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Private beach, white sand, snorkelling, beach yoga
Private beach, white sand, snorkelling, beach yoga
Private beach, white sand, snorkelling, beach yoga
Terrace/patio

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
77 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Pet Friendly
Spa
Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationMannin Bay Beach5 min drive
Popular LocationMarconi Trans Atlantic Wireless Station11 min drive
Popular LocationAlcock and Brown Landing Site11 min drive

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  • Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View, Beachfront

    Room amenities

    • 538 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Single Beds and 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View, Beachfront
  • Superior Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Terrace, Bay View

    Room amenities

    • 600 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsSuperior Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Terrace, Bay View
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View
  • Family House, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Bay View

    Room amenities

    • 807 sq ft
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsFamily House, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Bay View
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Luxury Duplex, 1 King Bed, Bathtub, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsLuxury Duplex, 1 King Bed, Bathtub, Ocean View

About this area

Ballyconneely

Located in Ballyconneely, Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa is in a rural location and on a private beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Mannin Bay Beach and Dog's Bay Beach, while Marconi Trans Atlantic Wireless Station and Kylemore Abbey are cultural highlights. Power boating and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking and horse riding nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mannin Bay Beach - 5 min drive
  • Connemara Championship Golf Links - 10 min drive
  • Marconi Trans Atlantic Wireless Station - 11 min drive
  • Alcock and Brown Landing Site - 11 min drive
  • Sky Road - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Knock (NOC-Ireland West) - 112 min drive

Restaurants

  • Erriseask Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Sands Bar — 1 min walk

About this property

Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa

Hotel with private beach and full-service spa
Catch some rays on Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa's private white sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. All 21 rooms offer free WiFi, room service (during limited hours) and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Premium bedding, coffee/tea makers and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa offers 21 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a private beach, an outdoor tennis court and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Sands Seaweed Spa has 4 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open selected days. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 27 holes of golf
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Canoeing
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Private picnics
  • Snorkelling
  • Steam room
  • Tennis
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • High chair
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf cart
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf clubs
  • Golf lessons with a pro
  • Golf pro shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Water sports equipment
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business centre
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Mud bath
  • Spa open selected days
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed during the winter season.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Dogs and cats only
2 per room
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for EUR 20.0 per stay

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 20.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions; guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa

National rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Connemara Sands Hotel
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel Ballyconneely
Connemara Sands Ballyconneely, Ireland - County Galway
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel
Connemara Sands Beach Ballyconneely
Connemara Sands Beach
Connemara Sands Beach & Spa
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa Ballyconneely
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel Ballyconneely

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa and receive a full refund?
Yes, Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa pet-friendly?
Yes, Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa allows cats and dogs (limit 2 per room). Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?
Checkout is at noon.
Does Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa located?
Located in Ballyconneely, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Mannin Bay Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Marconi Trans Atlantic Wireless Station and Alcock and Brown Landing Site. Clifden Castle and Dog's Bay Beach are also within 9 mi (15 km).
4.6
Wonderful
77 reviews
5 - Excellent
54
4 - Good
17
3 - Okay
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2 - Poor
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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Beautiful hotel in an amazingly beautiful setting.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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We had a great family weekend at the hotel with our kids at the end of October mid term break. Lovely beach 5 minutes walk away. Holiday homes were well stocked and had everything that we needed. Great food at the hotel which was an added bonus to our trip. We will definitely return again.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Lovely hotel
Lovely hotel in a beautiful location. Would definitely recommend.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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It was a nice place to relax Dinner was nice. Room was very nice with a beautiful view.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019
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