Curracloe Beach, Curracloe

4.8
#1 of 19 in Beaches in Province of Leinster
Fringed by pine forests and grassy sand dunes, Curracloe Beach features soft white sand lapped by a gentle surf. Locals flock to this Blue Flag-rated beach on sunny days, but thanks to its vastness, you won't have trouble finding a quiet spot just for yourself. A nature trail runs through the neighboring nature reserve, while the shacks serving snacks, selling sun cream, and renting bodyboards are available at the several access points. Thanks to its resemblance to Omaha Beach, the strand was featured in the opening scene of Spielberg's blockbuster movie "Saving Private Ryan." A visit to Curracloe Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Curracloe travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • An absolute must, visit this beach, spotlessly clean and natural beauty. If you are anywhere near Wexford definitely take a trip to Curracloe beach, long walks soft sand and clear water. Plenty of par...  more »
  • I live near Curracloe beach but I also travel a lot. This is one of the best beaches I Europe if we had the weather. Unspoilt. Friendly people and a very fine sand. Absolutely beautiful.  more »
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