We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Old Beach Cottage, Achill Island

17 reviews
Save
The Old Beach Cottage, Achill Island
1 of 34The Old Beach Cottage, Achill Island
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Located on beautiful Achill Island, this traditional Irish cottage has stood here for over 200 years inspiring artists, writers and lovers alike. Situated in the most enviable position, as close to the stunning Dugort beach as is possible, The Old Beach Cottage is the place where dreams are made! The Old Beach Cottage has been decorated sympathetically and truly inspired by its beachside location. Reclaimed furniture and original artworks all add to the romance and charm of this unique island retreat. At a glance... The traditional open plan layout comprises of a living room with stove, seating for six, TV and DVD player. Complimentary wi-fi is also provided throughout the cottage and we will advise you ...Located on beautiful Achill Island, this traditional Irish cottage has stood here for over 200 years inspiring artists, writers and lovers alike. Situated in the most enviable position, as close to the stunning Dugort beach as is possible, The Old Beach Cottage is the place where dreams are made! The Old Beach Cottage has been decorated sympathetically and truly inspired by its beachside location. Reclaimed furniture and original artworks all add to the romance and charm of this unique island retreat. At a glance... The traditional open plan layout comprises of a living room with stove, seating for six, TV and DVD player. Complimentary wi-fi is also provided throughout the cottage and we will advise you of the password on arrival. A fully equipped kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and hopefully everything else you might expect. Dining area adjacent to the kitchen with farmhouse table and seating for six. Master bedroom with double bed. Second bedroom with two single beds. Bathroom with shower. Good sized private garden with outdoor dining area ​ ...and of course the beach!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
Show more
About the Owner
Paris J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2017
Write a reviewReviews (17)

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 28 August 2020

We stayed for a week in August (2 Aadults and 2 children). The cottage is full of character and very comfortable. It is bigger than the pictures suggest. The location is super as the beach is across the road. Dugort is a relatively quiet spot...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank jbrosna
Reviewed 19 October 2019

The Old Beach Cottage is an amazing place to stay. A super friendly owner and a lovely caretaker, this cottage is stunning. We’re old ( in our 70’s) and seasoned travelers, and we were so taken with the delightful decoration, that we took a video...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Thea156
Reviewed 27 July 2019

My wife, our 12 month old and I spent a very happy 6 days here in July. Couldn't recommend the place highly enough. The original cottage is over 200 years old and has been impeccably renovated with oodles of charm and personality, retaining the sense...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 15 July 2019

Beach Cottage is an amazing place to stay. Blue flag beach on your doorstep, mountains to climb, kayaking, swimming, snorkelling...or just relaxing in the most peaceful place to rest and recuperate from life’s stresses. Dugort is Achill Island’s hidden gem.

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Ann B
Reviewed 7 May 2019

What a gem of a place this is, a truly remarkable find on one of the most beautiful places on earth. We stayed for 3 nights and only wish it was more, I spent most of my time remarking about how wonderful it was-the decor,...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank 01rnic
See more reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2019 via mobile

We had three nights in the most perfectly formed beautiful cottage in Achill across the road from the nicest beach in Achill which we had all to ourselves.The cottage looks tiny from the outside but it’s anything but it’s very roomy with a fantastic big...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank antag
Reviewed 7 March 2019

Was seeking the perfect location for a getaway for my wife’s 50th birthday and hit the jackpot when finding the old beach cottage. This was our first trip to Ireland and the further west we travelled the more remote the countryside became and all of...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Shepthedog
Sherpa743350, VR Owner at The Old Beach Cottage, Achill Island, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2019

Simon, Thank you for such an amazing review! The Old Beach Cottage and Achill Island are both such special places and it’s lovely being able to share with others who love them as much as we do. You will always be welcome back! Warmest wishes...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

We Stayed for 4 nights for my pregnant wife's birthday in April and our 3 year old son, Paris (Owner) was so accommodating and made my wife's birthday extra special with a little gift on arrival. This is a charming cottage right on the beach,...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Karl K
Sherpa743350, VR Owner at The Old Beach Cottage, Achill Island, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Karl, Thank you so much for your kind review and huge congratulations on your new arrival!!! We’re so pleased you enjoyed your time at The Old Beach Cottage and we agree....it really is a true escape. We’re already looking forward to welcoming all four of...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

What a stunning cottage, very deceiving as you walk up to it looks so small then u open the door and jeeze the space you have is fabulous ,spotlessly clean and absolutly every thing you need so no need to take anything ...home from home...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Paul D
Sherpa743350, VR Owner at The Old Beach Cottage, Achill Island, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Hello guys! Thank you so much for the beautiful review. It means so much when guests love our home as much as we do! You will always be so welcome back to our little cottage by the sea! Warmest wishes, Paris The Old Beach Cottage...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018

We've been to Ireland many times, enjoying the amazing natural sceneries, sheep (!), fuschia hedges, and windy days from many venues. But Achill is special: quiet, uncommercial, head-clearing. The Old Beach Cottage is unique: cozy, elegant, comfortable, and a relaxing very private cottage from which...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Escape613987
Sherpa743350, VR Owner at The Old Beach Cottage, Achill Island, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Well what can I say! Thank you for such a wonderful review. It’s always lovely to hear when guests, like yourselves, fall in love with everything that Achill Island and The Old Beach Cottage have to offer. We’re already looking forward to your return next...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Patio
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
See more amenities
Availability
October 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
November 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
December 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
February 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
March 2021
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
View all months
Map
+
Access
Car recommended
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, Tripadvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL2229181130