Enjoy a day at the beach

Galway has an extensive coastline offering quality beaches and amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean. The miles of beaches available are great for swimming, walking, exploring rock pools, wind-surfing, kite-surfing and all sorts of beach fun. The Blue Flag is an international award for beach excellence.

It is presented to beaches, which have excellent water quality, which provide a range of services and visitor facilities, and which fulfil other specified criteria including environmental management, litter control and education. Galway’s coastal blue flag beaches include An Trá Mór /Inverin, Cill Muirbhigh (Aran), Portumna, Salthill, Silverstrand, Trá an Dóilin /(An Cheathrú Rua), and Traught.

Useful Information

For up-to-date listings of Blue Flag Beaches, visit www.blueflagireland.org

Getting There
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Co. Galway

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