Travel deals: ‘Dude dates’ in Enniskillen, or a coastal cruise in Clare
Round-up of the best travel deals and news this week
Enjoy a Cliffs of Moher cruise with Doolin Ferry Company.
For a day out with a difference this summer, look to the Doolin Ferry Company. Choose from a trip to the Cliffs of Moher, Inis Oírr, Inis Mór or Inis Meáin and let the team, operating since 1970, show you a side of Ireland you’ll never forget, with plenty of wildlife and scenic surprises along the way. Book online at doolinferry.com.
Wexford’s award-winning four-star hotel, Kelly’s Resort Hotel, is embracing sustainability with the launch of its own kitchen garden. Located on two sites, Kelly’s Kitchen Gardens are overseen by head gardener Deirdre Howlin, along with managing director Bill Kelly and executive chef Eugene Callaghan. Kelly’s gardeners have already produced a variety of vegetables and herbs which are incorporated into the menu. kellys.ie.
Men yearning to get away from it all this summer will love Lough Erne Resort’s new package in Enniskillen. The Dude Date package is based on four sharing, with platters in the Loughside Grill on arrival, an overnight stay in one of the resort’s luxury lodges and breakfast in the Catalina restaurant, before enjoying a game on the 18-hole golf course, or getting the adrenaline pumping at the nearby Correlea Activity Centre. Stay from €160 per person, with a minimum of four guests for a two-bedroom lodge. lougherneresort.com.
Planning a trip over the pond this summer? Consider the Eccleston Square Hotel. Located off Elizabeth Street amid independent clothing brands and fitness hubs including Barry’s Gym and Hotpod Yoga, this smart boutique hotel is fitted out in the latest high-tech amenities. Enjoy a complimentary mobile smartphone that provides unlimited free calls to British and international numbers, and the “world’s best beds” sourced from Swedish manufacturers, Hästens. ecclestonsquarehotel.com