Atlantic View Cottages
are two luxurious, self-catering holiday homes located on Achill Island, which is Ireland’s largest drive-on island situated off the beautiful west coast.
Located in Purteen
, both homes enjoy breath-taking views of Keel Bay, which boasts miles of magnificent blue flag sandy beach. Keel village
is just half a kilometer away. The convenient location also is within easy walking distance of art galleries, shops, post office, restaurants and bars.
Spend your days hiking, surfing, water skiing, golfing, fishing or alternatively relaxing while admiring the fantastic views from the comfort of your living room.Accommodation:Atlantic View Cottages
are different and both immaculately furnished – great care has been taken to decorate and furnish each one to a luxurious level with comfortable sofas and beds.
Both homes are Fáilte Ireland (Irish Tourist Board) 4-star standard and sleep 6 people.
Each house has a large open Living/Dining/Kitchen area
Bedroom 1 – Double with ensuite
Bedroom 2 – Twin beds
Bedroom 3 – Twin beds
Outside utility room with washing machine/dryer also large storage area for sports equipment
Each house has its own parking spaces
Electric central heating
Gas fire in living area
Kitchen utensils and crockery
Bed linen supplied (No towels supplied)
Colour TV with a number of channels
Video recorder (please bring own videos)
Hi-fi system (No cd’s supplied)Achill Island
Achill Island in County Mayo is the largest island off Ireland , and is situated off the west coast. It has a population of 2700. Its area is 146 square kilometres. Achill is attached to the mainland by Michael Davitt Bridge , between the villages of Achill Sound and Polranny, so it is possible to drive onto the island. This is a swing bridge, which allows the passage of small boats. A bridge was first completed here in 1886, and replaced by the current structure after World War II. Other centres of population include the villages of Keel, Dooagh, Dooega and Dugort.
Achill’s stunning landscape and rich history offer visitors a wide range of scenic attractions, beauty spots and places of interest. Perfect for exploring on a weekend or short break, Achill always seems to have more places still to see on your next visit.
With no fewer than five Blue Flag beaches Achill offers some of the best quality beaches in Ireland . These include the strand at Keem Bay, a beautiful, secluded valley located at the western tip of Achill Island . Even more remote is Annagh, a beauty spot featuring a beach and the lowest corrie lake in Ireland , and which is accessible only to hill walkers or sailors.
Sorrounded by an array of magnificent Blue Flag sandy beaches.
Achill's Atlantic waters offer a huge variety of fishing opportunities, from shore- or beach fishing to deep sea angling on charter boats. No fewer than 34 species of fish have been caught in Achill waters, including cod, ling, conger, pollock, wrasse, mackerel, skate, dogfish, ray, blue shark, thresher, and porbeagle sharks. Rods, tackle, other equipment and bait are available in shops locally and Achill has several boats available for fishing charter.
Water sports as in - surfing, wind-surfing, canoing, sea kayaking and scuba diving in the sorrounding sea waters.nHill and land walking also plentiful in the area.