Beaches

Banna Beach 

A beach that extends for many miles with magnificent views, a walkers’ paradise with views of the mountains along the Dingle Peninsula, of Kerry Head and the Maulin Mountains. A designated area of conservation with an abundance of rare plants and animals in Banna’s sand dunes, and a popular surfing location. Children will love the endless stretch of beach and lovely little rock pools to explore. Famous for its history associated with Roger Casement trying to land arms for Irish Republicans. There is also a commemorative statue for Roger Casement just a mere 2-minute drive from the beach 

Fenit Beach

Fenit is a sheltered and sandy beach ideal for bathing and swimming, with a large car park, toilets, picnic tables and playground. The beach lies within Tralee Bay and Magharees Peninsula, and west of Cloghane. Also, at Fenit you have a statue of St. Brendan the navigator, he is the patron Saint of Kerry & Clontarf. He was born in Fentt. He is one of the early Irish monastic saints. 

Ballyheigue Beach

Ballyheigue is part of a 10km stretch of sandy beach backed by sand dunes. It is located within the Akeragh, Banna and Barrow .It runs from the village of Ballyheigue for over 3kms until it reaches the outlet from Lough Akeragh and is an ideal place for swimming, surfing, walking and other water sports activities.

Derrymore Beach

Derrymore Beach is a stunning, sandy beach, ideal for walking. Derrymore Island is located to the east and is home to a nature reserve supporting many rare plant communities. It is also an important high-tide roosting area for shore birds.

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Dingle Peninsula
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