Inchydoney Beach, Clonakilty

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Enjoy coastal views along the smooth, sandy shores of Inchydoney Beach. This small island features beaches with a backdrop of dunes and was given the international Blue Flag award by the Foundation for Environmental Education. Head to this spot, just a short distance from Clonakilty, for a day of relaxation or recreation. The beach has its own surf school that welcomes both beginners and more experienced surfers. Meander along the seaside, take in rugged coastal views, and, if you would like to stay overnight, look into the nearby Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa overlooking the shoreline. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Inchydoney Beach and many more Clonakilty attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Clonakilty trip planner.
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  • Calmingly quiet beach with great surfing opportunities next to a small village with frinedly people and reasonable prices. The water is clean, the weather is crazy.  more »
  • Big wide beach and great i am sure in the summer. Hotel is on the beach so nice for something warm after a long walk.  more »
  • Super nice. Super nice. It's the Ireland! A lot of people, a lot of space and nature. cool cool
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