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Beautiful sandy blue flag beach

Stunning beach with TRUELY breathtaking surrounding. Running along side Donegal airport strip the... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Newry, United Kingdom
One of the best beaches in the world

This area of Donegal has strings of beautiful white-sand beaches, but Carrickfinn is the jewel in... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
County Donegal, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Stunning beach with TRUELY breathtaking surrounding. Running along side Donegal airport strip the view of this beach is the reason Donegal Airport was voted the second most scenic airport Approach in the world.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank rftu
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This area of Donegal has strings of beautiful white-sand beaches, but Carrickfinn is the jewel in the crown. If you land at the airport, don't turn left for civilization, turn right and saunter up just a few meters to the carpark and beyond the dunes...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank comhcheol
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Donegal with a group of friends recently and was lucky to be staying near this beautiful beach. It's easily over a mile long, is spotlessly clean and has great waves for body boarding. It's a blue flag beach which means it has good parking...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank hootwink
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Can't go wrong here, as long as you can walk comfortably, you will enjoy this beach. Would love to visit in another season.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 4adventure
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting this beach with my family since I was in nappies, and on a recent visit I was blown away yet again by its beauty and cleanliness! Great for walking and swimming, with warm rock pools for kids to paddle safely, and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Aoife H
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Had a lovely afternoon here by the seaside, but although it was a little bit breezy we were able to go for a stroll.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Noel M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Close to Annagry and adjacent to Donegal Airport lies the Blue Flag rated 'Carrickfin Beach'. A small car park leads to a sandy path that opens out onto the beach itself. The beach is covered with soft golden sand which is heaven to walk upon....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Waterford-TRIP
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite beach of all time. It is simply stunning with spectacular views. The water and the sand was heavenly and it is so serene. I can really switch off here. It is brilliant for body boarding and our children love the sand...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LAH24
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is a stunning beach tucked away in a quiet corner. The beautiful white sand leads to clear blue water. There are lots of shady coves which are perfect for picnics and you can even pick fresh mussels and cockles from the beach. It is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank suzannerodgers
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Carrackfin Strand is a beautiful beach which is fabulous to walk in all weathers! The sand is fine and golden. During the summer months there is a lifeguard on duty. The beach is good for swimming and the waves are great for kids to body...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank ElaineMc28
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