Bunmahon Beach is a 2.5km stretch of sandy beach located on the south east coast of Ireland in Bunmahon, County Waterford. It is backed by sand dunes and is popular with surfers and for canoeing and kayaking.
Bunmahon Beach is a 5km sandy beach backed by sand dunes with tall cliffs at each end offering protection and shelter to the beach area. The sand dune area boasts an abundance of interesting flora and fauna encompassing a wide array of uncommon species. The beach area is also adjacent to a Natural Heritage Area (NHA).
There is a caravan park, modern outdoor play park and basketball court located directly behind the beach and it is also well serviced with food outlets, shops and amusements.
Tips from locals
While at Bunmahon take the opportunity to visit one of only 3 Geoparks in Ireland, The Copper Coast UNESCO Global Geopark.