Lahinch is a sandy beach, subject to strong waves and strong currents. Activities include surfing, kite surfing, wind surfing, horse riding and angling. The use of personal watercraft and fast power craft is prohibited.
Please bring your litter home at the end of your visit to Lahinch.
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.
- Award: Blue Flag
- Beach wheelchair
Specially adapted beach Hippocampe chairs are available at the Ben's Surf School.The chairs with specially-designed wheels are free of charge. Users will require a carer or personal assistance to operate them. To book please contact Ben's Surf School on 086 844 8622.
- Designated swimming area
- Disability access
- Disability accessible parking
- Dogs allowed on lead
No dogs allowed on the beach between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. during the summer season. Before 11 a.m. and after 6 p.m. dogs are allowed but must be on a lead.
- Drinking water
- First Aid
- Litter bin
- Picnic area
- Public transport
- Recycling facilities
- Surfboard zone
Map of amenities
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Map of location
Longitude: -9.347862 Latitude: 52.933662