Upon your arrival in Dublin you will pick up your car and head to the lovely Citywest Hotel located just a quick 20 minute drive from the Irish capital’s city center. For the first two nights of your journey you are free to explore all that Dublin has to offer from Trinity College and the Book of Kells to the vibrant night life that will have you experiencing the warmth and charm of the people who live and work here.
On day three you will head toward the west coast of this amazing country for a two night stay at The Inn at Dromoland (formerly Clare Inn) located in County Clare. Enjoy the excitement of this region, renowned for its history and Irish culture. While in the area be sure to visit such sites as the Cliffs of Moher and The Burren. Or if you love traditional Irish Music then Clare is the place to be as it is the home of many famous Irish musicians and hosts many traditional music festivals.
On the fifth day you will make your way south to Cork and your home base for the next two nights at the Blarney Hotel Golf & Spa Resort. From here you can enjoy such local sites as Blarney Castle (where hanging upside down & kissing a stone is quite natural!) or the Cobh Heritage Centre. At night you can dine at the hotel’s award winning Inniscarra Restaurant before settling in at your wonderfully appointed room.
For your last night on the Emerald Isle you will head northwest to Laois and The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort. As you get to wind down from the whirlwind of the last 6 days and nights you will be pampered in the luxury of this 5-star resort. Be sure to have dinner in the hotel’s award winning Arlington Room restaurant to savor one last sample of fine Irish cuisine before heading home with memories to last a lifetime.
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Advertised package prices are based on select departures June 1 to Aug 31 as noted on the calendar and were available via the Great Value Vacations website on April 19, 2013 and may not represent current prices.
Prices are per person based on two people traveling together (unless specified otherwise) based on 7 day advance purchase and include roundtrip economy class airfare including carrier and government-imposed taxes and fees including the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. Fluctuations in exchange rates may affect some taxes or fees. Packages include roundtrip economy class airfare on valid transatlantic services from New York (JFK) to Dublin. Other departure dates and origins are available at slightly higher rates. Packages are subject to availability and are capacity controlled and may not be available on every date or on all flights and may be restricted to certain hotel room and car categories. Fares apply to North American originating passengers only. Full payment is made at the time of reservation. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights. Higher fares may also be available throughout travel period. Cannot be combined with any other discount/promotion. Not eligible for accrual of frequent flyer points/mileage. Child/infant discounts not available. Stopovers are not permitted. Valid for new bookings only. Offers may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice.
Cancellations /Changes: Fares are non-refundable. Substantial restrictions apply for cancellation/change and depend upon the package type. Travel Trip Protection (including Pre-departure Trip Cancellation Waiver) will be offered during the booking process and if purchased you will be allowed to cancel/change your trip once for any reason up to 72 hours prior to departure and receive a refund of your payments made, less Travel Trip Protection costs and fees. Additional coverage for trip delay; missed connection; baggage and medical protections; and 24 hour worldwide assistance services are also included. If you have not purchased Travel Trip Protection, all bookings are non-refundable.
The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort is located in the quaint village of Killenard, one hour southwest of Dublin, and within easy access to all parts of Ireland. Walk one of the many official Glenbarrow walks in The Slieve Bloom Mountains, from a family-friendly 1.5km walk to a more challenging 12km walk. Visit The National Stud and Japanese Gardens or shop till you drop in Kildare Village Outlet Shopping, located within 10 minutes from the resort.
The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort offers luxury accommodation with every air-conditioned guestroom designed using soft muted colors, luxurious bedding and separate soaking tub and shower. Other amenities include hairdryer, tea or coffee tray and internet access. Dining is available at one of the resort's three restaurants - The Arlington Room, Sol Oriens and Greens. The Slieve Bloom Bar is perfect for a night of history and flavor from all the Irish Whiskey Brewers on the Irish Whiskey Trail. This luxury resort also offers Championship Golf, an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms, tennis court, 5km walking track, children's game room, fishing and trim trail.
Located in the beautiful County Clare countryside, The Inn at Dromoland (formerly Clare Inn) commands panoramic views across the Clare Hills and Shannon estuary - and is Ideally situtated just 8 miles from Shannon Airport, a 15 minute drive from Ennis and a 20 minute drive from Limerick. A range of Clare attractions are located nearby, including Dromoland Estate and Dromoland Castle’s championship golf course (adjacent to the Inn), as well as Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.
Situated on 380 acres of majestic parkland, Citywest Hotel is a truly unique property, located just 20 minutes from both Dublin City and Dublin International Airport.
Citywest Hotel combines the old world charm of a country house hotel with state-of-the-art amenities and a full array of special services. It features 774 well-appointed guestrooms, three restaurants (offering Asian, Mediterranean and traditional Irish options), free parking and WiFi access, a Christy O'Connor Jr.-designed Championship golf course and complimentary access to a fully equipped Leisure Centre, with indoor pool, fitness center and treatment rooms. and an indoor pool.
Set amongst 170 acres of the beautiful, wooded Shournagh Valley, the Blarney Hotel Golf & Spa Resort Cork boasts a stunning golf and spa resort location, close to the historic town of Blarney in County Cork.
Surrounded by breathtaking scenery and rich in folklore, nostalgia and legend, this world-class resort is one of the finest in Cork. The Blarney Hotel Golf & Spa Resort features luxuriously designed guestrooms and superbly designed lodges, a wide range of memorable dining options, a pampering spa and state-of-the-art health club, plus a challenging and enthralling golf experience for golfers at all levels.