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Beaches -- Ballyliffin, Buncrana, Greencastle, and Moville have safe, sandy beaches ideal for swimming or strolling.

Golf -- A definite center for golf in Ireland, the Inishowen has four 18-hole golf courses. Two are at the Ballyliffin Golf Club, Ballyliffin (www.ballyliffingolfclub.com; 074/937-6119). Green fees are €100. The North West Golf Club, Fahan, Buncrana (www.northwestgolfclub.com; 074/936-1027), founded in 1890, is a par-69 seaside course with greens fees of around €50 weekdays, €60 weekends. Greencastle Golf Course in Greencastle (www.greencastlegolfclub.com; 074/938-1013), is a par-69 parkland course with greens fees of around €25 to €30.

Surfing -- The Inishowen Peninsula’s northwest coast presents some of the most challenging surfing conditions in Europe. For information and classes, contact the Inishowen Surf School, Hill Road, Buncrana (www.inishowensurfschool.com; 087/7773323).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.