You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Dugort, Achill Island, County Mayo. It is a Semi-detached Dormer Bungalow.
Situated on Achill Island in the village of Dugort with its two fantastic blue flag beaches, restaurant, cafe and two pubs. Keel is three miles and offers watersport activites and is home to the links golf club. This delightful house is nicely furnished throughout overlooking Silver Strand beach with distant views of the Slievemore mountain and Blacksod Bay. A wonderful island devoid of commercialism and boasting amazing scenery with lots to do from hiking to golf, wind surfing to angling. There is a daily bus service direct to Dublin.
Shop 3 miles. Pub. Restaurant 500 yards. Beach 300 yards.
GF: lounge, kitchen/diner, utility room, twin, bathroom with separate shower. FF: double with ensuite shower room, single.
Electricity and oil central heating included, open fire with starter pack, linen and towels included, TV, dvd player, CD, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, w/machine, dryer, saorview, welcome pack, partially enclosed garden, private off road parking. One pet welcome.
Dugort has two blue flag beaches, restaurants, coffee shop and two pubs.
Keel has much more to offer with three restaurants, a bistro, a bar, a grocery store and pottery shop. There are also lots of watersport activities available and Achill Island Golf Club.
Overlooking Silver Strand beach - one of 5 blue flag beaches on Achill Island.
A bus leaves for Dublin once a day from the beach entrance in Dugort. In summer, a ferry sails to Blacksod every morning and returns in the evening.
~ Achill Tourism organises two annual Walks Festivals, usually in spring and summer. These events typically cover three or four days and a range of guided walks are offered to cater for walkers of all abilities. Information about Achill Walks Festivals available on www.achilltourism.com
~ The Feile Bia Na Mara (Seafood Festival) takes place on Achill Island, Co. Mayo, on the west coast of Ireland, in July.
~ Castlebar Blues Festival takes place the June bank holiday weekend and you will find the blues party in most of the pubs in Castlebar over the weekend * as well as some workshops and a window display competition.
~ Great Western Greenway (cycle path) is a major attraction to the area. This greenway runs from Achill to Westport, a distance of 42 km with stops along the way. Bicycles can be hired locally.
~ The Deserted Village at Slievemore consists of some 80 - 100 stone cottages located along a mile long stretch of road on the southern slopes of Slievemore Mountain. The area itself is rich in archaeological artifacts including Megalithic Tombs dating from the Neolithic period some 5,000 years ago.
~ Right by the Atlantic coast, hidden in a small bay on Achill Island, you find the most westerly public garden in Ireland - Achill Secret Garden is open March - August.
Walking - Hill .5 miles. Childrens Playground, Golf 3 miles.