The red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
O, the red rose is a falcon,
And the white rose is a dove.
But I send you a cream-white rosebud
With a flush on its petal tips;
For the love that is purest and sweetest
Has a kiss of desire on the lips
John Boyle O’Reilly
Valentine’s Day falls on Monday, 14th February this year, so it could be an ideal opportunity to treat your loved one to a romantic break away. It might be your first break away together for some time and a chance to reconnect. Hopefully by then Spring weather will be brightening our days and warming our hearts.
Here are our some of our top Favourite Romantic Locations in Ireland:
Rugged beauty, wild Irish sea, cosy nights in front of an open fire – what’s not to love about Clare….
Falls Hotel & Spa, Ennistymon, Co. Clare.
The Falls Hotel & Spa is an eco friendly hotel nestled in a wooded vale beside the tumbling waters of the River Inagh, in County Clare, at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, just 10 minutes from The Cliffs of Moher.
You can enjoy a two night break on the 14th & 15th February 2022
for only €158.00 B&B.
If you wish to stay for longer, and include dinner, the hotel has a three night over 50’s for €510, 14th – 17th Feb.
For more, see Falls Hotel & Spa
Nearby, enjoy romantic vistas at The Cliffs of Moher, wander through time at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, or enjoy a leisurely lunch at JP Clarke’s Country Pub.
Beautiful Kerry never fails to disappoint – there are so many places to choose from but we’ve opted for Dingle for this special occasion.
Dingle Benners Hotel
Enjoy a three night Young at Heart Offer from the 14th – 17th February for €390 Total Stay.
A great offer in this historic boutique hotel in the heart of Dingle Town.
It includes dinner on one evening in “Mrs Benners Bar” and a sweet treat on arrival!
Nearby, explore the beautiful Dingle Peninsula, or head into Tralee for a spot of retail therapy.
For more, see Dingle Benners Hotel.
Romantic Valentine’s Stay in Dublin City
Between the cozy pubs, charming restaurants and cobblestone streets, Dublin is the perfect place for a romantic retreat.
There’s plenty of things to do for couples whether it be a trip to the Guinness Storehouse, a visit to Dublin Castle or a simple stroll through St. Stephens Green. All of which are just a short walk away from NUMBER 31.
Number 31, Leeson Close, Dublin 2.
Accommodation at Number 31 is in two distinct buildings – the elegant classical Georgian town-house on Fitzwilliam Place with ornate stucco ceilings and spacious rooms, and the modernist coach-house mews, both joined by a secret garden. Overnight stay for two for €161 – Enjoy personal service, a delicious breakfast by Delia and a luxuriously laid back atmosphere.
For more, see Number 31
Back to the West Coast for another stylish offering from The Hardiman in Galway City. If it’s open fires you long for and award winning food, this grand old lady is the epitome of effortless charm and timeless elegance in the heart of the city.
The Hardiman, Galway City
14th – 16th February 2022
Two Night DB&B Offer with – €356 Total Stay
Relax in luxurious bedrooms, newly refurbished with Freshly Cooked Full Irish Breakfast each morning.
Evening Dinner included each night.
Complimentary Tea/Coffee & homemade scones are included as an extra treat for your arrival .
For more, see The Hardiman
Step it up a notch with a romantic five star break in the Culloden Estate & Spa. Standing high on the slopes of the Holywood Hills, enjoy the views over Belfast Lough and the County Antrim Coastline.
Originally built as an official palace for the Bishops of Down, the Culloden stands in 12 acres of beautiful secluded gardens and woodland. Palatial surroundings, exquisite decor, fine antiques and exceptional service combine to give the Culloden Estate and Spa a unique air of elegance.
An overnight break on the 14th February will set you back €348 for two.
This special offer includes:
Luxurious overnight accommodation, Full Irish breakfast and use of the Spa Leisure facilities.
For more, see Culloden Estate & Spa
For ideas on places to visit in Belfast, see our 48 Hours in Belfast Guide.
Less than two hours from Dublin, discover Wexford’s beaches or romantic gardens or visit Hook Lighthouse and explore its 800 year old medieval tower.
Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy
Golden Ireland Offer – 14th – 17th February 2022 – €306 Total Stay
• 2 night stay in luxury accommodation
• Evening meal (3 Courses plus Tea/coffee) on the evening of your choice
• Full Irish breakfast each morning
What to know before you go:
• Complimentary access to our state of the art Leisure Club
• Excellent choice of dining options including The Moorings Restaurant, The Alamo Restaurant and The Prom Bar
The 4 Star Riverside Park Hotel guarantees you a warm welcome, delicious cuisine, luxury accommodation, superb leisure facilities and unforgettable service.
For more, see Riverside Park Hotel & Leisure Club
For More Great Places to Stay this Valentine’s Day, see our Hotel’s Section or Call Us on
00 353 (0)64 6630267, and we’ll be happy to help!