Sandymount is a coastal suburb of Dublin, the capital city of the Republic or Ireland. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Sandymount will find that there is a good choice of self catering rental accommodation available here, as it is a popular seaside resort for both international travellers and Irish residents alike. There are a number of rental apartments with sea views, as well as country cottages in the resort and the surrounding countryside.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Sandymount will find all the amenities and attractions they would expect from a seaside resort. The gently undulating beach, known as Sandymount Strand, is lined by a number of souvenir shops and cafés. The beach itself is too shallow for swimming, but is ideal for dipping your toes into the Irish sea. Visitors looking to have a swim whilst in Sandymount may wish to visit its seafront heated swimming baths.
There will be few visitors spending their holidays in Sandymount who will not venture into the centre of Dublin, some three miles away. Dublin is not commonly known as the ‘Friendliest City in Europe’ for nothing. This is in part due to the city’s bustling nightlife, boasting a large number of bars and clubs in and around St Stephen’s Green and lining the River Liffey. The city also has a lot to offer to those with more historical and cultural interests, with its many interesting buildings and landmarks, such as Dublin Castle, built in the early 13th century. There are also a number of theatres within the city, complementing Dublin’s thriving theatrical and artistic scene.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Sandymount will be aware that the Republic of Ireland experiences a mild and changeable temperate climate, similar to that of the UK. The summer temperatures will often reach the late 20s degrees Celsius, whereas the average winter temperatures will be around 10 degrees Celsius. Temperatures at night will regularly fall below freezing in this part of Ireland. This region’s annual rainfall is around 38 inches.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Sandymount will either fly from the UK to Dublin Airport (DUB), or take a ferry to the nearby port of Dun Laoghaire. There are a number of airlines operating affordable and regular flights to Dublin Airport, including Aer Lingus, Ryanair and Flybe. These airlines operate flights from several regional UK airports, including London Gatwick (LGW). London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN) and Birmingham (BHX). Ferries to Dun Laoghaire operate from Liverpool and Holyhead.