Lahinch Beach, Clare

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: March 12, 2018
Location: Clare
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Lahinch or Lehinch Beach is a stunning sandy Blue Flag beach near the village on Liscannor Bay, on the northwest coast of County Clare, Ireland.  Lahinch beach faces the open Atlantic Ocean and is a large crescent-shaped sandy beach close to Liscannor.

Lahinch has long been a popular tourist destination for golfers and visotors to the nearby Burren, but in recent times, has also become a popular resort for surfing. Lahinch has become renowned as one of the foremost surfing locations in Ireland, as well as other watersports including kitesurfing and windsurfing. The surf is good enough to attract thousands of surfers all year round. The beach is lifeguarded during the bathing season (lifeguard patrol times are displayed on the information noticeboard at the beach).  The village is also home to the world famous Lahinch Golf Club.

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1. Lahinch Beach, Clare

Altitude: 2 m