Surfs Up

Mayo is rich in great surfing beaches. For a total getaway, head for the windswept beaches of beautiful Belmullet, or bag a big one at Keel Strand in Achill, a longstanding favourite among surfers. Why not try your hand, or rather your foot, at stand up paddle boarding there? SurfMayo at Carrownisky Strand in Louisburgh is one of the first surf schools established in Ireland and is open seven days a week every month of the year – apart from Christmas.