Come to Ireland for your next vacation to experience the vibrant cities of Killenard, Cork, Galway and Dublin, home of the most legendary Irish whiskey!
Your seven night Irish getaway begins when you land in Dublin and pick up your rental car that will be yours for the duration of your trip. Take off to the 4-star Heritage Golf & Spa Resort in Killenard for your first night. You will be surrounded by natural beauty before heading over to the bustling city of Cork. The next two nights will be at the 4-star Imperial Hotel in the heart of Cork, less than a few minutes from shopping, music venues and restaurants.
Take the drive north to Galway and spend the next two nights at Hotel Meyrick. Perfectly situated on Eyre Square you will have the eclectic city of Galway at your doorstep to explore. You’ll make your way to the capital city of Dublin next. Spend two nights at the Brooks Hotel and enjoy tons of sites to see! Visit the Old Jameson Distillery, a top attraction in Dublin, and learn the story of John Jameson and his whiskey. This tour includes an audio visual presentation, a guided whiskey tour and a glass of Jameson. Get ready to become a “Qualified Irish Whiskey Taster”!
At night, check out the Merry Ploughboys dinner and show. The Merry Ploughboys have been providing visitors and locals traditional Irish music for 24 years, so this is a must-see! On your final day, enjoy an interactive tour of the Guinness Storehouse where you will see how the beer is brewed and enjoy a pint at the Gravity Bar overlooking the beautiful city.
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The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort is located in the quaint village of Killenard, one hour southwest of Dublin, and within easy access to all parts of Ireland. Walk one of the many official Glenbarrow walks in The Slieve Bloom Mountains, from a family-friendly 1.5km walk to a more challenging 12km walk. Visit The National Stud and Japanese Gardens or shop till you drop in Kildare Village Outlet Shopping, located within 10 minutes from the resort.
The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort offers luxury accommodation with every air-conditioned guestroom designed using soft muted colors, luxurious bedding and separate soaking tub and shower. Other amenities include hairdryer, tea or coffee tray and internet access. Dining is available at one of the resort's three restaurants - The Arlington Room, Sol Oriens and Greens. The Slieve Bloom Bar is perfect for a night of history and flavor from all the Irish Whiskey Brewers on the Irish Whiskey Trail. This luxury resort also offers Championship Golf, an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms, tennis court, 5km walking track, children's game room, fishing and trim trail.
The Imperial Hotel in Cork City is ideally located in the premier shopping and commercial district of the city. An ideal base for a short weekend city break, or as focal point from where to tour the scenic South West of Ireland, this 4 star hotel Cork enjoys a near-perfect location. Consider this Cork City Hotel as your base when visiting the attractions and sites of Cork!
Hotel Meyrick is located in the city of Galway, Ireland and is a luxurious and elegant Victorian styled hotel. Located right on Eyre Square, you can take a short walk from the hotel and you will find endless shops, theaters, restaurants, pubs and more!
Hotel Meyrick offers a wide range of different restaurant and bar options to choose from including fine dining at No.15 on the Square. Our Restaurant is located on the lower ground level. A beautiful space, broken into a number of inter-connecting rooms with simple, classic design, menus and food. It opens from 6:30 every night of the week, serving Table D Hote and A La Carte menus.
Our second option for your dining needs, is the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie. It offers a little more informality while maintaining our attentive high standards of service. The Gaslight is located on the ground floor- just to the left as you enter the Parlour lounge. It’s a gorgeous bright, relaxed space, with windows looking out onto Eyre Square. The Gaslight opens daily from 10am, 7 days a week. Our food is served from 11am-10pm daily also. Great cocktails, full bar and great wine lists too.
Brooks Hotel - located in Dublin City Centre on Drury Street and within a few minutes walk of Dublin's famed Grafton Street, Temple Bar, St. Stephen's Green and Trinity College (home to the famous Book of Kells). A glimpse of an ancient civilization? A cultural feast for the senses? Superb shopping? A musical odyssey ? Breathtaking scenery? A Different Beat? A city with vibrant nightlife? Whatever you are looking for is within close proximity to Brooks Hotel, regarded as one of Dublin's best.
Designed to the highest standard, Brooks Hotel is one of the most contemporary Dublin City hotels, boasting superb facilities and offering guests a haven of peace within a bustling capital city. Providing elegance and style, this boutique hotel caters to guests who value difference and for whom ambience, décor and quality of service are important. It features tastefully furnished guestrooms, a well-equipped state-of-the-art fitness center, and a popular restaurant serving creative Irish cuisine sourced from regional produce.
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With Sceptre we were able to make a vacation that was really unique. We stayed in two castles, did some serious shopping, and spent a lot of time out in nature. One of the best things about Ireland is its beautiful scenery, and we were always exactly where we wanted to be.
Ireland was wonderful! We learned so much and had such a nice time from beginning to end. Our driver, Cornelius, was so knowledgeable and friendly and accommodating! Thank you for planning this very memorable vacation for us - we were beyond satisfied, it all exceeded our expectations!