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This was my second visit to this fabulous beach ,I just love it here and it's always so peaceful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
County Mayo, Ireland
A tiny piece of paradise

This beach is paradise. I have many happy memories of previous visits to it . My sisters children... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
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Leenane, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Title says all you need to know. Ok I have to add more as it says my review is too short, that should do it lol!

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All reviews white sand rock pools low tide off the beaten track beautiful surroundings lucky with the weather unspoilt inspiring dunes strand tranquility connemara ireland countryside west scenery
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We accidentally came across this stunning beach on the coast of Connemara National Park. Our dogs played on the sand and paddled in the rock pools. We found it a perfect place to relax and enjoy the scenery.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second visit to this fabulous beach ,I just love it here and it's always so peaceful .Can be difficult to find from Leenane take the road sign posted Tullycross keep a look out for a right turn sign posted Glassilaun Beach road...More

Thank Hollymay13
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This nice sandy beach is east of Tullycross at the end of a spur road from the Wild Atlantic Way. Signs make it relatively easy to find. Good parking.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This beach is paradise. I have many happy memories of previous visits to it . My sisters children all love it . Not because of the views but for the piece and tranquility.

Thank RupertC64
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

OMG! What a completely gorgeous beach! 7 of us had a BRACING walk there in late August. The views are just incredible. If you are anywhere near Leenane, check this beach out. The only downside was that there was no coffee shop - and I...More

Thank Seals36
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Stunning beach, with perfect white sand and incredible views. The small islands of Illaunmore and Illaunwilliam are just offshore.

Thank Grainne F
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

You just have to go to this beach to see how beautiful it is The scenery is amazing the water is so clean The sand is lovely for the children to play It is so peaceful and quiet there didn't want to leave it

Thank ally089
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Get the sat nav out for this one. It's worth the meander down to beach where there is a car park and a wonderful safe sandy beach. A bit windy but you can hide in the dunes. Rge sea was wonderful. Go there

Thank keithcairns
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Beautiful surroundings , no public facilities, superb views, wonderful sandy beaches , quiet, way off the beaten track...beaches how they used to be !!!!

Thank fred s
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This beach is in the back of beyonds in an amazing setting under the Connemara hills. Water was cold but still nice for swimming. We practically had the place to ourselves.

Thank SeanCork2013
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Sarah S
4 March 2018|
Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
All roads west of Galway are slower than most other roads in Ireland. They are tarmacked, but are very much bog roads the further west you go. After Oughterard average average top speeds drop to below 40mph, once you turn... More
Thomas R
16 August 2015|
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Response from Clurdy | Reviewed this property |
From Tully Cross you need to take the road next to the church, opposite Paddy Coynes. Look out for signs for west scuba diving school, it's in the same place. Definitely worth finding.
Marge B
14 April 2015|
Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what farm you mean. Public transport west of Galway is skeletal. There is no train service, but there is a limited Galway Clifden service. On the other hand there are plenty of coach tours which include trips to... More