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Best beaches in County Galway

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in County Galway as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in County Galway is Trá an Dóilín. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in County Galway just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • 1. Trá an Dóilín Beach

    Trá an Dóilín Beach

    Located in the Irish-speaking region (Gaeltacht) of Connemara is the beach of Trá an Dóilín. Well known for its clear water and fine golden sand the beach here is actually quite unique geologically. Also known as Coral Strand the beach has some…

  • 2. Silverstrand Beach

    Silverstrand Beach

    Silverstrand has a safe shallow sandy beach of approximately 0.25km, bounded on one side by a cliff and the other by rocks. It is particularly popular and suitable for young families. It faces directly into Galway Bay giving spectacular views.

  • 3. Spiddal Beach

    Spiddal Beach

    Open rural sandy beach near the town of Spiddal in County Galway.