Ballyheigue Beach, County Kerry

Ballyheigue is one of County Kerry's premier Blue Flag Beaches

  • Variety of Wind conditions produce surfable waves
  • Open to swells from SouthWest - West direction
  • Swell sizes from 1ft - 4ft produce surfable waves
  • Vibrant Friendly Locals
  • Easy Access
  • Flat Beach = Safe Rolling Waves, perfect for learning
  • Customers can avail of our daily text updates

  • This is an extensive sandy beach.
  • The beach is located within an area with a number of environmental designations.
  • The beach is located 17.7km (20minutes drive) north of Tralee Town.
  • The beach runs from the village of Ballyheigue southwards for over 3km as far as Black Rock or to the outlet from Lough Akeragh.
  • A vibrant rural seaside resort, its beach is the continuation of the magnificent Banna strand, dominated by the ruined neo-gothic mansion of the Crosby family, and looking out on panoramic views across Tralee Bay.
  • To access this beach follow the R551 north from Tralee.
  • The local Maritime Centre has scientific and natural history exhibits on show for the public.

  • Public Toilets
  • Outdoor Kids Playground
  • Ample Car Parking
  • Supermarkets, Hotels, B&B's, Caravan Parks, Bars & Off Licence
  • Shorebreak Surf School
  • Council Lifeguards during peak season (lifeguard patrol times are displayed on the information noticeboard at the beach).
  • Banna Inshore Rescue

Follow the R551 north from Tralee, or click below to view larger map & directions on google maps

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