Claigan Coral Beach, Isle of Skye

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#3 of 13 in Beaches in The Hebrides
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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  • August 21, 2017
    What a stunning sight this beach was as you come over the brow of the hill. The white shell beach is amazing. It's an easy walk from the car park to the beach and even if it was trickier it would have...  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    One of the best short walks on the Isle Of Skye, on a good day it's quite amazing - maybe not up to Caribbean standards or Great Barrier Reef but then this is Scotland - so give a little leeway please...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    i honestly can't believe anybody would be disappointed in this place regardless of where they are from or beaches they had seen . It is one of the most beautiful un spoiled beaches i have ever been to...  more »

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