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Singing Sands Beach

Port Ellen, Argyll and Bute

Facing across the bay to Port Ellen on the Isle of Islay. Undeveloped, quiet and characterised by clean white sands and spectacular black volcanic rocks. If you want to get a bit more active, a short drive away across the Oa peninsula finds the great sweep of Laggan Sands, ideal for windsurfing, walking and jogging.

Beach Type



Nearest facilities in Port Ellen



Nature and Wildlife

Nearby Dunnyvaig Castle is an interesting visit.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Nearest town: Port Ellen
County: Argyll and Bute
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6177, -6.14257
Postcode: PA42 7DU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Singing Sands lies on the Isle of Islay. across the bay from Port Ellen.


Local parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Charlotte Street, Port Ellen (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Islay Airport, Glenegedale (Unknown stay).
About 6.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Port Ellen