Connemara Sands Lodge & Spa, Ballyconneely, Co Galway
Set above the sapphire-blue waters of Mannin Bay, this family-owned resort presents the prospect to immerse your self in Connemara’s vibrant tradition, in addition to its gorgeous shoreline. Ultimate for an lively break with older youngsters, the encircling seashores provide wonderful browsing, coasteering, kayaking and paddleboarding, with guided hillwalking for individuals who favor to stay to dry land. The Sands Bar & Restaurant creates conventional Irish dishes from one of the best native produce, whereas the Voya Spa specialises in revitalising seaweed baths and coverings. The all-white rooms are easy and crisp, and provide wonderful worth for cash.
Doubles from £99 B&B; connemarasands-hotel.com
Dingle Skellig Lodge, Dingle, Co Kerry
Amid the gorgeous surroundings of the Wild Atlantic Approach, Dingle Skellig is a good base for households who wish to discover Kerry’s stunning coast, with wonderful browsing and body-boarding circumstances on close by seashores, and boat journeys and sea safaris providing fishing or dolphin-spotting journeys. Rooms are snug, however it’s value spending a bit further on the up to date Deluxe rooms, with household rooms and suites out there. After lively days, the resort’s Bin Ban Brasserie and Coastguard restaurant each provide fantastic fish and seafood dishes.
Deluxe doubles from £167 B&B; dingleskellig.com
Parknasilla Resort & Spa, Sneem, Co Kerry
A hanging Nineteenth-century manor home set in a tranquil 500-acre property, Parknasilla presents a wide range of lodging from rooms and suites to spacious courtyard lodges and woodland villas. The property is latticed with eight strolling trails and boasts its personal golf course, tennis courts and out of doors hot-tubs, whereas the spa has a spectacular waterfront location with pretty views. Evenings are a glamorous affair, with the Doolittle Bar’s resident pianist offering a mellow soundtrack to sundown cocktails, earlier than dinner within the swanky Pygmalion restaurant.
Doubles from £199 B&B; parknasillaresort.com
Cliff Home, Ardmore, Co Waterford
If you happen to’re seeking to recharge and reset physique and thoughts, the Cliff Home is the right alternative, perched above the clear waters of Ardmore Bay, on Waterford’s tranquil coast. Take in the contemporary sea air with an alfresco bathing remedy within the intimate spa, take an invigorating dip within the pure out of doors rock pool, or laze by the indoor infinity-edge pool, with floor-to-ceiling home windows searching over the Atlantic. All rooms include wonderful sea views, whereas dinner on the skin terrace on the Michelin-starred restaurant, the Home, is the spotlight of a keep.
Doubles from £186 B&B; cliffhousehotel.ie
Armada Lodge, Spanish Level, Co Clare
The pure great thing about County Clare’s rugged coast is all over the place on this charming resort, with seascape wallpaper, surfing-themed artworks, handwoven tweed blankets and seaweed soaps all made by native craftspeople. It is a place for lengthy, blustery walks alongside Mal Bay’s spectacular seashores; to take a seat on the sands and watch the surfers glide in in the direction of the seaside. On cooler days, Johnny Burke’s is the spot for a warming whisky beside the fireplace, whereas Aileen’s restaurant presents fantastic seaside views, with dishes created from one of the best of County Clare’s producers.
Doubles from £164 B&B; armadahotel.com
Redcastle Lodge, Co Donegal
One other nice household alternative, Redcastle has super-affordable, unfussy rooms, a waterfront location and Leisureland – Eire’s largest indoor amusement centre – straight reverse the resort. It’s a really perfect base for golfers, too, with a nine-hole parkland course on web site and a clutch of world-class programs inside simple attain. Non-playing companions can settle into the resort’s spa, which has fantastic views throughout Lough Foyle, with hearty suppers within the Fort Bar, or extra upmarket eating within the Edge restaurant.
Doubles from £125 B&B; redcastlehoteldonegal.com
Sandhouse Lodge & Marine Spa, Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal
Set overlooking the huge sweep of sand of Rossnowlagh seaside, the Sandhouse presents basic, country-house rooms, most with wonderful sea views. That is the center of Eire’s browsing nation, with two wonderful surf faculties close by, which additionally provide kayaking and paddleboarding coastal excursions. After an lively day, the Marine Spa is the right place to retire to, with seaweed baths and natural Voya merchandise. The Surfer’s bar is a convivial mixture of locals and guests, with dwell music on the weekend, whereas the Glasshouse presents one of the best of native produce set towards the gorgeous seaside backdrop.
Doubles from £124 B&B; sandhouse.ie
Dunmore Home Lodge, Clonakilty, Co Cork
Run by the welcoming Barrett household for the reason that Nineteen Thirties, Dunmore Home is ready on the cliffs above Clonakilty Bay, with 30 individually styled rooms, with handmade picket furnishings, regionally woven rugs and Irish Voya toiletries. A really perfect base for walkers and those that love the ocean, there are 10 totally different seashores inside a 10-minute stroll alongside the picturesque Wild Atlantic Approach. Informal, post-walk suppers could be taken within the bar and lounge, with Adrift – the Michelin-listed restaurant – providing extra formal eating.
Doubles from £168 B&B; dunmorehousehotel.ie
Inchydoney Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty, Co Cork
One of the vital spectacularly situated inns on the Irish coast, this stylish lodge and spa is ready on a small headland that bisects the huge swathe of Inchydoney seaside. A keep right here is all concerning the sea, with fantastic views from bedrooms and the glass-walled lounges, a large programme of thalassotherapy therapies within the Island Spa, and regionally caught seafood and fish served up for dinner within the elegant Gulfstream restaurant. Actions supplied embrace browsing, whale-watching and seaweed-foraging, or just enjoyable within the cosy lounges and ingesting within the views.
Doubles from £169 B&B; inchydoneyisland.com
Seafield Lodge & Spa, Ballymoney, Co Wexford
Ultimate for a twin-centre break, Seafield is simply an hour’s drive from Dublin, set a stone’s throw from the golden sands of Ballymoney seaside. Kids will love the intensive playground – full with zipline and slides – and nature path, set within the resort’s 160 acres of parkland, whereas the Courtyard suites, which include their very own kitchenettes and eating areas, are a fantastic guess for households. The Oceo Spa presents a peaceable adults-only retreat (the resort can organize babysitters), with child-friendly menus within the Village Bar & Grill and extra formal eating within the award-winning Inexperienced Room restaurant.
Doubles from £115 B&B; seafieldhotel.com