Rossbeigh Beach is situated in the Ring of Kerry and is 2km from Glenbeigh Village on South Kerry Peninsula.
It is an expansive sandy beach in a rural community that has been designated a natural heritage area, a Castlemaine Harbour Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and Special Protection Area (SPA). The abundance of flora and fauna of the area make it an important natural habitat.
Rossbeigh Beach is attractive to people too. Tourists love the beach, rating it highly and complimenting the conditions for swimming, walking, canoeing, and surfing. The firm sand is good for walking, and locals can be seen enjoying evening strolls, even on not-so-sunny days.
Close to the beach, there is a small playground area, suitable for young children and toddlers.
Rossbeigh Beach has been awarded coveted Blue Flag status, an international award that water quality and safety. The strand is enjoyed by families, dogs and people on horseback, and offers a children’s play area, wide beaches absent the tide and dunes for climbing. A fine sunset is also visible from this location.
Safety and Information
A lifeguard is on duty during bathing season, and a notice board on the beach gives visitors valuable information about enjoying all of the natural beauty found in the area.