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Portmarnock, Velvet Strand Beach

Location: Dublin (Fingal County Council)
Awards: Blue Flag

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About Portmarnock, Velvet Strand Beach

Velvet Strand Beach is a long, open, gently sloping beach facing east. Dunes are located to the back of the beach.. View available amenities and tide information at

Latest Annual Bathing Water Quality Report

Portmarnock, Velvet Strand Beach is classified as achieving Excellent Water Quality in 2023 based on the assessment of bacteriological results for the period 2020 to 2023. Portmarnock, Velvet Strand Beach has achieved an Excellent Water Quality rating for the four consecutive years 2020 to 2023. Annual water quality ratings are generally calculated using monitoring results over a four-year period and are assessed against stringent bacterial limits to protect bather health.