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Lovely Sandy Beach

Achill is blessed with beautiful sandy beaches-something we were not expecting. This one is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
justjans
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Traralgon, Australia
Beautiful setting

As big beaches go the beach at Keel is hard to beat. A wide expanse of sand stretches around the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John A
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Achill is blessed with beautiful sandy beaches-something we were not expecting. This one is especially wide and sandy and very beautiful. It was a lovely day, but it still made me shiver to see people braving the water!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank justjans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As big beaches go the beach at Keel is hard to beat. A wide expanse of sand stretches around the bay and with spectacular high sea cliffs at one side and a sweeping vista up to high mountains at the rear, the setting is memorable....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John A
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Our hotel offered a Keel Beach across from the hotel, and the pathway leading to the beach passed by the Keel Sandybanks campsite (Caravan and Camping Park) with lots of mobile homes & caravans and grazing sheep. Fortune smiled on us as the autumn sun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed January 14, 2019

This is a very gorgeous beach and really takes you back to nature. It faces the open sea and is quite cold even in July when the breeze is blowing but then I live in a country of 30+ degree temperatures and wouldn't brave the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hildyblues
Reviewed November 23, 2018

What a beautiful beach. Lovely sand dunes and sandy beach with gorgeous views around bay and out to sea. Plenty of small outlets selling snacks. Toilets and car parks close to beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarisolChichester
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Have visited and walked this beach for over fifty years and always got a great refreshing, invigorating and wild experience on every visit. Never crowded, plenty of safe parking space and a magnificent view of the real Atlantic Way. It's quite a lengthy walk from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous way to blow away your worries walking on this beautiful beach in a windy day in Autumn ................

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Z4936DLcarolines
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This is one of the most beautiful beaches you will ever find, for several reasons: - It is uncrowded, at the top of tourist season you might find 50 people spread over two and a half miles - it is huge, miles long - there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We walked this beach a number of times recently and it is still as beautiful and wild as it was when I first visited it over 40 years ago. Very accessible and ideal for pushing buggies etc. Also a great surfers beach. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cappa60
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Keel Beach is no Keem Bay but there's a caravan and camping park beside it so great for families and young people.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lily_doyle26
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