The best gift you can give this Father's day is your time
You can give the gift of good times to come this year and enjoy planning how to spend time away together.
With an Original Irish Hotels Gift Voucher, Dad can choose from 60 hotels around Ireland to visit. Below we have gathered 10 ideas on the best ways to spend your gift voucher this Father's Day.
1. Take a Swing at spending some time Together
Stay and play golf in Ballybunion, Co. Kerry at Teach de Broc. Stay at this boutique golf hotel & play on the old course & the cashen course at Ballybunion Golf Course located directly beside the hotel.
2. Catch a Wave at Sandhouse Hotel
For the adventurous Dad's, enjoy a stay at Sandhouse Hotel which overlooks Rossnowlagh Beach in Co. Donegal, a breathtakingly beautiful strand which stretches for 3km of golden sand. A Blue Flag beach, it is popular with families as it is safe for swimming, surfing and other watersports.
3. Reel him in at Ballynahinch Castle
Ballynahinch Castle Hotel Estate is renowned as one of the finest fisheries in Ireland, making it the ideal place for fishing weekend. Take a swing at a getaway in Connemara and see if you can catch plenty of fish together.
4. Give the gift of a good night's sleep
What Dad might really need is a good night's rest which is guaranteed at Randles Hotel in Killarney Co. Kerry. Their Signature Rooms are the ideal choice for those planning the ultimate relaxing getaway, and their luxury King Koil Club Class Luxury Beds provide guests with the perfect aid to help them enjoy a wonderful night sleep.
5. Get on your Bikes
The Granville Hotel is the ideal base for a visit to the Waterford Greenway with the starting point a short walk/cycle from the hotel. The Old railway line from Waterford City to Dungarvan is a spectacular 46km off-road cycling and walking trail known as the Waterford Greenway which travels through time and nature across eleven bridges, three tall viaducts and a long atmospheric tunnel, all the way from the river to the sea.
6. Find out if you share the same Tastes
La Fougère the award winning, fine dining restaurant at Knockranny House Hotel, Co. Mayo boasts a large glass-fronted, walk-through wine cellar, offering guests a superb choice of wines from around the world. Their sommelier, Nick Faujours is on hand to offer his exceptional knowledge and expertise and is certain to find something to match your tastes with over 250 wines in their cellar.
7. Horse around in Donegal
If you are looking for a holiday of a lifetime then take a trip to Arnolds Hotel and experience the magic of North Donegal from the Saddle! Canter along the golden sands of Killahoey Beach and Tramore Beach, lapped by the clear blue waters of the Atlantic and climb high into the mountains where you will experience breathtaking views of the Errigal to Muckish Mountain ranges, the Ards Peninsula and the offshore islands of Tory and Inishboffin.
8. Tick Something off the Bucket List
The rugged Cliffs of Moher tower almost 702 feet above sea level are considered by many to be the best place to visit in Ireland. Why not travel to Co. Clare to stay at Sheedy's Hotel & Restaurant and tick off this bucket list destination.
9. Make it a Walk to Remember
Walking is one of the most popular ways to immerse yourself in the beautiful scenery and landscape of Parknasilla Resort & Spa and truly experience its individuality. With 10 mapped walks to help you navigate 500 acres of lush vegetation and wildlife, these trails offer a fantastic opportunity to spend quality with someone special and they are suitable for any age and ability.
10. Dine out at the end of the Day
Where better to enjoy Al Fresco dining than at the Bayview Hotel in Ballycotton which overlooks miles of spectacular coastline.
Embrace the invigorating sea air while viewing a traditional fishing harbour at work and enjoy your dining experience together where only the freshest, seasonal and local ingredients are used to prepare your meal.
About Original Irish Hotels
Original Irish Hotels are a collection of unique, owner-run hotels, located in Ireland’s most outstanding destinations. Open the door to the magic of unmissable moments with Ireland’s leading collection of independent hotels.
Our 60 hotels are dotted around the entire island of Ireland in must-see locations, from the Wild Atlantic Way, to Ireland’s Ancient East, the Causeway Coast, Dublin and the treasured heartland of Ireland’s midlands and lakelands.
Irrespective of where our hotels are, Original Irish Hotels pride themselves in hosting a unique and truly memorable experience for our guests, and soon to be friends. The collection is made up of a range of traditional and boutique hotels, castles, manor and country houses, all run by locals, ensuring a unique experience every time.