Inis Oirr is fortunate to have a stunning beach located adjacent to the pier and on the edge of the main village. Largely uncrowded its clean sandy beach and clear, blue and unspoilt water, which is sheltered and safe is a great place for swimming.
If you stay overnight on the island you can really enjoy its peace and tranquillity. Most tourists from the mainland generally make it out for the day and leave by five o’clock in the evening. by ferry to either to either Roosaveal / Galway or to Doolin by ferry. Fishing on the island is accessible and accordingly its easy to catch an array of fish. Known as ‘currachs’ these boats are also great to fish from. They have been the staple mode of transport for the islanders for centuries and are still used daily by the island’s fishermen.