Malahide Beach

Malahide Beach is 2 km long consisting of an estuary and a marina.    

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Malahide is situated in northcountyDublin, about 5km east of Swords/M1 Motorway. 

How to get there 

By bus

Malahide is serviced by 32/42/142 Dublin Bus routes. The beach is a 5 minute walk from the bus stop. Check Dublin Bus for timetables and service updates.

By train

Get the train or DART to Malahide village. It’s a 10 minute walk from the train station to the beach. Check Irish Rail for timetables and service updates.

By car

See the google map at the end of this page.


Public car park
Public toilets
Lifeguard station (summer months only) 

Lifeguard information

There’s a red or yellow flag flying from the lifeguard station when a lifeguard is on duty. A lifeguard is only on duty in the summer months from 11am to 7pm as follows;

  • Saturday and Sunday during June
  • everyday during July and  August 

Safety information

Due to dangerous currents from the estuary and marine traffic, Malahide flies a red flag permanently.

Bathing Water Quality

The water quality at Malahide beach is monitored regularly from mid-June to mid-September every year.  Water quality results are available on the beach noticeboard.

Any water quality issues at our beaches are reported on our Water Pollution Incidents section. We also place notices at the beach.