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Phone: +353 (0)64 41170 Fax: +353 (0)64 41839

Doonbeg is a charming small seaside village in West Clare. It got its name from the Irish, Dun Beag which means little fort as the village grew up around Doonbeg Castle.

  • Price from 327 EUR / Day
  • Capacity up to 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
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Last updated: 10/04/2007

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Overview

Doonbeg is a charming small seaside village in West Clare. It got its name from the Irish, Dun Beag which means little fort as the village grew up around Doonbeg Castle.

Doonbeg is a wonderful base for touring County Clare as it is just 10km from Kilkee with its golden sandy beach and Waterworld Leisure Complex and is also within easy driving distance of other popular tourist towns of Lahinch (30km), Liscannor and Doolin in Clare.

It is easily accessible by road from Ennis or by the Ferry between Tarbert in North Kerry and Killimer in County Clare.


THE ACCOMMODATION
Radharc na hAbhann Holiday Homes is a brand new development (opened 2005) of bright and modern cottages located in the heart of the quaint and picturesque village of Doonbeg in West County Clare and just steps away from the well renowned seafood bar and restaurant – Morrissey's.

Each of the Cottages has three bedrooms and can comfortably accommodate up to six people in a master double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, a triple room and a single bedroom with a shared bathroom. There is also a guest toilet downstairs.

One of these houses has been fully adapted to be wheelchair accessible with a fourth bedroom and bathroom downstairs. Supplement applies for 4 bedroom house.

The open plan kitchen cum dining room is fully equipped with all modern conveniences including electric oven, microwave, washer/ dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and all the necessary utensils, crockery and cutlery for your stay.

The sitting room is very comfortably furnished with a cozy suite of furniture, an open fire and a TV and DVD player. The perfect place to spend a relaxing evening in.

To the rear of these houses, the gardens overlook the Doonbeg River, which is where they got their name – Radharc na hAbhann (view of the river). This is a wonderful setting to while away the long summer evenings.

Each of the houses has it's own private parking.

LOCAL ACTIVITIES
Sandy Beaches
The beautiful Blue Flag sandy beach of White Strand lies just outside the village of Doonbeg and offers offers breathtaking views out across the Atlantic Ocean. It is ideal for swimming and walking.

Dolphin Watching
The mouth of the River Shannon is home to Ireland's only resident community of bottlenose dolphins numbering approximately 100 members. The local dolphin watch tours boast a sighting rate of 98% during the months of May to August and operate from the towns of Kilrush and Carrigaholt.

Golf
The village of Doonbeg has recently become famous for its wonderful Links Golf Course. Doonbeg Golf Club plays along 1.5 miles of beach and dunes. The ocean is visible from the green, fairway, or tee of 16 of the 18 holes. For further information visit

Walking
Clare and its coastline offers some incredible walks including the Burren Walking Route which is a 26 mile (42 km) signposted walking trail from the town of Liscannor, along by the Cliffs of Moher, on to Doolin and into Ballyvaughan.

Diving
Kilkee offers some incredible diving spots with clear waters (average visibility of up to 12 metres) and an abundant marine life.

Horse Riding
The Clare Equestrian Centre is located just outside Ennis and offers trekking and cross-country rides along with Pony Camps, lessons and much more. Beach Treks are also available locally.

Surfing
Doughmore Strand and Spanish Point are particularly renowned locally for great surfing.

LOCAL EVENTS
Jazz Festival
Every year, the village of Doonbeg is home to a Jazz Festival attracting musicians and visitors from all over the world (June Bank Holiday Weekend)

Family Festival
For more than 30 years Doonbeg has been home to a Family Festival during the second week of August offering entertainment for all age groups including BBQ's, a Parade and even a Donkey Derby!

Willie Keane Memorial Weekend
This is a traditional music and dancing festival held in Doonbeg every October Bank Holiday Weekend.


VISITOR ATTRACTIONS
The Cliffs of Moher
Within easy driving distance of Doonbeg are the world renowned Cliffs of Moher rising to over 215 m (700ft) and stretching for over 8km.

Kilkee WaterWorld Leisure Centre
WaterWorld is an indoor aqua adventure playground and one of the best leisure centres in the West of Ireland offering a selection of fun features to keep all the family amused. (Open seasonally)

The Burren
The northwestern corner of County Clare features The Burren - a rock garden extending over more than 100 square miles of bare, pale, grey limestone interspersed with magnificent floral pockets and crevices.

Aillwee Cave
Aillwee Cave is one of the west of Ireland's top tourist attractions with stalactites, stalagmites, relics of bears and Waterfall. Open daily from mid March– Oct.

Aran Islands
The Aran Islands are one of the last outposts of Gaelic civilisation. They are stunningly beautiful and feature ancient relics of prehistoric civilisations. Daily boat trips operate from Doolin to all three of the Aran Islands.

Prices & deals

Lowest Daily Price:
327 EUR
Highest Daily Price:
712 EUR
Lowest Weekly Price:
327 EUR
Highest Weekly Price:
712 EUR
Cleaning fee:
N/A
Charging Method:
Payment Types:
  • No Cash
  • No Credit Card
  • No Cheque
  • No Travellers cheque
  • No Paypal
  • No Wire Transfer

Location & area

To the rear of these houses, the gardens overlook the Doonbeg River, which is where they got their name – Radharc na hAbhann (view of the river). This is a wonderful setting to while away the long summer evenings.

Address:
Doonbeg, County Clare, Doonbeg, Ireland
Accommodation located in:
near diving spot, near golf course, near horse riding, near restaurants & bars, near the beach, village!

Amenities & services

# of Units: 1... and each unit includes:

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Single beds: 0
  • Double beds: 0
  • Baby cots: 0
  • Single sofa beds: 0
  • Double sofa beds: 0

Bathroom

  • Yes Hair Drier:
  • Yes Shower:
  • Yes Towels:
  • Yes Bath:

Extras

  • No Bikes:
  • No Cable/Satelite TV:
  • No Internet Broadband:
  • No Internet Dial Up:
  • Yes Ironing Board:
  • No Stereo/Radio System:
  • No Library:
  • No Telephone:
  • No DVD Player:
  • No Fax:
  • Yes Washing Machine:
  • No Work Desk:
  • Yes Bed Sheets:

Extraservice

  • No Butler Service:
  • No House Chef:
  • No Local Guides:
  • No Local Transportation:
  • No 24h Concierge:
  • No Tours & Excursions:

Kitchen

  • Yes Crockery & Utensils:
  • Yes Dish Washer:
  • Yes Microwave:
  • Yes Oven:
  • No American Kitchen:
  • Yes Fridge & Freezer:

Living room

  • No Sofa Bed:
  • No Table & Chairs:
  • Yes Fireplace:

Outside

  • No Shared Bathroom:
  • No Spa / Jacuzzi:
  • No Swimming Pool:
  • No Lift / Elevator:
  • No Disabled Facilities:
  • No Tennis Court:
  • No Terrace:
  • Yes Parking:
  • No Pets Welcome:
  • No Private Beach:
  • No Barbecue:
  • No Sauna:
  • Yes Garden:

Rooms

  • No Sea View:
  • Yes Central Heating:
  • No City View:
  • No Daily Cleaning:
  • No Air Conditioning:
  • No DVD/Music Collection:
  • No Ensuite Bathroom:
  • No Balcony:
  • No Safe:

Additional information

Board Basis:
Accommodation Only
Breakfast:
No
Lunch:
No
Diner:
No
Traveller

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