Strandhill Beach
Strandhill Beach
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DonegalFizzy
Stranorlar, Ireland100 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Family
I didn't think I would be writing a review this year, after many years of wonderful holidays I thought I had nothing new to say but I couldn't but praise the site and the fabulous staff again.
The site, like many businesses, has faced, with courage and hard work, the challenges imposed by covid. Many new, inexperienced, campers are trying the camping lifestyle. I witnessed the way the staff treated everyone with kindness and respect, giving sound advice to those in need. The site is a lovely, family friendly place to visit. There are fabulous walks, seaview and pubs, restaurants, ice-cream shop, surf school and seaweed baths within walking distance as is a small shop. The toilets and showers are kept spotlessly clean, sanitising gel is available where needed. The staff are more than helpful, Tom, Niall and the rest of the team work tirelessly, always with a smile.
Thank you everyone at the Strandhill caravan park. I will, hopefully be back soon.
Written 2 August 2021
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Smyck1
43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
Strandhill did not disappoint in any way despite it being bitterly cold and a strong fresh wind. The waves were quite spectacular as they crashed along the shoreline.

There were plenty of other people who like us were taking advantage of the hard sand for walking on. Plenty of space for dogs too and there were a few of them out for a walk/run too.

Despite the time of year it was quite busy and there was plenty of space for everyone. A refreshing walk to blow the cobwebs away and get a taste of the amazing salt air coming off the Atlantic.
Written 12 February 2023
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Eimear99
Ireland2,789 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Couples
Visited at about 4pm on Dec 27th.. could not believe the crowds that were about…. Lots of people surfing. Beach not suitable for swimming but very suited to amazing long walks with a backdrop of sand dunes!
Written 28 December 2021
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Sean O’Mahony
Cork, Ireland29 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Couples
I was very disappointed with Strandhill. To get to the beach, you have to drive through a kind of new housing estate of poorly designed, unimaginative houses more suited to suburbia, to get to a small cul- de-sac of a car park by the beach, where all the parking spaces are blocked off. Cars are then forced to turn around and drive back to another ugly, unimaginative, treeless car park nearby. The small seafront area is crowded with badly parked cars and aimless people queuing for coffees or ice cream, because there is little else to do there.
Basically the whole place is a planning mess, with no vision, no beauty, no trees and no grassy areas to relax on. Even the views of the beautiful Knocknarae are spoilt by bungalow blight around its base. And the large beach is not much to look at either, particularly at low tide when acres of seaweed are exposed . The planners could learn a lot from places like Mullaghmore and Rosses point, where everything is planned on a human scale and are pleasant place to be.

It’s probably a surfers paradise (the place has a surplus of surf schools), but I’d say even the most avid surfer would be depressed by the dreary surroundings. For a more uplifting experience head for the nearby Kilaspugbrone which is wild, sandy and beautiful.
Written 4 August 2021
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TalieF74
Dublin, Ireland147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Went for a walk along Strandhill during a new year visit to Sligo and would highly recommend. Beach is quite hard to get onto but worth the effort. Area is very popular and has a lot of coffee shops but they are quite hard to get into as they are always packed.
Written 20 January 2020
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holidayseeker
Derry, UK3,655 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Visited Strandhill for the first time on a blustery January afternoon. The crashing waves were amazing , we saw' no swimming' signs which would be a pity in summer months with the lovely long sandy strand, but with those waves I can see how it could be dangerous. Lovely coffee shops near the beach.
Written 30 January 2020
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Rox09
Dublin, Ireland154 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Family
Super long beach suitable for surfing or body boarding. If you are into these you will have hours of fun. There are dangerous riptides but if you ask the guys doing the surfing courses they are brilliant with advice on safe times and places. Not for swimmers though. Super huge sand dunes at the back of the beach, great fun climbing these. Gorgeous promenade for a walk. Public toilets are hard to come by due to COVID-19 & I cringed when I saw portable toilets but they were smelling fresh & the cleanest ever experienced & fully stocked. Bins were emptied regularly, overall the area is very well kept. Really enjoyed our trip to Strandhill & will definitely return.
Written 4 August 2020
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Rachel O
Carlow, Ireland16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 • Couples
Although it was a wet and windy day. Nothing could take away from the beauty of this beach. Beautiful scenery of the surrounding mountains and hillsides. Lot of people walking the beach or surfing. Very clean beach
Written 8 September 2020
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Elaine Kennedy
561 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Friends
This beach was a little disappointing, very little parking available. Signs up recommending not to swim? Nice little places to get a coffee available on the promenade. Very busy but beach did look long and sandy.
Written 11 September 2021
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David M
Sunnyside, NY42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Easy to get to from sligo town, lovely places to sit and watch the ocean. Nice cafe and bars close by to eat. Plenty of parking available in nearby parking lot if none available right beside the beach.
Not ideal for swimming, surfing is popular.
Written 2 July 2022
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