A coastal town, Dalkey is surrounded by some of the most picturesque scenery in the country.
It has a stunning coastline which can be best appreciated along Coliemore, Vico and Sorento Roads with views over to Dalkey Island and across Dublin Bay to Howth and to the Sugar Loafs mountains of Wicklow.
If you are a swimmer or a sailor, there is a lot to do locally with numerous harbours and beaches. Take a dip at Hawk’s Cliff, Whites Bech or Collimore Harbour which also offers Kayaking, paddle boarding and boat trips to Dalkey Island.
Enjoy a walk-through Dillon’s Park or if you are feeling a bit more energic try any of the numerous walking trails up Dalkey and Killiney Hill. Coastal walks along Vico Road provide stunning views.
Dalkey’s coastal appeal is mirrored in surrounding areas. Nearby Dun Laoghaire offers leisurely strolls down the pier, as well as numerous yacht and sailing clubs.