Sunny Days on the Sandy Beaches of Wexford
Ireland has once again been blessed with glorious sunshine this Spring. The country has said farewell to a mild winter and we're breaking out the summer clothes for a sunny summer (fingers crossed!). Where else should you enjoy the golden rays other than on the sandy beaches dotted along our coastline!
Wexford's Long Golden Beaches
County Wexford's coastline is taken up by long sandy beaches and caters for all desires from a leisurely swim in calm waters, to a thrilling surf in big swells. So what beach is best for you on those sunny afternoons along the Wexford coast?
If you're the adventurous type looking to visit the South East then an afternoon at Courtown Beach is the ideal option. Fill your day with surfing, kayaking, jet skiing and power boating over by the harbour. After, enjoy a well deserved rest on the golden beach which is a certified Blue Flag beach. What's more, Courtown is a quaint village with fantastic restaurants and pubs. Apparently you'll get the best chips in Ireland in 'The Dinky Take-away'!
Rosslare, another Blue Flag beach in Wexford, is an absolute stunner! This sandy cove is 12 km south east of Wexford town and is a perfect destination for a relaxing holiday with the family. Rosslare Strand is a safe, golden beach with sand and stone and the family can enjoy water activities, horse riding and round of golf for the adults.
This Blue Flag Beach is just a stone's throw from Wexford Town and is one of Wexford's treasured gems. You can look forward to walks along the 12 km of golden soft sand and enjoy a leisurely swim in the calm waters. This beach is especially popular with tourists. You might recognize Curracloe Beach from 'Saving Private Ryan' starring Tom Hanks. If it's good enough of for the big screen, you know it's worth the visit!
You can find this beach on the East Coast of Wexford around 6 km from Cahore Point. Morriscastle Beach is blessed with fine sand and is the longest stretching beach in Europe. You're sure to find a spot on this 20 km stretch of sand. It's the perfect location to get some peace and quiet and enjoy an afternoon in the sun.
County Wexford is a popular destination among tourists and the long golden beaches are a big attraction to anyone who visits. If you're in search of a holiday full of adventure or just looking to relax and take in the view, County Wexford could be that perfect spot for you!
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Posted: 15 Mar 2014 by
Claire Regan |
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Tags: Beaches, Leisure, Wexford