Fintra beach is a beautiful sandy beach just a couple of kilometers outside of Killybegs. We haven't walked there yet but will do it as soon as the weather allows. We usually catch a ride with one of our neighbors and it is a great place to hang out for an afternoon, take a walk or just sit and stare at the scenery.
Fintra beach, along with 12 other Donegal beaches, has been awarded a Blue Flag. ("Beaches are awarded the Blue Flag based on compliance with 32 criteria covering the following:
Environmental Education and Information 2) Water Quality 3)
Environmental Management 4) Safety and Services All Blue Flags are
awarded for one season at a time. If the criteria are not fulfilled
during the season or the conditions change, the Blue Flag may be
(Info courtesy of: http://www.welovedonegal.com/fintra-beach.html)
In the photo below you can see the beach in the background on the left.