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Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa

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Luxury Duplex, 1 King Bed, Bathtub, Ocean View | 1 bedroom, premium bedding, in-room safe, desk
Private beach, white sand, snorkelling, beach yoga
Private beach, white sand, snorkelling, beach yoga
Private beach, white sand, snorkelling, beach yoga
Superior Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Terrace, Bay View | Terrace/patio

Overview of Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa

Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa

4.0 star property
Upmarket beachfront hotel with spa, near Mannin Bay Beach

9.2/10 Superb

84 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Separate bedrooms
Map
Mannin Bay, Ballyconneely, Galway
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Breakfast available
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • In-room childcare
  • Business centre
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Separate bedroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Knock (NOC-Ireland West) - 112 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Keogh's - 12 min walk
  • Jasmine Garden - 10 min drive
  • Vaughan's Pub - 10 min drive
  • Connemara Hamper - 10 min drive
  • EJ Kings - 10 min drive

About this property

Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa

A great choice for a stay in Ballyconneely, Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa features an airport shuttle. Guests can visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, body wraps or facials, and Erriseask Restaurant, one of 2 restaurants, serves Irish cuisine and is open for dinner. A bar/lounge, an outdoor tennis court and a sauna are other highlights at this upmarket hotel. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and bar.

Languages

Czech, English, French, German, Greek, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 21 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*

Pets

  • Pets stay for free (dogs and cats only, 2 per room)
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking (fees apply)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs
  • Private picnics
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Tennis
  • Beach yoga
  • Beach volleyball
  • Golf lessons with a pro
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Conference space

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Golf caddy on site
  • Golf cart on site
  • Golf clubs on site
  • Water sports equipment

Facilities

  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • 27 holes of golf
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf clubhouse on site
  • Golf pro shop on site
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Hand-held showerheads
  • Height-adjustable showerheads
  • Grab bar in shower

Languages

  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Free bottled water
  • High chair

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Spa

The on-site spa has 4 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open selected days. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Erriseask Restaurant – Overlooking the ocean and garden, this family restaurant specialises in Irish cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.
Sands Bar – Overlooking the garden, this bistro specialises in Irish cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Erriseask – On-site cocktail bar. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between EUR 18 and EUR 20 for adults, and EUR 15 and EUR 20 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The property is closed during the winter season.

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Cots/infant beds are available for EUR 20.0 per stay

Parking

  • RV/bus/lorry parking is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 18 years old are only allowed with adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Connemara Sands Hotel
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel Ballyconneely
Connemara Sands Ballyconneely, Ireland - County Galway
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel
Connemara Sands Beach Ballyconneely
Connemara Sands Beach
Connemara Sands Beach & Spa
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa Ballyconneely
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel Ballyconneely

Frequently asked questions

Is Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa currently open?
The property is closed during the winter season.
Does Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?
Yes, cats and dogs stay free, with a limit of 2 per room.
Is parking offered on site at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?
Yes, there's free self parking. Motorhome/coach/lorry parking is available.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking, rowing and snorkelling and improve your game at the on-site tennis courts. Additional recreation on-site includes yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy other amenities such as a private beach and a sauna. Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa also has a steam room and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?
Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants, featuring al fresco dining, Irish cuisine and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Keogh's (12-min walk), Vaughan's Pub (5.5 mi) and Connemara Hamper (5.5 mi).
What's the area around Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa like?
Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa is located on the waterfront. Popular attractions include Kylemore Abbey, which is 45 minutes away by car. Travellers recommend the hotel for its walkable location.

Overall score and ratings

9.2

Superb

9.5/10

Cleanliness

9.5/10

Staff & service

8.5/10

Amenities

9.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.3/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Diarmuid, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Peter, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful food and service Beautiful location
Maryann, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Theobald, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Suzanne, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Maebh, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful hotel in an amazingly beautiful setting.
Michael, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We had a great family weekend at the hotel with our kids at the end of October mid term break. Lovely beach 5 minutes walk away. Holiday homes were well stocked and had everything that we needed. Great food at the hotel which was an added bonus to our trip. We will definitely return again.
Robert, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Cheryl J., 1-night family trip
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