DescriptionAnam Cara is located on an elevated site with views over Sheephaven Bay just outside the seaside village of Downings in North Donegal. This spacious 4 bedroom property sleeps up to 8 people and its living room has a large-screen TV to take full advantage of the free wifi. Rosapenna Golf Course and the main beach at Downings are a 5 min drive away. Anam Cara provides an ideal base for your family holiday in Donegal.
The Seaside Village of Downings
Downings itself is a vibrant seaside resort with a good choice of restaurants, friendly traditional pubs, craft shops and art galleries. It has an abundance of amenities for the visitor. The local beach is a mecca for water sports enthusiasts – swimmers, wind surfers and kite surfers. For those who like their beaches a little quieter there is plenty more to chose from on the Rosguill Peninsula, including Melmore, Tra na Rossan and the wonderful Tramore Strand at nearby Rosapenna.
Golf at Rosapenna
Rosapenna is the location of two superb championship golf links - The Sandy Hills Course and the Old Tom Morris course. There is also a pitch and putt course and driving range at this top class golf resort. Other facilities in Downings include the modern Magherabeg Leisure Centre. This centre is open all year and includes an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym. Nearby Carrigart has an equestrian centre and the Mevagh Dive Centre.
Ideal Holiday Base
Anam Cara is ideally located to tour the wonderful scenery of North Donegal. On your doorstep you have the renowned Atlantic Drive. This is a scenic drive starting in Downings and continuing around the rugged Rosguil Peninsula.
North Donegal along the Wild Atlantic Way
The holiday home is also within easy driving distance of two more of Irelands most beautiful Peninsulas – Fanad and Horn Head. Heading towards Horn Head the visitor will pass the majestic Ards Forest Park, the Creeslough Lakes, Muckish Mountain and the popular beach resorts of Marble Hill, Portnablagh and Dunfanaghy. In the Fanad direction you have the dramatic Fanad Head Lighthouse, the Knockalla Coast Road and the holiday resorts of Portsalon and Rathmullan. All three peninsulas are ideal walking terrain. Glenveagh National Park is less than 1 hours drive away.