With so many wonderful destinations to choose from worldwide it can be hard to decide where to go. The list is endless; from great sun break packages to skiing holidays and city breaks thrown into the mix as well.
We’ve put together a few reasons why you should choose Ireland as your next holiday destination rather than that typical sun holiday abroad.
Ireland is a wonderful country with a diverse range of things to see and do. With an abundance of wonderful blue flag beaches lining its coast you can have the best of both worlds. And although the weather won’t be as predictable as your typical sun destination, when the sun does shine here there’s no better place to be. Whatever the weather is though, there’s so much to do in Ireland.
If the great outdoors is your thing, Ireland has it all. The country sets a wonderful platform for many types of activities with beautiful lush green landscapes, rusty bog-lands and breathtaking coastlines. Weather you lose yourself in the camouflage of Ireland’s forty shades of green conquering hills, mountains and valleys; explore the beauty beneath Irish waters, catch some waves along the Irish coastline, hop on a city tour bus and much more, the choice is yours!
Feel the freedom and independence of the open road when tour Ireland by car. If you wish to hire a car then why not check out our car hire in Ireland page. This is the best way to explore Ireland’s wonderful little villages, towns and cities at your leisure.
For golfing enthusiasts of any level, Ireland has some of the best golf courses in the world. North, south, east or west, Ireland has an abundance of parkland and link golf courses that will certainly test your golfing skills in breathtaking scenery. Each golf course is unique in its own way and offers excellent standards and facilities to today’s golfer.
A visit to Ireland is not complete without sussing out a traditional Irish bar. This is a social experience not to be missed and has long been at the heart of Irish social life. Relax by a welcoming turf fire, enjoy some foot-tapping traditional Irish music, meet the friendly local people, and of course sample some of the creamy black stuff!
Whatever the time of year you are sure to stumble across a festival or major event of some sort when you holiday in Ireland. Festivals that top the calendar of events include ‘The Galway Races’, the world renowned ‘Rose of Tralee Festival’, ‘Saint Patrick’s Day Festival’, Puck Fair, as well as many traditional Irish music and dance festivals and comedy festivals. There are also football finals, hurling finals, you name it there is something to suit everyone here, each offering a wonderful atmosphere and unique experience.
Ireland has a super range of accommodation types to suit all needs, from traditional B&Bs to luxury hotel and castle accommodation, guesthouses, farmhouses, self-catering cottages and apartments – the list is endless.
Take a look at our Ireland accommodation page.
There are many other reasons why you should choose Ireland as your next holiday destination. You may not need a high sun factor but if it’s a quick getaway, family holiday, romantic break, honeymoon or just a well-deserved holiday you’re seeking, look no further, Ireland has it all.
Have you ever holidayed in Ireland? Perhaps you have other reasons you wish to add to the list. As always we’d love to hear from you, please feel free to leave a message in the comment box below. Thank you.