Ballyholme Beach is now Bangor's largest sandy beach following the transformation of the marina area throughout the ... More
Ballyholme Beach is now Bangor's largest sandy beach following the transformation of the marina area throughout the 1990s. Depending on the tide, bathers can walk out to sea for several meters before the water reaches their waists, although the area has in recent years become renowned for leisure pursuits somewhat more adventurous, shall we say, than paddling. Yes, Ballyholme is Bangor's wind-surfing paradise. (Charles Dickens once stopped off for a swim in the bay on a reading tour of Ireland. It is sadly unclear whether he himself surfed or not). The beach is still ideal for families and has a plentiful supply of sandcastle-building materials. Just behind the beach is a large grassy area for further fun and games.
Driving along the Pacific Coast Highway, visitors to San Diego are bound to notice a string of beaches. Be sure
to stop at this beach, found along the Encinitas coastline. This state beach offers both swimming and surfing, although ...
At Sombrero Beach, the youngsters, and you, too, even if you're not traveling with kids, can frolic on the sands
of this public beach, and chow down at picnic facilities. If you're very young at heart, you can join ...
Crandon Park Beach includes three miles of sandy beach, 493 acres of park, an 18 hole golf course, and soccer
and softball fields. Its beach was named one of the top ten in the United States. The park also ...