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The Maharees

An extensive sand spit and associated dune system to the north of Castlegregory village. The beaches have a blue flag and have lifeguards during the summer season.

A number of surfing schools operate in the area.

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Béal Bán & Wine Strand

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Béal Bán and Wine Strand/Trá an Fhíona: these popular beaches are close to the village of Ballyferriter/Baile an Fheirtéaraigh.

Both beaches are sandy, safe for swimming and provide stunning views. In June of each year an impromptu horse-racing festival is held at Béal Ban, with associated events in the public houses of Ballyferriter.

 

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Wine Strand
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Sand Dunes
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Béal Bán Sunset
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Mount Brandon from Béal Bán
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Fun on the Beach!
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Wine Strand

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Coumeenole

coumenoleOne of the most iconoc sites on the Dingle Peninsula, Coumeenole is a popular stop for travellers on the Slea Head Drive, providing dramatic views of the Blasket Islands.

One of the filming locations for Ryan's Daughter, the currents in the water hhere make it unsafe for swimming.

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