Elly Bay

Elly Bay - County Mayo
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Elly Bay is a popular sandy beach on the east side of a narrow stretch of the Belmullet peninsula. The sheltered bay is ideal for water sports as it is protected and there is also a seasonal lifeguard service.

To the back of the beach are sand dunes across which lies an Atlantic facing beach.

Elly Bay is an internationally important ecological area with a diverse range of habitats which are home to a variety of birdlife.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs must be on a leash and droppings removed.

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  • Kite surfing
  • Swimming/bathing


  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Town centre nearby

Nearest town


OS grid ref.


Parking available.


Blue Flag Award

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