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Fanore Beach

Fanore is a sandy beach underlain by gently sloping stepped limestone, which is exposed in parts at low tide. Fanore beach contains a dune area to the northeast which supports a variety of vegetation. Activities include surfing and wind surfing. 

Please bring your litter home at the end of your visit to Fanore.  

Under the Litter Pollution Acts 1997-2003, dog-owners are required to clean up after their animals if it fouls in a public place such as public roads, footpaths, parks and beaches. Failure to do so can result in an on-the-spot fine of €150.

Beach bye-laws are in place with horse riding and dogs prohibited between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. during the summer season.

Motorised watercraft, surfing and the use of canoes and kayaks is prohibited in close proximity to swimmers.

Blue Flag Award

Location

Fanore Beach
Fanore More
Fanore
County Clare
Map

Lifeguarded hours

Daily from the 5th of June, July, August and up to the 12th of September  11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Amenities

  • Award: Blue Flag
  • Designated swimming area
  • Disability access
  • Disability accessible parking
  • Drinking water
  • First Aid
  • Information point
  • Lifebuoy
  • Lifeguarded
  • Litter bin
  • Parking
  • Picnic area
  • Recycling facilities
  • Showers
  • Surfboard zone
  • Toilets

Map of location

Longitude: -9.286845 Latitude: 53.11745

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Location

Fanore Beach
Fanore More
Fanore
Clare
Map

Lifeguarded hours

Daily from the 5th of June, July, August and up to the 12th of September  11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.