Fin McCool Surf Lodge
Rossnowlagh, Donegal, Ireland

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Fin McCool Surf Lodge is located right on the two mile sandy beach at Rossnowlagh on Donegal Bay. It is the new accomodation option for the legendary Fin McCool Surf School.

Almost all rooms have Sea-views over the Atlantic Ocean. Rossnowlagh, itself comes from the Gaelic for 'heavenly cove' and no other description could be more apt.

Even if surfing's not your thing, there's plenty of things to do in Rossnowlagh from long walks on the beautiful sandy beach, to fishing in the atlantic ocean, sampling the local seafood in award winning restaurants or listening to some traditional music in local pubs. It's also a great base for a cycling tour of donegal or a visit to historic Donegal town or even a trek in breathtaking mountains. And if it's a chill-out you're looking for, you can simply soak up the stunning views!

Our shop and changing facilities are located right on the shorefront in Rossnowlagh so you literally stroll straight down on to the beach. No Buses or long walks.....

The Best and Easiest Beginners Beach in Europe....

Rossnowlagh beach caters for all surfers, from first time beginners to intermediate experienced surfers. With gentle crumbling waves and an occassional punchy beach break, Rossnowlagh is the perfect beach to start you off surfing!! No rips, shore breaks or scary sea creatures....

So if your looking for a fun and relaxed introduction to surfing, or a quick browse in the shop and a cup of tay, then call in or gives us a buzz at Fin McCools Surf School, Rossnowlagh!!!



We are located right on Rossnowlagh Beach about half way from Ballyshannon and Donegal Town.
The nearest bus stop is at Ballyshannon , 9km away with regular connections to Belfast, Dublin, Derry and Galway. Pick-ups can be arranged from Ballyshannon. The nearest train station is Sligo which is about 40 mins away with a bus connection to Ballyshannon.
Donegal Town is about 12kms away.