Portsalon is a coastal townland in County Donegal, Ireland. It's situated on the scenic Lough Swilly and it is world-renowned for its beach, which was deemed to be the second most beautiful beach in the world by The Observer.
Up until the second half of the 20th century, there was very little in the area, now it is a very popular tourist resort and many visitors have built holiday homes around Portsalon.
For golf enthusiasts Portsalon Golf Links is recommended - this gem of Irish golf holds a lasting memory for every golfer of a truly outstanding golf links.
Local activities also include fishing, boating, walking, and bathing.
The Harbour also has a quaint spirit-grocers (a legacy of rural Ireland left over from many years ago) where customers can still buy sweets and basic provisions at one end of the counter and quench their thirst at the other end! Enjoy a relaxing break in one of the most unspoilt and beautiful parts of Ireland