Summer Break in Connemara

Summer Break


Experience Your Best Summer at Abbeyglen Castle Hotel in Clifden, Connemara 

Discover the best of Clifden and Connemara with the Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, ideally located on the Sky Road in Clifden, Connemara. Our historic castle, established in 1832, combines luxury, relaxation, and adventure, ensuring an unforgettable summer holiday for couples, and solo travelers alike. If you’re looking for the perfect summer break in Ireland, look no further! 

At Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, we offer a variety of luxurious accommodations to suit all preferences: 

Original Rooms in Clifden: Cozy and intimate, perfect for a serene retreat – and ideal for solo travellers, business travellers, or couples. 

Standard Rooms in Connemara: Ideal for a relaxing stay after exploring Connemara – ideal for couples of all ages, as well as single travellers looking for that extra experience.  

Superior Rooms with Scenic Views: Featuring additional luxury touches, some with claw-foot baths and more – ideal for small groups, solo travellers, even girly getaways in Ireland! 

Castle Suites in Connemara: Lavish suites inspired by the Connemara landscape, offering spacious living areas and four-poster beds. Perfect for all groups small and large, as well as bigger groups. 

All rooms are equipped with modern amenities, including multi-channel television, complimentary bottled water, tea/coffee making facilities, and free Wi-Fi, ensuring a comfortable and convenient stay. The Castle Suites offer extra luxury with features such as four-poster beds, and free-standing claw-foot baths, making Abbeyglen one of the best 4-star hotels in Connemara. 

Explore the rich natural beauty and cultural heritage of Connemara with activities and attractions such as: 

Hikes in Connemara National Park: Discover scenic trails in Connemara National Park, including the famous Diamond Hill, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. 

Horseback Riding in Renvyle: Experience the rugged landscapes on horseback tours. Local stables offer rides suitable for all levels, from beginners to experienced riders. 

Cycling Tours along the Wild Atlantic Way: Rent bikes to explore the Wild Atlantic Way and the Connemara Greenway. The Sky Road loop, right at our doorstep, is particularly popular for its breathtaking coastal views. 

Golfing at Nearby Championship Courses: Play at nearby championship golf courses, including Connemara Golf Links, known for its challenging terrain and stunning ocean views. 

Water Activities in Connemara: Enjoy kayaking with Connemara Adventures, fishing, and Killary Fjord cruises. The calm waters of Clifden Bay and surrounding areas are perfect for water sports and fishing excursions. 

Sky Road Drive in Clifden: Take in breathtaking views on one of Ireland's most scenic routes. The Sky Road offers a loop drive that takes you high above the Atlantic Ocean, providing spectacular vistas. 

Savor exquisite cuisine at our award-winning restaurant, where chefs use the freshest local ingredients to create delightful dishes.

Enjoy both À La Carte and Table D'Hôte menus featuring traditional Irish dishes, seafood, and daily specials. The dining experience is enhanced with live music and traditional Irish songs, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Our chefs are also happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements you may have, ensuring every guest enjoys a memorable dining experience. 

The Castle Bar provides a cozy setting for pre-dinner drinks or a nightcap. Enjoy a pint of Guinness by the turf fire or choose from a selection of fine wines and spirits. The bar's friendly atmosphere and regular live music make it a popular spot for guests to unwind and socialize. 

Pamper yourself with a visit to our luxurious spa, offering a range of treatments designed to rejuvenate your body and mind: 

Dynamic Resurfacing Precision Peel: For smoother, more radiant skin. This facial treatment helps to improve skin texture and tone, reducing the appearance of blemishes and fine lines. 

Pro-Collagen Age Defy Facial: Combats ageing and reduces dark circles. This anti-ageing treatment helps to firm and plump the skin, giving you a more youthful appearance. 

Superfood Pro-Radiance Facial: Energizes and detoxifies stressed skin. Packed with superfoods and essential minerals, this facial revitalizes dull, tired skin. 

Hot Stone Massage in Clifden: Therapeutic heat and luxurious oils for maximum relaxation. This massage uses warm basalt stones to melt away tension and stress. 

Our spa treatments ensure that you leave feeling refreshed and revitalized, ready to enjoy the rest of your summer break. The spa also offers a variety of other treatments, including body wraps, scrubs, and nail services, allowing you to tailor your spa experience to your specific needs. 

Experience the vibrant culture of Abbeyglen Castle with nightly entertainment, including

Complimentary Prosecco Evenings: Enjoy a glass at 6:30pm and a talk on the history of Abbeyglen castle hotel and Connemara. 

Live Music and Singalongs in Clifden: Join in the fun at our piano bar. Local musicians perform traditional Irish music, and guests are encouraged to sing along and enjoy the lively atmosphere. 

Abbeyglen Castle Hotel is the perfect base for exploring Connemara's attractions: 

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Gardens: Visit the stunning abbey and Victorian walled gardens. This historic site offers beautiful architecture, tranquil gardens, and a fascinating history. 

Clifden Village Shopping and Dining: Discover charming shops, cafes, and galleries. Clifden is known for its vibrant arts scene and friendly locals. 

Connemara National Park: Hike Diamond Hill for panoramic views. The park offers a variety of trails suitable for all levels, showcasing the natural beauty of Connemara. 

Inishbofin Island Day Trips: Ferry trip to explore the island's rugged beauty and tranquil beaches. Inishbofin is a great destination for hiking, bird watching, and experiencing traditional island life. 

Take advantage of our exclusive summer packages, including romantic getaways, and adventure packages. Book directly with us for the best rates and added perks. Our special offers are designed to provide added value and unique experiences tailored to your needs. 

Castle & Cruise Package: Enjoy two nights bed and breakfast, a gourmet five-course evening meal, and a Killary Fjord cruise. This package combines luxury accommodation with an unforgettable sea adventure. 

Castle & Island Package: This offer includes two nights bed and breakfast, a gourmet five-course evening meal, and an excursion to Inishbofin Island. Explore the island's rugged beauty and enjoy top-notch dining at Abbeyglen. 

Dinner & Overnight in Clifden Package: Perfect for a short escape, this package includes a one-night stay with a full Irish breakfast and a gourmet five-course evening meal with live music. Ideal for those seeking a relaxing break with excellent dining. 

Kylemore & Overnight in Clifden Package: Enjoy a one-night bed and breakfast stay paired with a gourmet five-course evening meal. This package includes tickets to the nearby Kylemore Abbey, allowing you to explore the beautiful Victorian walled gardens and the historic abbey itself. Perfect for those looking to combine luxury accommodation with a cultural experience. 

Escape to Abbeyglen Castle Hotel this summer and create unforgettable memories. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or a combination of both, our hotel offers the perfect setting for your summer holiday. Book your stay now and experience the magic of Connemara.

Castle & Cruise

From €312 pps

Castle & Island

From €309 pps

Dinner & Overnight in Clifden

From €142 pps

Single's Therapy

From €389 pps

Couple's Therapy

From €339 pps