Lahinch Beach, Lahinch

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Hit the waves at Lahinch Beach, a seaside resort and popular location for sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, and surfing. The beach is one of the foremost surfing locations in Ireland, and the site of a world record in which 44 surfers rode a single small wave at one time. Perfect your swing at the 36-hole Lahinch golf club, or explore by cycling, hiking, or pony trekking. Take some time to learn about the area's long history--several earth forts indicate the area was inhabited in ancient times, including a prominent one believed to have been built by Danish Vikings. To visit Lahinch Beach and other attractions in Lahinch, use our Lahinch trip builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    My daughters and I traveled to Ireland and the highlight of our trip was staying at Crag Shore B&B. Maura and Ronnie couldn't not have been more hospitable. The family run inn is at the top of the hil...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Lovely beach, seemed to be clean! Lots of children and adults our on surf boards! Few little shops located close by and small amusenent centre  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Great location for water sports with very clear markings for swimmers and surfers set out on this busy beach. All types of boards here with choppy waves on a well manned life guarded beach.  more »
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  • May 15, 2017
    Weekends are crazy crowded, during the week, just nice. Lots of places to eat and drink. The Ice Cream store is the hot spot. Ask for Fergal, great guy.
  • April 15, 2017
    Lahinch will always have a special place in my heart. Beautiful beach and Kennys Bar should not be missed!
  • October 21, 2016
    All people saying there aren't any nice beaches in Ireland are proven wrong. This is one of the most beautiful beaches we've ever been to (we had tremendously good weather tho) and the town of Lahinch is lovely, too. Definitely a must go place if you're near by and the sun is shining!
  • January 14, 2017
    Beautiful beach. Recommend taking a walk and enjoying some periwinkles
  • June 29, 2017
    A great safe beach

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Where to stay in Lahinch

The beach and town center are within walking distance of each other, so choosing a place to stay doesn't have to be a toss-up in Lahinch. Most visitors to this coastal destination come for the famous surfing or golf course, but the town offers plenty of options for every kind of visitor and budget. The town's hostel is popular with young surfers or backpackers traveling on a shoestring budget, while cozy bed and breakfasts, vacation home rentals, and fine hotels are a good fit for those with a bit more to spend.
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