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Salthill Beaches

157/159 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Very nice walks in the beach

Beaches are rugged but beautiful, many opportunities to walk when you drive between Galway and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jjcronin78
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Boston, Massachusetts
Great area near the city centre

Beaches are great for a swim or a walk on the promenade that runs the length of salthill beside... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
IrelandGalwaygirl
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Ireland
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157/159 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beaches are rugged but beautiful, many opportunities to walk when you drive between Galway and RoundStone (where the seafood is great at lunch)

Thank jjcronin78
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beaches are great for a swim or a walk on the promenade that runs the length of salthill beside them. Great family place for indoor or outdoor activities with leisure land indoor pool a fun fare and lots of hotels bars and restaurants.

Thank IrelandGalwaygirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed seeing Galway so calm and the seagulls playing in the water. A very well maintained beach and its surroundings.

Thank karen g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weather is not a problem if its good one can enjoy the beach if its bad walk along the prom both are enjoyable swimmers swim no matter what the weather from what I could see on my visit. Plenty of diving and jumping from the...More

Thank BarMc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in salthill on last Thursday will never forget the place it was so rundown how did they let it get. to this the beach was dirty and the place was well run down. Had the worst food ever saw lot of close down places...More

Thank Melissamurphy123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Even though we had good weather for July in Galway, it was not the type of weather we like for the beach. When we go to the beach we prefer hot weather and a beach a little away from town. If we had kids, we...More

Thank drtom100
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I like Galway and this was a brilliant day. We arrived early and found a great parking space in the car park (there is no charge for now) and left for the beach which is clean with lots of space, the toilets need to go...More

Thank kaswords
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We were staying across the street from the Salthill beaches and spent a few hours on a sunny afternoon walking, exploring the tide pools in the rocks at low tide, collecting shells, making sand creations. We found a jellyfish, jelly fish eggs, mysterious 'sand pasta'...More

Thank Toni D
Reviewed 29 July 2017

If you are in Galway then you have to go to Salthill. The beech front is lovely with a great prom for walking. There are always loads of people swimming off the diving boards. Taking a break at one of the coffee shops and watching...More

Thank quirdavi
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Went for a morning walk along this coastline which is stunning people love jumping into the sea from the well equipped diving boards .

Thank Martino B
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