Golf Accommodation and Hotels
The Lodge at Doonbeg5 star
One of Ireland’s finest five-star hotels, Doonbeg boasts pretty much the best of everything – including a course that is rated alongside neighbouring courses such as Ballybunion and Lahinch. The “manor” and sympathetic outbuildings offers five different room categories so the price can be reasonable …
Relax and unwind at The Ardilaun Leisure Club Galway, where the facilities are second to none. Take a dip in the fantastic 18m deck level swimming pool, sit back in our jacuzzi and steam room or go for a vigorous workout in one of the popular classes. The Ardilaun Hotel Galway has years of …
Clayton Galway4 star
At the Clayton Hotel Galway, you are guaranteed of a warm welcome and professional service with a friendly smile throughout your stay. Experience one of the finest hotels in Galway City, located only minutes from Galway City Centre and Galway Airport. Featuring 195 bedrooms boasting spacious …
Glenlo Abbey5 star
Glenlo Abbey Hotel is not like other hotels in Galway as they are the perfect place for either relaxation or an activity based holiday. The wildness of Connemara is right on the doorstep and the vibrancy of Galway City is only minutes away. The ideal location for exploring the West of Ireland.
The G Club5 star
The 5 star g Hotel is located in Galway city in the West of Ireland, along the majestic coastline of Galway Bay. As on of the top hotels in Galway, the g Hotel combines modern design and comfort with thoughtful service. Designed by renowned milliner, Philip Treacy the g hotel has a wide range of …
Resting on the quiet shores of Ballinakill Bay, and beautifully secluded within 30 acres of its own private woodland, Rosleague manor hotel in Connemara is one of Ireland’s finest regency hotels. Enjoy a unique dining experience amidst open log fires and historical paintings – retire to one of the …
Doonbeg Golf Club officially opened in 2002, and was immediately designated as Golf Digest’s “Best New International Course.” In 2010 it held the prestigious title of European Golf Resort Of The Year which was awarded by the IAGTO. Two-time British Open champion Greg Norman is the …
The par 72 is rarely achieved on this most challenging Atlantic championship links. A romantic golf site if ever there was one, you have the ocean on one side and the mountains on the other. Make your score early as the turn and final few holes are tough.
Athenry Golf Club is a mixture of parkland and heathland built on a limestone base against the backdrop of a large forest giving excellent drainage and remaining playable all year round.
The course which overlooks Galway Bay and has quite the most spectacular views of the stretch of Atlantic made famous by Bing Crosby, by the way, while accepting Walter Hagen's advice about taking time to smell the flowers and look at the unrivalled scenery, there is also a very good par 70 test of …
The course has undergone considerable redesign in recent years, challenging the low handicapper, while being fair to the less gifted player. The new water features are the envy of many clubs.
Situated in a highly scenic area, with commanding views of Galway Bay, the Burren and the Aran Islands, the result is a challenging Championship Parklands course of outstanding quality and unique character that has been rated as the best in the area. Built on 250 acres of Connemara moorland …
Keenly priced and perfect for a warm-up round, this is a modern course. Wind and dog-legs are the challenges here.
With designers like Old Tom Morris, Alister MacKenzie and Martin Hawtree in your stable, you’ve got a very strong team! Quite tight and a mastery of the bump and run is needed to score well on this wonderful and historic links.
• The party town of Galway
• Connemara National Park - With almost 3,000-hectares of wild open heaths, windswept grasslands and deep glens, Connemara National Park is home to red deer and native Connemara ponies
• Dogs Bay, Roundstone, County Galway - Set back to back with Gurteen Bay, Dogs Bay forms a join between the mainland and an island and is a beautiful beach to walk along
• Dun Aonghasa, Aran Islands -This dramatic stone fort is perched on a clifftop almost 300ft above sea level. It’s an extremely important, and vulnerable, archaeological site
• Killary Fjord, County Galway - This nine-mile inlet is the only fjord in Ireland and is surrounded by a stunning lush green backdrop.
• Kylemore Abbey & Gardens - Originally a Victorian-era castle, the Abbey now serves as home to the Benedictine nuns in Ireland. The gardens contain a magnificent 10,000 trees.
• St Brendan’s Cathedral, Clonfert - St Brendan’s is famed for its beautiful Romanesque doorway, which dates back to about 1200. The cathedral is on the site of St Brendan’s monastery, which dates back to the sixth century.