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Stunning sandy beach on Waterford copper coast

It's a pretty long sandy beach divided in three sections , Its a beach That's popular with walkers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waterford, Ireland
Always Beautiful

Clonea Beach near Dungarvan County Waterford is always s pleasure to visit and this recent visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Dungarvan, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a pretty long sandy beach divided in three sections , Its a beach That's popular with walkers and joggers in the early morning. Come summer it's busy with sun worshipers, Its close to the Gold coast hotel and to Waterford Greenway, a 46 klm...More

Thank WaterfordANDme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clonea Beach near Dungarvan County Waterford is always s pleasure to visit and this recent visit was no different. This is an unspoilt beach and good for swimming or for a brisk walk. It’s well worth a visit.

Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long neat sandy beach ideal for long walks. Understand last year the walking and cycling track, the Waterford Greenway was opened. The track extends for 46 kms. Lifeguards are present at the beach over the peak season. The beach is about 10 minutes drive...More

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here in the splendid sunshine of the great summer just past . I suppose it’s just like any other beach but I think we all have a bit of a fascination with the sea and we visit Clonea as often as we can....More

1  Thank Len F
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Lots of activities available but it gets very busy on fine weekend - parking is cat and there can be long delays!

1  Thank Mo-ni-Aonghusa
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Nice Beach but very little facilities nearby. The hotel is closed and the the caravan park just behind while well kept, could do with having their staff take some civility lessons. They are extremely rude.

Thank gomaho748304
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Superb sandy beach, safe, clean and loads of activities thanks to Albert and crew from Wet World. Gordons take away serves up great fish and chips.

Thank 512frances
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This beach is very accessible, there is an excellent cycling path from Dungarvan and good free parking available. The washroom amenities were excellent.

Thank Anniem201590
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Nice sandy beach. Lovely for a walk. Shame there was no cafe close by. It just a drive from the gold coast hotel. Clonea stand hotel is no longer open

Thank Traloch
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery but only ok as the local facilities are not very pleasant. The hotel on he strand lets he whole place down as it is very unkempt.

Thank Joannon
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sharon w
25 May 2017|
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Response from daraphilpott | Reviewed this property |
The Gold Coast hotel has a private car park access directly beside the beach. They will give you the code to the gate at the car park. There is a proper walkway/footpath to the beach and restrooms are on this walkway.
Ben Y
27 July 2015|
Response from Emer P | Reviewed this property |
Ben, your question isn't clear? Where/what is "room sergeant man "? I know the Clonea area a good bit but can't help at moment !!