Keem Bay, Achill Island

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Escape the bustle of travel with a visit to Keem Bay, considered one of the most beautiful places in all of Ireland. Once the site of a basking shark fishery, the bay now serves as a great snorkeling spot with a Blue Flag beach--meaning it has met strict standards for water quality, safety, environmental education, and information. Historical and natural landmarks surround the bay itself, including an old British army lookout, a booley village (used in the summer to house young family members who bring their cattle to graze on the hillside), and Europe's highest cliffs in Croaghaun. There is little for food or drinks to purchase here, so consider bringing your own. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Keem Bay and many more Achill Island attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Achill Island trip maker site.
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  • So many beautiful beaches in Achill island but Keem beach is probably the must ! secluded beach with white sand and torquoise water. In the summer, arrive before 9am, could be crazy busy. 
    So many beautiful beaches in Achill island but Keem beach is probably the must ! secluded beach with white sand and torquoise water. In the summer, arrive before 9am, could be crazy busy.  more »
  • The drive down to this bay is hair raising, but we’ll worth it. Absolutely beautiful. A rare unspoilt beach. No shops or cafes so make sure you bring drinks etc. public toilets are available 
    The drive down to this bay is hair raising, but we’ll worth it. Absolutely beautiful. A rare unspoilt beach. No shops or cafes so make sure you bring drinks etc. public toilets are available  more »
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  • Beautiful sea view against cliffs on both sides. Sunny day with calmer winds but water was still freezing.
  • View and beach spoiled by the house which is being renovated right in middle of the view.

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