"The joy of surfing is so many things combined, from the physical exertion of it, to the challenge of it, to the mental side of the sport" Kelly Slater
Lahinch in County Clare is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from north winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Hazards include rocks / rips. (source: http://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/Lahinch)
Spanish Point, Co. Clare on the west Coast of Ireland is an exposed reef and point break that is fairly consistent and can work at any time of the year. There are three reefs within walking distance of each other, with the inner reefs the most consistent. The middle reef gives very long rights while the widely exciting outside point offers 6ft faces on sets!!
Suitable for the novices as well as the more experienced surfers, Lahinch & Spanish Point have become an extremely popular place to surf in County Clare. Lessons can be arranged with local surf schools if required.
Suitable for Surfing Groups or just a groups of friends looking for Why not experience the exhilarating sport of surfing at Spanish Point or Lahinch while enjoying the warm and friendly atmosphere of our Hotel.
All Inclusive Surf Packages available in partnership with Ben’s Surf Clinic:
- Bed & Breakfast
- Dinner on night(s) of your choice
- Surf Lesson(s) for different levels
- Rent of Surf Boards and other equipment
View Ben’s Surf Clinic website here
Other useful Surf links in West Clare: