About this listing
Our house has wooden floors throughout and sleeps a maximum of 7 people. There is full use of Kitchen facilites where you can cook breakfast. There are two double rooms with ensuite bathrooms upstairs and there is a twin room and a single room with seperate bathroom downstairs.
There are supermarkets within 2-5 minutes walking distance where you can stock up on your groceries.
All amenities are reachable in 2 -5 minutes walk of the centre of Kinvara and the Harbour.
There is a free car park onsite. Three aditional free public carpark spaces are in an inlay in front of the house.We are located at the Gateway to the Burren. It is easy to get to the Cliffs of Moher, Burren Mountains, Ailwee Caves in Ballyvaughan, Galway City and Connemara for day excursions.
You can hire a speed boat or sailing boat to go to the Aran Islands or the Cliffs of Moher or take the ferry from Doolin or Rossaveal.
Kinvara is a beautiful picturesque fishing village with stunning sea views. The main tourist attraction is Dunguaire Castle. There is a weekly crafts and farmers market and there are many small restaurants and coffee shops. Excellent traditional Irish and other live music can be heard in the pubs on most nights.
The village hosts 2 major festivals: the Cuckoo Festival (poetry Festival) in May and the Cruinniu Na Mbad (sailing fesival) in August.
You will not get bored here since there are so many activities that you and your children can enjoy like fishing, sailing, hiking, swimming on nearby secluded beaches, windsurfing, canooing, golfing and riding.
Nearby are also other monuments like Poulnabrone Megalithic tomb, William Butler Yeats Tower. Nearby in Coole Park W.B Yeats spent his summers with other poets at Lady Gregorys Coole Park Home (The Wild Swans at Coole and many other poems were written there and in the Tower). Many old circular stone fairy forts are on the nearby Burren mountains and Saints like St. Patrick and Mac Duagh were Celtic Hermit priests in the local area with some of the ruined buildings and Holy Wells still now being visited by both locals and tourists. There are also interesting ruins like Corcomroe Abbey near Ballyvaughan and the seven churches in Kilfenora with old Celtic crosses.
Please let us know what time you are planning to arrive and let us know when you are being delayed,
About the Host, Dreher-Brogan
Cead mile failte.This is an Irish greeting and means :a thousand welcomes) world traveller!. Languages spoken fluently by the host are:English, French, German and reasonable italian. I only can read and speak a little Russian and am able to understand but not speak much Spanish. I have good knowledge of local tourist attractions and ancient sites and good knowledge of beautiful hiking trails high on the Burren mountains and hence can guide you in planning your day. There are brochures to plan your day trip excursions also to the Aran Islands, nearby beautiful Galway City with its theater, concerts, carts and craft shops and books on local Holy Wells, local Saints and the Flora and Fauna of the Burren mountains.