Other Activities

In Achill you can do everything you want from Adrenaline pumping sports to more relaxed activities; kite surfing, stand up paddle boarding, surfing, sea kayaking, angling, horse riding, land yachting, walking, cycling, climbing, snorkelling are all within easy reach, this place has it all.

Wild Atlantic WAy

Pure Magic Lodge can organize a range of activities for you or your group, there’s so many options we would be here all day trying to go through them all. If you have something in mind for your break, ask us and we’ll either arrange it for you, or point you in the right direction, giving you the benefit of our local knowledge. Below you’ll find some companies that our past guest’s have used and recommend.

Road Cycling & Mountain Biking

Achill Bikes
Keel West, Dooagh, Achill Island
Contact: Michael Anthony Lavelle
Tel: 087 2437686 / 086 1723087 / 098 43301
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.achillbikes.com
Bicycle and Cycling Accessory Hire

Clew Bay Bike Hire
Achill Sound, Achill, Co. Mayo
Contact: Travis Zeray
Tel: 098 24818
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.clewbayoutdoors.ie
Clew Bay Bike Hire provides only top of the range bicycles and accessories for your cycling needs chosen for your quality and comfort. Helmets, hi-visibillty vests, wet gear, locks, are provided with every rental. Offering a one-way cycling service to all location allowing you to collect and drop your bike. Clew Bay Bike Hire

Horse Riding

Calvey’s Equestrian & Homestay Horse Riding & Language Holidays
Keel, Achill, Co Mayo
Tel: 087 9881093
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.calveysofachill.com
Equestrian centre that also offers Homestay Horse Riding & Language Holidays where students come, stay with a local family on full board and horse ride every day.


Achill Sea Angling
Purteen Harbour, Keel, Achill Island, Co Mayo
Contact: Tony Burke
Tel: 098-47257
Mob: 086-3211560
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.members.achilltourism.com/cuannacuime
Cuan na Cuime. Fishing, Boat Trips. (April – October).

Diving & Snorkelling

Achill Island Scuba Dive Centre
Purteen Harbour, Keel, Achill, Co Mayo
Contact: Joe Carey
Tel: 087 2349884
Dive Centre, Daily Dives
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.achilldivecentre.com


Newtown, Keel, Achill
Contact: Gerard Mangan
Tel: 098 43355
Mob: 086 8439683
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.achillislehouse.com
Gerard leads leisurely walks to all of Achill’s hidden sights, such as Europe’s highest Sea Cliffs, Annagh Beach, Promontory Forts along the seashore or to the tops of Achill’s highest hills. Or listen to a narrated tour through Achill’s haunting Deserted Village at Slievemore. He is a qualified Fáilte Ireland Tour Guide with hillwalking and local history. Open all year.