Swimming is safe beside the car park area and at its most enjoyable at high tide. Further along the North Mayo coast, Lacken Strand, and the adjoining beach at Kilcummin, are never too crowded even during the hottest days of summer. All fab beaches – but then again i would be biased as I come from Belmullet. [email protected] +353 (0)87 7786821 Home #2 Best Value of 9 places to stay in Louisburgh. Tallabawn (Silver Strand) and Dooaghtry. Visit top-rated & must The #1 Best Value of 9 places to stay in Louisburgh. It is an enormous and stunning public beach, located just south of Silver Strand, where Killary Harbour meets the Atlantic. Comfortable,cosy, well equipped house situated 3 miles from Louisburgh on own private ground with garden. It's no surprise that Old Head near Louisburgh in Co Mayo has been popular with families from all over Ireland for generations. It’s the perfect beach for a family day out and when the sun shines on Doolough’s crystal clear waters; it is an almost tropical experience. Nearest to the town are "majestic Old Head", Bunowen and Carramore while Carrowniskey, Cross, Lecanvey are within easy reach. Here are some of the best beaches Mayo boasts, many of them are Discovery Points on the Wild Atlantic Way. Best Louisburgh Hotels on Tripadvisor: Find 198 traveller reviews, 136 candid photos, and prices for hotels in Louisburgh, Province of Connacht, Ireland. ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  Carrowteige cove for a dreamy day in the wilderness. Louisburgh is located in the South-West of County Mayo, on the R335 regional coastal route linking Westport (to the East) and Delphi on to Killary harbour to the South. Many of the beaches are perfect for walking, swimming and a variety of watersports. Is this a place or activity you would suggest for, Is this a place or activity you would go to on a, Is this a romantic place or activity that you would suggest for, No public right of way to this beach as it is on privately owned property. Cross beach is only a few kilometres west of Binghamstown on the Mullet and well worth a visit. Such a contrast to our home state, from a beautiful dry and red rock landscape to this rich pristine pure gold and green oasis of calm. Old Head beach, off the R335 near Louisburgh, is one of Mayo’s most uniquely beautiful beaches. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in December. Before you come to Cross beach, you will arrive at Belderra beach, Cross, a smaller beach. There is a separate entrance to this beach – off the main road to Kilcummin harbour. Lacken Strand and Kilcummin – two for the price of one. Children can safely swim and play in the calm clear waters and explore the rock pools at low tide. Crystal clear waters with beautiful Sandy Beach. It combines traditional surfing and paddle sports, is a great workout, easy to learn, and fun for all the family. I am pushing my young cousins to go to Mayo next August. This shouldn't even be a TripAdvisor location.. Its tresspassing. Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is the fastest growing watersport in the world. It has a car park and changing facilities, and, most important of all, a lifeguard on duty during the summer months. Old Head beach villa is located right on Old Head beach, 1 mile outside Louisburgh in Co. Mayo, 3 miles from the famous mountain Croagh Patrick. Family friendly, dogs allowed, toilet block and shower available. Lacken Strand, and the adjoining beach at Kilcummin. Free parking. Three of these beaches are located in the Louisburgh area... Carramore, Old Head, and Bertra, while beaches at Killadoon have been rated as the best in Europe, i.e. From Ross Strand, just outside the harbour village of Killala in North Mayo, to Silver Strand, near Louisburgh, at the southwestern tip of Ireland’s third largest county, there is always a beach to explore, and marvel at the constantly changing light that never fails to give new and interesting perspectives on the sea and landscape. The sandy beach is the perfect place for families and offers lots of opportunities for those interested in watersports activities. The village is surrounded by beautiful white-sand beaches that are quiet even at the height of summer. best to check beforehand. Lovely Cottage in idyllic rural location. The beach at Kilcummin is one of the best beaches in Mayo for a family day out, and perfect for a barbecue if the weather is good enough. Gaffney’s is a wonderful restaurant with fabulous menu of excellent seafood, pasta, and more. The property is 31 miles from Mulranny. ( Log Out /  I am gobsmacked to see all the lovely beaches – and so many of them. 198 reviews. Indeed, there is hardly a weekend in the year when it’s not possible to head off to walk a beach or find a hidden cove to explore and marvel at the breathtaking views and the interesting flora and fauna along the rugged, Atlantic coastline of County Mayo. The sandy beach is the perfect place for families and offers lots of opportunities for those interested in watersports activities. In this guide to Mayo beaches, which we will update from time to time, we reveal some of the hidden seaside gems of  Co Mayo that are well off the beaten track where you can walk for miles with only the sound of the seabirds and crashing surf to disturb the silence. Carrowniskey beach, located 25km west of Westport, is one of the most popular surfing beaches in Ireland. Not anymore. ((SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) images: Old Head Beach, Louisburgh, Co. Mayo). It is (quite!) Located on Old Head beach, this home has every convenience. However, it is also important to take heed of any warning signs about dangerous currents posted at a number of the beaches. Your photos are brilliant, and thanks for giving us the pleasure of looking at them–vicariously. My grand-da, Michael Dent, was from Bunnawillan. awkward to reach, but worth the effort. This georgous home is just a few killometers from Louisburgh one way and a 15 minute drive from Westport the other. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Old Head Beach, Louisburgh: See 11 reviews, articles, and 14 photos of Old Head Beach, ranked No.7 on Tripadvisor among 15 attractions in Louisburgh. The Mullet peninsula has some of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches in Co Mayo that are perfect for long walks – indeed the beaches seem to go on forever and when the tide is out you can walk for hours without meeting a soul. You can if you are feeling energetic walk all the way to Doolough Beach making a lovely long walk of approx. Lacken Strand is a sheltered inlet hidden from the wild Atlantic waves by a series of spectacular sand dunes. Hidden away and hard to get. The sandy cove is just a short distance below the pretty village that is the home of an Irish summer school for students from all over Ireland. Make sure to have proper walking shoes, the best time to visit is at low tide. Only two minutes from Louisburgh, an 18th century town with buckets of charm and character, it’s surrounded by majestic mountains and tranquil seascapes. Free Wifi. Louisburgh is a great spot as a base for exploring western Ireland/County Mayo. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Uggool Beach is a vast pristine golden beach, with outstanding views of Killary Harbour, Inishturk, Inishbofin and the north-Galway Connemara coastline. Best prices, easy booking, no fees with immediate confirmation. Fired SURFMAYO is based at Carrownisky Strand, Louisburgh, the nearest surfing beach to the town of Westport, Co. Mayo. All Rights Reserved. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Silver Stand is a beautiful, secluded beach, located about 15kms south-west of Louisburgh, alongside the R378, near Killadoon. Follow writer and photographer, Anthony Hickey, as he travels around his native Co. Mayo, Ireland. We have reviews of the best places to see in Louisburgh. Louisburgh is the gateway to Connemara & from there it is only 1.5 hrs drive to Galway. There is a back beach at Ross, too, that worth visiting and perfect for walking with lovely views of Kilcummin Head. Things to Do in Louisburgh, County Mayo: See Tripadvisor's 1,540 traveller reviews and photos of Louisburgh tourist attractions. 4/5 miles, or indeed an early morning jog. Harbour (to its south), with Mweelrea Mountain providing a stunning backdrop. Both Carrowniskey, and the adjoining beach at Cross, are world famous surfing beaches and the best months for surfing are May and June and again in August and September. Dramatically located between Silver Strand / Thallabawn (to its north) and the mouth of Killary. I hope we will get some good weather. Silver Strand is popular with swimmers and make sure that you don’t go home without a dip in the sea – and bring a wetsuit just in case the sun doesn’t shine! Elly Bay, a few miles beyond Binghamstown, is the best-known beach on the Mullet peninsula. View Old Head Forest Caravan and Camping in Co. Mayo. You can walk for miles along one of these unspoiled beauty spots and never meet a soul – and best of all you can return home with a bag full of lovely shellfish such as mussels to round off the day with a delicious home-cooked seafood meal. Grandmother, Anne Barrett (Harry) emigrated from Doolough in 1897 to Holyoke, MA. Indeed, Silver Strand is easily one of the most beautiful beaches in Ireland – and although remote – it definitely worth visiting. Mayo's coastline accounts for 16.8% of the total Irish coast, 16% of Ireland's sandy beaches, and many of Ireland's Blue Flag beaches. Most days during July and August you can see students from the nearby Colaiste UISCE, an Irish summer school, learning water sports such as sailing and kayaking on the calm waters of this south facing inlet. It’s all about having fun in the ocean. The video shows a walk through this stunning five star house, located just a short stroll from the beautiful Old Head Beach near Westport, Co. Mayo. Amazing to enjoy laboring over the sands to see the opening. Further to the west and south are the famed White Strand of Tallabawn, Silver Strand and Uggool Beach. Louisburgh is close to the holy mountain of Croagh Patrick to the East, the Sheaffry and Mweelrea mountains to the South, the Atlantic to the West and Clew Bay to the North. Phenomenal beach, located on the Mayo-side of the mouth of Killary Harbour, in one of the most secluded parts of Ireland. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants can be found in Louisburgh, and the beach is very safe for swimming with a lifeguard on duty during the summer months. We stayed here for a week (4 Adults and 4 kids). Old Head beach, off the R335 near Louisburgh, is one of Mayo’s most uniquely beautiful beaches. It is a sheltered strand with magnificent views of Inishturk Island and further south Inishbofin and Clare Island to the north. Free Wifi. Gaoth na Mara is a modern self-catering detached holiday home built in traditional style, located in an area of immense natural beauty near Louisburgh, Co. Mayo on the West coast of Ireland. to, but definitely worth the adventure! 15 best Holiday homes and Cottages in Louisburgh. Be smart stay safe... . It is (quite!) Commercial property for sale on Legan, Louisburgh, Co. Mayo is now on Daft.ie. Nearby Roonagh Pier, approx 6 km from the town, is the departure point for ferries to Clare Island and Inishturk. Description: The property herein is located in Legan, circa 3km from Louisburgh Town in a rural, scenic location. If not we have rain gear. Phenomenal beach, located on the Mayo-side of the mouth of Killary Harbour, in one of the most secluded parts of Ireland. First came upon this gem about 40 years ago on our first visit to the Emerald Isle. of Killary Harbor, and that large white pillar used by the British Navy in the last century, If they had a Theater of the Gods, this would be it. Carrowteige beach is in a sheltered bay with lots to see and do for young and old alike. All text and photographs are copyright and cannot be reproduced without permission. Copyright MAYO.ME 2010-2020. Book safely and easily today and save up to 40%. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in United Kingdom. Not sure if there is public access to his beach as I understood the access way is private. View of Clare island + Clew bay from Carrowmore beach just outside Louisburgh Carrowmore Beach, Louisburgh, Co Mayo Ireland Watch later Share Copy link Info Shopping Tap to unmute You can sit relax and watch your children play in the sand in complete safety. Belong anywhere with Airbnb. 54 Houses in Louisburgh from €99,000. Flanked by a natural wood on its western edge, Old Head is one of Mayo’s busiest beaches when the sun is shining. 3 Arches B&B. Beautifully framed by Killary Harbour, Mweelrea Mountain and Silver Strand, with the Bunanakee River flowing into it. Find cheap or luxury self catering accommodation. There are extensive sand dunes and a small cave under the cliffs and if you have the time the Carrowteige Loop Walk is worth exploring for its view of the Stags of Broadhaven. SURFMAYO is open 7 days per week, running surf lessons and surfboard hire at Carrownisky Strand. Louisburgh is built on the Bunowen River, part of which is a salmon fishery. It’s on the Blacksod Bay with magnificent views of The Nephin Beag and Nephin Mor Mountain Range and Claggan Island. Each year, on the … Site for Campervan at Ravendale, Falduff, Louisburgh, Co. Mayo Falduff Campervan Site SEA VIEW CAMPERVAN PARKING ON 1/2 ACRE caravan and campervan site in Louisburgh Co. Mayo, with sea views, we park a caravan and campervan and tents here in summer months, its literally at the foot of Croagh Patrick and a 450m walk across the road the beautiful sandy beach at the end of Old Head. ( Log Out /  The beach at Cross goes on forever and is perfect for walking, and by the time you have explored its length, you will be ready for the tea and sandwiches. This, the Blacksod Bay facing beach at Elly Bay, is perfect for swimming – and in stark contrast to the Atlantic facing surfers’ beach at Elly Bay which is extremely dangerous for bathers. In the south-west of the barony of Erris, you will find Doolough Strand (see picture above at beginning of post), located near the pretty seaside village of Geesala. Find the best offers for houses louisburgh co mayo. Carrowniskey and Cross beaches are adjoining sandy beaches which stretch for miles, south of Louisburgh. The vacation home provides a terrace. The strand has been popular with families from all over Ireland and abroad for generations. Old Head beach, off the R335 near Louisburgh, is one of Mayo’s most uniquely beautiful beaches. Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing in Louisburgh, Granuaile Heritage Centre: Tickets & Tours‎, Louisburgh HQ Craft Shop: Tickets & Tours‎. Free parking. The beach is almost a mile long, a beautiful walk with the A must visit for lovers of Irish beaches, easily one of the most beautiful in Ireland. Further along the Mullet, you will come to the lovely village of Aughleam (Eachléim). Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Fabulous place well worth a visit. Please choose a different date. 5 star reviews since 1998. There are a number of stunning beaches in the area renowned for their cleanliness. Westport, is the gateway to Connemara & from there it is a wonderful restaurant with fabulous of. 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