The breathtaking scenery of cliff face, blue seas and historical landmarks will mesmerize you into staying forever.(or at least thinking about it)
Achill Island boasts some of the finest beaches in Ireland, including no fewer than five Blue Flag beaches.
• Keem Bay
• Keel Beach (Trawmore)
• Golden Strand Dugort
• Silver Strand Dugort
• Dooega Beach
Achill is the ideal place to partake in some Auqa Sports from the simple swimming in our unpolluted clear waters to the more adventurous new craze to hit the island “Kite Surfing”.
Achill is renowned for its surfing ,Big waves and plenty of wind make for ideal conditions for wind surfing and kite surfing .there are 3 schools of surfing in Keel 3 km from West Coast House
Achill Island is steeped in history and you will see the evidence along your journey.
• Deserted Village
• Megalitic Tombs
• Lookout Towers
• Grainne Uaile’s Castle(Grace O’Malley’s Castle)
• Old Coast Guard Stations
• Boycott’s House
• The Colony
• The Old Railway Line
• The Monastery
• Kildownet Cemetery
We will give you maps and guides to follow this historical trail when you arrive and offer our vast knowledge of the history and area free of charge.
There are also many lovely drives of the island where you must just stop and take some photographs. We will guide you to the best spots.
Bikes are available for hire here in Dooagh village and you can cycle the 3 mapped loops of the island and the World Famous Great Western Greenway all the way to Westport.