Explore Irish Beach
The beautiful community of Irish Beach is located on Manchester State Beach, a four mile stretch of sandy beach, with a lighthouse at the end. At night the lighthouse beacon will flash a romantic beam while you are sitting in your hot tub sipping champagne.
We are lucky to be centrally located so it is a short distance from the wine country of Anderson Valley, the towering redwood groves in Hendy Woods State Park, the quaint town of Mendocino and local golf courses all within a 30 to 40 minute drive.
Irish Beach is also located on the only stretch of the Mendocino Coast where the hills are so close to the sea that twenty miles of coastline have not been developed except for Irish Beach and the tiny hamlet of Elk. This gives you the opportunity to relax
in a non tourist area with peace and quiet.
Horseback riding on Manchester State Beach, massages & facials at the local spa in Elk (or in the comfort of your own home), limousine service for tours of the wineries, golf reservations and dining reservations at renown restaurants can be arranged by our
The "Stornetta Public Lands" include over two miles of coastline, the estuary of the Garcia River and adjacent beach, and a small island accessible during low tide. Historic Point Arena Lighthouse is just to the South and Manchester State Park and Irish
Beach are located a short distance to the North.
This beautiful piece of the California coastline is the perfect place for a leisurely hike. Over eleven hundred acres located along the Mendocino County coastline just North of the city of Point Arena has been set aside as public
Offshore the small island cluster, "Sea Lion Rocks," is a portion of the California Coastal National Monument system. The property contains significant natural resources, including important wildlife habitat, several riparian corridors, extensive wetlands,
ponds and other water sources, cypress groves, meadows and sand dunes. The Garcia River is prime Coho and Chinook salmon habitat, and is a key recovery area in recent Endangered Species Act listings. Migratory waterfowl, shore birds, raptors, and several special
status species may be found on the property. The Black Oyster Catcher feeding here on mollusks in the splash zone is one of the birds of special concern.
http://www.arenaorganics.org/ (internet cafe)
http://www.rossranch.biz/ (horseback riding on Irish Beach)
http://www.bbryanpreserve.com/ (wildlife preserve)
http://www.massagetime.biz/default.html (in home massage)