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Fin McCools Surf School is located at Rossnowlagh on scenic Donegal Bay. ‘Ross Neamhlach’ loosely translates as ‘heavenly cove’ and no description here could be more apt. The beach is about 3 km long with safe surfing all along its length and especially at the southern end. The School is located at the central junction in Rossnowlagh, a mere 50m stroll on to the surfing beach. We are about 3 hours from the M50 in Dublin and about 2 hours from Belfast.

Fin McCools Surf Lodge

Fin McCools is proud to announce the arrival of the Fin McCool Surf Lodge. The Lodge is located right next door and offers a mixture of dorms and double rooms. The Lodge is able to cater for groups of up to 25 people. Most of the rooms are sea-view so you're able to check the surf right form your room.

For bookings and further info please drop us a line at finmccools@gmail.com.  

 The Common RoomThe View

Other Accomodation Options

(in order of proximity)


Sandhouse Hotel

Beautiful family run 4* Hotel located right on the beach. No better views on the West Coast.
(071) 9851777

Sandhouse Hotel from the Beach


Ardeelan Lodge B&B

Beautifully restored farmhouse from Conor Britton and family. A short 5 minute walk to the beach.


(071) 9851578 or (087) 2696669

Smugglers Creek Inn

Smugglers Creek offers 5 charming ensuite rooms with seaviews out over Donegal Bay. There is also an award-winning restaurant and pub on site.


(071) 9852366


Sunset Lodge                                

Idylic lodge located right on the Clifftop at Rossnowlagh. Next door to pub and restaurant. Sleeps 2. Perfect for couples.

(071) 9852112   www.rossnowlaghsurf.blogspot.com



The Gaslight Restaurant and B&B

B&B on the clifftop next to Smugglers Creek with own restaurant.


(071) 9851141



Rossnowlagh Beach House Rossnowlagh Beach House

A spacious 4 Bedroom Beach House at the northern end of Rossnowlagh Beach. 


(087 2793919



Boortree Touring and Camping Park.

 Brand Spanking New Campsite for both Campervans and Tents.


085 1655917



 Assaroe Falls Self-catering, Ballyshannon

 Brand new self catering accomodation complex in the centre of Ballyshannon.


071 9822123






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