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County Clare is one of the two main counties that make up golf in Southwest Ireland, along with County Kerry to the south of the River Shannon. In Clare, Lahinch Golf Club dates back to the mid 19th century and is considered to be the "St. Andrews of Ireland" for its rich golfing heritage. Just a few miles away is one of Ireland's best modern golf resorts, Doonbeg features a pure links course designed by Greg Norman.

Spanish Point Golf Club is situated just 3 km south of Miltown Malbay on the N67. This is a mature and beautiful 9 hole, Classic Links course which covers an area of over 5,000 yards for 18 holes (par 68). Overlooking the beach at Spanish Point, it offers fine views with typical West Coast of Ireland Atlantic conditions, which adds to the challenge for the golfers.


Sandwiched between the more touristy counties of Galway and Kerry, County Clare has its own unique attractions. The craggy W-facing coast receives ample swell but suffers from onshore winds most of the year and its only when the wind swings to the elusive E direction that Clare reveals itself as Ireland's other world-class wave destination. It is all reefs and points in the north from the geological curiosity of The Burren, past the towering (214m) Cliffs of Moher to the surf town of Lahinch. A rare sandy beach and a handful of left reefs make Lahinch the county's focal point, where the deep bay can also offer some wind and size protection, producing great waves for beginners and shredders alike. It's the perfect base to explore the area, thanks to ample accommodation and abundant facilities. The road south to Loop Head passes the booming rights at Spanish Point and the only other notable beaches around Doonbeg, where protection from SW winds make it an asset on this exposed coastline. Summer can be prime, especially if a high pressure establishes in the vicinity but unstable weather patterns make Clare hard to call. With a predominantly westerly airflow, driving around looking for wind protection is a given in Clare, which is why many people opt to hang in Lahinch. August to October should maximise the likelihood of good waves

Activity Packages/Offers

Clare Coast Hotels have been working continuously in putting together the best unique offers in the area at the best value, providing a great variety of products to choose from. By teaming up with activity providers close by, we provide a unique experience of “things to do” in the area. The following are a list of providers working directly with Clare Coast Hotels, supporting our great offers/packages with discounted or free passes, entrances and lessons:

• Cliffs of Moher
• Dolphin Discovery
• West Clare Railway
• White Water Surf
• Ben’s Surf & Rock Climbing Clinic
• Lahinch Golf Club
• Spanish Point Golf Club
• Doolin2Aran Ferries

At the properties where the above packages/offers are not available, free or discounted passes are available to be given to both new or loyal customers in order to improve their level of satisfaction, entice their return and also promote what the area has to offer.


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