Sandycove Beach

Located in the beautiful coastal town of Dun Laoghaire, Sandycove Beach is a stunning destination that attracts visitors from all over the world. This picturesque beach is known for its stunning views of the Irish Sea and its pristine sandy shoreline.

Sandycove Beach is a perfect spot for a day out with family or friends. The beach is easily accessible and is just a short walk from the Sandycove DART station. The beach is also located along the stunning Dublin Bay coastal walk, which is a great way to take in the beauty of the coastline.

One of the most unique features of Sandycove Beach is the famous Forty Foot bathing area, which is a popular spot for swimming and diving. The Forty Foot has been a traditional bathing spot for over 250 years and is a must-visit destination for those looking for a refreshing swim in the Irish Sea.

Aside from swimming and sunbathing, there are plenty of other activities to enjoy at Sandycove Beach. The beach is a great spot for picnicking, with plenty of grassy areas and benches to sit and relax. There are also volleyball and basketball courts available for those looking for a bit of friendly competition.

For those interested in history, Sandycove Beach is home to the famous Martello Tower, which was built in the early 1800s as a defence against the threat of a Napoleonic invasion. Today, the tower has been restored and is open to the public as The James Joyce Tower and Museum, offering visitors a glimpse into the history of this Irish novelist, poet, and literary critic. 


Sandycove Beach,
Sandycove Point,
Dún Laoghaire,
Co. Dublin.

Sandycove Beach is located 25 minutes drive from the Castle Hotel.

Public transport can also be taken, our front desk staff will be able to guide you on these.

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