Location:  200 meters from the ferry pier

                 overlooking Leabgarrow Strand

                 on Arranmore Island

Arranmore Island is three miles from

Burtonport on the coast of Donegal.

The island is known for its beautiful

beaches and scenic views overlooking

islands and the dramatic coastline

of northwest Ireland.  There are several

lakes on Arranmore Island and a variety

of environments including bog land


Contact:    Paul and Suzanne Mulvey

Phone:       (+) 353  7495  20015

Fax:            (+) 3563 7495 20014

Open Dates: April through September

(For other times, please contact hostel).


-situated directly on the beach

-scenic views

-within walking distance of pubs,

shops, post office, and pier.

-open 24 hours

-open year-round

-no curfew

-family rooms available

-three mixed dorms

(twelve bed room, nine bed room,

  and eight bed room)

-single room available

-double ensuite room available

-hot showers

-self-catering facilities (oven,

refrigerator, and freezer)

-central heating

-wheelchair accessible

-spacious common areas

-tv and video room

-fax service

-tourist information

-towel hire

Things To Do:

-walk the several beaches

-enjoy spectacular birdwatching


-go sea angling

-enjoy boating

-enjoy lake angling

-enjoy scuba diving

-go rock climbing

-visit one of the four pubs on the island

-enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants

-immerse in one of the Irish language

courses taught on the island

-view Beaver Island Monument

-view the Mass Rock

-enjoy  Loch an Chomhanaigh  (Cowan’s    


-visit Cnoc an Iolair - the island’s highest

  point where white-tailed sea eagles bred

  in the past

-view Na Tri Mic Og Corra (The Three

  Stags)  three sea stacks

-admire the 120 meter high cliffs along the

  west and north coasts of the island

-walk the Arranmore Way - a well-marked

  foot path that traces the circumference

  of the island

-visit the lighthouse at the far tip of the

  island at Rinawros Point

-while walking view the Old Mill, the old

  Coastguard Station, the inner-island lakes,

  a mass rock, an ancient fort, and a

  WWWII lookout hut

-visit the craft shop

-enjoy the incredible views of the islands

  and Donegal coast 

Mary, Suzanne, and Roisin provide a welcoming reception.

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