Ballyheigue is a sandy beach. The beach is within a
designated Special Area of Conservation and runs from the village of Ballyheigue southwards for over 3km as far as Black Rock or to the outlet from Lough Akeragh.
The beach is lifeguard patrolled throughout the bathing season the lifeguard schedule is displayed on the information noticeboard at the beach.
From Tralee, take the R551 north to the town of Ballyheigue.