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Keem Bay

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Achill Island, Mayo, Republic of Ireland

Keem Bay is a rural and sheltered beach surrounded by cliffs on Ireland's largest island - Achill Island. It can be found at the head of a valley between the cliffs of Benmore to the west and Croaghaun Mountain on the east on Achill Island.

Keem Bay is a rural and sheltered beach surrounded by cliffs on Ireland's largest island - Achill Island. It can be found at the head of a valley between the cliffs of Benmore to the west and Croaghaun Mountain on the east on Achill Island. Follow the Atlantic Drive before turning north towards the Golden Strand. Sheltering under Slievemore Mountain, you can wander through a strange unnamed linear settlement, known simply as the Deserted village.

Keem Bay is very popular for water sports and there are surfing schools in the local area. The beach is lifeguarded during the bathing season and more information can be found on the notice boards located at the beach.