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Lahinch Left Reviews and Ratings

(Clare, Ireland)

Visitor reviews of Lahinch Left surf break

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Lahinch Left Ratings

Overall: 4.0. Based on 2 votes. Vote

Quality on a good day: 3.5

(1 star: Even when the swell and winds are optimum, the waves are poor quality, 5 stars: If conditions are right, the waves will be World Class).

Consistency of Surf: 3.0

(1: Lahinch Left is a fickle surf spot that only works a few times a year. 5: Reliable year-round spot).

Regional Rating: 4.0

(1: Lahinch Left is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in Clare. 5: the best break in Clare).

Difficulty Level: 3.5

(1: Suitable for Groms. 3: Intermediates. 5: Expert tow-in surfers only).

Onshore Wind: 3.0

(1: even a light onshore ruins the surf. 5: Lahinch Left can offer better rides with a light wind behind them).

Water Quality: 3.5

(1: Known health risks from pollution. 5: Never any pollution).

Crowds: 2.5

(1: Often too crowded. 5: Lahinch Left is an isolated spot where you are unlikely to meet other surfers).

Access: 5.0

(1: Getting to Lahinch Left requires an overland expedition or chartering a boat. 3: A 30 minute walk from the nearest parking. 5: Park a vehicle right by the break).

Scenery: 5.0

(1: An ugly industrial backdrop. 5: A spectacular setting).

Local Attitude: 5.0

(1: Locals are hostile to visitors. 5: Either there are no locals who surf, or else they are accommodating and friendly).

Accommodation: 5.0

(1: No convenient places to stay indoors. 5: A wide variety of accommodation near Lahinch Left for all budgets from hostels to luxury hotels).

Equipment and Repairs: 4.0

(1: Nothing can be sourced, not even wax. 5: Quality surfing equipment can be purchased or hired. Major repairs can be fixed too).

Eating: 5.0

(1: Bring your own food, there isn't even a shop. 5: A wide variety of places to eat and drink at Lahinch Left, from fast food and cafes to fancy restaurants).