Banna Beach is 7 miles north west of Tralee. It’s a beautiful Blue Flag beach that extends for miles. This is a walkers paradise with views of the mountains of the Dingle Peninsula on the southwest horizon, Kerry Head and the Maulin Mountain to the northwest and straight out to sea you can see Mucklaghmore Rock. The sand dunes here are a designated conservation with rare plants and animals. It’s is a popular surfing spot with surfing lessons available and summer camps during July and August.
Shore Fishing is excellent here, north of Banna Beach is the Black Rock and Carrahane known as “an Poll Gorm” are recommended fishing spots. There is a 9 hole golf course at the Ardfert Golf Centre and the 18 hole Tralee Golf Club is nearby. The picturesque heritage village of Ardfert has much to offer those in search of history and architecture with Ardfert Cathedral and Friary and a choice of quality restaurants and pubs. You can stay in local B&Bs and the Banna Beach Hotel.
Children will love the endless stretch of beach, perfect for sandcastles with seashells and rock pools to explore while the sand dunes have shelter to enjoy picnics by the shore. Banna Beach is an ideal day trip from Tralee, Fenit or Ballyheigue.