Curracloe Beach, Curracloe

4.8
#1 of 19 in Beaches in Province of Leinster
Fringed by pine forests and grassy sand dunes, Curracloe Beach features soft white sand lapped by a gentle surf. Locals flock to this Blue Flag-rated beach on sunny days, but thanks to its vastness, you won't have trouble finding a quiet spot just for yourself. A nature trail runs through the neighboring nature reserve, while the shacks serving snacks, selling sun cream, and renting bodyboards are available at the several access points. Thanks to its resemblance to Omaha Beach, the strand was featured in the opening scene of Spielberg's blockbuster movie "Saving Private Ryan." A visit to Curracloe Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Curracloe travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We enjoyed walking 4kms up and down the beach on a sunny Saturday. It’s so good to have all this space. Lots of people out with dogs but unfortunately some not cleaning up after their pets. Plenty of ...  more »
  • Beautiful beach of fine sand with dunes, where scenes from the film "Save Private Ryan" were recorded. There is a café, lifeguards, and surf lessons. Very windy
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