After a days driving along the Wild Atlantic Way, a marathon run in the west, cycling the greenway or some much needed time out from daily stresses, enjoy the hospitality of the family run Mulhollow Bed and Breakfast. Mulhollow is renowned for a Irish welcome and a fantastic breakfast.
Achill Island Seaweed Baths & Mulhollow B&B is located near the village of Keel on Achill Island. The B&B has seven guest bedrooms with stunning views of the cliffs of Minaun and the long sandy beach of Keel Strand. The Seaweed Baths are located to the side of the B&B and are available to residents and non residents.
Seaweed baths are renowned for their healing, moisturising and detoxification qualities. Seaweed has been harvested back to ancient times along the Wild Atlanttic Way for this purpose. Avail of award winning seaweed infused Green Angel face masks.
Using Achill Island hand harvested seaweed to give an experience which is relaxing, revitalising and helps to reconnect with body, mind, soul and personal Gaia. The seaweed concentrates the anti-oxidants, natural minerals, essential oils and vitamins found in the ocean. All this is then released into the hot seaweed bath. Steaming the seaweed aids the release of the compounds. Seaweed baths are used to relieve stress, inflammatory diseases, toxic load, low thyroid function, muscle pain, anti ageing, cellulite, dry skin and hair, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, acne, arthritis, sciatica, rheumatism.
Historically seaweed baths were used as a preventative treatment during the Autumn. The anti inflammatory and anti viral elements naturally occurring in seaweed fortified the body against influenza and arthritis during the Winter months. Nowadays people can avail of the natural goodness of oceans year round to combat the toxic environment, chemically enhanced food, stressful lives and cluttered minds.
Building on this well established tradition, Achill Island seaweed baths have developed a new experience which welcomes bathers to inhale the scenery, scents, sounds and spirit of Achill. Using seaweed harvested daily on Achill Island, relax in a private bath house surrounded by the scenery of Achill Island.
Western culture is once again beginning to understand the importance of the holistic treatment of the body, mind and spirit. The celtic healing of the ancients.