County Mayo Cottage Rental Rates
- Christmas & Easter dates by arrangement. Changeover usually Saturday 1200 h.
Daily Rates by arrangement.
Failte Cottage is a charming detached traditional stone built cottage with large garden ample car parking space.and conservatory where you can relax with views of the Atlantic Ocean and Achill Island.
The property has been modernised with full oil fired central heating but retains its traditional character with an open turf fire in the living room. Satellite TV DVD and Hi Fi Stereo and selection of books are provided for relaxation.
The Kitchen has a Cooker,Microwave,Fridge Freezer Dishwasher and Washing Machine.The bathroom has a bath and Electric Shower.
There is one double bedroom and two twin rooms. A cot is also provided.
A five minute walk takes you to open countryside away from everything where one can explore golden sandy beaches collect shells and even fresh mussels for supper.
A pint of Guinness can be had at the local pub together with a bit of craic (conversation) and traditional music by the friendly locals who also speak the Irish Language.
The Erris Peninsula is an area of unspoiled natural beauty with fantastic Blue Flag golden sandy beaches.The latest attraction is an 18-hole championship links golf course at Carn, west of Belmullet. The Peninsula is about 33 km in length and 12 km wide at the widest points, narrowing to about 400 metres in the region of Elly Bay popular for Wind and Kite Surfing .The trip from Belmullet to Blacksod Point (21 km) gives a good understanding of the nature of the Peninsula: its west coast, exposed to the Atlantic Surf, while the east overlooks the inlet of Blacksod Bay with views to Achill Island. The bay is a popular diving spot for ship wrecks from and annual Sea-Angling Championship with over 200 different species of fish. The islands of Inishkea are well-known bird sanctuaries and boat trips can be arranged locally. The Mullet Peninsula is a Gaeltacht area where the Irish Language is still spoken and provide a rich heritage of traditional music,song and dance in local Bars.
Other Activities: Kite surfing