The Velvet Strand is a long sandy beach, approximately 5 km in length, consisting of a large sandy dune area. There are public toilets located at the northern end of the beach. Portmarnock is a haven for beach goers during the summer months, offering facilities like hotels, restaurants, fast food outlets and golf courses.

The town is served by the No. 32B and No. 42 bus services and the DART from Dublin City Centre. There is also a large public car-park at the beach.

This beach is lifeguard patrolled during the bathing season. Lifeguard times can be viewed by clicking on the tab above or by checking out the information notice board at the beach.

Beach Description



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