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Recent Ireland reviews

  • The Hawkins Vacation of Joy 2014 - Ireland part

    "What a super home for our family! We put 2,500 miles on a van in 16 days in Ireland. So, by the time we got to this great vacation home in Ennis, we we're ready for a quiet place to rest and enjoy some peace. We got that and more here! The hottub cottage IS our favorite place on the property. Very private and quiet place! Very impressed with the way the house is laid out and its' efficiency. We certainly felt comfortable and honored to use this house on our Vacation of Joy! Rent with confidence! The Hawkins Family Fairbanks, Alaska USA"
    Guest: Hawkins Family Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 22, 2014
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  • A wonderful depiction of Irish country cottage, my home away from home.

    "We arrived in the early morning hours, pleasantly surprised with the owner's earlier email, letting us know we had his permission to check in before the usual afternoon hour posted on-line. So,we were impressed already,as this was certainly a kind gesture after our long flight to get there! We were very grateful for this allowance, as it enabled us to rest a bit and freshen up before we set out to explore the area. The directions to the Cottage were accurate and easy to follow.Even though it was dark outside when we landed at the Shannon airport and we were driving on the opposite side of the long,curving roads, it was only about a half hour's journey to the property's front door. Very convenient. Tom quickly filled us in on the history of the cottage - when it was purchased - who was born there - while we walked through each of the rooms and admired all of the little touches that welcomed us in for our vacation. It made us feel at home, listening to how happy the cottage was, as well as the family living there. We could almost hear the laughter of children and the music of the concertina being played in the cozy rooms we stood in. The cottage was SPOTLESS and had ALL the comforts of home. It was warm and welcoming, with three bedrooms to pick from. Outside, the yard was a gorgeous landscape of well- manicured lawns and arbors, with gardens still full of flowers, already long gone for the season, back home in America. Roses bloomed against well-kept sheds and in the front garden. There were other flowers that I could not name, tucked into fences or running along the ground beside the cottage. Cooga Cottage was central to everywhere we had planned to go, so it was a perfect place for these two travelers to vacation in. It was an easy walk into the village, where there were pubs, shops, friendly people, a market, gas station and historical graveyard. It was also close to highways that brought us to Limerick, Bunratty Castle, Dublin, and The Village Of Adare, to name a few. I would recommend the cottage to anyone who wants a taste and feel of home while in another country. It kept us grounded and made us feel happy and content when we got up and had our breakfast with coffee, or home for dinner and a look through the many pictures we had taken while out for the day. I will definitely make my way back to Ireland and the cottage that was such a big part of my trip to that countryside."
    Guest: Theresa S. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 4, 2014
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  • Great days in a great house

    "We had a wonderful week in September and felt very comfortable, the house, the great view, the sea and the seals, the silence, perfect. We were 5 adults and two children. Many thanks to Melanie for the warm and friendly welcome with flowers on the table. We made a lot of trips in this great area, but we were always happy when we returned to this cozy home. Our favorite leisure activity started in the morning watching the seals with the binoculars. We have never seen seals in their natural environment before....great. Also the beaches around the house are great and Clifden is a nice town where you get everything you need, one week moves so fast....pity! Sure we will visit "Mannin Bay Cottage" once more sometimes.....than for a longer stay at and around the house."
    Guest: Stefanie Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 15, 2014
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  • superb holiday rental

    "we have stayed in lots of holiday rentals over Europe.This home was 5 star . The equipment and furnishings were top quality and luxurious . the location is a one minute walk to the beach. we will return !! fab property"
    Guest: ap Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: September 6, 2014
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Ireland Travel Tips

Things to See and Do near Ireland Vacation Rentals

Ireland has a rich history that is reflected in the many historical buildings, castles and quaint villages. If history is your interest, it’s a good idea to join up with guided historical tours at the various sites. This will provide you with additional information on the area and its traditions. If you plan to explore on your own, it is advisable to have an up-to-date travel guidebook with you so you can navigate your way around the various sites.

Some of the most popular ways to tour Ireland are on foot or by bicycle. There are many routes which take in historical sites and spectacular scenery. You can walk or ride between different points and have your luggage transported between the towns. This is a great way to experience the beautiful landscapes that Ireland is so famous for.

Ireland is host to some top-quality golf courses. Golfing enthusiasts are really spoiled for choice when it comes to the variety of courses on offer. In the golfing fraternity, Ireland is rated as one of the best golfing destinations worldwide. Specialist golfing tour operators provide escorted tours where you can enjoy Ireland’s sights and culture, allowing you to play on a wide variety of different championship courses.

Best Time of Year to Visit Ireland Accommodation

Ireland is known for its rolling green hills and ancient castles, and these are attractions that can be visited at any time of the year. The one thing that is certain when you visit Ireland is that it will rain no matter what time of year you visit. It’s essential to have wet weather gear, including good walking shoes or boots that are waterproof to some degree. An umbrella is useful but a better option is to have an all-weather jacket with a hood that will keep you warm and dry. The best season to visit is without a doubt the warmer summer months. While it may be wet, at least it isn’t too cool, depending on what sort of climate you are used to. The spring starts in April and by May, you can usually enjoy warmer summer weather. The season lasts until September when it starts to get cooler again. The peak travel season is during June and July when most tourists flock to the various attractions. If you want to avoid the crowds, you may consider traveling in May or August when it is a little less busy.

Getting to Ireland Condos

When traveling to Ireland, you will need to look for flights to the international airport in Dublin. There are frequent commercial flights from London and New York City, among other cities. The airport is well equipped and connected to bus and rail public transport systems which provide easy access to the rest of Ireland.

Visitors to Dublin Vacation Rentals in Ireland

Ireland attracts a vast number of visitors each year to its shores. Many come to explore the ancient castles and learn about old Gaelic traditions. There is a wide variety of themed tour routes that you can follow, depending on your interests. History enthusiasts will enjoy hearing of the many legends and village tales that are very much a part of Irish tradition. Golfers are attracted to Irelands top-quality golf courses and the fact that there are so many of them. You could tour for three weeks and still not get to play on all of them. Much of Ireland's beauty is reflected in its landscapes and the warm hospitality of its people. A great way to experience this is to follow the scenic roads to smaller villages and towns that dot the countryside.

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