Skerries South Beach

Skerries South Beach is a long sandy beach, 2km in length with a beautiful esplanade and coastal walkway


Skerries South Beach is a 2 minute walk from Skerries town

How to get there

There’s several pedestrian access points on the beach.

By bus

Get the 33 to Skerries town. The beach is a 2 minute walk from the bus stop. Check Dublin Bus for the timetable.

By train

Get the train to Skerries town. It’s a 20 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.


Car Parking along South Strand
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

Bathing Water Quality

Skerries South Beach is an identified beach under the Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (SI No. 79 of 2008). The water quality is monitored regularly from mid-June to mid-September every year.  Water quality results are available on the beach noticeboard and on the EPA website

Any water quality issues at our beaches are reported on our Water Pollution Incidents section. We also place notices at the beach, and you can also find the incident report at .