Curracloe Beach, Curracloe

Fringed by pine forests and grassy sand dunes, Curracloe Beach features soft white sand lapped by a gentle surf. Locals flock to this Blue Flag-rated beach on sunny days, but thanks to its vastness, you won't have trouble finding a quiet spot just for yourself. A nature trail runs through the neighboring nature reserve, while the shacks serving snacks, selling sun cream, and renting bodyboards are available at the several access points. Thanks to its resemblance to Omaha Beach, the strand was featured in the opening scene of Spielberg's blockbuster movie "Saving Private Ryan." A visit to Curracloe Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Curracloe travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Must be the best beach in Ireland. What more can be said. Golden sand as far as you can see. Water cold but what would expect in Ireland.  more »
  • My husband, 14 month old and I stopped here enroute back home after a week in Wexford. I was at this beach 10 years ago and it made a massive impression on me. I wouldn't go to Wexford without making....  more »

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