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Belmullet Coastguard Station

Lighthouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 0.2km

Belmullet CGS was beautifully restored in 2010 to the highest standards. It is set in the heart of a working beef farm on Claggan Island.The island offers a relaxed atmosphere that is both private and secluded and yet we are only 12kms (10 minute drive) from Belmullet town and 5km to the nearest shop in Glencastle.The island is linked to the mainland via a causeway that is accessable by car all year round. The house has been carefully and purposely furnished to the highest standard so that our guests have a very comfortable and relaxing holiday. From the King size beds with memory foam mattresses to the reclining chairs in the living room, every room has been carefully designed & laid out so that guests experience a level of comfort and a feeling of being at home that will have you coming back again and again. The beach is only 5 minutes walk away and is very safe for children to play and swim.

We offer a relaxing, carefree holiday, ideal for couples or families. Children love feeding the hens, ducks and turkeys. They can also help collect the eggs in the morning. We also supply a basket of fresh vegatables from the garden (when in season) Chldren can experience first hand how their food is grown and enjoy the great flavour of the fresh vegetables.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Claggan 200 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 10 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ireland West Airport Knock (KNO) 110 km, Nearest railway: Ballina 60 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

There are 3 large bedrooms (2 en suite) The main bathroom has a bath with electric shower. The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, washing machine, i pod docking station and a Stanley solid fuel stove (fuel provided)

The upstairs living room has a Stanley solid fuel stove with fireguard, reclining chairs,Tv with sky package, dvd player & a selection of dvd's, books & board games for all the family. the room has 3 balconies so you can enjoy the spectacular views that the mullet peninsula has to offer. The stairs are fitted with anti-trip stair gates.

The rear conservatory offers spectacular views towards Belmullet town and is a great area to relax and take in the views.

Further details outdoors

We offer a beautifully landscaped lawn almost 1 acre in size where family can play games. Garden furniture is provided so you can enjoy a meal on the lawn with family or friends, while taking in the amazing views that surround the property.

Our guests have complimentary access to √Čalu health & leisure club at The Broadhaven Bay Hotel, only a 10 minute drive away.

Further details

Check in 3pm Check out 11am

Saturday to Saturday (other days available on request)

The North West Ireland region

Belmullet Coastguard station is situated on Claggan Island. The Coastguard station was originally built in the late 1700 and was restored in 2010.Enjoy the miles of sandy beaches just minutes from your door, It is an ideal destination for a family holiday.


Belmullet has many fine bars and restaraunts to satisfy all tastes. Traditional music can be found in the town at weekends and the summer months have many festivals, brochures & up to date information are available in the house at all times. Heritage day in August is a great day out for all the family.The North Mayo sculpture trail (site L is located only metres from the house) covers nearly 100kms of the north Mayo coastline and will take you on a journey through some of the most spectacular scenery Mayo and indeed Ireland has to offer.

Carne Golf links is a 15 minute drive.

Uisce adventure centre is 25 minutes.

Ceide fields are 45 minutes.

The Great Western Greenway is 50 minutes

Belmullet offers many fine restaraunts that cater for all tastes all year round.The Broadhaven Bay hotel, The Talbot Hotel and Carne Clubhouse to name but a few.

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Review 1-9 of 9

29 Mar 2014


"Perfect valentines getaway on breath taking Claggan Island"

We recently spent a long weekend on Claggan Island to celebrate valentines weekend. We arrived in lashing rain and gale force winds to the most cosy, romantic retreat and blazing fire!! It was just wh… More

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back in the near future. Best wishes form all at Belmullet Cgs.

25 Feb 2014


"What a way to see in the New Year"

We travelled to Ireland in late December for our New Years stay at Belmullet CGS, we were not disappointed. Even before our arrival we experienced the warm inviting welcome which only got better upon … More

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay & look forward to seeing you all again in the future.

24 Jan 2014



We stayed for week in November at Belmullett coastguard Station and would highly recommend it. From the start of the holiday to the end it was wow. We were met by Laurance who was the ideal host even breakfast was in the fridge. The house has been renovated to a very high standard. All bedrooms were very comfortable. The kitchen had all the mod cons you expected .
The views from tower/sitting room we're breathtaking morning and evening looking out over to Belmullet. It was a 10min drive to Belmullet and we found some excellent places to eat and relax.
Thanks to the Howard family for a very relaxing and enjoyable week we will definitely be returning

Thank you for the kind & positive feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay & hope to see you again in future. Best wishes from all at Belmullet Cgs.

18 Sep 2013


"Over the dunes to Claggan..."

We were made very welcome. There was food for us in the fridge and the fires, (solid fuel burners, well guarded) were laid. The six of us were very comfortable, would have loved to stay longer and ho… More

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Belmullet Coastguard Station. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay & hope to see you back again in the future. Best wishes from all at Belmullet Cgs.

1 Sep 2013


"perfect retreat that ticks all the boxes"

I do not really write many reviews but felt this was a must. We have family in Belmullet we visit but also wanted somewhere to relax and unwind this house was perfect.1st impressions of the island wer… More

Many thanks for your positive review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best wishes, Laurence & Myra.

19 Jul 2013


"Lovely friendly welcome; Fantastic accommodation in a beautiful setting."

Lucky enough to stay for a week in the heatwave. Myra and Laurence are lovely hosts. The Coastguard station has been renovated to a luxury standard. Super comfy beds and fantastic views. The beach is … More

Thank you for your kind words. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to meeting you again. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your stay in Ireland. Many thanks, Laurence & Myra.

24 Jun 2013


"5 Star house at 3 star price in 6 star location"

Stayed for a week recently at Belmullet CGS Claggan Island. Perfect place to unwind. Good size comfortable house with excellent views. Hosts were wonderful and not intrusive.Enjoyed a chat or two wit… More

Many thanks for the kind words, it's always nice to receive positive feedback. We hope you are enjoying the rest of your stay in Ireland and the heatwave we are experiencing at the moment! We look forward to meeting you again in the future. Best wishes for the rest of your trip, Laurence & Myra.

11 May 2013


"Spectacular scenery, friendly and helpful owners, beautiful accommodation."

My wife, three children and I are looking forward to returning to the Coast Guard House. The Howards are gracious owners who went out of their way to help me in my ancestry research both before we ar… More

Thank you for the kind and positive feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.. It was a pleasure meeting your family and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best wishes from Laurence, Myra and baby Odhran.

30 Nov 2012


"Unique Holiday rental..."

Just wanted to write a review that would reflect how we feel about our trip to the Coastguard house and to thank its owners, Laurence Junior, Myra & Laurence Senior for allowing us to experience the m… More

Review 1-9 of 9

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