DescriptionSonas is modern 3 bedroom holiday cottage situated on Cruit Island near the seaside village of Kincasslagh in Co Donegal. Cruit Island is joined by a bridge to the mainland. The island boasts numerous sandy beaches, rugged headlands, small coves and the very scenic 9 hole Cruit Island Golf Club.
A True Getaway Holiday
The holiday home provides a true getaway experience. It is located down a quiet track with little or no passing traffic. To enhance the getaway feeling there is no television in the house – instead there is book library, a selection of local maps and guidebooks as well as some board games.
The holiday home sleeps up to six people. There are three bedrooms - one downstairs with double bed, and two upstairs with twin beds. The ground floor is open plan in design. The living area has comfortable sofas and an open fireplace (turf supplied). There is a fully equipped modern kitchen with adjacent dining area. There are views of the sea to the front of the house.
Cruit Island itself is one of the main islands of the Rosses region of West Donegal. Cruit has some of the most beautiful and uncrowded beaches in this part of Ireland. The island has a uniquely rugged landscape featuring some spectacular rockscapes. It is mainly flat with narrow winding roads making it ideal walking terrain. The island is also an excellent base for shore angling. From the front door it is a short walk to a number of the islands 8 sandy beaches.
Local Activities / Attractions
* Golf on nearby Cruit Island Golf Club – a challenging 9 hole course.
* Enjoy peaceful walks, deserted beaches, magnificent rockscapes, a wealth of wild flowers and rare bird-life - all on your doorstep.
* Try some of the local award winning restaurants in the region - Danny Minnies in Annagry or the Lobster Pot in Burtonport
* Go Kayaking near Carrickfinn beach (Rapidkayak).
* Try fly fishing on the nearby lakes of the Rosses
* Visit Leo’s Tavern in Meenaleck – the home of world renowned Clannad and Enya
* Visit the Dunlewey Lakeside Centre - Facilities include restaurant, tea-room, craft shop, adventure play areas, pets & animals, storytelling, boat trips on Dunlewey Lake, guided tours and weaving demonstrations.
* Take a day trip to Aranmore, Tory Island or Gola Island.
* Climb Errigal Mountain
* Visit Glenveagh National Park, with 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes, wood and bogs. Glenveagh contains the largest red deer population in Europe. Within the National Park Glenveagh Castle and gardens are well worth a visit on their own
* Visit the Daniel O Donnell Visitor Centre in Dungloe. This centre is dedicated to the Kincasslagh singer and features a large collection memorabilia and awards collected over the years.