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Carraroe Hotel in the heart of Connemara, County Galway along the Wild Atlantic Way. The hotel is just minutes from Rosaveel port, the gateway to the world heritage site on the Aran Islands.
Carraroe Hotel is a family run hotel in the heart of Connemara, County Galway along the Wild Atlantic Way is only a few minutes from Rosaveel port the gateway to world heritage site on the Aran Islands. The hotel offers 25 comfortable ensuite bedrooms and there are a number of family rooms available too. The Atlantic sea around Carraroe is rich in shellfish such as scallops, oysters, lobster, crab and mussels and you can experience these when in season in the Coral restaurant as well as local organic salmon and Connemara lamb.
The hotel bar, The Brig St. John, provides a cosy and fun atmosphere, where guests can relax by the fire and enjoy the sounds of authentic traditional music being played by the finest of local musicians.
Carraroe hotel is surrounded by an unspoiled landscape that offers a range of activities to facilitate every type of tourist e.g. (parking, tours, toilets, disabled access) Parking available for guests and camper vans (shower facilities available). Tours available upon request disabled access available in the bar and restaurant. From the hotel you may also visit Kylemore Abbey, Connemara National Park or the historic Pearse’s cottage.
Carraroe is in the Gaeltacht or Gaelic speaking region, situated 128Km from Shannon airport and 118Km from Knock airport. Carraroe hotel is ideal for those who enjoy activity based getaways. Throughout your stay, you can enjoy the many sea activities such as the unique Coral beach, traditional sailing festivals, scuba diving, kayaking and deep sea fishing on Galway bay from nearby Rosaveal port.
A trip to Carraroe would not be complete without visiting one of the three Aran Islands and world heritage site. There are two ways to transport to the islands, by ferry from the Rosaveal port, located five minutes from Carraroe hotel or by plane (8 minute journey) from the airport of Inverin. The award winning Connemara Isles Golf Club is just 8km away and there are many looped walks around the islands. Experience traditional turf cutting and saving on nearby scenic Screebe bog or spend an afternoon harvesting seaweed on one of the many small islands.