Flexible Golf & Sightseeing Vacations in Ireland

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Are you tired of taking your family on golfing vacations, only to have the whole family complain that they are bored and have nothing to do?

If you are an avid golf player, you will know only too well the struggle of trying to book a family vacation that allows you to play copious rounds of golf while the family are equally amused and entertained. This is an all too familiar scenario that creates tension in families every year.

Executive Hire, have come up with one of the best customized tours of Ireland that incorporates a driver guided tour of Ireland with a customized golf tour in Ireland;

Say hello to The Southwest Ireland Golf & Sightseeing Tour 2016

This deluxe sightseeing tour of Ireland & golf tour of Ireland incorporates 7 jam-packed days and offers so much flexibility in terms of choice and variety for both seasoned golfers and families or groups.

 

Day 1 – Dromoland Golf Course & Bunratty Castle & Folf Park

This private driver tour of Ireland commences with your arrival in Shannon Airport. It is effortlessly transversed from the plane to arrivals, where the warmth of the Irish people will befall the moment you spot your personal chauffeur waiting to welcome you with the broadest smile and will escort you to your first destination in our chauffeur service from Shannon airport.

Shannon Airport is positioned in close proximity to one of Irelands most spectacular castle hotels, Dromoland Castle, where you have the opportunity of experiencing a breakfast fit for royalty. Formally the familial abode of heirs of atypical Gaelic Royalty, Brian Boru, the High King of Ireland.

Ireland Golf Vacations visit Dromoland Castle

Ireland Golf Vacations visit Dromoland Castle

After breakfast your personal chauffeur will escort the golfing party to the Dromoland Casstle Parklands Course to enjoy a round of golf.  It is extensively considered as one of Irelands premium 18-hole parkland golf courses & provides taxing greens and endless variety, making it the ideal choice for golf pros and high handy-cappers.

The sightseeing party will be taken by our personal chauffeur to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. It is synonymous with extraordinary historical preservation & is one of Ireland most sought after sightseeing destinations. This intriguing tour is one of the greatest examples of 15th century medieval castle life. Built in 1425, it operated as a Viking trading camp before being restored to its prior grandeur in 1954.

Visit Bunratty Castle & Folk Park on a Southwest Ireland Golf & Sightseeing Tour

Visit Bunratty Castle & Folk Park on a Southwest Ireland Golf & Sightseeing Tour

It is garnished in 15th & 16th century furnishings, tapestries & paintings which exquisitely illustrate those times. The castle offers a traditional castle banquet three times a day that includes traditional 15th century foods that are eaten by hand.

The Folk Park is a magical & captivating 26 acre, 30 building village that will carry you on a 19th century, beguiling excursion amidst farmhouses, a school & the illustrious McNamara’s pub. The village reconstructs dwellings in an amazing way as they would have appeared at the time.

You will also have the opportunity to shop at the Woollen Mills which produces authentic Irish textiles such as linens, lace & crystal. Once shopping is complete your private chauffeur will drive the entire party to your hotel to relax for the evening.

 

Overnight in Choice of Hotel:

5* Dromoland Castle | 5* Adare Manor | 4* Dunraven Arms, Adare | 5* The Savoy Hotel Limerick | 4* The Strand Hotel Limerick | 4* The Clarion Hotel & Suites Limerick

 

Day 2 – Lahinch Golf Course & Cliffs of Moher & The Burren

On day two of your luxury tour of Ireland, your private driver will take the entire party to Lahinch Golf Course, situated in a small picturesque seaside village on the Atlantic coast in Co. Clare. Your private chauffeur will escort the golfing party to the golf course which has two 18-hole courses; the Old Course & The Castle Course. It is consistently ranked among Europe’s Top 20 and the worlds Top 50 golf courses.

Private Golf Tours of Ireland Visits Lahinch Golf Course

Private Golf Tours of Ireland Visits Lahinch Golf Course

The sightseeing party will be brought on a short drive to the Cliffs of Moher & The Burren. Climbing from the sea to a height of 214 meters & spanning 5 miles of awe-inspiring walks that will leave your holiday album filled with magnificent images. There are plenty of souvenir & craft shops in which to do some shopping too.

Customised Golf Vacations Ireland include trips to the Cliffs of Moher & The Burren

Customised Golf Vacations Ireland include trips to the Cliffs of Moher & The Burren

The next stop is the Burren region, a limestone mesa of huge geological and archaeological significance & is the residence of numerous Irish ancient monuments. Of particular interest is the Birds of Prey at Aillwee Caves, where for 50 minutes, you will see Falcons, Eagles, Owls & Hawks.

This is followed by the Dolmen Graves, Neolithic graves characteristic of County Clare, which extend to 3600 B.C.. Once the tour is complete your private chauffeur will bring the entire party to your accommodation to relax for the evening.

 

Overnight in Choice of Hotel:

5* Dromoland Castle | 5* Adare Manor | 4* Dunraven Arms, Adare | 5* The Savoy Hotel Limerick | 4* The Strand Hotel Limerick | 4* The Clarion Hotel & Suites Limerick

 

Day 3 – Ballybunnion Golf Course & Killarney Town

On day 3 of your luxury chauffeur tour of Ireland, your private driver will take the golfing party to the Ballybunion Golf Course where your driver will escort the golf party to the green. The Ballybunion Golf Course is located on the north west coast of County Kerry & is one of the most beautiful spans of sand dunes on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

We offer Ireland Golf Transportation to Ballybunion Golflinks

We offer Ireland Golf Transportation to Ballybunion Golflinks

There are two unique golf courses; the Old Course and the Trent Jones Cashen Course. The Old Course can be described as a contoured terrain of striking, one-of-a-kind sand dunes for the golfer who prefers a more challenging game. The Trent Jones Course offers many stunning views of the rugged coast line to enjoy during the game. The dunes are surrounded by long grass adding to the extensive meandering feel of the course.

The sightseeing party are free to roam Killarney town where your group can go shopping and take in the views.  What’s more, Killarney has been set up as a duty free shopping zone. There is a large selection of shops from which to choose ranging from boutiques to multi-story shopping stores.

Visit Killarney Town on a customised golf package Ireland

Visit Killarney Town on a customised golf package Ireland

You can also take a ride on an Irish Jaunting Car (Horse & Carriage) or take a cycle in Killarney National Park. Or why not take a visit to St. Mary’s Cathedral. There is so much to see and do and our personal driver are very knowledgeable about the area and are more than happy to suggest activities.

Once the tour is complete your private chauffeur will bring the entire party to your accommodation to relax for the evening.

 

Overnight in Choice of Hotel:

5* The Killarney Park | 5* The Europe Hotel | 5*The Aghadoe Heights | 4* The Killarney Plaza | 4* The Malton Hotel | 4*The Killarney Royal

 

Day 4 – Tralee Golf Course & The Dingle Peninsula & Slea Head

On day 3 of your luxury chauffeur vacation in Ireland, your private driver will take the entire party to the The Tralee Golf Course. It was designed & built by Arnold Palmer and is described as “a true paradise” for experienced golfers who prefer a more challenging game. The course boasts many spectacular views of beaches and the Atlantic and was the chosen location for beach scenes used in the 1970’s movie “Ryan’s Daughter”.

Ireland Driver Guides of Tralee Golf Links

Ireland Driver Guides of Tralee Golf Links

Your personal driver will take the sightseeing group on a journey through the Connor’s Pass Mountains to the spectacular views of Tralee from the quaint village of Dingle. Dingle Harbor has some of the most salient views in Ireland and you must take a boat journey to truly appreciate them. You may even meet Dingle Harbors’ renowned 20-year resident, Fungi the dolphin.

Visit The Dingle Peninsula on a Private Tour Ireland

Visit The Dingle Peninsula on a Private Tour Ireland

The Journey continues on to the striking Slea Head, which has one of the most sought after film locations, Dunquinn Beach. The movie buffs among us will be able to see where the famous Ryan’s Daughter was filmed. 

The tour resumes and takes you to the 7th or 8th century Dunbeg fort, which is the residence of the remarkable Bee Hive Huts. Gallarus Oratory is your next stop & is renowned as one of the first churches in Ireland.

Once the tour is complete your private chauffeur will drive the entire party to your accommodation to relax for the evening.

 

Overnight in Choice of Hotel:

5* The Killarney Park | 5* The Europe Hotel | 5* The Aghadoe Heights | 4* The Killarney Plaza | 4* The Malton Hotel | 4* The Killarney Royal

 

Day 5 – Trump International Golf Course & Doonbeg

On day 5, your luxury small group tours of Ireland brings you to Doonbeg where your golfing party will be escorted to the Trump International Golf Links. It was designed by two-time British Open Champion, Greg Norman and spans 1.5 miles of the breathtaking beach and sand dunes of Doughmore Bay in County Clare. Wind direction on this course can entice golfers who enjoy a more challenging game while offering magnificent views of the Atlantic.

Chauffeurs Tours Ireland Bring you to Trump International Golf Course Doonbeg

Chauffeurs Tours Ireland Bring you to Trump International Golf Course Doonbeg

For the sightseeing party, The Trump International Golf Links & Hotel offers a range of relaxing spa treatment to enjoy. Alternatively, the Doonbeg beaches off the Atlantic offers stunning leisurely walks, surfing or swimming. Once the tour is complete, the hotel offers two different dining experience: Trumps Bar & Restaurant and the Ocean View Restaurant. Diners are truly spoilt for choice with cutting edge cuisine offered at both restaurants. We can even book the restaurant in advance if that is what you choose. You will then be driven to your accommodation to relax for the evening.

 

Overnight in Choice of Hotel:

5* The Killarney Park | 5* The Europe Hotel | 5* The Aghadoe Heights | 4* The Killarney Plaza | 4* The Malton Hotel | 4* The Killarney Royal

 

Day 6 – Old Head Golf Links & Kinsale Village

On day 6, your private driver tour of Ireland takes you to Cork and to Old Head Golf Course. Your private driver will escort the golfing party to the course which is unique to the world as the promontory is almost an island in itself with the 2 mile peninsula jetting into the Atlantic. It was established by Brothers, John and Patrick O’Connor and is one of the most sought after and enduring golf experiences in Ireland.

Visit Old Head Golf Links on a luxury small group tour of Ireland

Visit Old Head Golf Links on a luxury small group tour of Ireland

Your driver will then take the sightseeing party to Kinsale. This is by far the most awe-inspiring piece of Irish landscape. There is a plethora of amazing activities to do in Kinsale such as sailing, deep-sea fishing and spectacular walks through the fishing village. The most notable aspect of Kinsale is its notoriety as being the gourmet capital of the south west of Ireland. The most famous restaurant in Kinsale is called ‘Fishey Fishey’ and is a must-try on any visit.

After a light lunch, a visit to Kinsale habour and the famous Charls Fort is a must-see. Charles Fort in the village of Summer Cover, is a star fort located on the water’s edge. It was built on the grounds of the Rongcurran Castle which is famous from the Siege of Kinsale in 1601 and was named National Monument of Ireland in 1971.

Ireland Driver Guides of Charls Fort

Ireland Driver Guides of Charls Fort

Once the tour is complete your private chauffeur will drive the entire party to your accommodation to relax for the evening.

 

Overnight in Choice of Hotel:

5* Dromoland Castle | 5* Adare Manor | 4* Dunraven Arms, Adare | 5* The Savoy Hotel Limerick | 4* The Strand Hotel Limerick | 4* The Clarion Hotel & Suites Limerick

 

Day 7 – Departure

Sadly, today we bid you, our guests, farewell and after breakfast your private driver will escort you to Shannon Airport in plenty of time for check-in & duty free shopping. At this point we extend an Irish travelling greeting to you: ‘Go n-éirí on bothar libh’ which means ‘May the road rise to meet you’.

 

If you wish to book your Flexible Golf Vacations in Ireland in 2016 or would like further information about our tours, then contact Mike Ryan.

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All the best,

Mike Ryan

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