Local attractions West Mayo. Louisburgh is Westport’s secret west, where all the beautiful beaches are, with stunning and extraordinary scenery, boosting spectacular views of Croagh Patrick. Old Head Beach and pier is a very safe and idyllic location for Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Kayaking and is known locally as a family beach, safe for swimming, pier jumping, walks in the woods. Whether you’re new to Paddle Boarding and Kayaking or not, you will make wonderful memories in our beautiful surroundings.
Here at Old head beach we are very lucky to have some of the tastIest coffee trailers, cafes and restaurants nearby to fill our bellies we have loads of local B&Bs, a beautiful Hostel nearby and Westport’s Hotels. Activities are plentiful as this is the adventure capital of Ireland from surfing to fishing, hillwalking, kitesurfing. All your adventure needs are catered for.
Beach Rules: Soak up the sun. Ride the waves. Breathe the salty air. Feel the breeze. Build sandcastles. Rest, relax, reflect. Collect seashells. Bare feet required.