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:

Ard na Mara

Ard na Mara is a newly built 3 bedroom luxury cottage located on an elevated site with panoramic views over Trawbreaga Bay the surrounding countryside

The Gate Lodge Greencastle

This tastefully renovated property along the Wild Atlantic Way, is within walking distance of local beaches and is close to the lighthouse at nearby Shroove Blue Flag beach.

Kelly Crescent Beach House

Kelly Crescent Beach House is a 3 bedroom holiday home within a 5 minute walk of the fabulous Blue Flag Beach at Rossnowlagh.

Cooladerry Cottage Fanad

Located on the northern tip of the Fanad Peninsula, Cooladerry Cottage is a 4 bedroom luxury holiday home offering superb sea views only 2 miles from Fanad Lighthouse

Rooskey House Lettermacaward

Rooskey House is a lovely 3 bed holiday let set in peaceful countryside near the village of Lettermacaward in West 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.

Teach Mary Doalty’s and Teach Liam

Teach Mary Doalty’s and Teach Liam are located just outside the village of Bunbeg in the centre of the West Donegal Gaeltacht along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

Inch Cove

Inch Cove is located on an elevated site with panoramic views over Lough Swilly towards Rathmullan and the Fanad peninsula. Relax on the extensive wood deck and savour the spectacular sunsets as you gaze westwards towards the mountains of west Donegal

The Lake House

Located on the shores of Glen Lough, this exceptional holiday home has uninterrupted views over the waters towards the mountains of west Donegal. Downings blue flag beach and Carrigart are within 10 mins drive. Marble Hill blue flag beach is 20 mins drive and Dunfanaghy town is a 25 min drive.

Everest Lodge Dunfanaghy

This 4 bedroom holiday home boasts fantastic views of Horn Head and Dunfanaghy area. It can sleep up to 13 people in a very cosy environment