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Ballykeeran Lakeside Marina, Athlone, Westmeath,
Ms Olivia Power
Located in Athlone, County Westmeath, Shannon Princess invites guests to cruise the scenic waterways of Shannon on a beautiful 10 passenger boutique barge with local owners Captain Ruairi Gibbons and Chef Olivia Power.
Captain Ruairi Gibbons and Chef Olivia Power welcome you aboard the Shannon Princess. Together they bring 36 years of experience in the hotel, restaurant, yachting and barging industries providing their guests with not only a delightful trip, but to share the local lifestyle, cuisine and history of their cruise route, the Shannon Waterway. Cruises depart from Athlone, County Westmeath.
Aboard the 10 passenger barge guests can enjoy a twin deck elegant spacious accommodation with light airy cabins, individually designed with large opening picture windows and twin or king size beds, modern immaculate bathrooms, a charming open plan saloon where guests can unwind and soak up Ireland's tranquil ambience, or watch the world float by from the gloriously huge sundeck. Broadband internet is available and DVD/Satellite TV is available on request.
From the moment you step aboard the Shannon Princess guests will warm to the friendly welcoming atmosphere, the relaxed style and casual informality. The thrill of discovering the treasures of the Irish waterways, the excellent cuisine and the wealth of on-board facilities all make this holiday option just the thing to recharge your batteries.
Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Shannon Waterway the cruise will take guests through wildlife preserves and under ancient bridges. Adorable villages come into sight which can be explored on foot or by bicycle. Artesian food trails and antique and craft trails can be undertaken upon request. Bird watching, equestrian, cycling, fishing, and golf are activities available for guests who want to pursue their special interests.
A personalised tailor made charter to meet all requirements is available whether for a family or group of friends.
Athlone is approximately 125Km from Dublin and is accessible by both train and bus.