Ballinskelligs Beach is well known beach for its long golden sand and clear water. It forms part of the Ballinskelligs Bay and Inny Estuary Special Area of Conservation and Iveragh Peninsula Special Protection Area. It is also a proposed Natural Heritage Area.
The beach is lifeguard patrolled during the bathing season and more information can be found on the notice board located at the beach.
The beach has received the International Blue Flag award for 2016.