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Salthill Beach

Galway, Galway

Salthill seaside resort is a 15-20 min walk from Galway city centre. The beach is sandy with rocky outcrops and has little surf. Facilities include toilets, showers, changing areas and a dive board! Can get busy when the sun is shining. The promenade above the beach provides a lovely picturesque walk leading onto the Blackrock to Silverstrand Way.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets (inc disabled), showers, changing areas, diving board

Activities

Swimming, diving, snorkelling

Nature and Wildlife

Walk from Blackrock/Salthill to Silverstrand beach 2.5 miles

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

Beach is cleaned regularly.

Dogs

Dogs required to be on a leash and dog fouling removed.

Tourist Information

www.irelandwest.ie

Location

Nearest town: Galway
County: Galway
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2469, -9.1777

Access

Nearest town is Galway. Follow R336 out of Galway

Public Transport

Bus Service to Barna

Parking

Parking available

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Galway