Aquila Cottage: "Aquila Cottage Rocks!" Achill Island Hotel Tip by JimmytheRabbitMurphy
Achill Island Hotels: 6 reviews and 3 photos
I have been a frequent visitor to Achill for 10 years now and for the last 5 I have always stayed in Aquila.
Hopefully I will do so many more times in the future.
Aquila is a lovely little cottage with an absolutely fantastic view of the ocean.
Catherine and Pat are greats hosts and show visitors what real Irish hospitality is all about.
After so many trips I consider these guys close friends and I hope the feeling to be mutual.
They have all the usual mod cons, washing machine, dish washer, TV and provide all cooking utensils etc so you can save some money on not eating out occasionally.
What I think is neat is the little touches like how they always have a pint of milk in the fridge and a loaf of bread waiting for me when I arrive. That might not sound like a big deal but after a long flight and a couple of hour drive its nice to have a cuppa without having to hit the stores.
Pat will show you where to get a bucket of peat so you can have an open fire going in the evening, how cool is thatƒº
The cottage is small, it only sleeps 2-4 people but for me and my wife this is perfect and adds to the charm.
There are a couple of nice pubs within a 30 min walk from the cottage but you probably need to drive to get to some of the better restaurants.
Unique Qualities: Amazing view and lovely people!
Address: Aquila Cottage, Sraheens Village, Achill Sound, Achill Island, Co Mayo, Ireland
Comparison: less expensive than average
Directions: Achill Island
Phone: 011 353 9845163
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