Beaches in Westport, County Mayo

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The beach guide has 3 beaches listed in and around the town of Westport. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Bertra Beach (5.9 miles)

    Bertra © Eric Jones

    Bertra Beach lies about 12km west of Westport and connects the mainland with Bertra Island. The beach here is mainly sandy, although there are some rocks, and pebbles are often deposited here by the spring tides. A lifeguard presence during the summer season makes this Blue Flag beach a good place to come for a…

  • Old Head Beach (10.5 miles)

    Old Head © Oliver Dixon | BY-SA

    This excellent, rural beach - possibly one of the best in County Mayo - lies just off the R335 between Kilsallagh and Louisburgh. The long, crescent-shaped stretch of sand lies in a sheltered position and provides spectacular views over Croagh Patrick (Ireland's Holy Mountain) to the south-east. At the western end of the beach there…

  • Mulranny Beach (12.9 miles)

    Mulranny © John Lucas | BY-SA

    The Blue Flag beach at Mulranny is located just to the south-west of the village. The beach consists of a good sized stretch of sand backed by pebbles and boulders. From the beach there are wonderful views across the sheltered waters of Clew Bay and the mountains beyond. As you would expect from a Blue…

Westport beaches map

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