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Stunning beach with lovely cliffs

This is the beach from the film, "Ryan's Daughter." It is absolutely stunning with views to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Quincy, Illinois
Coumeenoole Beach

Lovely beach, unsuitable for swimming, as the currents are quite strong. Be very, very careful... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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“beautiful beach” (14 reviews)
“ryan's daughter” (13 reviews)
“slea head drive” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Dingle, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the beach from the film, "Ryan's Daughter." It is absolutely stunning with views to the Blasket Islands. The tide can be a bit risky. Our small group tour bypassed the large tour buses and drove right down to the beach. The scale of...More

Thank Patrice518
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lovely beach, unsuitable for swimming, as the currents are quite strong. Be very, very careful here, as the tide comes into shore really quickly! My two friends got soaked while posing for 'selfies' that is how quickly the tide comes in!

Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Go there! You HAVE to. Walk down the path to this beautiful diverse beach. Have a picnic on a sunny day, if you can get one! Make sure to explore the little coves (there are tiny waterfalls) and beautiful formations hidden through the rocks. Kick...More

Thank Cassie L
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I couldn't believe the size of this beach not that there were surfers out on the water. If you have a day and the temperature is right, this is worth a stop

Thank dthomas34
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Driving the Dingle Peninsula may be the most scenic ride we have seen anywhere. The highlight is Coumeenoole Beach, furthest point West in Europe. A must to climb the cliff so invigorating and inspirational when at the top.

Thank bsteinmail
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Stop when you see the first pull off parking area looking across to the beach for gorgeous photographs! Then drive around to the parking lot where you can walk down to the beach or up the bluff for incredible views out to the Blasket Islands....More

Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Amazing views! Loved this beach! A must see when taking the Slea Head drive. Parking available. Requires a bit of a walk down to the beach, but well worth the effort.

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Amazing views, nice sand, beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Not only are the beach views worth seeing but the hiking trail to the right of the parking area takes you up the hills, through the sheep, to another glorious view of the Blasket Islands. Take a...More

Thank tiboatguy
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Our tour guide was able to drive us down to the beach!!! We waved to the other large bus tours who were hiking down as we were driving.

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 2 September 2017

There's a parking area right off of the main road. You can either hike up to the top of the summit for some gorgeous views of the beach and coast -- or drive further down a narrow lane to the beach -- or park and...More

Thank cwright49
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Steven M
6 August 2016|
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Response from ReenPA | Reviewed this property |
The hike was an easy 15 minute walk. The only difficult part was figuring out which way to get over the fence without getting caught on your clothes. Walk slow to give the sheep a chance to get off the path.
29 June 2016|
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Response from Donsafe | Reviewed this property |
Can I suggest you try to contact Colm Banbury at Dingle Guided Walks. Google them. They are on Facebook and Twitter. Very knowledgeable about this area. I don't know Waymont but Coumeenoole and Mt Eagle to the NW of it is a... More