Lahinch is a coastal village on the west coast of County Clare Ireland. This is a town on Liscannor Bay just south of Liscannor village and the Cliffs of Moher . Lahinch is one of Ireland's most popular seaside resorts offering visitors great variety, it has a one-mile stretch of golden sandy beach, spectacular scenery, great nightlife and two golf courses one of which is very famous.
Lahinch’s golden beach is a hive of activity all year round. It is a blue flag beach; meaning it is clean and safe to swim in and is manned by a lifeguard. It is a beautiful beach to walk and when the tide is in there is a long promenade which can also be walked extending on to a gravelled path leading along beside the golf course. Lahinch is acclaimed for the top quality surfing conditions available offshore. Indeed, the Guinness record for number of surfers on a wave is held by Lahinch. Surf lessons and equipment for hire are available in the village by a number of shops. Other water sports including kitesurfing, suba diving, snorkling and windsurfing are catered for as well. Just across from the beach is a decent sized playground.
The village is famous for its classic links golf course, it is host to every major Irish Amateur competition and the Home Internationals. The course combines deep valleys, blind shots to greens hemmed in by hills on 3 sides and huge sand dunes and the views are breathtaking. There is also the Castle Course Golf Links in the village and there is a pitch-in-putt course two kilometers outside the town on the road to Liscannor.
All-weather facilities at this seaside resort include an indoor pool, arcade, massage,yoga,pilates, fantastic shops offering gifts from Ireland, including Waterford crystal, knitwear, jewellery, golf attire,wool, belleek and pottery, a couple of art galleries and a bookshop.
For a unique food experience check out Wild Kitchen. Based in Lahinch Wild Kitchen offer some-thing different, guided wild food walks on land and seashore. Join them to discover and identify delicious, edible, wild plants and enjoy all that the land has to offer.