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Majestic view.

The roads might be a bit challenging but they're typical rural Ireland. What a lovely drive ! Next... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Clif C
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Denver, Colorado
Amazing beach and views

Great beach and pure white sand, Need the weather to enjoy it though ;} Lovely area for walks... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
albamoto
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“coral strand” (2 reviews)
“great beach” (2 reviews)
“white sand” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The roads might be a bit challenging but they're typical rural Ireland. What a lovely drive ! Next trip, the fourth, we'll picnic there. If you stay at a local hotel in Clifden you may want to engage a driver, which is inexpensive, to explore...More

Thank Clif C
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Great beach and pure white sand, Need the weather to enjoy it though ;} Lovely area for walks & running etc.

Thank albamoto
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Visually the waters look tropical blue and the sand white. A great place to stop and picnic. Always a stop we do anytime we are in the area.

Thank ogormanJ
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a stunningly beautiful bay, with white coral sand and turquoise sea. Well worth a stop to take it all in.

Thank L3K
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We stopped off at Mannin Bay, after an enjoyable afternoon in Cliftden, on our way round the Roundstone loop. It has fabulously white sand and turquoise green sea, which reminded us of holidaying in the Caribbean! The beach itself had lots of amazing shells and...More

Thank Ruth C
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped off on a loop drive around Connemara. This is a beautiful beach with a ton of seashells. There were people swimming but we are from Florida so getting in the water was out of the question, lol. This is a definite stop.

1  Thank T M
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

The coral strand, as it's known locally, is a really unusual beach - made of algal limestone and shells - it's a great place to hunt for pretty shells: winkles, whelks, lots of bivalves and if you look hard some tiny cowries. The water is...More

3  Thank Kate B
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

If the beaches at Mannin were in Cornwall or Spain they would be thronging with people, the fields would be full of hotels and it would be hell. Luckily (?), you have to really want to go to Connemara (given that now means a drive...More

2  Thank Y8215WKtimb
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Mannin bay is lovely. The colour of the water, the lovely clean golden sand .It is a bit out of the way so can be a very peaceful place to visit.

Thank martinmortimer
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I got here by accident driving from Roundstone to Clifden. I call it The Coral Beach and even in rain it is a stunning place. If you're driving through, stop even for a moment, you will not regret it if you love nature's hidden treasures.

2  Thank katje79
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