(Reference number: 55503)
This modern little cottage, in open-plan studio arrangement with double bed and WI-FI, is located right in the harbour village of Kinvara, Galway Bay. Stroll to the shops, pubs, restaurants, and watch the traditional boats set sail from the pier. Enjoy views of the world-famous Burren hills. Cosy log stove. The perfect base for exploring Kinvara, the Burren and counties Galway & Clare. Enjoy Kinvara with its lively traditional music scene, noted seafood restaurants, sailing, and festivals. 2 minute walk to shops, pubs, cafÃ©s, hotel, sea, tennis courts. A few minutes drive brings you to TrÃ¡cht beach with its golden sands and the 'flaggy shores' of New Quay. 25 minutes to the bustling city of Galway.
Kinvara is a quaint seaside village renowned for its medieval castle, 'Dunguaire', which provides nightly banquets. Each August Kinvara hosts Cruinniu na mBad, a traditional sailing festival featuring turf boats. There is a traditional music festival (Fleadh na gCuach) each May Bank Holiday weekend and a hurling festival. The famous 'Farmer's Market' takes place every Friday. The village contains 3 supermarkets, restaurants, post office, pharmacy, health food shop, hairdressers, beauticians, seaweed treatment clinic, craft shops, children's playground, football, tennis and much more.
Kinvara is considered the 'gateway' to North Clare, which is renowned for its limestone landscape of the BURREN (an area of world-wide interest to botanists, historians, archaeologists, ecologists, geologists, writers and artists). 10 minutes drive will bring you to the Burren National Park. Nearby also you can visit: 2 championship golf courses, the Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Caves, Burren Perfumery and Floral Centre, Thoor Ballylee (home of W.B. Yeats, one of our great poets), Coole Park (home of Lady Gregory and the inspiration for many of Yeats' poems), Kiltartan Museum, Kilmacduagh Monastic Settlement and round tower, the Martello Tower at Auginish and even a trip to the Aran Islands! Galway city is also definitely worth a ...