These pampering hotel breaks across Ireland are perfect for treating yourself over the next few weeks and months
We all love a bit of luxury every now and again, and luckily in Ireland you don’t have to travel far to find a truly amazing getaway. So, if you’re in a position to push the boat out, we’ve got a fantastic roundup of hotel stays to help you recharge your batteries for summer.
‘Castle and Couture’ at Dromoland Castle
We’re starting with a biggie. The ‘Castle & Couture’ package includes a two-night stay at Dromoland Castle, a full Irish breakfast each morning, a ‘sip and shop’ experience at the castle’s Irish designer boutique, Charlotte & Co, an exclusive shopping escapade at Brown Thomas with a personal stylist, and Mrs White’s Afternoon Tea to savour upon return to Dromoland. You’ll never want to leave!
Available to book on select dates between March and May, the package starts from €569 per person. See dromoland.ie for more details.
Homegrown luxury at Sheen Falls Lodge
If you fancy a trip to the Kingdom, you won’t be disappointed with the exquisite Sheen Falls Lodge. There are three afternoon tea options featuring an array of savoury sandwiches, homemade scones with clotted cream, jam, and lemon curd, and a selection of sweet delights. Another option is to enjoy the Stables Brasserie and Bar’s three-course Sunday lunch where you can tuck into a beautiful menu of locally-sourced food with the whole family from 12:30pm to 5pm.
There are also activities like horse-riding and fishing on offer, if you’re the outdoorsy type. See sheenfallslodge.ie for more details.
Afternoon tea at Lawlor’s of Naas
Described as ‘one of Ireland’s most Instagrammable hotels’, Lawlor’s of Naas has everything required for a sophisticated overnight break with your loved one. You’ll dine in style at the newly-refurbished Vi’s Bar and Restaurant before heading off to enjoy a quality night’s sleep in your deluxe room (complimentary upgrade subject to availability). The overnight package with dinner is €249 per room and includes 20% discount in Newbridge Silverware and 10% discount in Kildare Village and partner boutiques in Naas town. Visit lawlors.ie for more details.
A pamper session at the g Hotel
For a much-needed boost of wellness, why not treat yourself and your plus one to some luxury at the five-star spa at the g Hotel. ESPA has packaged an hour-long Thermal Suite experience, along with a choice of a refreshing ESPA mini-facial or a soothing back massage. The best part? There are chocolates and prosecco in the relaxation room! The complete gift package costs just €100 per person and you’ll find more details here.