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Arrival & Departure Location: Dublin International Airport

Hotels

  • Clontarf Castle, Dublin (1 Night)
  • Savoy Hotel, Limerick (2 Nights)
  • Great Southern Hotel, Killarney (2 Nights)
  • Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore (1 Night)
  • Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry (1 Night)

Golf Courses

  • Portmarnock Golf Club
  • Ballybunion Links, Old Course
  • Killarney Golf Club, Killeen Course
  • Waterville Golf Links
  • Old Head Golf Links
  • European Club

Included:

  • Green Fees
  • Personalised itinerary
  • Executive vehicle (Mercedes V-Class or similar) & knowledgable chauffeur driver for route according to itinerary
  • Services of private local guides in activities according to itinerary
  • Admissions to all sites according to itinerary
  • Accommodation according to itinerary
  • Breakfast at all Hotels Included
  • Co-ordination and support / Dedicated Travel Co-ordinator
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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Dublin

Accommodation – Clontarf Castle Hotel, Dublin (1 Night)
Transport – Executive Vehicle & Private Chauffeur


Dublin’s Historic Welcome

Arrival at Dublin Airport
Touchdown in Dublin, where your private driver awaits, ready to sweep you off to your first grand Irish experience. With a hearty “Céad míle fáilte” (a hundred thousand welcomes), you’re off to your regal residence.

Stay at Clontarf Castle Hotel
The Clontarf Castle Hotel isn’t just a hotel; it’s a historical haven that’s been hosting weary travellers since the 12th century. Now, it’s your turn to tread the halls of history, sleep in sumptuously furnished rooms, and feel like nobility from the moment you step inside.

Dinner at Fahrenheit Restaurant
As night falls, dine at the Fahrenheit Restaurant, where the ambience is as exquisite as the cuisine. Savour dishes that are a tribute to Irish produce, with a modern twist that’ll have your taste buds dancing a jig of joy.

Day 2Portmarnock Golf Club, Journey to Limerick

Accommodation – Savoy Hotel, Limerick (2 Nights)
Transport – Executive Vehicle & Private Chauffeur


From Tee Time to Table Time

Breakfast and Bound for Portmarnock
Start with a hearty Irish breakfast, fuelling up for the day’s adventures. Your driver will whisk you away to the esteemed Portmarnock Golf Club, where the sea air is as fresh as the fairways are pristine.

Golfing at Portmarnock Golf Club
This world-renowned links course is a golfer’s dream, with history etched into every bunker and fairway. The key holes are like chapters of a story, each with its own drama and beauty, set against the backdrop of the Irish Sea.

Journey to Limerick and Stay at The Savoy Hotel
Post-golf, you’ll venture to Limerick, where The Savoy Hotel awaits. This boutique hotel is a blend of contemporary chic and classic elegance, a perfect urban sanctuary in the heart of the city. Its rooms offer a plush escape, with views that sweep across Limerick’s skyline, inviting you to relax in luxury.

Evening at The Library
As evening dawns, The Library isn’t just a place for books; it’s a culinary chapter waiting to be devoured. Here, you’ll dine amidst the grandeur of leather-bound volumes and the soft glow of candlelight, with a menu that’s as creative as it is delicious.


Day 3Ballybunion Links (Old Course), Visit O'Shaunnessey's Pub in Glin

Accommodation – Savoy Hotel, Limerick
Transport – Executive Vehicle & Private Chauffeur


From the Links to the Pub

Breakfast and Off to Ballybunion
Rise and shine to another gorgeous Irish morning and a breakfast fit for the kings and queens of the green. Then, it’s off to the west, where the legendary Ballybunion Links calls your name.

A Round at Ballybunion Old Course
Ballybunion’s Old Course is where the whispers of golfing greats linger in the sea breeze. Renowned for its challenging holes, like the perilous 11th with its cliff-edge tee shot, the course is a thrilling dance with the dunes, promising an 18-hole saga you’ll recount for years.

O’Shaunnessey’s Pub in Glin
On your return to Limerick, stop by O’Shaunnessey’s Pub, a typical Irish bar where the pints are poured with a smile and every corner has a story. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a “tittle” and tap into the local banter.

Dinner at The Hamptons
Back at the Savoy, The Hamptons awaits to serve you a dinner that’s the talk of the town. With a menu that’s a masterpiece and a wine list to match, your culinary journey will be as satisfying as your day on the links.

Day 4Killarney Golf Club (Killeen Course), Killarney Town

Accommodation – Great Southern Hotel, Killarney (2 Nights)
Transport – Executive Vehicle & Private Chauffeur


A Swing Amongst the Lakes

Morning – Journey to Killarney Golf Club
Rise with the lark and after a spot of breakfast, you’re off southward to the illustrious Killarney Golf Club. As you journey, the landscape unfurls like a green carpet, leading you to a golfer’s sanctuary.

Golf at Killeen Course
The Killeen Course is where your golfing dreams meet reality, with each hole offering a view more stunning than the last, backdropped by the majestic lakes of Killarney. It’s a course that’s played host to the Irish Open, where every fairway and green tells tales of triumphs and tribulations. Keep an eye out for the 10th – it’s a real beauty, demanding strategy and a strong nerve.

Accommodation – Great Southern Hotel
Post-golf, The Great Southern Hotel stands ready to envelop you in its Victorian charm. This grand dame of Killarney has been pampering guests since the 19th century with its timeless elegance and acres of manicured gardens.

Dining at the Garden Room Restaurant
End your day in the culinary embrace of the Garden Room Restaurant. It’s a place where the local produce is the star of the show, and each dish is crafted with a sprinkle of innovation and a dollop of passion.

Day 5Waterville Golf Links, Drive via Dunloe Gap & Wishing Bridge, Route back via part of the famous Ring of Kerry Travel through Cahersiveen, Visit Rossbeigh Beach, then passing through Killorglin

Accommodation – Great Southern Hotel, Killarney
Transport – Executive Vehicle & Private Chauffeur


From the Wonders of Nature to the Whispers of the Wild Atlantic

Breakfast and Bound for Waterville
With the dawn, your adventure continues as you head towards the world-renowned Waterville Golf Links. The journey takes you through the mystical Dunloe Gap and over the Wishing Bridge – where legend has it your dreams come true with each breath of the crisp mountain air.

Golf at Waterville Golf Links
Waterville is a pilgrimage for the golfing devotee, where the whispers of the sea blend with the thwack of the ball. The course is a symphony of challenging links set against the Wild Atlantic, with the iconic Mass Hole, a par-3 that plays towards the ocean, standing as a testament to golf’s timeless battle with nature.

Ring of Kerry Tour
The return to Killarney is a scenic odyssey through the Ring of Kerry. From the historic tapestry of Cahersiveen to the sandy stretches of Rossbeigh Beach, each turn in the road unravels another layer of Ireland’s wild heart, culminating in the bustling town of Killorglin.

Killarney Dining – Hannigan’s Bar and Restaurant

In Killarney, Hannigan’s Bar and Restaurant awaits, a place where the pint is as golden as the tales are tall. It’s a local favourite where the ambiance is as hearty as the fare. Indulge in the traditional Irish stew or the catch of the day, all while soaking in the convivial atmosphere that makes Killarney a town to remember.

Day 6Old Head Golf Links

Accommodation – Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore (1 Night)
Transport – Executive Vehicle & Private Chauffeur


Cliffside Links and Coastal Elegance

Morning – East to Old Head Golf Links
With the morning sun peeking over the horizon, set off east towards the legendary Old Head Golf Links. The journey itself is a pleasure, with landscapes that shift from pastoral green to coastal crag.

Golf at Old Head Golf Links
Perched on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic, Old Head Golf Links is a course that feels like the edge of the world. Each hole here is a masterpiece, particularly the 12th, where the green juts into the ocean, challenging you to brave the elements for a shot at glory.

Accommodation – Cliff House Hotel
After conquering the links, retreat to the Cliff House Hotel, a boutique haven that clings to the cliffs like a seagull in flight. The hotel offers an intimate experience with panoramic sea views that ensure you drift off to the sound of the waves.

Dining at Seafront Bar & Terrace Restaurant
Your day concludes with a meal at the Seafront Bar & Terrace Restaurant, where the seafood is as fresh as the ocean breeze. With a terrace that offers sunset views over the water, it’s an idyllic spot to reminisce about the day’s adventures and toast to the ones yet to come.

Day 7European Club

Accommodation – Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry (1 Night)
Transport – Executive Vehicle & Private Chauffeur


The European Club & Powerscourt Hotel

Early Morning at The European Club
Your day begins with an early morning journey north to the prestigious European Club, where the spirit of golf lives in the rugged dunes and whispering winds of the Irish coast. This course, designed by Pat Ruddy, is a testament to the traditions of links golf and is lauded for its demanding layout and beautiful, yet challenging, holes. Standout features include the raw beauty of the seventh hole and the strategic demands of the sixteenth. The course not only offers a game steeped in history but also presents you with mesmerizing views of the Irish Sea and a landscape that has tested the mettle of golfing greats.

Relaxation at Powerscourt Hotel
Following your round of golf, you’ll be whisked away to the Powerscourt Hotel, a sanctuary of luxury nestled in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. This 5-star retreat is synonymous with opulence, surrounded by the lush grounds of one of Ireland’s most famous estates. The hotel promises a restful respite with plush accommodations, a renowned spa, and the tranquil ambiance of its meticulously landscaped gardens.

Evening Indulgence at Sika Restaurant
Your evening culminates with a dining experience at Sika Restaurant. With its panoramic views and a menu that celebrates the richness of local Irish ingredients, Sika offers a culinary journey that complements the natural elegance of its setting. Expect a meal that is not just dinner but a celebration of the innovative spirit of Irish gastronomy.

Day 8Departure

Transport – Executive Vehicle & Private Chauffeur

Farewell to Ireland

Departure from Powerscourt Hotel
As the sun rises on your final day, you’ll enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the Powerscourt Hotel. The serene beauty of your surroundings will accompany these last moments before departure.

Journey to the Airport
With hearts full of memories and spirits lifted by your Irish journey, you will say your goodbyes. Your driver will provide a comfortable and contemplative ride to the airport, ensuring you depart with ease and carry with you the warmth of Irish hospitality.