Butterfly Cottage an attractive detached holiday cottage set in a small settlement nestled on the slopes of the spectacular Slievemore Mountain with great views over the 'rugged' Minaun Cliffs, close to the Megalithic Tomb and the Deserted Village (archaeologically important sites). Just 3 km from keel village, it is perfectly situated to allow participation in all the activities the island has to offer or if preferred to just relax and revitalize the spirit.
Achill Island on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is a place of stunning natural beauty. With its remoteness and tranquility the island has over the years attracted many artists and writers like Paul Henry and Henrich Boll (the German Nobel laureate), nature lovers and many more.
Tastefully decorated throughout, the 3 bedroom cottage sleeps up to six, with 2 x twin bedrooms & 1 double bedroom it has 3 bathrooms (1 en-suite, 1 x shower room & main bathroom) Lounge, 2nd mezzanine lounge, TV, open fire, dining area & fully fitted kitchen plus utility area.
Triple glazed windows throughout and open-plan gardens.
Although Butterfly Cottage has no WiFi, the following are local hubs if needed:
Open plan garden
2nd Mezzanine Lounge
Triple Glazed Windows throughout
Smoke Alarms & Carbon Monoxide Alarm installed
No pets allowed
Not wheelchair accessible
Cots/Highchairs on request & subject to availability
Fridge with small freezer compartment
Bedroom 1: Double bed (en-suite)
Bedroom 2: Twin beds
Bedroom 3: Twin beds
3 Bathrooms (1 en-suite)
Ground floor bathroom/shower-room
Located in Baile Slievemore, you will find Butterfly Cottage (No. 4)
For swimmers 5 blue flag beaches and numerous small beaches and coves are a delight. Many water sports are available. Fishing, deep sea fishing and dolphin watching can be enjoyed. Walkers can opt for the gentle or more strenuous routes like the Sli Graine Mhaol hike. The Blue Way offers water trails and the Greenway on the old Westport/Achill railway line a 42 km cycling and walking track. Surfing, kayaking, scuba diving, golf, horse riding, coastal walks, traditional music and entertainment in the many pubs.
Twice weekly tours throughout the Summer
Henrick Boll Memorial Weekend
Scoil Acla-Traditional Music
International Kite Festival