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Tourism on Achill Island

Strolling along Trawmore strand, Keel Ever since the first hotel was built on Achill Island in 1839 the island has been a popular destination for tourists as well as artists and writers. Achill currently has five EU Blue Flag beaches, including the glorious Trawmore strand at Keel (left). Our gallery section contains a selection of Achill views.

Turasòireacht Acla (Achill Tourism) maintains an up-to-date website for visitors to Achill Island and the surrounding area. The site contains extensive details about accommodation on Achill Island and information on events, destinations and activities. Visit the Achill Tourism site at for full and up-to-date information on all aspects of visiting Achill Island and the Currane Peninsula.

Activities offered on Achill include cycling, scuba diving, windsurfing, sea surfing, canoeing, fishing and mountain climbing. Our own activities section provides further information and links, while the Achill Island activities section of the Achill Tourism web site offers extensive listings of activities providers in the area.

Achill hosts a number of high profile events during the summer, including Scoil Acla and the archeological school at the deserted village, Slievemore. There is also an annual Achill Seafood Festival and a very popular Achill Half Marathon.

Turasòireacht Acla
Follow the link below for the official Achill Island visitor's guide from Achill Tourism.
Accommodation is available on the island to suit all tastes and budgets, from camping and hostels to B&B, self-catering cottages and several large hotels. Our travel section provides information and links for travelling to and from Achill Island and Co Mayo.
Click on this link to return to the home page of Achill Island 24/7.
Self-catering accommodation, Achill Island, Ireland

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