White Sands Hotel, Portmarnock – 3 Star

Enjoy 3 Star luxury accommodation at the White Sands Hotel, located in the heart of the picturesque village of Portmarnock, North County Dublin. We are a Family run hotel which offers 58 En Suite Rooms, some with spectacular views over looking Portmarnock Beach. We offer Ample free car parking, and also have complimentary WiFi access available in public areas.
We are a short drive from Dublin Airport and Dublin City Centre via the M1 motorway. Portmarnock is also well serviced by both bus and train services for journeys to Dublin city centre. Or you can explore neighbouring towns of Malahide, which hosts the beautiful Malahide Castle or Howth which offers magnificent views from Howth Head of Dublin Bay and the Wicklow Mountains.

Accommodations :

White Sands Hotel, a family run hotel, offers the ultimate blend of professional service and a welcoming atmosphere for hotel accommodation in Dublin.Our management and staff pride themselves on offering a personal service where we get to greet our guests by name and welcome them back time and time again. All 58 beautifully appointed rooms are furnished and decorated to ensure every comfort, some with spectacular sea views. Our Deluxe Suite has its own private Jacuzzi. WiFi access is available in the public areas.


Our well appointed standard rooms have all the facilities you need for a comfortable stay during your Dublin City break.

Standard with Sea View

Each of our sea view rooms command spectacular views overlooking Portmarnock Beach.


With ocean views and a private balcony, each of our superior rooms is a haven of rest and relaxation. We invite you to unwind and savour this stunning coastline.

Room Details
  • Ensuite Double Room, Sleeps 2
  • Facilities include:
    • Tea/coffee making facilities
    • Remote control TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Complimentary toiletries
    • Safe
    • Iron & Ironing board
    • Work table & amp
    • Cots available on request.
  • Please note that the White Sands Hotel has a strict non smoking policy.
General Hotel Details
  • The Atrium Business Centre with SurfBox internet facility is available 24 hours a day. There is also a vending machine selling soft drinks and snacks.
  • Our reception is open 24 hours a day, where one of our staff members will be happy to help you.
  • Above the reception area is a comfortable seating area with magnificent views of Portmarnock beach.
  • Free newspapers are available from reception.
  • We also offer baggage storage
  • Free WiFi in Public Areas.
  • There is ample free parking outside the front of the hotel for cars and coaches.

Dining :

The Oasis Bar & Grill

The Oasis Bar at The White Sands Hotel, Portmarnock is a traditional Irish bar serving great food in a warm and welcoming environment. With sea views and uplifting entertainment, we recommend it as a great spot for a relaxed bite to eat and a drink. Dublin hotels don’t normally have a beach a few meters from their front door – that’s what makes The White Sands Hotel special and why our Oasis Bar is a true Oasis surrounded by golden sands and the deep blue sea. On a sunny day you can dine al fresco watching passers-by from the front of house deck or on less temperate days, enjoy a walk on beautiful Portmarnock Beach before joining us for a delicious meal.

Golfing :

Golf Courses Near The White Sands

The White Sands Hotel is surrounded by Dublin’s most prestigious golf courses. We are happy to assist with arrangements for tee times at a golf course of your choice. We can also organise transport to and from your golf club of choice for complete comfort and efficiency.


Donabate Golf ClubDonabate golf club is a mature tree lined 27 hole parkland course founded in 1925. The greens are sand based and playable all year round. It is an enjoyable and challenging course for golfers of all abilities.The course is situated on the north coast 15 minutes drive from the White Sands Hotel. It is only 11 miles from Dublin city centre but still retains it’s country charm and character. A new luxurious €4.25 million clubhouse has just been opened providing visitors and members with facilities second to none.

The Island

The Island Golf club

Established in 1890, The Island Golf Club was The Open Championship Qualifying Course in Ireland for 2005 and was host to the European Amateur Championship in 2004. It is a ‘must play’ classic links set in rugged terrain and nestled between some of the highest sand dunes of any links course in Ireland.


Malahide Golf clubShould you choose to play at Malahide, one of Ireland’s oldest golf clubs, while staying at White Sands Hotel, you will be inspired by the beautiful scenery surrounding this exceptional 27-hole golf course which is always in immaculate conditiion. Set on Dublin’s golden North Course, just 5 minutes from White Sands Hotel, in Portmarnock’s neighbouring resort of Malahide, its 27 holes of classic quality combine the pleasant ambience of parkland with the climate elements of a seaside links. The motto at the club is ‘ A light heart and a cheerful spirit’ and a feature has always been the special atmosphere to be found there.

Portmarnock Links

Portmarnock golf clubDesigned by Bernhard Langer, the championship course covers 180 acres of classic links terrain and is located just 2 minutes from White Sands Hote. Widely recognised as one of Ireland’s premier links course and superbly playable all year round, these 18 holes take full advantage of breath-taking scenic natural setting. Here, the professional and amateur alike can appreciate a seaside links that combines all the charms of a traditional links course with the challenge of a modern game.

St. Annes

St Annes Golf ClubOn Dollymount Strand less than 15 minutes from White Sands Hotel, you will find St Annes Golf Club. Easily accessible from Dublin Airport and main ferry terminals, the links course and facilities at St Anne’s have recently undergone a dramatic transformation. Their eighteenth – hole links course (Par71) is both a pleasure and a challenge to play. Game over you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Dublin Bay from our completely redesigned, state-of-the-art clubhouse.

Old PortmarnockGolf Course

Portmarnock Golf Club exists to preserve, protect and maintain the highest standards of Links Golf for the primary benefit of its members and their guests. Through its unique location and evolved tradition Portmarnock Golf Club has established standards of excellence recognised in the universal golf world.

The Royal Dublin Golf Course

The Royal Dublin Golf Club celebrated its 125th Anniversary in 2010 which makes it the second oldest Golf Club in Ireland. The Club was instituted at a meeting held at No. 19 Grafton Street in May 1885, pioneered by a Scottish banker – John Lumsden. Originally called Dublin Golf Club, (receiving Royal designation in 1891 – when there were 250 members paying £2 annual subscription – the entrance fee was 8 guineas), and was located near the Magazine Fort in the Phoenix Park. In 1889 The Club moved to its present home here on the Bull Island