Holiday house on Clare Island sleeping 22 with spectacular sea views, ideal for family holidays and wedding celebrations
Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Bay View House, Clare Island, Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland, sleeps 7 - 22 in 7 bedrooms.
This is an idyllic island destination on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. Bay View House, a holiday house on Clare Island, is only a short ferry ride from the mainland yet feels a million miles away from the strains of modern life. Park up at Roonagh Quay, get on board and escape to this little corner of bliss. A great choice for friends, multi generation families and intimate weddings for 65 or fewer guests.
The property has undergone some fantastic changes recently with a brand new state of the art kitchen and dining room to enhance the fabulous existing living spaces. There is also a small business centre with pc and printer for anyone who can't quite leave work behind. The Whiskey Lounge is an elegant stylishly designed room with classic Chesterfield sofas, a lovely place to sit by the wood burning stove, chat and be awed and inspired by the Clew Bay views. Bay View has its own cosy Irish bar with a snug and open fires as well as a pool table.
Catering options are also available, including pizza or lobster evenings, and catering for events.
Luxury bedrooms are inspired by the different seasons on Clare Island. Contemporary soft furnishings and muted tones make for indulgent comfortable rooms with opulent occasional furniture. All are en suite. The ground floor double with en suite is suitable for anyone less mobile.
To make the most of Clare Island's fresh air and panoramic outlook, opt for the terrace seating and barbecue area, complete with blankets to keep the chill off. Opportunities for walking include climbs up to Knockmore and Knocknavean as well as routes that allow visitors to experience the whole island and look out for passing dolphins and whales. Clare Island's sandy beach has safe and shallow waters, ideal for a family day out. Take a day trip to Westport known for its many festivals and cultural events or explore other islands in the vicinity on a sea safari. And revel in the traditional music culture, great Irish food and drinks and getting to know the island's inhabitants.