As the country begins to come out of lockdown and restrictions start to ease, many of us are eager to get away for a few days. With international travel still inadvisable, however, it’s the perfect summer to take the caravan out for a nice staycation and discover some of the beautiful spots Ireland has to offer. Check out this list of top locations around Ireland to take your caravan this summer, and start planning your dream staycation!
1. Achill Island, Co. Mayo
Located off the coast of County Mayo, Achill Island offers visitors rugged mountains, tall cliffs, clean beaches, and even peat bogs! The island is host to miles of beautiful walking and hiking trails, and offers plenty of historical sites and landmarks for the history buffs. In addition, the gorgeous shoreline makes it a popular spot for all kinds of water sports and family-friendly fun. Book a spot at one of the caravan parks and spend a long weekend exploring all that Achill Island has to offer.
2. Clifden, Co. Galway
Clifden, the largest town in Connemara, is nestled between the Twelve Bens mountain range and the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of Clifden Bay, a short 50 miles from Galway city. The area is recognised worldwide for its rich heritage and varied landscape, offering tourists both beaches and mountains to explore and enjoy. Whether you prefer a relaxing retreat or an action-packed adventure, Clifden is an ideal spot to base yourself while exploring the region. Stay in the picturesque caravan site and discover all Clifden’s many hidden treasures.
3. Kenmare, Co. Kerry
The gateway to the Ring of Beara and the Ring of Kerry, Kenmare has something for everyone, no matter your interests. Whether you are the sporty type, a golfer, a cyclist, or even a historian, Kenmare can offer you many captivating experiences.
Specifically, Kenmare is the perfect location for walking enthusiasts, and caters for every level of walking. Kenmare and its surrounding hinterlands are on the Beara Way and the Kerry Way, with a wide range of graded walks. Ideally located on the Wild Atlantic Way, Kenmare is the perfect location for your summer caravan staycation.
4. Lahinch, Co Clare
Lahinch is a small holiday spot with a big personality. Located at the head of Liscannor Bay next to a 2 km long sandy beach, Lahinch is the ideal place for lovers of the water. The area’s natural bay has attracted water sport enthusiasts from across the globe and earned Lahinch its reputation as one of Ireland’s top surfing destinations, offering a relaxing holiday atmosphere both on and off the water. With plenty of scenic camps to park the caravan, Lahinch may just be the staycation spot you’ve been looking for.
Can’t decide which location to choose? Why not visit all of them! This summer is the perfect opportunity to take the caravan and explore all the best spots Ireland has to offer. But no matter where you take your holiday this summer, make sure you’re covered for any eventuality with comprehensive Caravan Insurance. Keep your staycation completely stress-free by being certain that you are covered no matter where your wanderlust takes you.
Whether it is a static or touring caravan, our experts will take the time to understand your needs and will guide you through everything so you can enjoy peace of mind that you are covered correctly at a competitive price.
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