Bru na Mara Holiday Rentals
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House | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 17
Bru na Mara is a beautiful complex just outside Carna that combines traditional design with modern comfort. The site overlooks a small harbour, and has spectacular views of the sea, the historic Mason and St MacDara's islands, and the beautiful surrounding countryside. Situated in the south west corner of Connemara, the complex is an ideal location for touring and exploring Connemara and South Mayo.
Carna, which is situated in the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking region) is an important centre for Traditional singing, music, and dancing, with weekly sessions in neighbouring Kilkieran. There are a host of activities within easy reach, including a number of spectacular, unspoiled white sand beaches at Moyrus, (1.5 km) Mynish (7 km) and Callowfinish (8 km). The area is also ideal for walking or cycling, with little traffic, stunning views, and the cleanest air in Europe.
|Size||Sleeps up to 17, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Moyrus 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Galway 80 km, Nearest railway: Galway 80 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
Substantial free private parking
About this location
The Western Ireland region
Connemara is a unique and varied holiday destination, that is full of constant surprises. A single drive can take you from mountains and lakes, through wild bogland, to inlets and unspoiled beaches. It is the perfect place for hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, cycling, climbing, or eating and relaxing and taking in the local culture if you prefer.
You are at the very edge of Europe here, and it is the perfect place to get away from it all. There truly is nowhere like it anywhere else.
Bru Na Mara is 5 km South West of Carna village beside Mace Pier. Go through the village of Carna, take the first left turn after approximately 2.5 km west of Carna. At the next Y junction keep right and turn right at the next junction after approximately 300 metres. Continue down this road until you reach the house at Mace Pier.
Bru na Mara provides traditional yet ultra modern self-catering accommodation 'at the quiet end of Europe'. Ideal for cycling, hill-walking, rock-climbing, treeking, horse-riding, golf, pitch and putt, swimming, surfing, scuba-diving, canoeing, fishing, boating, sailing and sailing festivals. A haven for botanists, bird-watchers, artists and writers.
Renowned for Irish language, traditional singing, music, dance, pre-historic and mediaeval remains. Good food and drink available locally in a relaxed athmosphere. The area is famous for its lamb and seafood. Within driving distance of Roundstone, Clifden, Letterfrack,. Kylemore Abbey, Killary , Aran Ils.
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21 Aug 2013
"Such a gem!"
My mom and I enjoyed a visit to the connemara region of Ireland and were extremely pleased to find Riona's gem of a house in a remote area just outside of the town of Carna. There are a variety o… More
4 Aug 2013
"Idyllic seaside escape for exploring breathtaking Connemara"
We stayed in Dara with two teenagers and a 9 year old in late June/early July. Dara, our cottage, is exactly as described in the "Property Details". We could not imagine a place that combi… More
20 Jul 2013
"Lovely, Relaxing Get Away With Amenities"
I found the single bedroom cottage the perfect get away -- many complimentary amenities, and Riona was warm and helpful with area suggestions. The location is remote and quiet with wonderful views whe… More
9 Oct 2012
"Beautiful irish cottage right on the beach"
We really enjoyed our stay in Dara at Bru Na Mara. The ladylady, Riona, was friendly and extremely knowledgable about the area and its attractions. The cottage was very comfortable and can accommoda… More