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Beautiful beach on the Aran Islands

Our last visit was in September, and it was too chilly to wade out in the water, so we took photos... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cynsha
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Mankato, Minnesota
Lovely beach

The west of Ireland has some lovely beaches and this is a wonderful small example. The white sand... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Emily G
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Dublin, Ireland
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Kilmurvey, Province of Connacht, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our last visit was in September, and it was too chilly to wade out in the water, so we took photos of the landscape instead. It's a huge beach, just before you reach Dún Aonghasa. Kilmurvy Beach is on the north side of the island,...More

Thank cynsha
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The west of Ireland has some lovely beaches and this is a wonderful small example. The white sand flows into the pale blue sea, which is really pretty, it is a safe little beach and well worth a visit. The water will be colder than...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped and spent a few minutes at this little beach. It is pretty enough with its silvery sand and breathtaking surroundings. There were several people swimming even though it wasn’t hot out. Worth a few minutes if you are passing by.

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Stunning beach worth a visit we cycled to here (an easy cycle from the ferry port) en rout to Dun Aonghasa, a lovely picnic stop off.

Thank Josiesparkles
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Lovely safe place to have a swim - you cannot miss it on your trip around the island - clean pure water.

Thank michael k
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Rode to the beach from town on the high road and stopped for a while, very pretty. Would be nice during a hot day.

Thank TMM818
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This is a gorgeous beach, with lovely views over towards Connemara. There are toilets marked on the map, however these were locked when I was there. Luckily there are cafes at the visitor centre at Dun Aonghasa just a few minutes away by bike!

Thank Gluten-Free-Gael
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Our mini-van tour of the island included a short stop at Kilmurvey Beach. It is a very clean, picturesque beach of white sand overlooking the towards Galway and Connemarra to the north. Said to be the home of a seal colony, none were evident at...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We saw seals basking on this attractive beach. The whole area is most attractive with its narrow roads, horses and some attractive stone buildings including some white painted shops.

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Very nice "blue flag" beach. Ireland's highest standard. Located at a cross roads where there are many historical sites to see. It was our starting point for a couple good hikes to the big fort and the worm hole.

Thank Karl K
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