeled around the rocks at the...More

Thank EugeneC257
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Spent an afternoon here with my husband and teenage lads. As we pulled up alongside this vast beach we all went "WOW" together. There is so much space here with lots of little bits of beach on one big beach.Vast expanse of sand, huge rocks,...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This beach is a beautiful place to walk with the dog or there is a lifegaurded section at 1 end where a swim is always good. Lots of good car parking very close to the beach

Thank Twomicefightin
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We went to this beach last week for the day and it was just fabulous a long sandy beach with beautiful view all round really makes this beach a must to visit if you are doing the ring of kerry and it's only minutes of...More

Thank Eddiebyrne
Reviewed 11 August 2018

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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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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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