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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 Kirk Michael. 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.

  • 1. Kirk Michael Beach

    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 village…

  • 2. Laxey Beach

    Laxey Beach

    Laxey is a small town situated within Laxey Bay, a few miles to the north of Douglas. The town is based around a steep river valley and has a small sandy beach to the south of the river mouth.

  • 3. Niarbyl Bay

    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. This is a…

  • 4. Chapel Beach

    Chapel Beach

    Situated in front of the small Manx town of Port St Mary is Chapel Beach with its softly sloping sand. The beach backs onto the promenade and behind that the seafront so there are no shortage of facilities.

  • 5. Peel Beach

    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 brimming…

  • 6. Port Erin Beach

    Port Erin Beach

    Port Erin is situated towards the South Western tip of the Island. The beach is a sandy bay enclosed by rocky headlands and backed by the town.

  • 7. Ramsey Beach

    Ramsey Beach

    The beach at Ramsey is a sweeping stretch of sand interrupted by the pier and the breakwaters, marking the mouth of the river. The town is the second largest on the island and has a busy shopping street and working harbour.

  • 8. Broadway Beach (Douglas)

    Broadway Beach (Douglas)

    Douglas is the largest town on the Island and a popular tourist destination, set on a wide sandy bay. Broadway is the middle of the bay and is backed by the long promenade and the Horse-Drawn tramway.

  • 9. Douglas Beach (Central)

    Douglas Beach (Central)

    Douglas is the largest town on the Island and a popular tourist destination, set on a wide sandy bay. Broadway is the middle of the bay and is backed by the long promenade and the Horse-Drawn tramway.

  • 10. Ballaugh Beach

    Ballaugh Beach

    This sand and shale beach is located on the exposed North West of the island. Popular with windsurfers and kite-surfers but not ideal for beginners or the faint-hearted! Ballagh beach was recently in the news as the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)…