Details

People
8
Bedrooms
4
Showers
1

Description

In County Clare’s Burren district, Ballyvaughan Cottages are just 6 minutes’ drive from Aillwee Cave, on the southern shore of Galway Bay. Formerly a fishing port, the harbor at Ballyvaughan is now mainly used for pleasure craft and sporting activities. The village lies at the edge of the Burren region on the Southern shore of Galway Bay.

The cottages are located in the centre of the village and are within walking distance of all amenities including traditional singing pubs and excellent seafood restaurants. Corcomore Abbey, the Ailwee Caves, the Portal Dolman and many other historical landmarks are a short drive away, or if you prefer to relax, there are sandy beaches within easy access.

These cottages comprise of 4 bedrooms with two double bedrooms, one twin bedroom and one bunk bedroom sleeping up to 8 people. Each cottage has an open plan living area with a TV and dining area, a fully equipped kitchen. Bed linen is supplied and towels can be hired at €3 per set. Utilities are an additional charge, they are meter read and paid on departure.

Facilities

Suitable for:

Families
Adventure
Romantic
Historic
Walking Groups
Tourist Attractions

General:

Iron
Ironing Board
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Television
Heating
Open Fire
Living area
Open plan garden
Not wheelchair accessible
Cots/Highchairs on request (additional fee €5)
Pets welcome on request (additional fee €20/ minimum 2 pets)

Kitchen:

Microwave
Washer/ Dryer
Fridge/Freezer
Dish Washer
Electric Oven
Electric Kettle
Kitchenware
Dining Table

Bedrooms:

Bedroom 1: Double bed
Bedroom 2: Double bed
Bedroom 3: Twin beds
Bedroom 4: Bunk Bed

Location

The Burren is a unique rock formation and a UNESCO heritage site. The lunar landscape, and lush vegetation combines to form picture perfect scenery at every stop. Driving beyond Ballyvaughan on the coast road, Blackhead is the stunning backdrop and Galway Bay and the Aran Islands beyond. Unique flowers and vegetation grow in The rocky landscape of the Burren and it is worth a walk to explore this almost lunar like landscape.

The Dolmen and burial settlements in Ireland are older than the Pyramids in Egypt. The Neolithic burial chambers date from around 4200BC - 2900BC. This area would have been home to settlers as the burial area was developed. The Dolmen at Poulnabrone are one of a handful in the Southern part of Ireland it is really a treat to have this fantastic example to visit in County Clare.