The Pier Chalets - Portsalon, Portsalon

3 Bedrooms :: Sleeps 6

The Pier Chalets - Portsalon

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The Pier Chalets overlook the small sandy harbour at Portsalon and are ideally located for an activity filled holiday in north Donegal. Next door is the renowned Sarah's Stores and Restaurant and a 2 min walk takes you to one of Donegal's finest links courses. There's no tv or wifi, just miles of sandy beach and hill walking territory. Experience a real "get away from it all" holiday. Contact Maureen today to reserve your preferred dates.



The chalets overlook the sheltered Pier area which is ideal for safe swimming.  The pub, shop, take away and Sarah’s restaurant are all located around the pier. Wet suits and pedal boats can be hired from the shop situated at the pier. Also sea fishing trips can be booked, Derry airport is only an hour away and Belfast International is under 2 hours.The award winning blue flag Ballymastocker beach is 10mins walk away and is ideal for walking, swimming, surfing, body boarding and wind surfing. Cycling and walking are freely available with deserted roads, beaches and mountains to investigate.

Within one hour drive there is Glenveagh National Park steeped in history and a great day out. Ards Forest Park  is splendid for walks and a picnic. The Atlantic Drive offers spectacular views and beaches waiting to be explored. Numerous golf courses, fishing, mountaineering, hill walking and cycling are all available close by. Portsalon is a great central base to relax and explore the unspoilt beauty of the Fanad Peninsula and North West Donegal.   


Activities and Attractions

  • Take a trip along the spectacular Knockalla Coast Road
  • Golf at Portsalon Golf Club – a classic 18 hole links course (3 min walk)
  • Enjoy beautiful unspoilt beaches on your doorstep – Portsalon, Ballywhoriskey,  Rathmullan
  • Try surfing at the nearby Adventure One Surf School in Ballyheirnan Bay
  • Go deep sea fishing or sight seeing on Lough Swilly
  • Go fly fishing at the Meadows fishery in nearby Rosnakill
  • Use the new Mulroy Bridge to golf at Rosapenna or take a trip around the Atlantic Drive
  • Climb Muckish and Errigal.
  • Visit Glenveagh National Park, with 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes, wood and bogs.
  • Find numerous peaceful roads, country lanes and mountain tracks to walk.


For a holiday experience where fine beaches, a superb golf course and beautiful scenery are all on your doorstep, look no further than the Pier Chalets overlooking Portsalon Harbour.


Facilities & Living Space


  • 8 chalets overlooking Portsalon Harbour
  • set on 1 acre site
  • 3 bedrooms to sleep 6
  • bathroom
  • kitchen with electric cooker
  • fridge and microwave
  • dining table and chairs
  • a few chalets have balconies overlooking harbour
  • washing and drying facilities on premises
  • please note that chalets do not have tv
  • the chalets overlook the beach
  • 3 min walk to Portsalon Golf Club
  • pub and restaurant located opposite chalets
  • 35 min drive to Letterkenny
  • 1hr drive to Derry
  • 10 min drive to surf school at Ballyhiernan Bay
  • pets welcome

Living Space

Kitchen  Kitchen

The kitchen has all facilities necessary for a self catering holiday - cooker, fridge, microwave, cooking utensils, cutlery and delph.

Living Area  Living Area

The living area has an open fireplace and overlooks the harbour.

Bedrooms  Bedrooms

Each chalet has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 6

Bedroom 1 - double
Bedroom 2 - bunk beds
Bedroom 3 - bunk beds

Bed linen, pillows and duvets are supplied 

Balcony  Balcony

The balcony overlooks Portsalon harbour and Lough Swilly. Accross the water you can see Fort Dunree and the hills of Inishowen.





€ 500


€ 400


€ 400

Rest of Year

€ 350

Weekend (up to 3 nights)

€ 200

4 night break

€ 250

Other dates

€ please enquire

Booking Details

Booking deposit (non-refundable) of euro100 per week - with balance to be paid on arrival.

  • check in 4pm, check out 11am
  • rental Sat – Sat except by special arrangement
  • chalets to be left as found - otherwise a cleaning charge of euro20 will apply


What's Included

  • bed linen
  • washing and drying facilities

What's Not Included

  • please bring your own towels
  • electricity by €2 slot meter


Contact the owner

Contact: Maureen Buchanan
Verified OwnerVerified Owner

property listed here since 2012
Telephone:00353 74 9153206
 00353 86 8301242
Sat Nav:Latitude: 55.2088
 Longitude: -7.6187

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