Curracloe Beach, Curracloe

4.8
#1 of 19 in Beaches in Province of Leinster
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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  • Did half of the forest walk and then cut across to the beach - windy but other than that perfect. We even managed to spot a seal! Nice to also see the jockey training as well. Beautiful scenery and a ...  more »
  • We had a great walk along the beach which was spotless. The toilets were clean and there was plenty of room in the car park. It has facilities for surfing and a coffee shop.  more »
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