Ballinskelligs beach is an immaculate Blue Flag sandy beach lying in Ballinskelligs Bay
Overlooked by Mc Carthys Castle. Separated from Ballinskelligs pier by Ballinskelligs Abbey, the beach is one of the best kept secrets in South Kerry and has been a favourite with local families for many years.
Internationally Environmental Recognition Blue Flag beach
Life guards on duty during summer months
Ample parking with 50 space car park
Coffee shop adjacent beach
Reenroe beach is another sandy beach stretching some 1.5 Km and due to it’s low gradient offering shallow bathing for smaller swimmers and those who merely want to enjoy the vast expanse of golden sand. Accessible off the R567, the road is suitable for one way traffic only until you get to the beach where it gets wide enough to offer parking. While lifebuoys are in place it does not have a dedicated life guard.
St Finian’s Bay in The Glen has the smallest beach with the strongest rip tides and is very popular with surfers and watersport enthusiasts, it is a small unspoilt beach , with the Skellig Islands as its backdrop. Definately worth a visit is the Skellig Chocolate factory and cafe.