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Situated in a rural location, this spa hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Station House Museum and within 6 miles (10 km) of Alcock and Brown Memorial and Alcock and ...
£130 per night for 2 guestsAbbeyglen Castle Hotel£130
Situated on the riverwalk, this eco-friendly hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Dan O'Hara's Connemara Heritage and History Centre and within 9 miles (15 km) of Twelve ...
£157 per night for 2 guestsBallynahinch Castle Hotel£157
Offering direct access to the beach, this Ballyconneely hotel is next to a golf course, 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Mannin Bay Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Connemara ...
£100 per night for 2 guestsConnemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa£100
Situated in the suburbs, this guesthouse is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Station House Museum and within 6 miles (10 km) of Alcock and Brown Memorial and Alcock and ...
£71 per night for 2 guestsButtermilk Lodge Guesthouse£71
Dog’s Bay beach, with its mile-long stretch of white sand, lays claim to being one of the finest beaches that Ireland has to offer. The beach’s horseshoe formation offers it protection from the strong tides and currents of the Atlantic Ocean. This makes it safe for swimming, bathing and other water-based activities such as kitesurfing and wind surfing.
This is an area of incredible natural beauty and huge ecological and geological importance. The stillness of the waters and the unusual purity of the white sands draw in holidaymakers from across the globe all year round. The surrounding grasslands make for magnificent walking territory and are home to many rare and unusual species of wildlife.
A holiday can easily be spent at the beach, where there are activities to satisfy holidaymakers of all persuasions. Enjoy a sunbathe on the white sands and a paddle in the sea. There are plenty of watersports and swimming opportunities for the more actively inclined. And the grassland surrounding the area lends itself to serene walks against the stunning backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean.
If you’re someone who relishes a good meal then a day spent in the fresh breezes of the Atlantic Ocean is likely to leave you craving for some gastronomical entertainment.
The nearby coastal town of Clifden, often referred to as the capital of Connemara because of its status as the area’s most populous town, has plenty of foodie treats on offer. Clifden is also a great place to find some accommodation during your visit to Dog’s Bay Beach. Dog’s Bay is easily accessible from Clifden by car, bus or even bike if you really want to work up an appetite.
As well finding nourishment in the town of Clifden, there are plenty of hotels in the Dog’s Bay Beach area with dining delights of their own. Take a look through Expedia’s selection of hotels and bed and breakfasts with in-house restaurants, and you’ll be sure to find some real diamonds close to your door.
Dog’s Bay Beach makes a great location for some family fun. The gentle tides mean kids of all ages can enjoy a paddle, a bath or even a swim without worry. The wide white sands are excellent sandcastle building material. When you’re travelling with the family, you want to make sure that there are activities in store whatever the weather.
There are plenty of hotels within easy travelling distance of both Clifden and Dog’s Bay Beach. Being in the proximity of both town and beach means there’s seaside fun to be had in sunny weather, and enough activities to keep everyone happy on a rainy day. There are also hotels in the area that offer in-house entertainment for all of the family. If it isn’t quite warm enough for a swim in the sea, hotels with their own swimming pools can offer a welcome alternative.