Bertra Strand Cottage


Now open for bookings until 31. October 2022

Bertra Strand Cottage  – Detached, Modern Self-Catering Holiday Cottage rental for 2 people on Bertra Strand Peninsular under Croagh Patrick with private patio deck and designated parking.

Location : Westport, Co. Mayo. Located on the ‘Wild 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. The property is on a very quiet, safe private Col-deSac road which is now part of the partially completed Greenway section to Bertra Strand. This is a perfect location to combine a climb on Croagh Patrick with a beach and cycling holiday. Bertra Beach is great for swimming, shore- fishing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, sea-kayaking and bird watching. Close by around Louisburgh are surfing beaches, bird watching areas and a golf course in Westport. There are 3 Pubs, Bar food and a Restaurant in the nearby (1 km) villages of Murrisk and  Lecanvey.

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Property details : Bertra Strand Cottage is a modern, bright and open plan 40 sqm cottage – situated separately in the courtyard with a 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 designated parking in front of the cottage. This cottage holiday apartment has a separate small kitchenette with hob and microwave oven. Bathroom with heated floor and electric shower. 36 ” flatscreen TV with satellite dish (Irish Stations + BBC, ITV etc). Wireless Broadband. Upstairs open gallery – small office / study. Designated Courtyard parking in front of Cottage. Non smoking.








Booking & Booking Deposit for Bertra Strand Cottage 

Low Season 2022 : February/March ( Min 2 days ) € 75 per day / € 495 per week , March (excl. Paddy’s day weekend)

Mid Season 2022 – Min 3 days. May € 85 per day / € 560 per week. June and September € 90 per night / € 595 per week –  April (excl. Easter holidays) € 80 / € 525 (min. 2 days), Octobeexcluding Halloween holidays) min 2 days € 85/ € 525

High Season 2022 : Min. 1 week July & August € 100 per day / € 695 per week (Sat-Sat only), Easter Holidays Min 3 days € 90 day / € 595 per week. Halloween Holidays min 3 days € 85 day / € 565 per week.

Bank Holiday Weekends : Min 3 days – € 95 day

Service fees incl. cleaning fees : € 35 (weekly), € 25 (3 days) € 20 (2 days). Electricity free included up to 70 unit/week or 10 kw/h per day. Above this quota electricity is charged per units at standard rate ( currently € 0.30 / unit ) as clocked on counter.

Booking Deposit : 33 % of total booking Non-refundable with secure PayPal request. Balance due on arrival in cash unless otherwise agreed. For cancellations and date changes please see our Rental Agreement / Terms and Conditions.

Please contact us for a binding quote with your exact dates using the contact button on the top menu.

Booking Calendar  (booked days in red) : To make a booking inquiry please click on individual days of your proposed stay and then fill out your details and send the form (beside booking calendar). We will promptly reply with a quote incl. booking deposit and available date confirmation. If you wish to go ahead your dates will be blocked on the booking calendar when your booking deposit is received. Should you not get a reply within a couple of hours please contact us via the contact page on top menu bar.

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Cycling : The Clew Bay coastline is a spectacular cycling area with 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.  Palm-Cottage-Bathroom



  • Parking
  • Central Heating
  • HD Television with Satellite
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Internet
  • Private Deck

Cottage-Apartment-DeckIf you are traveling with friends and relations please note that another apartment  Croagh Patrick Apartment  (sleeping 2) may also be available

Important information :




Booking Croagh Patrick Apartment :

Health and Safety : In 2022 / 2023 to protect our guests as much as possible during the  ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, we only accept  vaccinated guests – certificate required. If you have any questions concerning this Health and Safety issue please contact the Host Hilary and see Rental Agreement / Terms and Conditions.

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 may not be 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.


 Local Pubs and Restaurants :

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.


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“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