Dara-Bru na Mara
About the home
Dara is a modern, four-star, fully furnished 3 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 sand 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, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Moyrus, 1km|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|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:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms|
|Furniture:||Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 9|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The County Galway / County Clare / County Galway 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.
The Connemara / Carna area
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.
How to get there
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From Galway City take the N59 (the Clifden road) to one mile west of Recess village. Turn left onto the R340 and continue to Carna Village. Drive through Carna village, heading west for aproximately 2 miles until you reach the first junction, then take a left, at the top of the steep winding hill keep right at the Y junction. After about 500 metres, turn right at the next junction, and continue until you reach Bru Na Mara at the pier where you can check in.
Activities near Connemara
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
16 Jan 2013
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
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... more
24 Jun 2012
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... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 8|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Low||8 May 12||26 May 12||£ 475||-||-||1 Week|
|Shoulder||26 May 12||23 Jun 12||£ 590||-||-||1 Week|
|High||23 Jun 12||24 Aug 12||£ 690||-||-||1 Week|
|Shoulder||28 Aug 12||6 Oct 12||£ 615||-||-||1 Week|
|Low||6 Oct 12||27 Oct 12||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|Halloween||27 Oct 12||3 Nov 12||£ 615||-||-||1 Week|
|Very Low||3 Nov 12||15 Dec 12||£ 475||-||-||1 Week|
|Xmas/New Year||15 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 615||-||-||1 Week|
|Very Low||5 Jan 13||2 Mar 13||£ 475||-||-||1 Week|
|Low||2 Mar 13||23 Mar 13||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|Easter||23 Mar 13||6 Apr 13||£ 615||-||-||1 Week|
|Low||6 Apr 13||25 May 13||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|Shoulder||25 May 13||22 Jun 13||£ 615||-||-||1 Week|
|High||22 Jun 13||31 Aug 13||£ 770||-||-||1 Week|
|Shoulder||31 Aug 13||5 Oct 13||£ 615||-||-||1 Week|
|Low||5 Oct 13||26 Oct 13||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|Halloween||26 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 615||-||-||1 Week|
|Very Low||2 Nov 13||14 Dec 13||£ 475||-||-||1 Week|
|Xmas/New Year||14 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 615||-||-||1 Week|
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