14 Valentine’s Day date ideas from Original Irish Hotels

Garryvoe Hotel 4

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is a time for romantic gestures and to help you with ideas we have gather 14 Valentine’s Day inspired dates from our Original Irish Hotels.

Parknasilla Resort Spa

When it's not broke why fix it? 

Spoil your valentines to all the classics, flowers, champagne and strawberries, but at Parknasilla Resort & Spa you get breathtaking views that over look the calm waters of Kenmare Bay on the Ring of Kerry.

Lough Rynn Castle Walled Gardens

A great date should be a walk in the park, or even better, a walk in a beautiful walled garden. 

Take advantage of the beautifully restored walled garden on the estate of Lough Rynn Castle in Co. Leitrim. It has become a hugely popular spot where many couples have come to get engaged, only to return later to seal the deal with a fabulous castle wedding.

The Sandhouse Hotel View

For the book loving couples, we have found a romantic nook in the Sandhouse Hotel where you can cosy up with a good book while sneaking glances at the fantastic views of Rossnowlagh beach in Donegal....and at each other.  


Delphi Lodge View From The Air 2

They say time flies when you're having fun! 

This may be an extravagant date idea, but it is one neither of you will forget. A helicopter ride overlooking the fantastic Connemara coastline and Delphi Lodge, the perfect romantic getaway location.

Brooklodge Macreddin Village Breadmaking

Try a cooking class.

At Brooklodge & Macreddin village you can learn to make bread the old-fashioned way. Best case scenario, you have a perfect recipe for bonding time with each other. Worst case scenario, at least you will have delicious bread. 

Gweedore View


Stray from the beaten track of a typical date and enjoy a cute picnic!

Relax at An Chúirt Hotel & Spa in Donegal with a picnic basket full of the essentials and toast to the wonderful view of Errigal mountain and to a great date.

Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel 2

Relax in robes at Killyhevlin lakeside Hotel & lodges.

Check yourselves in for a romantic break and revitalise yourself in their spa with treatments of your choice. Everyone loves to pampered! 

Brooks Hotel 3

Watch a movie in a private cinema.

Watch your favourite film in the comfort of Brooks Hotels private cinema. This Valentine's Day, you can enjoy a four-course candle lit meal for two in Francesca's and after dinner enjoy an exclusive private screening of ‘Sleepless in Seattle’. Package available for €52.50 pp on Thursday 14th Feb, to book call 01-6704000

Ballynahinch Castle Dig That Hole

Plant roots and watch them grow...

You can give your loved one a very special gift of their own native Irish hardwood tree planted on the grounds of Ballynahinch Castle Hotel. Meet the gardener to plant your tree on the grounds, returning to the hotel to fill in a special tree register and receive your certificate. 

Garryvoe Hotel 3

A Romantic Getaway 

There are plenty of fish in the Sea, but if you already have your catch then it is time to whisk them away to Garryvoe Hotel, located by the beach. Enjoy a meal in the Samphire Restaurant before retreating to one of their newly decorated bedrooms.

Slieve Russell Hotel Golf7 Country Club 6

Jazz up your Valentines Dinner. 

Celebrate valentines in Slieve Russell Hotel with a 5 course dinner, Prosecco & Chocolate all the while listening to a live jazz player. 


Galgorm Resort Spa

Treat your sweet to a sweet treat from the selection of desserts on offer with Afternoon Tea at Galgorm Resort & Spa

The hotel's pastry chef has created a Valentines inspired edition running from 11th - 17th February

Screebe House Starry Night 4

If you want to impress with a romantic gesture why not cosy up under a blanket and stare into the nights sky at the stars.

The best spots are outside of cities and towns bright lights. You could retreat to Screebe House located right on Connemara's Camus Bay which has a clear view of the sky above, so you could relax under the moonlight and wish upon a shooting star.

Lough Inagh Lodge Hotel 12

The key to you Valentines heart? 

Take your partner on a spontaneous trip away. We can give you the key to Lough Inagh Lodge Hotel which rests on the shores of Lough Inagh, A perfect haven for complete rest, relaxation, and romance.

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