Adare Manor is a stunning 5-star castle hotel, set in a sweeping 840-acre estate in Co. Limerick. This neo-Gothic architectural masterpiece was once the family seat of the Earls of Dunraven. Today it is cherished as a warm and welcoming luxury resort. Adare Manor has reopened after a comprehensive restoration and conservation project which preserved the authentic historic character of the Manor House and seamlessly integrated a series of spectacular additions. The new bedroom wing brings the accommodation count to 104, while the magnificent new Grand Ballroom provides one of Ireland’s most enchanting event spaces. Adare Manor now boasts the only La Mer spa in the UK and Ireland, as well as a swimming pool, relaxation area, and elegant private cinema. Fine dining and world-class libations across the resort’s many restaurants, lounges and bars offer something to tempt every palate. The estate offers a thrilling itinerary of events, from falconry, archery and fishing to a perfect round on the resort’s Tom Fazio-designed golf course, poised to become one of the continent's finest courses.
DAY 1 | SHANNON REGION
Get to see the parts of Ireland many rarely do & enjoy a diverse range of experiences as you discover a ‘secret’ Ireland with these private day-tour experiences. Explore the Shannon region in style.
DAY 2 | Overnight at The Europe Hotel
This 5 Star Killarney Hotel is beautifully located on the shores of Killarney's largest lake, Lough Lein, which reflects the wilderness of Kerry's magnificent McGillycuddy Reeks Mountain range. Being one of the best known luxury hotels in Ireland, The Europe Hotel & Resort captures the imagination of visitors to Killarney whether for their premium spa, fine dining or scenic surroundings. There is a wide range of leisure activities and amenities to choose from as well: golf, horse riding, boating and fishing, walking and hiking, tennis, swimming, gym activities and spa treatments. Enjoy luxury accommodation and let relaxation envelop you as you enjoy one of Ireland's finest views from your own private balcony overlooking Killarney Golf & Fishing Club or the Lakes of Killarney.
DAY 2 | DISCOVER COUNTY KERRY
Cycle through the iconic Gap of Dunloe, a jewel set within the highest mountain range in Ireland. A river runs through the gap, with grassy banks for sitting, and picturesque bridges to cross. Breathe in the open air all around you and enjoy an unobstructed view of this magical and beautiful place.
DAY 3 | Overnight at Fota Island Resort
The contemporary external styling of Fota Island Hotel & Spa surrounds what can only be described as an indulgent and truly sumptuous interior. From the moment you enter the luxurious foyer and witness the exquisite décor, you will know that a combination of luxury, hospitality and sheer quality sit at the very heart of this exceptional residence. The hotel boasts 131 luxurious bedrooms and eight exclusive penthouse suites, all with wonderful views extending across mature park and woodlands. With a choice of bars and restaurants showcasing the very best in Irish and international cuisine, dining at Fota Island Hotel & Spa promises to amount to nothing less than an exceptional culinary experience. Further attractions include a world-class spa, a generously equipped fitness centre, a hydrotherapy suite and an indoor heated swimming pool, as well as state-of-the-art conference and business facilities.
DAY 3 | Discover County Cork
From whiskey, to fresh caught seafood and locally sourced produce, you’ll enjoy eating and drinking your way through County Cork! Such a beautiful destination in Ireland with a lot to offer for meetings and incentives.
DAY 4 | Welcome To Dublin
With a wealth of attractions, many within walking distance of each other, Ireland’s largest city provides a sense of history, culture, music and a bustle that is truly unique.
DAY 4 | DISCOVER DUBLIN
Trinity College’s Old Library and the Book of Kells Exhibition is a “must see” on the itinerary of all visitors to Dublin. Located in the heart of Dublin City, a walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin will bring visitors back to the 18th century, when the magnificent Old Library building was constructed. The Book of Kells is a 9th-century gospel manuscript famous throughout the world. Trinity College is the oldest University in Ireland, founded in 1592 right in the heart of Dublin. As well as housing the Book of Kells and the Long Room library (which has featured in movies such as Harry Potter and Star Wars), life beyond the front arch is a bone fide centre of learning for Irish students
DAY 4 | Overnight at The K Club
This long-standing member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers the very best of pampering, leisure and golf facilities and is only 30 minutes from Dublin. Built in 1832, on the banks of the River Liffey, the original house was modeled on a French Château and still retains many of its original architectural features, art work and antiques. It opened as a luxury hotel in 1991 and was Ireland’s first AA Five Red Star Property. To this day it continues to deliver the very highest levels of service and standards in terms of its food and beverage offerings, golf, leisure and spa treatments.
DAY 5 | All-Ireland Football Championship
When it comes to team sports events in Ireland, there is none more popular than the All-Ireland Football and Hurling Senior Championships organized by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). These uniquely Irish games powerfully showcase Irish culture, heritage and tradition at their best. Immerse yourself into our Irish culture at this once-in-a-lifetime travel experience, the All-Ireland Senior Championship Final.