Visiting Malahide & The Marina
Malahide, a town on Ireland's east coast known locally as "the village" has a certain charm that draws people back, again and again. For the sailor, the location is ideal for cruising this scenic stretch of coastline. But when it comes to shore-leave, there is no better place for a stop-over.
Often described as a picturesque maritime village, Malahide has been the overall winner of the Tidy Town Competition and in the summer months attracts both Dubliners and tourists to enjoy the local ambience.
The sea is an important feature in Malahides popularity and has had a big impact with tourism in the town. The colastal walks and Velvet Strand stretch as far as the eye can see and is popular all year round with swimmers and water sports such as wind surfing and canoeing. The landscape and activities available make Malahide a favourite destination for visiting boats from Ireland and overseas.
When you visit Malahide you will find all your needs catered for in the Marina's fully equipped boatyard and marina centre. Which will leave you free to relax and really enjoy the area. Malahide is one of the gourmet capitals of Ireland. Every taste and appitite is catered for and th bustling village has a wide range of restaurants, shops, convenience stores, pubs and hotels. Their is also banks, ATMs, a post office for those needing to tned to more serious visits and for those looking to for some enjoyment Malahide has a leisure centre, Malahide Castle Demnsene & park with a botanical gardens and all within a very short walking distance from the marina, as are the beach, football fields, tennis courts and golf..
For berth holders this is a lifestyle they can enjoy all year round - a unique chance of escape thats right on their doorstep. A day spent sailing and an evening drinking a pint with friends.