Hit the waves at Lahinch Beach, a seaside resort and popular location for sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, and surfing. The beach is one of the foremost surfing locations in Ireland, and the site of a world record in which 44 surfers rode a single small wave at one time. Perfect your swing at the 36-hole Lahinch golf club, or explore by cycling, hiking, or pony trekking. Take some time to learn about the area's long history--several earth forts indicate the area was inhabited in ancient times, including a prominent one believed to have been built by Danish Vikings. Take the guesswork out of planning a Lahinch vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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Galway- Cliffs of Moher-Lahinch Surf Trip including lesson BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $90
Duration: 5 to 7 hours
Lahinch Beach Reviews
The beach at Lahinch has been substantially improved after the big storm of 2014 and in anticipation of the Irish Open golf competition of 2019. Large rocks now anchor the beach and parking has been i... more »
Everyone raves about the beach at Lahinch, so after a morning at the nearby Cliffs of Moher, we cruised into the massive new parking lot, waiting for a spot to free up. Gorgeous sunshine, surfers to t... more »
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