You are viewing a holiday cottage to rent in Salthill, Galway Bay, County Galway. It is a Single Floor Apartment.
Located in Salthill seaside resort, just 2.5 miles from Galway City center. This is one of five apartments adjacent to the promenade and boasting panoramic sea views from your windows and balcony. Tastefully decorated with modern amenities and a high standard of comfort, including free high speed Wi-Fi internet access. Adjacent is the sandy blue flag beach and within walking distance is the leisure center and sea aquarium, pubs restaurants and nightlife. A fantastic location within easy access to Connemara and plenty of buses into the cosmopolitician city of Galway.
~ There is a lift from the ground floor of the apartments to every floor and car parks behind and underneath the building.
Shop 50 yards. Pub. Restaurant 10 yards. Beach 50 yards.
GF: lounge/kitchen/diner with balcony, utility room, double with ensuite shower room, double or twin, bathroom with shower over bath.
Electricity included , storage heaters, linen and towels included, No Smoking, TV, fridge with small ice box, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, electric heaters, internet access, hairdryer, alarm clock, uk tv channels, welcome pack, private off road parking. Sorry no pets.
For your entertainment and leisure needs, Leisureland is a few steps away as is the Galway Aquarium. Galway city is only a 5 minute drive away where you can explore the all of the city's prime tourist attractions. Make sure you enjoy a stroll to the old fishing village of the Claddagh and of course the Spanish Arch. Visit Quay St and Shop St where Galway's bustling nightlife, shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and theatres are located.
Salthill is renowned for its seaside amusements, which include slot machines, video games and pool tables. These amusements are located beside the apartments and on the main streets of Salthill.
These three small islands are scenic treasures, located 45 minutes off the coast of Connemara. Visitors will enjoy a quiet gateway in a truly rural part of Ireland. The main Island, Inishm*r, is home to the spectacular Dun Aengus cliff fort, estimated to be over 2000 years old. Island Ferries operate daily return trips to all 3 islands and offer a 10% discount when you book a return journey on line.
The Cliffs of Moher:
Stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and awe-inspiring 200 meter drops can be found at these massive cliffs, located in the picturesque County Clare.
An extraordinary and unique landscape covered in polished limestone, located in County Clare. Visitors can explore the many attractions in the region including the Aillwee Caves and the Poulnabrone Dolmen, Ireland's most photographed monument built over 5,000 years ago.
This gothic-style gem is located in the heart of Connemara, surrounded by serene countryside and mountains. Run by Benedictine Nuns, the 150-year-old structure is adjacent to a tiny Gothic church and Victorian gardens.
A wild and barren region of Ireland is found in the northwest region of County Galway. It's stunning beauty included mountain ranges, valleys and lakes. Attractions in the region include the coastal town of Spiddal, Clifden and Roundstone, and also the Twelve Pins Mountain Range, Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey.
Fishing enthusiastic can enjoy sea and river angling. For more information see: www.fishinginireland.info/guides/galway.htm or try Duffy's Fishing Tackle on Mainguard St. Tel: 091 562367.
Guided City Tours:
A great way to see Galway City is to take an open bus tour. Tours are operated by Lally Coaches and depart from Eyre Square, Galway. Telephone (091) 562-905 or www.lallytours.com
Galway is renowned for its Golf, especially the Galway Bay Golf Resort: www.galwaybaygolfresort.com. Also see www.galwaygolf.com and www.golf.discoverireland.ie
Horse Riding and Windsurfing:
Rusheen Riding centre offer windsurfing and beach riding/ trekking in Galway, catering for beginners and experienced riders. Telephone: (091) 521-285/ (087) 681-1837. www.galwayhorseriding.com
Galway Atlantaquaria: National Aquarium of Ireland located in Salthill. Telephone: (091) 585 100. www.nationalaquarium.ie
Leisure Land: is a unique entertainment and health and fitness facility situated on Ireland's longest seaside promenade.
Facilities include ; 25 Metre Deck Level Swimming Pool, Kiddies Pool with Pirate Ship, Thrilling 65m Waterslide, Outdoor Amusement Park, Restaurant and Shop, Extensive Events Hall which caters for Concerts, Exhibitions, Conferences and many other events. State of the art Gym Now Open.
Restaurants and Pubs
O'Connors Famous Bar:
Established 1845, the present owners are third generation O'Connors. Live music can be heard many nights and a singalong comprising most of the Pub is not out of the question. Situated on the main Salthill thoroughfare, this bar evokes a 'cottage' ambiance, with large open heart fires and comfortable seating.
The Cottage Bar:
Housed in one of Galways oldest buildings and features an impressive old stone hearth, which provides an enormous fire in Wintertime. A jukebox, TV room and pool room supply all the additional entertainment for its young client*le.
This seafront bar is situated on the promenade, very close to Galway Bay Sea View Apartments. There is always a crowd in Lonergan's.
This is a well-known and popular pub in Salthill which attracts an amicable crowd. It is next to Lonergan's. It offers al fresco dining and a pint can be savored while enjoying sea views. Inside the decor is comfortable and homely. Kiloran's is a regular haunt of sports fans and sports teams in the area.
Lohans Bar and Off-License:
Lohan's Bar and Restaurant in Salthill is well known in Galway for the quality of its food and service. Lohan's opens early with breakfast served from 8am and food right throughout the day until 9pm. The menu concentrates mainly on Traditional Irish dishes such as Guinness and Beef Stew, Bacon and Cabbage and hearty sausages and mashed potato. Live music can be heard at the weekends
Krcma (pronounced Krutch Ma) bills itself as a bar and restaurant with the menu being mostly eastern European. The dishes are hearty and the prices are good value. The Pub itself is big with multiple levels. Large gigs such as reggae and house music nights often take place at Krcma and the size means they can easily accommodate large crowds.
This pub offers a great mix of older regulars and younger students all who have come here for a fabled pint of Guinness. There is also an off licence here. With a TV area there is plenty of room to watch major sporting events in comfort without sacrificing any of the atmosphere.
The Bal Bar:
The Bal is a quiet pub that exudes hospitality. There is a good selection of draught beers and spirits, which tends to enhance the banter.
The Oslo Bar in Salthill boasts the first and only Microbrewery in Galway which offers a great range of international beers, fresh food and a variety of novel evenings.
With an ever changing menu the Oslo keeps people coming back to enjoy the many creative dishes inspired by 'in-season and fresh' ingredients. There is a wide range of international beers but while there you should try their own Bay Ale, Strange Brew and Stormy Porter * brewed right on the premises.
Ristorante Da Roberta: Italian Resaurant
Lohans: European Resaurant
The Galleon: Irish Restaurant
Olive: Asian Restaurant (Indian and Thai)
Royal Villa: Chinese Restaurant
Gourmet Tart Company: European food and bakery
The Black Cat: Tapas and Jazz
Paprika: Indian Restaurant
Leisure centre and indoor pool 200 yards. Walking - Easy, Water sports 0.1 miles. Fishing - Sea, Coastal walks 0.3 miles. Traditional Music, Childrens Playground .5 miles. Tennis, Leisure Club with gym, hot-tub, sauna, steam room, Golf 1 miles. Bowling, Cinema, Bird watching, Driving Range, Theatre 2 miles. Cycling 5 miles. Climbing, Forest walks 10 miles.
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