Visit and stay in our self catering holiday homes in Waterford

Why visit County Waterford?

Waterford, also known as the Deise, is renowned for its famous blaas (a flowery, soft bap), its angelic coastline and also for having produced some of the world’s most famous crystal. Relax Ireland have a wide selection of beautiful self-catering properties dotted all throughout the county for you to choose for your next trip to Waterford.

Waterford in located only ninety minutes from Dublin and two hours from Cork – if you are looking to experience a holiday suitable for all the family, or simply a nice couples retreat Waterford offers the perfect setting for you to indulge yourselves.

Why visit County Waterford?

Waterford, also known as the Deise, is renowned for its famous blaas (a flowery, soft bap), its angelic coastline and also for having produced some of the world’s most famous crystal. Relax Ireland have a wide selection of beautiful self-catering properties dotted all throughout the county for you to choose for your next trip to Waterford.

Waterford in located only ninety minutes from Dublin and two hours from Cork – if you are looking to experience a holiday suitable for all the family, or simply a nice couples retreat Waterford offers the perfect setting for you to indulge yourselves.

Eating in Waterford

Emiliano’s: Emiliano’s restaurant located on Waterford’s High Street is renowned for its crisp, yet beautifully soft pizzas and beautiful pastas. Emiliano’s is considered one of Munster’s best Italian restaurants. With top service and an incredible wine menu a visit to Waterford could not be complete without a trip to Emiliano’s.

The Haven: The Haven, based in Dunmore East, received a 2018 certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor and is home to some of the most beautiful and soft roast beef you will ever taste. Available in a queen size and king size (for those with a larger appetite) you will not be disappointed if you visit The Haven for your breakfast or lunch while staying in Dunmore East.

McAlpins: McAlpins restaurant is located in the sleepy village of Cheekpoint. About a twenty-five minute drive from Waterford City. McAlpin’s menu encompasses a vast selection of seafood and streaks. The restaurant is renowned for its beautiful fish pie, a must have if you are visiting.

Cliff House: Cliff House, based in Ardmore, is home to the only Michelin star restaurant in Waterford and is widely considered to be one of Ireland’s best restaurants. On the higher scale when it comes to budgeting but, as they say, you only live once.

Things to do in Waterford

The Waterford Greenway: The Waterford Greenway is widely considered to be Ireland’s best outdoor destination. A safe and secure walking and cycling path running forty-six kilometres between Waterford city and Dungarvan. The Waterford Greenway is completely shielded from traffic making it perfectly safe for all cyclists, no matter what their ability or age. There are a multitude of cafes, pubs and restaurants along the route, as well as a vast selection of bike hire companies to hire your bike.

House of Waterford Crystal: House of Waterford Crystal is located on The Mall, at the very centre of Waterford City. The House of Waterford Crystal presents a beautiful experience of Waterford Crystal with a tour of its premises as well as beautiful showroom displaying and selling some of its finest works. If you are in and around Waterford City centre, it needs to be visited.

Activate: If you are on a family break in Waterford and you need some evening time fun together then look no farther than Activate. Activate, located on the Williamstown Road, just outside the city offer a mixture of safe, yet exhilarating, indoor fun such as wall climbing, bowling and lots of fun for younger kids too in an especially designed fun zone for them.

Eating in Waterford

Emiliano’s: Emiliano’s restaurant located on Waterford’s High Street is renowned for its crisp, yet beautifully soft pizzas and beautiful pastas. Emiliano’s is considered one of Munster’s best Italian restaurants. With top service and an incredible wine menu a visit to Waterford could not be complete without a trip to Emiliano’s.

The Haven: The Haven, based in Dunmore East, received a 2018 certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor and is home to some of the most beautiful and soft roast beef you will ever taste. Available in a queen size and king size (for those with a larger appetite) you will not be disappointed if you visit The Haven for your breakfast or lunch while staying in Dunmore East.

McAlpins: McAlpins restaurant is located in the sleepy village of Cheekpoint. About a twenty-five minute drive from Waterford City. McAlpin’s menu encompasses a vast selection of seafood and streaks. The restaurant is renowned for its beautiful fish pie, a must have if you are visiting.

Cliff House: Cliff House, based in Ardmore, is home to the only Michelin star restaurant in Waterford and is widely considered to be one of Ireland’s best restaurants. On the higher scale when it comes to budgeting but, as they say, you only live once.

Things to do in Waterford

The Waterford Greenway: The Waterford Greenway is widely considered to be Ireland’s best outdoor destination. A safe and secure walking and cycling path running forty-six kilometres between Waterford city and Dungarvan. The Waterford Greenway is completely shielded from traffic making it perfectly safe for all cyclists, no matter what their ability or age. There are a multitude of cafes, pubs and restaurants along the route, as well as a vast selection of bike hire companies to hire your bike.

House of Waterford Crystal: House of Waterford Crystal is located on The Mall, at the very centre of Waterford City. The House of Waterford Crystal presents a beautiful experience of Waterford Crystal with a tour of its premises as well as beautiful showroom displaying and selling some of its finest works. If you are in and around Waterford City centre, it needs to be visited.

Activate: If you are on a family break in Waterford and you need some evening time fun together then look no farther than Activate. Activate, located on the Williamstown Road, just outside the city offer a mixture of safe, yet exhilarating, indoor fun such as wall climbing, bowling and lots of fun for younger kids too in an especially designed fun zone for them.

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