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10 of the best beaches in Kerry
Enjoy a day at the beach in Kerry.
From long stretches of sand to hidden coves with an almost-tropical feel, there's a variety of beaches to discover on a trip to Kerry. Escape for a day of sunbathing, play in the sand and water with the family or try your hand at surfing and Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) on your next visit.

Here are some of the best beaches in Kerry.

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Visit Ballybunion and stroll glorious beaches in the most famous seaside resort in North Kerry.

Throw yourself into a variety of water activities at Ballyheigue Beach in County Kerry, all while taking in spectacular views of Tralee Bay.

Uncover the incredible ecology and history of Banna Strand in Ardfert, County Kerry. The beach is located 7km north of Tralee Town.

Fenit Beach is located close to Fenit Harbour in County Kerry. This is a sandy beach and is also a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and proposed Natural Heritage Area (pNHA).


Go beach hopping and explore all the sandy strands connected to the stunning Castlegregory Beach in County Tralee.

Fionntrá (Ventry) Beach is a beautiful crescent shaped beach located in the Gaeltacht village of Ceann Trá (Ventry) in County Kerry. It is a sandy beach with a small dune system, rich in flora and fauna.

Bring your swimming togs to Inch Strand in County Kerry and enjoy the wide range of water activities on offer.


Take part in a range of fun water activities and admire the beautiful scenery to be found at Rossbeigh, White Strand in County Kerry.

Baile an Sceilg (Ballinskelligs) beach is an extensive sandy beach located in a rural environment just 2km south of the village of Dungeagan in County Kerry.

Derrynane, Doire Fhíonáin is an extensive sandy beach in Derrynane Bay, County Kerry. It is a safe and sheltered beach, ideal for swimming and other water sports.

Explore more of beautiful Kerry

Once you're done discovering some of the best beaches Kerry has to offer, check out our guide for more things to do in Kerry

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