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Keem Bay

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Address: Keem, Achill Island, Ireland
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Keem bay is a joy

Keem bay is a must visit if you are in the Achill Island area. It is not just a beautiful, sheltered beach, but great snorkelling area and sensational walks on the hills... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2014
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Sallins, Ireland
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Sallins, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Keem bay is a must visit if you are in the Achill Island area. It is not just a beautiful, sheltered beach, but great snorkelling area and sensational walks on the hills surrounding the bay. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

ive been to keem beach a few times, summer and winter. Ive visited Achill for New Years for a week and started every morning with a walk on keem beach with my dogs then stopped at gieltys bar and restaurant for breakfast which is a really good cooked breakfast! And highly recommend.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It was a beautiful (albeit crazy) drive, and well worth it to see just how beautiful this area is! Definitely coming back again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Keem beach is well worth the trip up over the mountain to the end of the road. You are greeted by a stunning yellow sand beach with stunning views out over Clew bay. It was almost deserted when we were there and we got to enjoy the beach and scenery to ourselves. There is a stream flowing in through the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

One of the nicest bays on the west coast.my first time in achill island I would definitely recommend the island and the bay for a weekend now.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Keem Bay is a definite " must see " for any visitor to Achill Island. The views on the drive to the bay are out of this world and the beach is lovely, usually pretty deserted and very clean. There are plenty of places to have a picnic but make sure to bring your own food as there are no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Hidden away but not to far from civilisation lies Keem Beach. Nestled between cliffs it's views are serene. Descending to the beach you will be captured by striking scenery so make sure and bring your camera. If you like a late evening swim, this is when the beach is at it's most haunting but also when the solace will surprise... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The weather was particularly changeable on the morning we visited Keem Bay and while it seemed like the rest of the Island was covered by dark clouds. Keem Bay was drenched in hot sunshine, it felt like Summer again. Keem Bay is a beautiful peaceful bay. We didn't avail of watersports, we walked the beach, climbed rocks, enjoyed the view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The best beach on Achill island. Fantastic views on ascending the cliff, and awe strikingly beautiful views on the descent down to the bay. Something that you'd expect in a Mediterranean clime, not Ireland

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A bit of a struggle on a bike but well worth it for the scenery. Toilets could be nearer the beach. Lots to do with kayaking, snorkling, swimming and climbing. Worth bringing a wind breaker and a flask of coffee as there is little in the way of amenities but you won't want to leave.

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