Strandhill Beach

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Strandhill Beach
4.5
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Elaine Kennedy
510 contributions
No stopping for us at Standhill.
Sep 2021 • Friends
This beach was a little disappointing, very little parking available. Signs up recommending not to swim? Nice little places to get a coffee available on the promenade. Very busy but beach did look long and sandy.
Written 11 September 2021
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Ciarrai2014
County Kildare, Ireland578 contributions
Nice for a walk
Aug 2021 • Family
Nice to walk along the beach and the seashore. Watch out for the jellyfish! Great to see so many doing surfing lessons - next time maybe!
Written 14 August 2021
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Sean O’Mahony
Cork, Ireland2 contributions
Strandhill is a mess
Aug 2021 • Couples
I was very disappointed with Strandhill. To get to the beach, you have to drive through a kind of new housing estate of poorly designed, unimaginative houses more suited to suburbia, to get to a small cul- de-sac of a car park by the beach, where all the parking spaces are blocked off. Cars are then forced to turn around and drive back to another ugly, unimaginative, treeless car park nearby. The small seafront area is crowded with badly parked cars and aimless people queuing for coffees or ice cream, because there is little else to do there.
Basically the whole place is a planning mess, with no vision, no beauty, no trees and no grassy areas to relax on. Even the views of the beautiful Knocknarae are spoilt by bungalow blight around its base. And the large beach is not much to look at either, particularly at low tide when acres of seaweed are exposed . The planners could learn a lot from places like Mullaghmore and Rosses point, where everything is planned on a human scale and are pleasant place to be.

It’s probably a surfers paradise (the place has a surplus of surf schools), but I’d say even the most avid surfer would be depressed by the dreary surroundings. For a more uplifting experience head for the nearby Kilaspugbrone which is wild, sandy and beautiful.
Written 4 August 2021
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DonegalFizzy
Stranorlar, Ireland77 contributions
Fabulous Site
Jul 2021 • Family
I didn't think I would be writing a review this year, after many years of wonderful holidays I thought I had nothing new to say but I couldn't but praise the site and the fabulous staff again.
The site, like many businesses, has faced, with courage and hard work, the challenges imposed by covid. Many new, inexperienced, campers are trying the camping lifestyle. I witnessed the way the staff treated everyone with kindness and respect, giving sound advice to those in need. The site is a lovely, family friendly place to visit. There are fabulous walks, seaview and pubs, restaurants, ice-cream shop, surf school and seaweed baths within walking distance as is a small shop. The toilets and showers are kept spotlessly clean, sanitising gel is available where needed. The staff are more than helpful, Tom, Niall and the rest of the team work tirelessly, always with a smile.
Thank you everyone at the Strandhill caravan park. I will, hopefully be back soon.
Written 2 August 2021
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Aideen B
Dublin, Ireland146 contributions
A lovely seafront area to spend a few hours
Jul 2021
Strandhill is a lovely area to while away a few hours,strolling along the beach,when visiting Sligo.
There is a great pizza place just off the small promenade (although I can't remember the name) and also a lovely icecream parlour,right on the promenade - both have indoor and outdoor covered seating.
Written 30 July 2021
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leahmcburney
Templepatrick, UK314 contributions
Big Big Waves
Oct 2020 • Couples
If you are into surfing then this is definitely the spot for you but also if you like me just like to watch big waves. Go get a coffee or an ice cream and just marvel at the power of the sea
Written 7 October 2020
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VALEDIreland
Tralee, Ireland350 contributions
Lovely
Oct 2020 • Couples
We enjoyed a walk here and more fossil hunting. There is a lot of activity here. Surfing to watch and it's a lively place.
Written 4 October 2020
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John & Jean Coop
Monasteraden, Ireland12 contributions
Beautiful Scenery
Oct 2020 • Couples
Gorgeous place with beautiful beach and views to die for. Great for families. Varied choices of accommodation and lots of cafes and a few bars for food and drinks.
Written 4 October 2020
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Travel30WAW
Sligo, Ireland34 contributions
Lovley on a quiet day
Aug 2020
This is a lovely location with beautiful scenery. However, you should come here off season/early or late in the day, as in summer or on warm days it is absolute overrun with people.
Written 30 September 2020
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WhereToTry
Waterford, Ireland1,413 contributions
Gorgeous Beach
Sep 2020
This is a gorgeous beach and so clean.
Perfect for an enjoyable long walk and an excellent spot for surfing or just watching proper surfers.
Written 21 September 2020
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