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Claigan Coral Beach, Isle of Skye
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At Claigan Coral Beach, what seems to be bright white sand or coral is actually small bits of sun-bleached algae that makes up a stunning shoreline. Located on the Isle of Skye near the Dunvegan Castle, this alluring beach is rarely crowded, as it's a bit off the beaten path. The beach lends itself to long, leisurely strolls, so take your time wending your way down its rugged coast. You could also extend your visit by exploring the other beaches here, which locals call "wee gems." Make Claigan Coral Beach a centerpiece of your Isle of Skye vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Isle of Skye vacation builder.
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  • About a 45 min walk with varied terrain to a beautiful bay and clear turquoise sea. Well worth the effort - mind out for the boggy bits and the stepping stones! Lovely little tumbledown croft near the...  more »
  • Weather was good so decided to visit coral beach. Car park not very big and was quite full when we arrived which was mid to late afternoon. Took us about 45 minutes to walk but we stopped a few times ...  more »
  • Tranquility, one with nature, it's all here, in the air, on the beach, and scurrying along the ground. One of the most serene places on earth