Lahinch Beach, Lahinch

4.7
#1 of 7 in Beaches in County Clare
Hit the waves at Lahinch Beach, a seaside resort and popular location for sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, and surfing. The beach is one of the foremost surfing locations in Ireland, and the site of a world record in which 44 surfers rode a single small wave at one time. Perfect your swing at the 36-hole Lahinch golf club, or explore by cycling, hiking, or pony trekking. Take some time to learn about the area's long history--several earth forts indicate the area was inhabited in ancient times, including a prominent one believed to have been built by Danish Vikings. Take the guesswork out of planning a Lahinch vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Lahinch is the perfect stopping place to stay when traveling the Wild Atlantic Way. Walking the beach is a pleasure while also being a great place to watch sunsets & surf.  more »
  • It is about 40 years since I saw this beach last. My memory of this beach is lots of dry sand when the tide is out. Between a very bad storm a number of years ago and the fact that I am 40 years older...  more »
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