The Beach Guide

Best beaches in Isle Of Man

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Isle Of Man as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Isle Of Man is Fenella Beach. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Isle Of Man just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

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    1. Fenella Beach

    Fenella Beach is a short strip of sand that connects St Patrick's Isle to the rest of the Isle of Man. Located in a small, sheltered cove, Fenella is popular for water sports. The beach here is somewhat dominated by the well-preserved…

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    2. Glen Wyllin Beach

    Located in a rural area on the western coast of the island, Glen Wyllin Beach forms one stretch of a long strip of sand, shingle and rock coastline which stretches for miles in either direction. Cooildarry Nature Reserve nearby has a diverse…

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    3. Peel Beach

    The west coast beach of Peel is one of the finest on the island. A good stretch of golden sand protected by a large breakwater make this beach a family favourite. With Peel Castle and the historic fishing port as a backdrop this spot is…

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    4. Gansey Bay

    Gansey Bay is a good sized sandy beach within the Bay ny Carrickey and just to the east of Port St Mary. Excellent low water location for windsurfing. Best in East, SE, South and SW winds. At high tide the sea crashes onto the sea wall…

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    5. Port Erin Beach

    Port Erin Bay is found on the south-western tip of the Isle of Man. The delightful sandy beach here curves around the bay in a horseshoe-shape and faces west, making it a great spot to capture the magnificent sunsets which can be seen…

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    6. Laxey Beach

    Laxey is a small former fishing and mining town on the east coast of the Isle of Man. The town has a number of vintage railways and a harbour. To the south west of this harbour runs a small sand and pebble beach. At the southern end of…

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    7. Niarbyl Bay

    Located on the more remote and rugged southwest coast of the island, Niarbyl Bay is both dramatic and picturesque. The name Niarbyl means 'the tail' and refers to the rock formation that dominates the beach, jutting into the Irish Sea.…

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    8. Derbyhaven Beach

    Derbyhaven Beach lies on the south-eastern tip of the Isle of Man and forms a crescent around the shallow, east-facing bay. The bay is protected by a breakwater and the waters here are highly favoured by windsurfers, as well as being used…

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    9. Kirk Michael Beach

    The beach at Kirk Michael is just part of a huge stretch of sand and shingle that makes up the remote North-East coast of the Isle of Man. The beach is just a short way from the village of Kirk Michael which has plenty of facilities. The…

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    10. White Strand Beach

    This small sand and shingle beach set between rocky outcrops lies on the west coast of the Isle of Man, just under two miles north of Peel. The beach is backed by grass-covered cliffs and hills, behind which lie fields along which the…

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