Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of Life

Whether it’s following the thundering sounds of the surf to the nearest break, treating your tastebuds to the finest local delicacies, or drinking in the view from the top of the nearest peak, the six unique regions of the Wild Atlantic Way offer a feast for every sense. Whatever your flavour, you’ll find it here.

Named coolest place on the planet by National Geographic Traveller, Donegal boasts pristine beaches and offshore islands, making it a must-visit destination for 2017.

According to the magazine, Donegal “…is a dreamlike landscape, wild and remote… the kind of place where you may spot a golden eagle soaring above Glenveagh National Park, or hear Irish spoken as a native tongue in the Gaeltacht around Gweedore and Glencolmcille.”

If head-turning terrain and exclusive encounters aren’t enough to make you want to start planning your visit, we’ve compiled 10 irresistible experiences that are sure to put Donegal at the top of your Bucket List of cool things to do in 2017:

No16 Main Street Buncrana

No16 Main Street is a 4 bedroom townhouse featuring free wifi, to sleep up to 8 people located in the heart of Inishowen’s largest town, Buncrana.

Pierview House Buncrana

Pierview House is a luxury 4 bedroom holiday home with free wifi, located on an elevated site overlooking Buncrana pier and the golf course at Lisfannon.

Joe’s Cottage

Joe’s Cottage is a classic Irish long cottage located in Cloghan, in the heart of County Donegal. Carefully restored in 2015, the cottage’s interior is decorated in a ‘modern cottage’ style, whilst retaining a traditional feel.

16 Aras Ui Dhomhnaill

16 Aras Ui Dhomhnaill is a 2 bedroom holiday let located just outside Milford in North Donegal – an ideal base to explore 3 of Donegal’s beautiful Peninsulas – Fanad, Rosguill and Horn Head.

Shore Cottage Rathmullan

Shore Cottage is a lovely 4 bedroom holiday home located just 150 meters from the beautiful Kinnegar Strand on the outskirts of the popular family beach resort of Rathmullan in North Donegal.

Coast View Cottage

Coast View Cottage combines old world charm with modern comforts. This traditional cottage has been renovated and extended and is situated in tranquil countryside just 1.5km outside the coastal town of Ballyshannon in South Donegal.

Quay Street Townhouse

Spacious Townhouse in centre of Moville with stunning views of Lough Foyle from Kitchen and upstairs Bedrooms. All the amenities of the town are within easy walking distance.

Cloud9 Redcastle

With its idyllic setting Cloud9 is the epitome of tranquility. This hidden and secluded gem can only be seen from the sea and is accessed – via electric gates – by a private drive.

The Beeches Greencastle

The Beeches is a modern 3 bedroom holiday home with a stunning coastal setting just north of Greencastle on the Inishowen Peninsula. From the holiday home and its beautiful grounds there are sea views over Lough Foyle, Binevenagh Mountain and the north coast.

The Haven Dunfanaghy

This 4 bedroom holiday home is situated close to Ards Forest Park on an elevated 1.5 acre site. It has uninterrupted views stretching from Muckish Mountain to Ards Forest Park and across Sheephaven Bay to Downings.