Omey Strand, at Claddaghduff, is one of the largest beaches in the Connemara region. The strand is popular with swimmers, walkers and for sight seeing. It is one of the many Wild Atlantic Way discovery points in the area. At low tide, it is possible to walk, cycle or drive across to visit the scenic Omey Island. The annual Omey races take place on Omey Strand each July/August and is a popular day out with locals and visitors to the area. The area is surrounded by wonderful scenery and wildlife, and is very close to Claddaghduff Village.