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:

Brooke Cottages Portsalon

Brooke Cottages are newly built 4 bedroom holiday homes located close to Portsalon Golf Course and beach – the ideal base for a family holiday along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Dungloe Bay Sea House

Dungloe Bay Sea House is a lovingly restored 2 bedroom traditional home in a coastal setting along the route between Dungloe and the beach at Maghery.

Mary Jane’s Ballyliffin

Mary Jane’s Cottage is a newly renovated two bedroom holiday home overlooking Trawbreaga Bay and the Isle of Doagh on the Inishowen Peninsula.

Milly and Eve’s

Milly and Eve’s Cottage is a cosy 2 bedroom holiday home located in a tranquil rural location just 2.5km west of Lettermacaward village in West Donegal.

The Glebe House

The Glebe House is a spacious 5 bedroom holiday home, featuring free wifi, located close to the centre of Historic Donegal Town.

Teach Mhiley Dunlewey

Teach Mhiley is a cosy 2 bedroom holiday home located in the foothills of Mount Errigal 4km north of Dunlewey village and just a short drive form Glenveagh.

Teach Micheál

Teach Micheál is a 5 bedroom (sleeps 10) holiday home with free wifi – enjoying panoramic views over the beautiful coastline and waters near Malin Head.

Orchard Crescent Letterkenny

Orchard Crescent is a newly refurbished 2 bedroom holiday apartment with free wifi, centrally located in Letterkenny and close to all amenities, shops, hospital, cinema etc

Loughfad Cottage Portnoo

Loughfad Cottage is a spacious 5 bedroom holiday home located close to the shores of Lough Fad on the Dawros Peninsula near Narin, Portnoo and Ardara.

Umlagh Cottage Carrigart

Umlagh Cottage is a superb modern holiday home located just outside the popular family seaside resort of Carrigart in North West Donegal.