The Atlantic Way kerry, beaches are blue flag, blue flag measures the level of safety attained by the beach and surrounding area’s.
Beaches are rated on
1. Coastal Quality
Blue flag Beaches and the immediate shoreline must comply with development plans and planning law. Marinas should typical good integration with both the natural and built environment.
Another important factor is that no industrial and sewage related discharges affect the water of the marina or the beach. Beaches must be kept clean of algae and other vegetation accumulation in stormy weather.
2. Environmental Education and Information
The blue flag campaign builds on environmental education and information on the local beaches.
3. Safety and Management
To achieve a blue flag the beaches must have enough litter bins and garbage containers, properly secured and maintained. First Aid must be available.
The Atlantic Way Route Kerry
Atlantic Way is a new tourism attraction for the west of Ireland. The driving route stretches from the north of Donegal to West Cork – reaching a total of 2,650km – and shows Ireland’s most beautiful Atlantic coast line. Including the beautiful County Kerry Coastline, known throughout the world for its beaches and welcoming locals.
New tourism initiative
This driving route aims to create a pathway along the Atlantic, linking destinations and tourists in Ireland, creating jobs and a lane of experiences, which we hope will open up access and possibilities in the visitor’s mind.
Significant Numbers of Tourists
The Atlantic Way has the potential to attract significant numbers of additional visitors to the west of Ireland – this includes many small Businesses