Keel Holiday Cottages
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Keel Holiday Cottages offer two room (sleep 4) and three room (sleep 6) cottages on bridge linked Achill Island, Co Mayo. At Keel Beach on the Wild Atlantic Way, within walking distance of Keel Blue flag beach and the Great Western Greenway nearby.
The cottages are just south of Keel Lough and within easy walking distance of a fabulous blue flag beach. The Great Western Greenway is accessible at nearby Achill Sound. See their website for further details (http://www.greenway.ie/)
Set in the shadow of Slievemore Mountain, Keel Holiday Cottages offer a collection of three-star and four-star holiday cottages on Achill Island, which are available all year round. All of the cottages have Gold Shield electric central heating, colour television, WiFi, and a modern kitchen fitted with electric oven/hob, microwave, grill and fridge. Cooking utensils, tableware, duvets and bed linen are all provided. Cots and baby chairs are available on request.
The three-star cottages accommodate five people and has one double bedroom and one single bedroom. There is an additional drop-down double bed in the living area and an extra visitor bed in the single room. Two of the three star cottages have open fires, and one is designed to suit a disabled guest. Each four-star holiday cottage accommodates six people and has three bedrooms (one double bedroom with ensuite downstairs, and two twin bedrooms upstairs. There is a bathroom with bath/shower on the ground floor and another toilet upstairs.
There is a reception and laundry on site, and ample car parking space in the grounds.
Achill is Ireland's largest island and visitors here will be able to enjoy activities like hill walking on the wild mountains, surfing, kite surfing, windsurfing, and kayaking on the various beaches and lakes, horse riding on the beaches and quiet country roads, or playing golf, sea angling, or just exploring at leisure. Bicycles are also available for hire. History buffs might enjoy visiting various sites like the Deserted Village situated on the slopes of Slievemore Mountain, Grainne Uaile's 15th Century castle at Kildownet, or the Achill Mission at Dugort which dates to the 1830s.
Achill is also a painter’s paradise. The island has always been a favourite retreat of artists and photographers. Its old world character has attracted many famous writers down the years including the German Nobel Prize winner Heinrich Böll.