Bertra Beach Cottage – modern self catering holiday studio apartment rental for 2 people on Bertra Beach peninsular under Croagh Patrick with patio deck.
Property details : (New 2015) Bertra Beach Cottage is a modern, bright and open plan 33 sqm cottage – separated from the main house by a courtyard and goldfish pond, and is ideal for a couple who enjoy their privacy. There is a sheltered wooden deck patio behind the cottage with an orchard view and parking in front of the cottage. This cottage holiday apartment has a separate small kitchen, bathroom with electric shower and a 36 ” flatscreen TV with satellite dish. Wireless Broadband. Courtyard parking. Non smoking. (Upstairs gallery for plants only – no access)
Location : Westport, Co. Mayo. Located on the Atlantic Way under Croagh Patrick on the Blue Flag Bertra Beach Peninsular, 9 km from the beautiful town of Westport – the adventure sports capital of the West – and 9 km from the quaint village of Louisburgh. This is a perfect location to combine a climb on Croagh Patrick with a beach holiday such as swimming, shore- fishing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, sea-kayaking. Close by are golf courses, surfing beaches and bird watching areas. There are Pubs, Bar food and a Restaurant in the nearby (1 km) villages of Murrisk and Lecanvey.
Greenway to Bertra Strand – Work has commenced to bring the Greenway to Bertra Strand past Bertra Lodge ! In 2020 guests can access the Greenway in front of Bertra Strand Apartments to walk or cycle to Croagh Patrick and the Pubs and Restaurants in Murrisk (approx 1 mile away).
Instant Book :
If you are traveling with friends and relations please note that 2 other apartments Croagh Patrick Apartment (sleeping 2) or Bertra Strand Apartment (sleeps 2) may also be available.Important information :
Check in after 4 pm. Please vacate by 11 am to allow turn-around.
We are sorry – no dogs or pets. Non-smoking House – smoking outside only.
Due to internal and outside steps on deck/walkways and the pond with a waterdepth of 20-50 cm the property is not suitable for people with walking difficulties, babies or young children. There is no wheelchair access.
Exploring Islands : There are Ferries from Roonagh Quay near Louisburgh to Clare Island and Inisturk Island
Cycling : This area is a spectacular cycling area with many marked small cycling roads. Besides trips to Killary Harbour, Silverstrand the the islands – there is a cycle lane along the coast from Croagh Patrick to Westport that joins up with the newly opened GREENWAY cycle lane to Newport, Mulranny and Achill Island. There is a planned Greenway extension from Bertra to Louisburgh and Roonagh Quay.
Besides the many Pubs and Restaurants in Westport and Louisburgh we have 3 local Pubs for a good pint of Guinness in the local villages of Murrisk and Lecanvey (Stauntons) approx 1 mile away.– (Campbell’s and The Tavern also serve good Food). Also recommended is the Shebeen Pub for food on the coast road before Westport.
REVIEWS (Please also check Airbnb)
“We had a fantastic time at Bertra Beach Cottage. Hilary had everything ready for us and met us when we arrived. The cottage is a lovely retreat away, and very comfortable for two people. Croagh Patrick is a stone’s throw away and well worth the climb!” Katie F., Dublin
“Great stay at this little cottage. Right next to the beach. About a 15 minute drive to Westport. Ideal for climbing Croagh Patrick. Hilary was the perfect host and could not have been more helpful.” Lee O., Cork
“Hilary was very welcoming and helpful from the moment of booking. The cottage was just as nice as the photos but had an even cosier amd more charming feel than expected. Although the weather was not great this did not affect our trip, the surrounding area is beautiful and Old Head beach is must see.” Nikki C., Maynooth, Ireland
“Had such a wonderful stay at this romantic little hide away . The Bertra Cottage apartment was amazing and the owner Hilary couldn’t do enough for her guests . Would highly recommend this beautiful place to stay . Thanks Hilary can’t wait to come back” . Ray & Susan