During your stay with us, there is a wide range of nearby activities which will appeal to all ages. While we are located on the West Coast of Ireland, there is so much to explore in Erris, including the senic walks, boat charters, golfing and a fablous selection of beaches that will leave you breathless. 

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Carne Golf Links 


Set in magnificent, unspoilt sand dunes stretching 150m above sea level, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic across Blacksod Bay and the legendary islands of Inis Glóire and Inis Géidhe.  The course features eighteen amazing holes and respects the natural landscape, the tees and greens occurred naturally and very little earth moving was involved in the course construction.

Carne offers traditional raw links golf at its very best in a truly unique and idyllic golfing location, an experience not to be missed.

To find out more about this amazing golf course, visit their website. 


We offer seasonal golf packages, subject to availability throughout the year. To find out more about our packages please contact the hotel directly by calling: 097 30010 or email:

Blacksod Light House


Get to know the history of this iconic landmark. Step inside the lighthouse and learn how the lighthouse keepers lived and worked, the evolution of their roles and responsibilities and the challenges they faced over time, due to the remote peninsula location. The guides are on hand to answer any queries or regale tale of local maritime history.


Set aside around 30 minutes to enjoy the Blacksod Lighthouse tour. Arrive a little early and watch the colourful fishing boats pull in their haul or enjoy a cup of coffee with a stunning sea view.


To book your tour, head to their website.

Boat Trips 


Belmullet Boat Charteris a family run business based in Blacksod proximately 35/40 minutes’ drive from Geesala. They specialize in Island trips to the famous Inishkea Island where their family originally came from. The trips also include an exclusive guided tour of the Island from an Island descendant. They also offer coastline tours, sea angling, sunset cruises diving and a range of Marine services. With over 20 years’ experience they know exactly how to provide an amazing trip for you.


Booking is Essential.


Find out more on their website. 

Local Walking Trails 


Wild Nephin National Park 

The Wild Nephin - National Parks of Ireland is a true wilderness waiting to be explored encompassing 15,000 hectares of Atlantic blanket bog, mountainous terrain and forests dominated by the Nephin Beg Mountain range. It’s also home to @MayoDarkSkies. Access a variety of gorgeous loop and long-distance walks via Letterkeen, near #Newport. Claggan Mountain Coastal Trail, near #Mulranny and the Tóchar Daithí Bán loop on the grounds of #Ballycroy Visitor Centre are also wonderful short walks to enjoy and perfect for families.


Erris Loop Head 

The best way to explore the Erris headland is on the 5.1km Erris Head Loop. It’s a relatively quiet loop trail near Béal an Mhuirthead, suitable for most fitness levels with just a 172m total incline.


The trail provides you with the chance to see flora, sea birds and wildlife. Sea views extend to the watchtower and EIRE 64 marker. Note that dogs are not permitted due to sheep grazing. 


Carrowteige Loop Walk 


With its profusion of precipitous cliffs, crags, caves, chasms and islands, breathtaking clifftop views over the stunning Broadhaven Bay, dizzying heights to scale, and a bird’s eye view of the Stags of Broadhaven, Carrowteige Loop Walks  will leave you awestruck with its natural, rugged beauty.


There are four walks in total, randing in difficult from easy to strenuous. Green arrows mark the shortest route – but while you’re there, why not make a day of it?


Alchemy Guided Tours 

Why not relax and let Alchemy Tours do the driving while you enjoy the spectacular scenery and super stories. There are lots of delightful day tours avilable for you to enjoy 





Achill Aquarium


The Achill Aquarium provided visitors with the chance to get up close and learn about the animals who live within the aquarium. This is Mayo’s only aquarium and consists of 16 tanks. They exhibit a variety of nearby fish and a selection of tropical fish from around the world.

The open top tanks allow visitors to get a prime look at catsharks, crab, thornback rays, starfish, sea urchins and many more. If visitors are lucky, they may also get the chance to see Nemo the clownfish and Dory the Pacific Blue Tang

Booking is essential when wanting to visit the aquarium, more information can be found on their website. 

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