Castlegregory

Maherabeg Blue Flag Beach 2014

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Castlegregory, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)667121288
E: blueflag@eeu.antaisce.org

Maherabeg Beach is an extensive sandy beach and dune system. It is located in Castlegregory, County Kerry and is a protected area.

Maherabeg Beach is located three miles north of Castlegregory on the Magherees Peninsula.

The whole area is protected and is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and proposed Natural Heritage Area (pNHA); Tralee Bay and Magharee Peninsula, West to Cloghane pNHA and SAC. The beach also lies within the Tralee Bay Complex Special Protection Area (SPA) and the Dingle Peninsula SPA.

The beach is lifeguarded during the bathing season and more information can be found on the noticeboard located at the beach.

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