Achill Island, County Mayo is a jewel in the crown of Ireland’s holiday destinations, and there’s no better way to experience it than by staying at Achill Cottages. These four luxury cottages are set in their own grounds and are available for self-catering vacation rental all year round. They are disabled friendly and have ramp access.
The cottages combine modern design and layout with the intimate and rustic charm of a traditional Irish cottage. From the galleried reception room to the open fires, the private patio to the open-plan kitchen-diner, they offer contemporary convenience in a light, airy and relaxing space.
Each property has three bedrooms and can sleep up to six people. There is a bathroom and shower upstairs and a shower room downstairs. The kitchen is fully fitted and includes washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave. The sitting room has a cosy open fire, while the cottages also include electric central heating for those chilly evenings. There is TV and a DVD player, as well as cots and highchairs available on request.
Achill Island covers nearly 150 square kilometres and is connected to the mainland by a road bridge. Its spectacular landscape includes five Blue Flag beaches, two mountains, the highest sea cliffs in Europe, and the unforgettable Atlantic Drive. Other attractions include ancient castles and the Deserted Village. Achill also offers an unrivalled array of outdoor activities, from fishing and golf to surfing and sailing; cycling and hill walking to scuba diving and rock climbing. Local providers offer tuition and equipment rental for many activities, making Achill a perfect getaway for families seeking an adventure holiday.