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 Beaches.ie.
Latest Annual Bathing Water Quality Report
Portmarnock, Velvet Strand Beach is classified as achieving Excellent Water Quality in 2022 based on the assessment of bacteriological results for the period 2019 to 2022. Portmarnock, Velvet Strand Beach has achieved an Excellent Water Quality rating for the four consecutive years 2019 to 2022. 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.