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:

Farm Cottage Dunfanaghy

Farm Cottage is a 3 bedroom holiday home on an elevated site above the quaint coastal resort of Portnablagh in north Donegal. The cottage is also centrally located between the popular beach and golf resort of Dunfanaghy and the wonderful Marble Hill Strand.

Coastguard Station Moville

This unique holiday rental is located in Ireland’s only listed Coastguard Station and as well as enjoying the unique charms of this historic building you can enjoy panoramic views over Lough Foyle and the little fishing harbour at Moville

The View Downings

Located in Downings village on a elevated site just yards from the pubs and restaurants and only a two minute walk from the beach, The View is ideally placed as a base for holidaying in this popular seaside village.

Seaview Cottage Downings

2 Seaview Cottage is a spacious 4 bedroom holiday home featuring rfree wifi, on an elevated site just over 2km north of the popular beach and golf resort of Downings in North Donegal

Parkmore Cottage Culdaff

Parkmore is a modern 4 bedroom holiday home located 700 metres from the heart of Culdaff village and just 2km from the superb Blue Flag Culdaff Beach.

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.