Best beaches in County Sligo

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

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

  • Dunmoran Strand © Helen Hotson

    1. Dunmoran Strand Beach

    Dunmoran Strand is long stretch of golden sand backed by grassy dunes and not a lot else. This rural beach is quite secluded and has a wonderfully natural feel to it. 

    From the beach there are great views over the sand…

  • Streedagh Beach © Mark_gusev

    2. Streedagh Beach

    Streedagh Strand is 3km long crescent of sand running between Streedagh Point and Connors Island.

    Behind the beach are dunes and then a large lagoon formed by the estuary of the Grange river which can be a a good spot for…

  • Rosses Point © Bob Embleton

    3. Rosses Point Beach

    The award-winning beach at Rosses Point, 8km from Sligo, offers visitors a long stretch of clean, fine sand backed by low grassy dunes. Set on the "Wild Atlantic Way" there are lovely views of Knocknarea to the south and Benbulben to the…

  • Enniscrone © Discover Enniscrone

    4. Enniscrone Beach

    Enniscrone is a 5-kilometre-long, golden, sandy beach located along Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way on the Sligo coastline, alongside the lively resort town of Enniscrone. It is a popular beach for swimming, having been awarded Blue Flag…

  • Mullaghmore © D Gore | BY-SA

    5. Mullaghmore Beach

    Mullaghmore is a long, wide, sandy beach, stretching for about 3 kilometres / 2 miles inside a crescent-shaped bay, backed by an impressive system of sand dunes. From the beach one can enjoy excellent views of the Tievebaun and Truskmore…