Weekend BREAKS and Romantic Getaways IN IRELAND
Summer season may be over but there is still a lot going on in September and October, if you fancy a quick break away! Looking for an unforgettable weekend trip in Ireland? Whether you are an Irish couple escaping the busy week, or a couple flying into Ireland for a romantic getaway, there is so much to experience.
In this short blog, let us introduce you to our luxury small camper vans and suggest some of the best places to plan your romantic weekend break in Ireland. There are so many stunning places that we, ourselves, can hardly decide which ones are the best but we’ve picked our favourites! Hopefully, you are as thrilled about a road trip across the Emerald Isle as we are.
Let’s start with some suggestions for places to visit
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Although a picnic along the beach is out of the question, there is great charm to exploring Ireland in the Autumn. As the weather starts to change, the autumn colours are breathtaking along the Irish roads. The Irish coastline is still as impressive. For a weekend getaway, exploring the best of Irish towns along the Wild Atlantic Way or the Ancient East is a great way to socialise and explore somewhere new. Whether you want to cuddle up in a warm camper or adventure outdoors, a campervan is an unforgettable experience.
Hiking Ben Bulben’s Gleniff Horseshoe
For nature-loving couples looking for the Great Outdoors, a hike through the quiet backcountry may be just the thing for your romantic getaway in Ireland! Head to County Sligo’s Ben Bulben Mountain for a blend of nature and learn about the legends – either the Gleniff Horseshoe for a gentle walk, or to Ben Bulben’s summit if you’re ready for a challenge. This magical valley is great for a romantic getaway and alive with stories and legends, but the one that springs to mind is the tragic love story of Diarmuid and Grainne, mythological lovers eternally pursed by an angry giant, who met their ends under Ben Bulben’s shadow in the real-world Cave of Diarmuid and Gráinne.
This tourism spot is a highlight in Sligo and well worth the drive over. you will find plenty of spaces to stop along the way.
Cliffs of Moher at Sunset
The Cliffs of Moher, an enduring classic that many Irish Couples have yet to really explore. Visiting these massive and beloved cliffs is always a wondrous experience, but visiting with your true love is even better! There is so much space and facilities for campervans in the area. Whether you opt to charter a boat to pass underneath the magnificent precipices, or you prefer to hike along the cliffs, setting off from the quiet Doolin village is perfect. A tourism gem that should be on your tourism bucket list.
For a unique but romantic foodie experience, try oyster shucking and tasting in the mystical Killary Fjord along the Connemara coast.. A region known for its seafood (and in particular, its shellfish), this is the perfect way to experience the magic of Connemara. Obviously the views of the Irish countryside are worth the visit, but the Connemara experience is so rewarding. And did you know that oysters are aphrodisiacs? A warm campervan is the perfect retreat after a day of exploring the rugged Irish west coast. So if you are planning a romantic getaway in Ireland, this place should definitely be on your bucket list.
Explore the Dark Nights Sky
Too often today when we think of lights after dark, headlights and street lamps and storefronts come to mind. But for a decidedly more romantic experience, head to County Mayo, one of Ireland’s most rural open spaces, for a romantic getaway to experience Ireland’s first International Dark Sky Park, showcasing some of the darkest and most pristine skies in the world. On a good, dark night, you’ll see up to 4,500 twinkling stars, a few planets, the Milky Way and the occasional meteor shower all without a telescope! While it may not be your conventional “night life in Ireland” that some people expect, one thing is certain: the breathtaking beauty of the night sky in this country ensures an unforgettable experience.
Our two types of Campervan that best suit Couples
These two campervans are luxurious and perfect for a couples weekend break In Ireland. They are comfortable in size and easy to manoeuvre for those not experienced driving camper vans. These campers will cause you no trouble and have lots of sleeping space. Browse the info below and check our booking facility to view availability.
Sunlight V66 2/3 Berth Campervan Details
A fantastic two/three berth Motorhome built with the usual high standard German build quality. The spacious Sunlight V66 Motorhome is excellent for both couples and features an interior packed with the latest technology and with a modern and vibrant interior.
The layout is both practical and functional and features twin beds in the rear which can be converted into a large double bed. The spacious dinette can seat two people and the front chairs swivel to give you enough seating space for 4 people. The V66 boasts a very large garage with enough space for all of your gear and valuables. The refrigerator and freezer is a must with enough space for all of your provisions.
Sunlight V69 2/3 Berth (Island Bed) – Campervan Details
A fantastic two/three berth Motorhome built with the usual high standard German build quality. The spacious Sunlight V69 Motorhome is an excellent choice for a weekend break holiday with your significant other. It features an interior packed with the latest technology and with a modern and vibrant interior. The layout is both practical and functional and features an ‘Island’ / double bed in the rear which allows excellent access from both sides.
The spacious dinette can seat two people and the front seats swivel to give you enough seating space for 4 people. The dinette can also be converted to a single bed. The V69 boasts a very large garage with enough space for all of your gear and valuables. The refrigerator-freezer is a good size with enough space for all of your provisions. Heating is provided by the latest Truma heating system which ensures at home comfort whatever the location or season.
And that’s it for this blog post! Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed our tips for Weekend Breaks and Romantic Getaways in Ireland, and all that’s left to do before you can head off on your Irish adventure is to rent a Campervan with us. Our comfortable and functional campervans, are perfect for couples, families, friend groups and camping enthusiasts alike, offering ample storage space, a cozy sleeping area, and all the necessary amenities for an unforgettable trip. So why wait? Rent a Campervan for your romantic getaway or a weekend break today and get ready for an adventure you’ll never forget!