Port an tSalainn
|• Dáil Éireann||Donegal|
|• Total||13 km2 (5 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-1 (IST (WEST))|
|Area code(s)||075, +000 353 74|
|Irish Grid Reference|
Portsalon (Irish: Port an tSalainn) is a coastal townland in County Donegal, Ireland. It's situated on the scenic Lough Swilly and it is known for its beach, which was deemed to be the second most beautiful beach in the world by The Observer newspaper.
Up until the second half of the 20th century, there was very little in the area. Now it is a tourist resort and many visitors have built holiday homes around Portsalon.
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