Portsalon Blue Flag Beach

Availability: Jan - Dec

Address: Portsalon , Co Donegal
Tel: +353 (0) 7491 22787
Email: beaches@donegalcoco.ie

A very extensive sandy beach on the shores of Lough Swilly. It gently slopes towards the Atlantic ocean and is located in a Natural Habitat Area. The beach at Portsalon can be reached by travelling north east in the R246 from Carrowkeel to Portsalon. The beach is lifeguard patrolled throughout the bathing season (lifeguard patrol times are displayed on the noticeboard at the beach). Beach Lifeguards Lifeguards will be on duty on this beach - from June until September. Hours of Work: 12.00pm - 18.30pm Emergency Contact Number: Dial 999 Flags: Red/Yellow Flag - It is safe to swim and lifeguards are on duty. Swim between the flags. Red Flag - High Hazard. It is dangerous to enter the water. Lifeguards are on duty. No Flag - No Lifeguards on duty.

General Advice

All beach users are asked to take care when at the beach, and in particular: • Never swim alone - Or surf, dive or sail unless there is someone with you. Always engage in water activities with family or friends. Tell someone when you will be back. • Note Locations of Life Saving Equipment - Before entering the water familiarize yourself with the location of lifebuoys. • Report Missing or Damaged Lifesaving Equipment - If you find that lifebuoys are missing or vandalized, please contact the Blue Flag Co-ordinator, Donegal County Council, Central Laboratory, The Kube, Magheranan, Letterkenny. (074) 91 22787 or (074) 91 76276. Email - beaches@donegalcoco.ie
  • Highlights
  • Lifeguards during Lifeguard Season
  • First Aid Kits
  • Toilets - Permanent Toilet Block (4 Female, 3 Male)
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Car Parking