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Go surfing at Spanish Point with Celtic Surf School

Spanish Point, West Clare

Paddle Boarding
Cool For Kids

Catch a wave on the Wild Atlantic Way. This school offers surf lessons, kids’ surf camps, stand-up paddle boarding, and surfboard rentals.

Celtic Surf School aim to provide a great surfing experience that will become one of the many highlights of your holiday along the Wild Atlantic Way. Have fun while taking part in an exhilarating and refreshing adventure. They share the experience they have learned over the years to help you discover the art of surfing and want to see a smile on your face when you catch your first wave.

The school is an Irish Surfing Association-approved school. They offer group surf lessons, kids/teens surf camps, individual surf lessons, stand-up paddle boarding, surfboard and wetsuits rental, and group bookings.

The school is in Spanish Point, on the beautiful west coast of County Clare. This village is on the R482 road between Miltown Malbay and Quilty. It has a beautiful long sandy beach within a sheltered location, making it a family-friendly shore, perfect for surfing and sandcastle-building. The beach is located on the northern side of the village and has ample parking. Its high waves, rolling in from the Atlantic Ocean, are popular with surfers and swimmers alike, and surfing schools operate there in summer. Picnic benches are dotted along the beach for those that love to picnic at the seaside. If you’re a seasoned surfer and paddle into big waves, Spanish Point is the place for you.

Good to Know

Participation fees: Fees apply.

Open months: Open year-round.

Suitability for younger children: Moderately suited.

Cool for kids: Aged 8 to 17.

Picnic facilities: Spanish Point is a Blue Flag Beach with picnic areas.

Toilet facilities: On-site, with showers.

Rainy days: All outdoor.

Dining/refreshments: The Coast Lodge Cafe is adjacent to beach and the Armada Hotel is a five minute short stroll away.

Parking: Free car parking on-site, free coach parking nearby.

Details are subject to change. It is always advisable to check the opening dates, times, prices, and other information on their website or directly with the activity before visiting or booking. 

About Spanish Point

Spanish Point

The village of Spanish Point is a popular seaside resort that is nestled in the horseshoe-shaped Mal Bay in West Clare.