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Stunning scenery

The drive around Achill offers spectacular views of the Atlantic crashing against the cliffs, and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nanmatt
Nice drive with spectacular scenery

A nice drive round Achile island. A brisk, clear day with fantastic scenery Very little traffic at... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
pgpmas
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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All reviews achill island keem beach deserted village beautiful drive wild atlantic way stunning views rugged coastline beautiful beach the atlantic ocean sunny day take your time day trip great scenery the main road sheep keel roads
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The drive around Achill offers spectacular views of the Atlantic crashing against the cliffs, and there are several beautiful beaches. Biking and hiking is on offer for those so inclined. This place is not to be missed - I was not driving and felt it...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A nice drive round Achile island. A brisk, clear day with fantastic scenery Very little traffic at this time of the year, could imagine that during the summer months it could be congested due to the narrow roads. Plenty of opportunity to get out of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sky meets the ocean and kisses the land. Clouds look like they are made on the islands. Lots of seasons in one day. The roads were quiet and you can find lovely secluded spots. It's peaceful but it looks like it could rage up...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a couple of days in Achill and it’s absolutely amazing! Definitely a must see place if you’re visiting Ireland!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The coastal trip of the Wild Atlantic Way was beyond beautiful. We especially loved DownPatrick Head.

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a stunning, beautiful, rugged, amazing drive!! Do not miss this!! We left Westport at 3pm and drove te coast road round Achill and managed to get to Keem strand just as dusk was falling! Stunning plaza e!!

Thank kpootsie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a Rabbies tour, we drove along here.The views were amazing.Stopped to take some lovely pictures.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little scary, driving on a narrow road with a shear drop on one side there are no guard rails so the views are stunning. One might meet a stray or flock of sheep munching on the roadside. Or the sheep might just be roaming...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there, four of us. We stopped where we pleased. A glorious day for October. Sunny blue sky, few clouds. Good visibility. As good as it gets. The sight and sound of the white-foamed waves crashing on the rocks, the smell of the sea...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely day at this island , you can hire bikes and go and come back or stay one night which I will do the next time ,great beaches their ❤️

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Adirondacker-South
June 24, 2018|
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Response from paulsheerin | Reviewed this property |
Perfect as you have chosen the ideal car be aware that large amounts of coaches travel to keel and the road in parts is narrow give way
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Cathy M
October 18, 2017|
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Response from Cary L | Reviewed this property |
The drive takes about an hour and a half. Realistically it will take longer because you are going to stop along the way to see different things and stop at the beaches. It is one of the most beautiful drives in Ireland... More
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David M
August 30, 2017|
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Response from Sar40th | Reviewed this property |
Make sure you drive to keem beach on achil. We nearly missed it but were recommended by a waitress. The drive to it is stunning. Remember that it will be dark about 6 so an early start is advisable. There are some nice cafes... More
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