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Coral Beach

Coral Beach(Glendale Beach, Skye Coral Beach)

United Kingdom, Scotland, Claigan 

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Overview

Located in the small hamlet of Claigan, on the Isle of Skye in the United Kingdom, Coral Beach is a beautiful and unique beach. The beach is relatively short, but the sand is soft and white, and the water is crystal clear.

Amenities

There are no lifeguards on duty, but there are public restrooms and dogs are allowed on the beach.

Activities

Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, and wildlife watching.

Parking

There is a small parking lot near the start of the trail that leads to Coral Beach, and parking is free. Visitors will need to hike for about 20 minutes over hilly terrain to reach the beach, but the stunning views make the trek well worth it.

Fun Fact

Fun fact: Despite its name, the beach is not made of coral. The white sand is actually made up of crushed shells from small marine creatures called Foraminifera.

Attractions

Coral Beach is located in a remote area, but there are several nearby attractions worth visiting, including the Dunvegan Castle, the Talisker Distillery, and the Quiraing, a unique and breathtaking rock formation.

Restaurants

While there are no restaurants or cafes directly on Coral Beach, there are several options in the nearby town of Dunvegan, including the Old School Restaurant, which serves local seafood dishes, and the Dunvegan Bakery and Cafe, which offers freshly baked pastries and sandwiches.

Hotels

There are several hotels and B&Bs in the area, including the Cuillin Hills Hotel, which offers stunning views of the nearby mountain range, and the Roskhill House, a charming B&B with beautiful gardens and comfortable rooms.

Basic Details

IN24 / 7

INBeige

INParking Available

All Amenities at Coral Beach

Activities

  • Camping

  • Hiking

  • Access

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesFoot Access

  • Icon for Beach AmenitiesParking - Free

  • Parking - Street

  • Coral Beach - Beach Map

    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Surf through our FAQs to help you find your perfect beach!

    Does Coral Beach have parking? If so, is it free or paid?

    Yes, this Beach provides free parking at the entrance, although spaces are limited. Visitors can also find street parking nearby for easy access to the beach.

    Does Coral Beach have lifeguards?

    No, this Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach - please be careful when swimming on this beach.

    Is Coral Beach a family-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

    Is Coral Beach good for swimming?

    Yes, this Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

    Does Coral Beach have restrooms?

    No, this Beach does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

    Is Coral Beach a nude beach?

    No, this Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

    Is there food near Coral Beach?

    No, this Beach does not have nearby food options - please plan your beach day accordingly.

    What are the activities at Coral Beach?

    Yes, this Beach is renowned for its vibrant beach scene, offering various activities for everyone to enjoy Camping, Hiking.

    Does Coral Beach have accommodations for people with disabilities?

    No, this Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

    Is Coral Beach a dog-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not dog-friendly.

    Is Coral Beach good for surfing?

    No, this Beach is not generally considered to be good for surfing.

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