Wild Dolphin Lodge
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Wild Dolphin Self-catering accommodation is the ideal stop over between Kerry and Clare. We have four fully-furnished apartments within walking distance of Kilrush Marina and all the town's amenities. Situated on the Wild Atlantic way, in Kilrush Town (10.4km) from the Tarbert-Killimer Ferry, we can offer you an abundance of activities to enjoy. These can be arranged locally from Dolphin Watching & Boat Trips, sailing, kayaking, swimming, deep sea diving, snorkelling, magnificent cliff walks, & fishing. Visits to Loop Head Lighthouse, Kilbaha, Kilkee, Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, surfing in Lahinch and many beautiful hidden beaches can also be enjoyed. Take a stroll around the Vandeleur Walled Gardens and learn about some of the fascinating history of Kilrush in olden times. Great Golf on championship golf courses in nearby Doonbeg, Kilrush, Lahinch, Kilkee and Ballybunion. Lots of great music and festivals throughout the summer.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kilkee 10 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Shannon Airport 65 km, Nearest railway: Ennis 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Wild Dolphin Lodge Apartments are fully furnished with fresh linen and towels supplied.
Our 3 bed apartment sleeps 6 people and a cot or camp bed can also be arranged to suit a young family.
We also have 2 bed apartments which sleep up to 3 people.
The County Galway/County Clare region
Kilrush and the West Clare Peninsula
The wider tourism cluster of the West Clare Peninsula includes the Victorian seaside town of Kilkee and the traditional villages of Carrigaholt, Kilbaha and Doonbeg, which is now home to an 18 hole championship links course designed by Greg Norman.
The most natural feature of the West Clare Peninsula is its rugged Atlantic coastline, contrasting sharply with the sheltered Shannon Estuary. An ideal way to experience this contrasting coastline is by taking the Loop Head drive. It takes the visitor around the Loop Head peninsula, through areas of exceptional beauty and through villages of historic and folkloric interest. It leads along the Shannon shore by way of the villages of Doonaha, Carrigaholt and Kilbaha to the lighthouse at Loop Head "where the Shannon meets the sea”. The return journey is along the wild and rugged Atlantic Coast with panoramic views as far as the Cliffs of Moher.
Other highlights include the Bridges of Ross, an important habitat for cliff nesting birds. Interspersed along the West Clare coastline are fine sandy beaches and harbours. These are ideal for a wide range of activities and leisure pursuits from diving and swimming to sightseeing to walking.
Deep sea diving & snorkelling
Surrounded by magnificent beaches & cliff walks
Deep sea fishing in the Atlantic Ocean or Shannon Estuary
Loop Head Peninsula with spectacular drives to Loop Head Lighthouse with wild rugged Atlantic coastline
Kilrush Golf Club -'the friendliest golf club in Ireland' and nearby Doonbeg Golf Course for a more challenging game of golf!
Situated with beautiful views overlooking Kilrush Marina & Shannon River
Dolphin Watching Trips from Marina –discover the magic of our Shannon Dolphins
Boat Trips to our 6th century monastic settlement of Scattery Island featuring a round tower and several churches (ravaged by the Vikings and re-captured by Brian Boru
Sailing, Kayaking and River Kayaking
Vandeleur Walled Garden & Kilrush Woods –beautiful old stone walls enclose this sheltered walled garden which is set amongst 420acres of native woodland with gift and coffee shop
Excellent music & family festivals throughout the summer
Kilrush Historic Town Trails, Walking tours, & cycling
Pony Trekking on beaches & countryside
Kilkee Waterworld & swimming pools
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19 Sep 2014
We enjoyed our stay at the Wild Dolphin Lodge. We were travelling as a family of four from Canada and this seaside lodge was much more spacious than the photo's suggested when we made our reserv… More
23 Aug 2014
"Relaxing and well located"
Spacious, quite apartment, very central to all amenities and attractions in the town of Kilrush. Nice to leave the car parked and be able to walk around the town - apartment is right beside the Marina… More
Delighted you enjoyed your visit to Wild Dolphin..will be delighted to welcome you back when you are travelling along the wild atlantic way next year.
5 Aug 2014
"Spacious apartment in a quiet seaside town."
This apartment is suitable for a family as there is ample room to spread out. The advertisement states that the apartment is furnished to a very high standard. This was not the case and the furniture … More
Wild Dolphin have four beautiful apartments with our two bedroom apartments more suitable for couples, furnished to a very high standard with leather reclining chairs which can be seen in the photographs. Our three bedroom apartment, which you were staying in, are more spacious and child friendly with lots of room to run around and have fun therefore our 3 piece suite was quite worn!! All sorted now with a new suite of furniture on the way! Sorry about the mattress but it is very hard to suit everyone, as some like them hard and some like them soft!! But we'll do our best! We very much appreciate your review and take it on board, as it will help us to improve our service in the future.
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