Nestled along the south-eastern coast of Ireland, Curracloe Beach is a picturesque haven known for its stunning natural beauty, soft sandy shores, and serene ambiance.
The beach is also famous for being one of the locations where the opening scenes of the movie "Saving Private Ryan" were filmed.
The beach offers an idyllic escape for nature lovers, families, and anyone seeking tranquillity by the sea yet is located only 10 km north of Wexford town.
For families, one of the best things about Curracloe beach is the gentle slope of the beach into the water and the mostly calm waves make which makes it a safe option for families with children.
While swimming is a popular activity, Curracloe Beach is also known for the various water sports like kiteboarding, windsurfing, and kayaking. Check out The Surf Shack.
After enjoying the beach, you might want to pop into the Coffee Break Beach Café: This cozy café near the beach offers all the usual hot drinks and pastries. Perfect spot to warm up post-beach.
With its pristine shores, dunes, and proximity to Wexford, Curracloe Beach promises an unforgettable experience for those seeking the charm of the Wexford coastline.
We love this swim spot for its huge soft sandy beach.
All pictures above are available as prints from our Curracloe Beach Prints Page
If you have any recommendations for places to go, eat or drink near Curracloe pop them in the comments section for all to see.
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