Surfing in Lahinch
We have teamed up with some amazing local Surf Schools in Lahinch and have some great surf packages available or we are happy to book an exciting surf lesson for you during your stay with us here at Lahinch Coast Hotel.
Lahinch Surf School
Lahinch Surf School is the creation of John McCarthy, three times Irish Senior Surf Champion. John established Co. Clare's first Surf School to share his love and 'stoke' for surfing. When they are not surfing big waves at the Cliffs of Moher (the wave John famously named 'Aileens') you will find them at the 'Beach Hut' on the promenade at Lahinch.
Book your 2 hour surf lesson with the hotel directly and we will take care of your booking which includes all equipment, tuition, wet suit and waves.
All you have to do is stroll from the hotel to the promenade!
Also available: Weekend surf course for adults - Kids and teens camps.
The two mile long beach in Lahinch with its variety of breaks caters for novice, intermediate and experienced surfers. 5 miles further south you will find Spanish Point another perfect surfing beach. Lahinch Coast Hotel offers Surfing packages with Lahinch Surf School and is the perfect location for all of your accommodation needs.
Bens Surf Clinic
We also have teamed up with Bens Surf Clinic for surf packages and other exciting local activities.
We are happy to book and arrange a lesson, two sessions or a weekend or surfing.
Family packages also available for surfing and kayaking.
Bens Surf Clinic, one of Lahinch's top Surf School is based right on the seafront in Lahinch, Co. Clare and has been running for over 10 years. Taking great pride in taking coaching to the next level and helping you get the best from your surfing and catch the waves of your life. This Surf Clinic has their own indoor changing rooms, lockers and hot showers or pop back to your hotel room. Book your 2 hour surf lesson with the hotel directly and we will take care of your booking which includes all equipment, tuition, wet suits and waves. All you have to do is stroll from the hotel to the promenade.
Also available: Weekend surf course for adults - Kids and teens camps
Lahinch Surf Experience
Lahinch Surf Experience is located at the end of the promenade in the lower car park in Lahinch. Owner and operator James Monaghan is an extremely experienced level two surf coach and beach lifeguard.
Lahinch Surf Experience offers a range of lessons including beginner, intermediate and advanced surf lessons along with private lessons, group lessons and kids surf lessons and summer camps. Surfboards, wet suits and stand-up paddles boards are also available for hire.
Ollie's Lahinch Surf Centre
Ollie's Lahinch Surf Centre is located in the bottom lower carpark just metres from the beach and offers a range of lessons and summer camps for kids, teens and adults. They also cater for large groups, sports teams, schools, team building etc. Ollie's Surf Centre also offer a large selection of surf boards and wetsuits for rent.
Take a tour down the river in Ennistymon with a qualified instructor. Price includes transport to and from their centre and onto the river in Ennistymon for a 2 hour trip. All equipment is provided including wetsuit and buoyancy aid. Kayak tours and rentals are available year round, when conditions allow.
SUP - Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is a traditional Hawaiian sport that has grown in popularity here over the past few years. It's a great workout that promotes balance, strength and general fitness while having fun at the same time. Enjoy SUP on calmer days on Lahinch Bay or take a trip on the river in Ennistymon.
Group lessons are available and SUP's are available to rent (subject to conditions)
Diving in Lahinch
Dive Academy is located in Lahinch for the summer season and guests can try the scuba experience in our pool before graduating to the ocean experience.