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Experience Ireland in a way that the whole family will enjoy with this 7-night vacation!
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Package includes round-trip airfare, luxury accommodations, car rental for duration, tours and sightseeing and more!

This seven night Ireland vacation will take you to Shannon, Dublin and everywhere in between! Enjoy an experience of a lifetime with your closest family and friends.

7-Night Vacation Includes:
Transportation:
  • Round-trip airfare to Shannon (SNN) and from Dublin (DUB) 
  • Automatic shift full size car rental for duration of stay
Accommodations:
  • 2-nights at The Lodge at Doonbeg in Doonbeg
  • 2-nights at Glenlo Abbey in Bushypark
  • 3-nights at The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort in Killenard
Tours/Sightseeing:
  • Ailwee Caves tour, in Clare
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Viking Splash Tour
Other Inclusions:
  • Full Irish breakfast daily
  • All local taxes
  • Hotel service charges
  • Carrier and government taxes/fees/facility charges on airfare are included

When you arrive at Shannon Airport you will pick up your full size car, perfect for all of your travelers. Your first two nights will be at The Lodges at Doonbeg where you will be able to explore the sheer beauty of County Clare. Take a drive to the Cliffs of Moher for one of the most picturesque views of the Galway Bay one day and visit the magnificent Aillwee Caves next! Doonbeg is a place the whole family will enjoy and was rated the number one resort in Europe by Conde Nast.

Your next two nights will be at the 5-star Glenlo Abbey in the vibrant city of Galway. Walk the cobblestoned streets of Galway and you’ll find tons of different Irish restaurants to check out, interesting historical sites and beautiful architecture. Back at the hotel you can enjoy an array of activities such as horse-back riding, lake boating, water sports and golf.

Travel over to County Laois for three nights at the Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, located in Killenard. You will be situated about an hour from Dublin.  Take a day trip to the Slieve Bloom Mountains for a leisurely hike or choose one of the more challenging paths.   You will be immersed into the natural beauty offered by Killenard, so relax and enjoy your final nights in Ireland!

Terms and Conditions:

Advertised package rates are per person and are based on two people traveling together, unless otherwise specified. Package rates are based on select departures as noted on the above calendar. Rates may not represent current prices. Rates require a 7-day advance purchase and include round-trip economy class airfare including carrier and government-imposed taxes and fees including the September 11th Security Fee of $5.60 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. Fluctuations in exchange rates may affect some taxes or fees. Packages are subject to availability and are capacity controlled and may not be available on every date or on all flights and may be restricted to certain hotel room and car categories. There is an additional $25 per person concierge fee for bookings made through call center (800-221-0924). Fares apply to North American originating passengers only. Full payment is made at the time of reservation. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights. Higher fares may also be available throughout travel period. Offer cannot be combined with any other discount/promotion. Not eligible for accrual of frequent flyer points/mileage. Child/infant discounts not available. Stopovers are not permitted. Valid for new bookings only. Offers may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice.

Cancellations /Changes:  Fares are non-refundable. Substantial restrictions apply for cancellation/change and depend upon the package type. Travel Trip Protection (including Pre-departure Trip Cancellation Waiver) will be offered during the booking process and if purchased you will be allowed to cancel/change your trip once for any reason up to 72-hours prior to departure. You will receive a refund of your payments made, less Travel Trip Protection costs and fees. Additional coverage for trip delay; missed connection; baggage and medical protections; and 24-hour worldwide assistance services are also included. If you have not purchased Travel Trip Protection, all bookings are non-refundable. Call 800-221-0924 or go to http://www.sceptretours.com/legal for full details on change/cancellation policy.

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The Lodges at Doonbeg - Doonbeg, Ireland
The Lodges at Doonbeg
Location:
Located in County Clare, Doonbeg is surrounded by natural beauty and tons of attractions including the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands and the Burren.  Steps away from the Lodges are the Doughmore Bay where you can hike, fish, dolphin watch and more.  Shannon Airport is about an hour’s drive away and you are about 1.5 hours from both Galway City and Limerick City.
 
Overview:
Aside from the fact that the Lodges at Doonbeg are located a short distance from a list of different attractions to check out, there are several on site amenities they offer. The Lodges have an award-winning golf course, a tranquil spa, a fitness center, on site fly and sea fishing, two exceptional dining options and more.  Experience 5-star service that the whole family can enjoy.
Hotel Amenities
  • Number of floors – 3
  • Concierge desk
  • Sauna
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Room service24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Bar/lounge
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Elevator/lift
  • Restaurant
  • ATM/banking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Currency exchange
  • Health club
  • Free parking
  • Fitness Center
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Valet parking
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
Room Amenities
  • Large living area with fireplace
  • Fully equipped kitchen & dining area
  • Separate bedrooms with soundproof walls
  • En suite heated marble-floored bathrooms with walk-in rain showers
  • Exclusive Burren Perfumery toiletries
  • Iron / ironing board
  • Room service
  • Heated towel rails
  • Robe and slippers
  • Laundry service
  • Multi-channel flat-screen TV
  • Free wireless internet access
  • IDD phones with data port
  • DVD & CD players
Hotel Location
Glenlo Abbey - Galway, Ireland
Glenlo Abbey

LOCATION:

Glenlo Abbey Hotel is located 2 miles from Galway City Centre on the N59 to Connemara. Situated on its own 138 acre lakeside golf estate, Glenlo Abbey is the perfect base for touring the west of Ireland. The western region of Ireland is famous for its fantastic selection of visitor attractions, historical sites, beautiful buildings, stunning locations and landscaped gardens. Visit Connemara and the islands, see and hear the Irish language in everyday use in the “Gaeltacht” region, discover The Burren or enjoy the lively city of Galway, all at your doorstep.

PROPERTY OVERVIEW:

The 46 guestrooms and suites at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel afford unrivalled views of the dramatic west of Ireland landscape with its ever changing colors. Glenlo Abbey Hotel offers a number of fine dining options including The Pullman Restaurant, a truly unique dining experience “on-board” a luxury train carriage. The River Room, situated in the main hotel, offers superb views of the surrounding countryside, and the more informal Oak Cellar Bar is the perfect location to enjoy a light snack or Irish Coffee. With a golf estate as your playground, the unique  Double Green Golf Course offers a challenge to all level of golfers.  Archery, clay pigeon shooting & fishing are available on the estate, and nearby activities include horse riding, lake boating, water sports, tennis and the ancient sport of royalty – falconry.

Hotel Amenities
  • Babysitting or Child Care
  • Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Car Rental
  • Smoke Alarm in Rooms
  • Concierge Services
  • Security on Site
  • Common/Public Areas
  • Accessible to Wheelchairs
  • Currency Exchange
  • Parking Area
  • Gift Shop
  • Laundry Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant in Hotel
  • Golf Course
  • Jogging Track
  • Boating/Sailing
Room Amenities
  • Wireless Internet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Newspaper (Free)
  • Telephone
  • Television (Cable/Satellite)
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Television (DVD/VCR)
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fireplace
  • Safe (In Room)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Crib/Roll away Bed
Hotel Location
Heritage Golf & Spa Resort - Killenard, Ireland
Heritage Golf & Spa Resort

LOCATION:
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.

PROPERTY OVERVIEW:
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.

Hotel Amenities
  • Babysitting or childcare(upon request- fee applies for this service)
  • Concierge services
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service health spa
  • Hair salon
  • Health club
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Sauna
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Children's club
  • Currency exchange
  • Arcade/game room
  • Garden
  • Shopping on site
  • Laundry facilities
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Parking (free)
  • Secure parking
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • 24-hour business center
  • Golf course on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Steam room
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Clubhouse
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Patio
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built - 2004
  • Suitable for children
Room Amenities
  • Premium bedding
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Voice mail
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom phone
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Slippers
  • In-room safe
  • Clock radio
  • Desk
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Climate control
  • Direct-dial phone
  • High-definition television
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Wake-up calls
  • Makeup/shaving mirror
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Plasma television
  • Trouser press
  • Double sink
Hotel Location
Day 1: Depart the United States and relax on an overnight flight to Shannon Airport.  Ireland is five hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time and most flights from New York to Shannon are around 7 hours so you’ll want to sleep on your flight!  
 
Days 2 and 3:  Your first two nights will be at the Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Ireland set just a few steps away from the Atlantic Ocean in Doonbeg. Take a drive to the Cliffs of Moher for one of the most picturesque views of the Galway Bay one day and visit the magnificent Aillwee Caves next!  Doonbeg is made up of gorgeous beaches perfect for surfing, swimming or just admiring!
 
Days 4 and 5:  The next two nights will be spent at the 5-star Glenlo Abbey in Galway.  Whether you are traveling with friends or family there is something for everyone.  Venture into the city of Galway for a little bit of culture or take advantage of the on-site activities available.  Back at the hotel you can enjoy an array of activities such as horse-back riding, lake boating, water sports and golf.
 
Days 6-8:  The next three nights will be spent at the 5-star Heritage Golf & Spa Resort in Killenard, County Laois.  You’ll be about 30 minutes from Dublin’s city center but in the peaceful and serene countryside.  Take a day-trip into Dublin and utilize the included Viking Splash Tour.  This tour will take you through land and water passing all of the important spots in Dublin.  Some of the sites you will see include the Christ Church Cathedral, Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and more.
 
Day 9:  Say goodbye to Ireland today and head back to America.

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Testimonials

We wanted to see Ireland but were nervous about driving. Sceptre found our chauffeur, Pat, and he knew everything about the history and geography around us… he did a great job negotiating the hairpin curves on the Ring of Kerry. Can’t imagine a better vacation!
Anna M.

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.

 

VERONICA H.

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!

Spencer D.