Last minute Valentine’s: Top 3 Destinations in Ireland for a Romantic Getaway

Are you looking for some last-minute Valentine’s inspiration? Anyone can buy a box of chocolates and a card, but if you bring your loved one to any of these spots across Ireland, you will sweep them off their feet – trust us! 

  1. Ballynahinch Castle, Galway 

Located in the tranquil depths of Connemara, Ballynahinch Castle is surrounded by woodland and mountains overlooking the Owenmore River. The perfect spot to explore Connemara and go for romantic walks around the woods. Not only is the location to die for, but the beautifully appointed suites are a real treat too. Wake up to the sound of the river meandering past your window in the morning before enjoying breakfast in the elegant restaurant. Now, does that not sound divine?

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  1. Fota Island Resort, Cork

One of the very few resort hotels in Ireland, Fota Island is the heighth of luxury. Situated on its own private island, you can escape the hustle and bustle of life amidst the tranquillity of Cork Harbour. Enjoy nature walks, pools, a spa, tennis, golf, and gym facilities. They have everything you would want for a relaxing time away with your partner while only being a 15-minute drive from Cork City. So, if you fancy a little wild night out during your stay, you can always mix it up and hit the town too! 

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  1. Clontarf Castle Hotel, Dublin 

Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin is a perfect blend of boutique and luxury. Its unique style and modern aesthetic built around an ancient form make you feel a bit royal. Located just 10 minutes from the heart of Dublin City Centre and 5 miles from Dublin Airport, Clontarf Castle Hotel is known for being an oasis tucked away in a tranquil setting, surrounded by fabulous golf courses and the sounds of lapping waters from the sea. It is the ideal romantic getaway. 

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