Places to Stay

There are a large number of places to stay around North Clare. Some of the ones we recommend include

The Falls Hotel & Spa in Ennistymon boasts 140 spacious bedrooms and 9 self catering apartments, located just minutes from Ennis town centre and superb beaches like Lahinch. It also just 20 minutes from the Cliffs Of Moher. They have excellent Spa and Gym facilities as well as a swimming pool. More information can be found at

Doolin Activity Lodge in Doolin, County Clare is situated in the heart of Doolin along the Burren trail. The lodge provides self catering apartments along with breakfast every morning and free WiFi. More information can be found at

Other Hotels in the area include –

  • The Rathbaun Hotel
  • Sheedy’s Country House Hotel
  • Royal Spa Hotel
  • The Hydro Hotel
  • The Imperial Hotel     
  • The Ritz Hotel
  • King Thormond Hotel
  • Ravine Hotel and Bar
  • Wild Honey Inn
  • The Irish Arms
  • The Burren Hostel
  • Hotel Doolin
  • Aran View Country House
  • Ballinalackin Country House Hotel
  • Roadford House
  • Cliffs Of Moher Hotel
  • Vaughan Lodge Hotel
  • Lahinch Golf and Leisure Hotel
  • Shamrock Inn Hotel
  • Moy House
  • Sancta Maria Hotel
  • Armada Hotel
  • The Atlantic Hotel
  • Bellbridge House Hotel
  • The Central Hostel
  • Coast Lodge Hotel
  • Red Cliff Lodge
  • Suggested Tours and Activities
  • North Clare is renowned for the wide range of activities available.
  • The Cliffs of Moher are some of the most spectacular Cliffs in Europe. There are a number of tours and walks available including the Cliff walk from Liscannor to the Cliffs of Moher and from the Cliffs of Moher to Doolin. It is also possible to go on a boat trip around the Cliffs of Moher (
  • The Burren is a fabulous unique landscape located in North Clare. There a numerous walking trails and places to learn about the Burren including The Burren Centre in Kilfernora. (  The Ailwee caves are located in the Burren and Ireland’s Premier show cave and Birds of Prey centre. It is located only forty minutes from Galway and Shannon Airport. Here it is possible to get a guided tour of the caves, visit the Birds of Prey educational centre and take part in the Halk Walk. More information an be found at
  • The Doolin Caves also located in the Burren boast the largest stalactite in the northern hemisphere. It is also possible to get a guided tour of this cave where you can experience what it was like for the people that discovered the stalactite. This cave is located near Doolin where there a wide range of places to stay and eat.
  • Liscannor is renowned for it’s Pubs and music.
  • Lahinch is a small, welcoming and truly lively holiday resort with an atmosphere and energy that’s all its own. It is world renowned for Lahinch Golf club and the excellent surfing conditions. Lahinch Golf club is the 64th ranked golf club in world and boasts spectacular views as well as famous holes such as the Par 5 4th hole “The Klondyke” and the par 3 5th hole “The Dell”. The golf club has two courses, a driving range and a brand new state of the art short game facility.

Miltown Malbay is regarded as the home for Irish music and the Willie Clancy music week is held there every year.