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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

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs must be on a leash and droppings removed.

County Mayo dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kite surfing
  • Swimming/bathing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Town centre nearby

Nearest town

Belmullet

Postcode

OS grid ref.

Awards

Blue Flag Award