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Whitestrand Doonbeg Blue Flag Beach 2014

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Doonbeg, Clare, Republic of Ireland
E: blueflag@eeu.antaisce.org

Whitestrand Doonbeg is famous for its white sand that frames magnificent coastal scenery. This sandy beach is located 2.5km west of the village of Doonbeg off the N67 road.

Whitestrand Doonbeg is famous for its white sand that frames magnificent coastal scenery, this is a highly secluded beach which attracts lots of visitors during the summer due to its tranquil nature, safe swimming and water cleanliness and is sheltered on both sides by the low rocky rugged cliffs that frame the strand. The view from White Strand Beach looks across to Doughmore Strand which is a very popular surfing, swimming and family beach. White Strand Beach and surrounding coastline are also popular with fishing enthusiasts.

The beach is lifeguard patrolled during the summer months and more information can be found at the notice board located at the beach.

It is in a designated Natural Heritage Area of ecological importance and also a Special area of Conservation (SAC).

GPS Coordinats:
Latitude 52.747126 Longitude -9.5502627

The beach has received the International Blue Flag award for 2014.