Beaches in Cahersiveen, County Kerry

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The beach guide has 6 beaches listed in and around the town of Cahersiveen. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • White Strand (Cahersiveen) Beach (2.3 miles)

    White Strand (Cahersiveen) © Kieran Evans

    White Strand, as the name suggests, is a scenic near-white sandy beach located along the beautiful Ring of Kerry. The beach is about 500 m long and is in a sheltered location, which means that the waves and currents around the beach are usually not too strong. This makes it a popular spot for swimming…

  • Ballinskelligs Beach (8.9 miles)

    Ballinskelligs © Jonathan Billinger | BY-SA

    The extensive sandy beach at Ballinskelligs is well known for its fine golden sand and clear water. It is located on the western side of Ballinskelligs Harbour within a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and Natural Heritage Area (NHA). The beach is overlooked by not just one set of ruins, but two. There are the…

  • Kells Beach (7.3 miles)

    Kells ©

    Kells, on the Ring of Kerry is a small fishing village on the north coast of the Iveragh Peninsula. It is backed by gently rolling hills and has a distinctly rural feel. The small sheltered beach has fine sand and plenty of rock pools. It has been awarded Blue Flag status and is a good…

  • Derrynane Beach (13.8 miles)

    Derrynane © John Morton

    Located on the Ring of Kerry in a Natural Heritage Area (NHA) is the natural harbour of Derrynane Bay. Within this bay is a beautiful beach of fine sand with rocky outcrops.

    The largest stretch of sand is known as 'Danger beach' on account of there being dangerous currents here. This section is marked and during…

  • Ventry Bay (14.1 miles)

    Ventry Bay © Pam Brophy | BY-SA

    Set in a deep south-east facing bay, Ventry Strand is one of the more sheltered beaches on the Dingle peninsula. It's also the biggest featuring an enormous 3 kilometre crescent of golden sand.

    As a Blue Flag award beach you can be assured Ventry Bay has clean water and all the amenities you could need close…

  • Ceann Tra Beach (14.1 miles)

    Ceann Tra © Pam Brophy | BY-SA

    3 miles of beautiful, safe, sandy beach set on the Natural Heritage Area of the Dingle Peninsula a few miles from Dingle town. The main beach - Ventry Strand is backed by a small dune system. Other features include a small lake, wet grasslands and an extensive reed bed.

Cahersiveen beaches map

Map featuring Cahersiveen beaches. Click on pins to view beach details