You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Achill Island, County Mayo. It is a Semi-detached Bungalow.
This is one of 2 cosy cottages overlooking Dooagh Bay only a stroll from Dooagh Beach, 1.75 miles from Keel village yet only an hours drive from both Castlebar and Westport. On the grounds of the owners home it is beautifully furnished throughout giving a real homely feel . For larger family get togethers why not also book 12215 (sleeping 4). There is a purpose built outside room which contains another washing machine and shared dryer. There is also a shower room with basin and toilet here.
Shop 264 yards. Pub 880 yards. Restaurant 1.75 miles. Beach 880 yards.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, 3 doubles, shower room.
Electric coin meter uses EUR2 coins, wood burner with starter pack, electric coin meter, linen and towels included, No Smoking, electric fire, high chair, travel cot, TV, dvd player, CD, freezer, fridge with small ice box, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, shared dryer, electric heaters, babysitting on request, hairdryer, electric blankets, uk tv channels, welcome pack, open plan shared garden, garden furniture, off road off road parking. Sorry no pets.
There are no fewer than five Blue Flag Beaches in the area, all within easy reach of the holiday homes.
Achill's rugged landscape lends itself perfectly to a variety of outdoor activities including hillwalking up the islands two peaks, Slievemore and Croaghaun, sea angling in the Atlantic and Clew Bay, fresh water fishing in Achill's many lakes (permits can be obtained from Achill Tourist Office), swimming from any of the Blue Flag Beaches and a variety of water sports. Achill Outdoors provides a number of courses for both adults and children in surfing, wind surfing and kayaking. The waters around the island have some fantastic scuba diving and Achill Dive Centre offers courses for all levels and equipment hire.
The west coast of Ireland has some of the best links courses in the country. In addition to the local Achill Golf Club, Mulranny Golf Links , Westport Golf Club and Belmullet Golf Club are all within an hour and a half's drive of Achill Sound.
These holiday homes in Achill are less than an hour's drive from the vibrant town of Westport which boasts an interesting selection of craft shops, traditional pubs and good restaurants. The well known Croagh Patrick mountain is 8Km from Westport and poses a challenge to any walker though the views from the top are spectacular! There is an interesting visitors' centre at the foot of the mountain and adjacent to the National Famine Monument.
This is a fantastic base from which to explore the island and the nearby Mayo coast.
~ There is a Country market every Saturday.
~ The 2012 Achill Half Marathon will take place on Saturday 7th July 2012.
Walking - Hill .25 miles. Traditional Music, Fishing, Cycling, Coastal walks .5 miles. Climbing, Bird watching 1 miles. Horse riding, Golf, Childrens Playground 2 miles. Pitch and putt 4 miles. Leisure centre and indoor pool 18 miles. Cinema 50 miles.