Sea and sand, clean and unspoilt is the appeal of these two beaches, paradise for kids and adults alike.
Lying just a few miles west of Kinsale two of the finest beaches in Co Cork. Both beaches Garrettstown and Garrylucas have Blue Flag status, meaning that the beaches have pristine clean bathing water plus other services such as car parks, toilets, and wheelchair access to the beach. Garrettstown beach is a surfer’s paradise and Garrylucas beach is ideal for wind or kite surfing, both beaches have life guard protection for the Summer season Picnic areas are available for those who love the sea and dislike the sand. Several picnic tables are dotted around on the green areas.On the rocks many kinds of seaweed can be found such as duillsc, triopan and sleaghan and of course mussels, crab and lobster are fished regularly. Hours of fun for kids in the many rock pools. Just metres away you will find the Pitch and Putt course and two tennis courts where for a small fee many hours of fun can be had.Come and leave your footprints on the sand.