The Wild Atlantic Way really is magical – its flawless landscapes, gorgeous views and stunning coastlines are something you’ll never really get tired of! And if you’re looking for a fantastic place to stay on the West Coast, then the Galway Bay Hotel has it got it all. As part of my St. Patrick’s Day giveaway, I’ll be taking a closer look at what makes this property so special!

Who doesn’t love to be beside the seaside? Waking up to wonderful views of the sea, enjoying sunsets towards the evening… There’s no better place for a romantic, relaxing getaway with your loved one. You’ll be able to enjoy all of this and more at the Galway Bay Hotel, who’ve teamed up with us for our St. Patrick’s Day Giveaway this year where you’ll have the chance to win a voucher for a luxury 4* hotel stay right by the lovely Salthill Promenade! To give you a better idea of what to expect, I’ll be taking a closer look at this gorgeous hotel and some other awesome offers they’ve got going on. So even if you don’t win, you’ll still be able to take advantage of some great savings. ;)

The Galway Bay Hotel – 4* luxury right by the sea

One of the things that’ll immediately jump out at you is the hotel’s fantastic location. It’s right on the Salthill Promenade, meaning that you’re in a fantastic area of Galway right from the start. And of course it means that you’ve got lovely views of Galway Bay and Clare Mountains right at your doorstep too. If you’ve been looking to spark up a bit of romance, then I couldn’t imagine a better place to be! To make things even better, Galway City centre is just a few minutes away, so you’re never too far away from the action.

Similarly you’re right in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way too, so you’ve got tons of opportunity to explore the surrounding region and plan a couple of day trips during your time away. Why not head down to Doolin and the Cliffs of Moher, or discover the fjords and bays hidden away in Connemara? Whatever you decide to do, you can rest easy knowing that you’ve got the best of the west at your fingertips.

Galway Bay Hotel Exterior

The hotel itself features fantastic rooms that range from classic rooms with plush beds and timeless style to ocean view suites with gorgeous views to wake up to. Or you could go one step further and go all out on luxury by booking one of the Galway Suites, perfect for celebrating a special occasion such as an anniversary getaway.

No matter which room you go for, you can expect nothing but 4* comfort! Spring beds mean that you’re guaranteed a perfect night’s sleep each time, so just relax and enjoy your time away from home. And even if you’re planning on bringing your little ones you can accommodate for them all with the spacious family rooms that have enough space for 5 to even 8 people!

Comfy rooms aren’t the only luxuries you can look forward to here. You can pamper both body and soul thanks to the excellent on-site spa, Cuan Atlantic Beauty. Take advantage of a wide range of treatments that cover everything from waxing, pedicures and manicures to luxurious Swedish and hot stone massages to help you let your worries melt away. Book yourselves in for a bit of me-time and really add that special touch to your getaway!

There’s also an indoor 15m swimming pool complete with a Jacuzzi and massage fountain to help round off the spa experience perfectly. Or you can let off a bit of steam at the fitness centre too, where you’ll even be able to avail of free fitness classes that take place throughout the week.


To round everything off perfectly you’ve got a wide choice of amazing cuisine here! Get yourselves suited and booted for a romantic dinner overlooking the bay at the superb Lobster Pot Restaurant, where you’ll be served the finest, locally-sourced seafood, including fresh Irish lobsters. Or if you want things a little more relaxed, then why not enjoy the cosy atmosphere of An Scadán Caoc Bar? This awesome gastropub serves classic dishes and fantastic drinks that you can cosy up next to the fire with and chill! Fancy just a quick bite to eat? Then the Harvest Café has got you covered, thanks to its selection of sandwiches, salads and even afternoon tea.

Gavin Food Shot (2)

If that sounds like your cup of tea then I definitely recommend checking out their website and keeping your eyes peeled for seasonal offers! They currently have limited availability for mid-week bookings in March on a bed & breakfast rate plus €10 dining credit at the Lobster Pot Restaurant. You’ve also got the fantastic Wild Atlantic Catch offers at different catering rates for discounted prices – just go check it out!

Best of luck with the competition and I’ve got my fingers crossed for you all. It’s a fantastic prize that you’re going to love!

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