A visit to Ireland is not the same until you visit the beautiful county of Clare in the rugged west of Ireland. Clare is a top destination for tourists who come to admire its spectacular scenery, unspoilt beauty, world-renowned attractions and its strong sense of Irish culture, language and tradition.
It’s got a wide choice of accommodation for you to choose, whether you’re looking for Clare hotels, Clare guesthouses or Clare B&B’s. In this article we look at self-catering accommodation in Clare
Over the past few years self catering has become one of the most popular types of holiday accommodation in Ireland. Self catering can come in the form of thatched cottages, holiday homes, 2 storey houses or cosy apartment. Depending on what kind of holiday you are on, you can choose a romantic cottage overlooking the sea or a large house in the countryside for a family holiday. There’s also plenty of self catering accommodation in and around the major towns which are ideal if you want to be close to the shops, pubs and restaurants.
Self catering have several advantages over other types of accommodation and are definitely the perfect choice if you value, privacy, flexibility and independence.
Self catering allows you to bring the whole family on holidays – even the dog! You can sleep in, have breakfast whenever you like and dine whenever you want. Cook what you like, when you like as you can bring your own groceries from the supermarket.
You won’t be disturbed by staff members and you can really make yourself at home when you bring your own comforts.
Self catering in Clare provides an excellent base for your stay in the west of Ireland. You’re within driving distance of Galway city, Limerick city and you can even cross the River Shannon at Kilimer to go to County Kerry.
It also allows you to explore the wonders of County Clare like the world famous Cliffs of Moher, the Burren National Park, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Ailwee Caves and other top attractions like Bunratty Castle, Cragganowen and Knappogue Castle.
There are self catering properties located all over County Clare and all are surrounded by beautiful Irish countryside. Here we take a closer look at two of the most popular self catering destinations in Clare; Doolin and Lahinch.
Doolin is a charming coastal village renowned world wide for its traditional Irish music. It’s often called the ‘Traditional music capital of Ireland’ so if you’re after a good music session you’ve come to the right place! Doolin is also the perfect base for exploring the Cliffs of Moher, Doolin Cave, the Burren and the famous Poulnabrone Dolmen.
From April to September you can take a ferry from Doolin to the spectacular Aran Islands which lie off the coast of Clare.
Holiday homes Doolin and holiday cottages Doolin provide the perfect accommodation for your stay here and always prove popular with visitors to the area. Check out our Self catering Doolin page now for yourself and see what’s available for your holiday.
Lahinch is a seaside town resort on the west coast of County Clare. It is famous for its 2km of golden sandy beach and its 18 hole golf courses. The vibrant village has lots of lively pubs, restaurants and shops making it a great base for a stay in the west of Ireland.
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