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Pinehurst Retreat, Barna on Wild Atlantic Way
Entire guest suite · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Pinehurst Retreat, Barna on Wild Atlantic WayLuxurious suite on Wild Atlantic Way .Private patio, own entrance, self check-in,full size bathroom, super king bed , light breakfast, coffee machine. Five minutes walk from picturesque Barna Village, stunning beach and pier ,award winning restaurants, cafes, traditional Irish pub ,cocktail bars on your doorstep. A peaceful retreat, perfect for relaxing. Stunning views of sea & countryside from the grounds. Ideal base for exploring Galway City, the iconic Connemara region and the Aran Islands.

Cottage Retreat - Step back in time
Barn · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1.5 baths

Cottage Retreat - Step back in timeBeautifully restored Pre-Famine cottage. Listed on The Financial Times as a tranquil escape from the bustle of modern life. Rural setting surrounded by lacy stone walls, secluded gardens, and still on the outskirts of the cultural city of Galway.

"The Art House 1" Galway, Woodquay
Entire rental unit · 3 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath

"The Art House 1" Galway, WoodquayThis is a super location for a city break in Galway. Ground floor. On street parking. We can help you settle in to the city and enjoy your stay. No question is too much and if you have any needs please ask. Bars and restaurants are just around the corner.

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Popular amenities for Galway vacation rentals

  • Kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free parking on premises
  • Air conditioning

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Private Room/private bathroom Galway city!
$33 per night
  1. Entire townhouse
  2. Galway
Gorgeous City Centre Townhouse
$382 per night
  1. Private room
  2. Galway
Coastal Village B&B Room 1 (with Full Breakfast )
$95 per night
  1. Entire cottage
Bridgies Cottage
$148 per night
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Galway
Rural Hideaway in the City- perfect for exploring
$141 per night
  1. Private room
  2. Galway
Private One Bed Self Catering
$59 per night
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Galway
"The Art House 2" Galway, Woodquay
$153 per night
  1. Private room
  2. Oranmore
Palmrock House, Carnmore, Oranmore, Co Galway #1
$64 per night
  1. Entire residential home
  2. Galway
"The Art House" Galway
$183 per night
  1. Private room
  2. Galway City
Paddy Ensuite Double Room - Heart of Galway City 5
$84 per night
  1. Entire loft
  2. Galway
Central duplex apartment with Wi-Fi
$110 per night
  1. Entire condominium (condo)
  2. Galway
Salthill seaside breakaway
$117 per night

Top-rated things to do in Galway

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  • Galway's legendary walking tour !
    The legendary tour centers around the tale of the Lynch family. Its a fascinating tale of how Walter Lynch is accused and tried for the murder of a visiting Spaniard who was a little too interested in his beautiful wife to be...or was he ? The story ends in a dramatic climax...but you will have to take the tour for that finale ! We also look at the legend of the Claddagh ring with a tale connected to Caribbean pirates, North African slave owners and a gold ring that speaks of eternal love. Christopher Columbus makes his appearance too, looking for a new way to China, but worrying that Atlantis might stand in his way. These and other tales are woven together in a 80-90 minute walk through the city. Its taken at a gentle pace to bring in all the major places of interest and embed them into the story of our city. Other things to note Dont worry about it raining - we have plenty of places to hide out of the rain !
    From Price:$16 / person
  • Irish Dance Masterclass
    In this online experience, I’ll welcome you virtually into my home in Galway, Ireland. We will spend first few minutes informally chatting and getting to know each other. Then we'll gently warm up our feet. I'll talk a bit about the different styles of Irish dance and point out the characteristics of the two styles we'll be learning. Then it's time for the dancing! We'll learn a Sean-nós dance step and an Irish step dance step. We'll try the steps to the music. According to how much time is left, we can learn more complicated steps. After that, I can explain how to create your own step out of the movements we just learned. You will leave this experience with two short sequences of steps. This experience is great for groups and team-building! PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO CONTACT ME FOR DIFFERENT DATES AND TIMES THAN STATED IN THE CALENDAR! This is an online experience, so you will need access to the internet and a computer, tablet or smartphone. Your camera and microphone has to be functional for this experience since we will be conversing during the experience and I also need to be able to see you so I can help you with the steps. Also please make sure there's enough light in the space where you'll be dancing. Please take a look at my two other Airbnb Experiences here: Other things to note - ALTERNATIVE TIMES CAN BE ACCOMODATED - SUITABLE FOR LARGE GROUPS, TEAM BUILDING EVENTS - GREAT AS A BIRTHDAY PRESENT OR A SURPRISE FOR A BIRTHDAY PARTY CELEBRATION If you have any inquires please don't hesitate to contact me.
    From Price:$18 / person
  • Shuck Off- For Oyster Lovers
    Dive in to an informative oyster experience where humour dictates the script. To begin, you’ll discover the inner workings of a coastal oyster warehouse. You’ll learn the local history and be wowed by the science of how tides provide the ideal water for oysters. Then, you’ll explore our aquarium that features some of the fascinating local sea creatures. Finally, master the art of oyster shucking and gather round communal rustic tables to eat your fill of Flaggy Shore oysters along with a suitably paired glass of wine. Other things to note Our premises is a wet environment and can be quite chilly due to the seawater that is flowing through it. For this reason guests should wear warm clothing and appropriate shoes.
    From Price:$60 / person
  • Learn to Surf visit The Cliffs of Moher
    Its amazing introducing people to surfing in the stunning surroundings of west Clare! If you would like to do something really exciting and memorable this is the experience for you! We are located at a great beginners beach very close to the cliffs of moher, just over an hour from Galway. I have 2 popular options for guests to choose from: 1. Meet me at the surf school on lahinch beach for the lesson. 2. If you are in a group 4-8 people we can do a day trip from Galway, I will pick you up and drive along the coast road stopping at The cliffs of Moher, The Burren and some other scenic spots along the way. We will then do the surf lesson in Lahinch and return to Galway via the Burren national park. The lesson is for everyone willing to get into the water! we provide all equipment needed from the surf school and stay in the water with you after the initial lesson on the beach <If you want to come on the half day trip contact me and I can arrange all the details with you These tours are fully flexible and can include a walk along the cliff trail or in the Burren national park. usual time is 7 hours total. <The listed time of 2 hours and price 50e is for surf lesson option < please contact me and I will set the Date, time and price for your individual experience through the Airbnb website :) Other things to note Surfing is FULLY dependent on ocean conditions which change Daily . Guests MUST contact me BEFORE booking! The Times/dates given are suggested, contact me and I will arrange time date and price you:)
    From Price:$60 / person
  • Electric Fat Bike Galway Tour
    Ride an electric fat tyre bike to explore Galways' wonderful surroundings, during this HALF DAY adventure tour. Our new fleet of RadRhino bikes meet all road safety requirements which afford us the comfort and time to fit alot in to this breathtaking cycle, which takes in Galway city, River Corrib, the ocean and spectacular Connemara. Places of interest will be highlighted as we travel. Starts and ends at CAPPAGH PARK. The tour starts with a visit to a fabulous local beach which overlooks the world renowned Galway Bay, followed by a short ride along the Wild Atlantic Way which brings us to Salthills' iconic Blackrock. Here we can swim /jump off the diving board or grab a coffee and watch the fun. We’ll then ride alongside the ocean into the city taking in the sights surrounding Spanish Arch and Eyre Square. We'll then cycle alongside the River Corrib leading us to the ruins of Menlo Castle, which is simply picturesque! Our return journey takes a high road, which will provide us with fabulous views over Galway Bay. Regardless of the weather, you’ll be sure to have an adventure to remember. Other things to note: Guests should be comfortable riding a bike on roads with traffic. The electric bike will assist pedalling so fitness level is NOT important. Please use the equipment checklist to ensure you have the appropriate items as this will maximize enjoyment.
    From Price:$47 / person

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