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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.

Ballybunion, the most famous seaside resort in North Kerry and is well known for its glorious beaches and panoramic cliff walks.

Ballyheigue Beach is an extensive sandy beach located beside Ballyheigue in County Kerry. It looks out over Tralee Bay and is great place for swimming, surfing, walking and other water sports activities.

Ballyheigue Beach

Banna Strand is located at Ardfert, County Kerry and stretches from Ballyheigue Beach in the north to Barrow Beach in the south. It is an extensive sandy beach of major ecological interest.

Banna Strand

Fenit 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).

Fenit Beach

Castlegregory Beach is a 4-5km stretch of interconnected beaches around Tralee Bay.

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

Ventry Beach

Inch Strand is 3 miles of sandy beach, ideal for bathing, sea angling, surfing and many other water sports. It is located on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry.

Inch Strand

Rossbeigh, White Strand is located 2 miles from the village of Glenbeigh in County Kerry. It is an extensive sandy beach in a rural environment and is great for swimming, walking, surfing and a wide range of other activities.

Bá na Scealg or Ballinskelligs beach is an extensive sandy beach located in a rural environment just 2km south of the village of Dungeagan in County Kerry.

Derrynane 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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