House layout and Facilities
This 4 Bed cottage and has 3 double bedrooms and 1 twin, suitable for sleeping up to 6 people. There is 1 bathroom with a bath (no shower) and a separate shower room. The sitting room/dining room has open hearth fireplace, Kitchen comes with modern conveniences. The heating in this house is electric and storage.
The cottage is equipped with open turf fire and surprisingly spacious and modern with all mod. cons including electric storage heating, dishwasher, microwave etc. Cot and high chair available on request. Pets also welcome.
Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Connemara coastline from the comfort of the living room or take a stroll outside on the pier just on your door step. The location of this property has an air of tranquility about it as you listen to the sounds of the ocean and breathe in the sea air.
The cottages offer all the attractions of an Island holiday joined by a bridge to the mainland. This is an ideal location from which to tour Connemara, or fish on Lough Corrib. Golf fans can practice their swing at The Island Golf Course only 1km away, or the numerous other championship Golf Course in the Connemara area. Also nearby are numerous beaches, coves, piers and fishing amenities including the famous Coral Beach. Deep Sea fishing can be booked locally. Walking or hiking on the nearby bogs or in the Twelve Pins is also an option for those looking for an active break.
You can enjoy a traditional pint of Irish Guinness in the local pub which is less than 20 meters away.
Electricity is extra and taken by meter reading, payable to the onsite caretaker. Call: +353 (0)53 9175481
A security deposit of €100 will be requested on arrival and returned on departure once the property is left in a clean and tidy condition.
Pets are welcome, an additional €30 charge is applicable and payable to the onsite caretaker
Bed linen and towels are provided
Galway City & Eyre Square
Located in the heart of Galway, Eyre Square Centre is one of Irelands most modern and yet historic shopping centre. The centre is Galway City's liveliest and attractive meeting place incorporating over 60 national and international shopping outlets.
Galway's famous Spanish Arch is located on the left bank of the Corrib, where Galway's river meets the sea.
Located on Nun's Island, on the west bank of the River Corrib near Salmon Weir Bridge, Galway Cathedral is one of the largest and most dominating buildings in Galway. The Salmon Weir Bridge is a big tourist attraction and many gather to watch the salmon make their way up the Corrib river to spawn during the summer months.
It’s impossible to beat Salthill’s location on the northern inner shore of Galway Bay, the Aran Islands are visible to the right and Galway City to the left. Directly across Galway Bay is the Burren in Co.Clare and to the west are the bogs and mountains of Connemara. On a clear day you feel as though you could reach out and touch the Clare hills though there are also many days when you can’t see them at all.
This outdoor funfair is open from Easter onwards and is in full swing during July and August. The Leisureland Funworld theme park has a poolside restaurant at reasonable prices. The Perks family have been associated with the Irish leisure industry and fairgrounds since the beginning of this century. It is a traditional funfair, with combination fo Dodgems, simulator, Waltzer’s, Mega dance twist, Buggys and Sideshows.
Connemara National Park
In the West of Ireland in County Galway, you will find the breath-taking Connemara National Park which covers some 2,957 hectares of scenic mountains, bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. A number of walking trails beginning at the Visitor Centre offer walkers a variety of scenic routes and nature trails through the park. The park is also home to Connemara ponies, red deer and an enormous variety of birdlife, including skylarks, stonechats and peregrine falcons.
Spiddal, is a small seaside village located just 12 miles West of Galway City. An Spidéal is a scenic friendly town where the people speak both Irish and English. Spiddal is probably best known for Colaiste Chonnacht to which students come from all over Ireland and the world to learn the Irish language, culture and traditions. The signposts are all in the Irish language and you will hear it spoken in the shops, pubs and restaurants. Spiddal has two beaches on Galway Bay; one is by the roadside east of the village, the other is sheltered behind the pier and is reached by means of a narrow road west of the village.