Discover the wilds of Achill Island
Natural, raw ruggedness, unspoiled nature, breath taking views, majestic mountains, jaw dropping sea cliffs and some of the most beautiful beaches in the whole of Ireland are what makes Achill Island such a special place.
A visit to Achill can be as active or relaxed as you choose. Long days can be spent exploring spectacular beaches, like Keem Bay, voted the best beach in Ireland. Why not get involved in some outdoor pursuits such as hiking, cycling, kitesurfing, scuba diving, surfing and boat trips. And did anybody mention the sheep!
Achill Island truly is Ireland's hidden gem.
A stunning part of the Wild Atlantic Way, Achill Island lies just off the coast of County Mayo in the west of Ireland. Before even reaching the island the views on the drive over are stunning and offer a taste of what lies in store.
It's not just the scenery that make Achill so appealing, it's the warmth of the islanders, the friendly smiles, a place where you'll always be welcomed as a friend.
Achill, Ireland's largest island, is made up of a handful of villages including Keel, Dugort, Dooagh and Dooega and is joined to the mainland by the Michael Davitt bridge at Achill Sound.
There is so much to see and do during your stay on Achill Island and here are our top picks...
Eat & Drink
From seafood platters to homemade cakes or perhaps a pint at a cosy pub, heres our guide to eating and drinking the Achill way...
Our guide to some of the best holiday homes and cottages on Achill Island ensuring you will never want to leave...
Your stay on Achill Island can be as relaxed or as active as you wish. For those looking for adventure...
We would definitely recommend a trip to Achill Island and hope to return someday. We cannot say enough about what an amazing place this is!