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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Dara is a modern, four-star, fully furnished 4 bedroom, pine-floored house. It is scenically situated at the edge of the Atlantic, in a calm, peaceful, relaxing atmosphere overlooking a small harbour. It is ideal for family holidays or touring groups, as it is an ideal base for exploring and enjoying South and West Connemara, with its panoramic views of coastline, islands, inlets, hills and mountains.

The spectacular surroundings, rich in both flora and fauna are also ideal for fishing and birdwatching. The beautiful unspoiled white sandy beaches at Moyrus and Mynish are also extremely popular with children. The house is the ideal base for a comfortable, restful and relaxing holiday, with so much outdoor activity on your doorstep.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Moyrus 1 km
Will consider 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, 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
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

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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16 Oct 2014


"Magic and peacefull place!"

We spend one week in the comfy Bru Na Mara house. We were 8 people (4 adults and 4 kids). The house is large and cozy. The place leads us to walk away in very beautifull countryside and seaside. Thank… More

16 Jan 2013


"Something for everybody"

Our family (including Grandparents, teenagers) enjoyed an excellent relaxing week in this beautiful part of Connemara. We chose (Mum chose) Bru-Na-Mara to hopefully satisfy everyones holiday needs; a … More

11 Oct 2012


"A Wonderful Stay in a Great Location"

Dara is a wonderful cottage in a magnificent area. We immediately fell in love with Connemara and its many dramatic vistas. The location of Dara could not be more perfect with beautiful views out of e… More

9 Oct 2012



endroit superbe, calme et reposant.Une hotesse d'une gentillesse, qui vous donnera tous les lieux à voir suivez ces conseils ( ex: la fabrique de saumon...simplement délicieux !!)la maison est … More

8 Sep 2012


"Merveilleux !"

Nous sommes ravis, comblés... La propritété de Riona est un havre de paix, juste au bout d'une rue qui se termine sur la mer.... Nous avons loué la plus grande des maisons et nous n'éti… More

24 Jun 2012


"Perfect stay!"

We needed a week of peace and quiet away from the madding crowd and we couldn't have chosen better. Dara is a well-equipped, recently renovated, top-notch spacious house with its own sitting-out… More

14 Apr 2012


"I just want to be back there as soon as I can"

You need a (real) break ? Here the place. On you own, with your lover, friends, children, family... Bru na Mara in Carna is just an amazing place at the edge of the Atlantic. The feeling of being at t… More

6 Feb 2012


"Excellent oceanview vacation"

We went to Riona's house for the New Year's holidays with my friends. There were nine of us. And all conditions of our stay was very good. All bedrooms were nice and clean, kitchen well equi… More

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Calendar last updated:24 Oct 2014

Based in Ireland

Languages spoken
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