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Dara-Bru na Mara

16 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Dara is a modern comfortably furnished and fully equipped 4 bedroom, pine-floored 200 sq metre house. It has a spacious and comfortable sitting room area, Large Kitchen/Dining room, full Bathroom, Laundry facilities, and private outside patio area overlooking the harbour. It is scenically situated at the edge of the Atlantic, in a calm, peaceful, relaxing atmosphere overlooking a small harbour. It is ideal for family holidays or touring groups, as it is an perfect base for exploring and enjoying South and West Connemara, with its panoramic views of coastline, islands, inlets, hills and mountains. The spectacular surroundings, rich in both flora and fauna are also ideal for fishing and birdwatching. The beautiful unspoiled white sand beaches at Moyrus and Mynish are also extremely popu...Dara is a modern comfortably furnished and fully equipped 4 bedroom, pine-floored 200 sq metre house. It has a spacious and comfortable sitting room area, Large Kitchen/Dining room, full Bathroom, Laundry facilities, and private outside patio area overlooking the harbour. It is scenically situated at the edge of the Atlantic, in a calm, peaceful, relaxing atmosphere overlooking a small harbour. It is ideal for family holidays or touring groups, as it is an perfect base for exploring and enjoying South and West Connemara, with its panoramic views of coastline, islands, inlets, hills and mountains. The spectacular surroundings, rich in both flora and fauna are also ideal for fishing and birdwatching. The beautiful unspoiled white sand beaches at Moyrus and Mynish are also extremely popular with children. The house is the ideal base for a comfortable, restful and relaxing holiday, with so much outdoor activity on your doorstep.More
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About the Owner
Riona G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2011
Interaction with guests
I personally welcome my guests on arrival, show them every aspect of their accommodation. I provide them with local maps, and a explanation of what is available in the area, to help you get the most out of your holiday. A welcoming pack of Wine, Cheese, Bread, Butter, Eggs, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Sugar. We are available on the premises throughout your stay, if you need any assistance.
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Second time better than first. Stunning local area, beautiful beach walks, driving out and about just amazing.Weather was sunny every day. House was clean and very comfortable and well equipped. Peat open fire delightful.Riona and husband are legends! Highly recommended.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Rick G
Reviewed 15 August 2016

we had a wonderful time and Riona is a great host. very clean and nice views. good eqipped kitchen, nice fireplace and a selection of games and toys for kids.

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Anita G
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Riona, our host, could not have been more welcoming and helpful. She provided an extraordinary amount of information to make sure that our stay was perfect. It was. Our stay was delightful in every respect. A set table, with a bottle of wine, greeted us...More

Date of stay: May 2016
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We had a great time in Ireland. We loved the Connemara and the home of Riona . The house is beautiful , clean and spacious . Riona was a great help to visit the area . We will return with pleasure.

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank ROLLAND2016
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Our family, with 2 children, stayed in the 'Anna' cottage for 6 nights in May. Greeted by a very friendly host in Riona, she spent sometime telling us about the area and things we could, and left us with leaflets and maps (our own Tourist...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank John D
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Bru Na Mara is 5 km South West of Carna village beside Mace Pier. Go through the village of Carna, take the first left turn after approximately 2.5 km west of Carna. At the next Y junction keep right and turn right at the next junction after approximately 300 metres. Continue down this road until you reach the house at Mace Pier. Bru na Mara provides traditional yet ultra modern self-catering accommodation 'at the quiet end of Europe'. Ideal for cycling, hill-walking, rock-climbing, treeking, horse-riding, golf, pitch and putt, swimming, surfing, scuba-diving, canoeing, fishing, boating, sailing and sailing festivals. A haven for botanists, bird-watchers, artists and writers. Renowned for Irish language, traditional singing, music, dance, pre-historic and mediaeval remains. Good food a...
How to get there
From Galway City take the N59 (the Clifden road) to one mile west of Recess village. Turn left onto the R340 and continue to Carna Village. Drive through Carna village, heading west for aproximately 2 miles until you reach the first junction, then take a left, at the top of the steep winding hill keep right at the Y junction. After about 500 metres, turn right at the next junction, and continue until you reach Bru Na Mara at the pier where you can check in.
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