Beaches in Dingle, County Kerry

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The beach guide has 5 beaches listed in and around the town of Dingle. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Ventry Bay (4.1 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 (4.3 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.

  • White Strand (Cahersiveen) Beach (13.7 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…

  • Coumeenoole Bay (8.6 miles)

    Coumeenoole Bay © Pam Brophy | BY-SA

    Set just to the south of Dunmore Head, the westernmost point in mainland Ireland, is Coumeenoole beach. There are few more dramatic locations than this with the headland rising up to one side, the Blasket Islands only a couple of kilometres off the coast and the full force of the Atlantic Ocean slamming straight into the beach.


  • Kells Beach (10.7 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…

Dingle beaches map

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