This whole area of Castlegregory – Maharees coastline is a haven for both nature lovers and water sports enthusiasts alike, not to mention golfers. The landscape of extensive dune systems and long stretches of beach mean long relaxing walks are also an enticing option.
A number of surfing, wind surfing and scuba diving schools operate in the area.
There is a country market in Castlegregory village in the summer season selling homemade artisan foods and crafts. Open from 10am to 1pm in June and till 1.30pm in July and August.
There is a Summer Festival in July. Check locally for details.
There is also a lovely blue flag beach at Maherabeg (Sandy Bay) which has a lifeguard during the summer months.