Weekend Hotspot: Great Northern Hotel Bundoran Co Donegal
The small town of Bundoran stands on the northwest coast of Donegal, Ireland most ancient and traditional county. The landscape is stunning with unspoilt sandy beaches, top golf courses and the best surfing in the world. Its rugged coastline, pleasant weather and abundance of outdoor activities make this rural and relatively undeveloped setting a popular holiday destination, particularly during summer months.
Bundoran offers a variety of activities particularly for those who love the outdoors, such as water sports, equestrian outings and golfing. The beach at Bundoran has enjoyed a strong reputation among local surfers for many years due to its reliable production of wave activity throughout the year. In more recent times, the beach has drawnsurfers from across Europe and several surf schools and shops have sprung up within the town offering private or group lessons along with gear for purchase and rental. Bundoran also offers a
large outdoor adventure park near the town centre with roller coasters, mini-golf, go-karts and other attractions, which is suitable for those traveling with children and is easily accessible from most accommodations in the area. Using the rides and attractions costs a ticket price, but there is no additional cost of admission. The coastal walk along the cliff top and seashore of Bundoran’s west end takes you over the River Bradog. At Bay View Avenue enjoy stunning views of the peak across Donegal Bay a favourite haunt for surfers. Continue on into the heart of the West End and you will pass the Boat Quay. This is the location of Bundoran Lifeboat which provides an invaluable rescue service to locals and visitors.
The Great Northern Hotel a five-minute stroll from Bundoran Beach is located on 130 acres of a links golf course. Just moments from the shore, it is perfectly located for those searching for a sea-side escape. This popular hotel is ready to welcome your wedding party, kids or just those who want to relax. They offer a leisure centre where you can enjoy the gym, swimming pool, sauna and children’s playroom. It is also equipped to host business seminars, parties & major concerts. In the restaurant and bar, you can enjoy
dining and socialising along with weekend entertainment from local country music groups including regular appearances by Ocean FM radio presenter; ex Bunratty singer Marion Fitzgerald. The Great Northern Hotel has 95 comfortable rooms that are fitted with all the necessities to ensure an enjoyable stay. The hotel also has several over-sized rooms to accommodate families & the newly refurbished sea view rooms are particularly impressive.
Guests of Great Northern Hotel Bundoran can enjoy a unique dining experience at the cosy bar
and relaxed restaurant. Best winter 2017 mid week offers include two nights; bed & breakfast with
full breakfast for two adults with an evening meal in the "Tir Connaill" restaurant with free Wi-Fi
access from €99.00 per person sharing. Tommy Tiernan entertains on December 8th, Nathan Carter on December 9th and the Three Amigos on January 17th.