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Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa

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Luxury Duplex, 1 King Bed, Bathtub, Ocean View | Primary image
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-star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • On private beach
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
Map
Mannin Bay, Ballyconneely, Galway

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMannin Bay Beach5 min drive
  • Popular LocationConnemara Championship Links5 min drive
  • Popular LocationMarconi Trans Atlantic Wireless Station11 min drive

Room options

About this area

Ballyconneely

Located in Ballyconneely, Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa is in a rural area and on a private beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Mannin Bay Beach and Dog's Bay Beach, while Marconi Trans Atlantic Wireless Station and Kylemore Abbey are cultural highlights. Power boating and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain climbing and cave exploring nearby.

What's nearby

  • Mannin Bay Beach - 5 min drive
  • Connemara Championship Links - 5 min drive
  • Alcock and Brown Memorial - 7 min drive
  • Marconi Trans Atlantic Wireless Station - 11 min drive
  • Alcock and Brown Landing Site - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Knock (NOC-Ireland West) - 112 min drive

About this property

Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa

4-star family-friendly hotel by the ocean
Take advantage of 27 holes of golf, a round-trip airport shuttle and a terrace at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a private beach, beach volleyball and kayaking. Treat yourself to a massage, a facial or a body wrap at the on-site spa. Enjoy Irish cuisine, ocean views, and al fresco dining at the two on-site restaurants. Enjoy on-site activities, such as rowing/canoeing, snorkelling and beach yoga. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a coffee shop/cafe and a garden.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • Free self-parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), an outdoor tennis court and golf clubs on site
  • Multilingual staff, a front desk safe and concierge services
  • Guest reviews speak well of the bar, helpful staff and walkable location
Room features
All guest rooms at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa offer perks, such as premium bedding and air conditioning, as well as amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access and safes.
Extra amenities include:
  • Highchairs and childcare services
  • Designer toiletries and hairdryers
  • Flat-screen TVs with digital channels
  • Electric kettles, heating and daily housekeeping

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.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (subject to charges) on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–10:00 AM: EUR 18-20 for adults and EUR 15-20 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Restaurants on site

  • Erriseask Restaurant
  • Sands Bar
  • Erriseask

Things to do

  • 27 holes of golf
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Canoeing
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Private picnics
  • Sauna
  • Snorkelling
  • Steam room
  • Tennis
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • High chair
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf cart
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf clubs
  • Golf lessons with a pro
  • Golf pro shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Water sports equipment
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Mud bath
  • Spa open selected days
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

96% of travellers were happy with check-in
Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed during the winter season.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs and cats only
2 per room
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for EUR 20.0 per stay

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between EUR 18 and EUR 20 for adults, and EUR 15 and EUR 20 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 20.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions; guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 18 years old are only allowed with adult supervision

National rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is 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 pet-friendly?

Yes, this hotel allows cats and dogs (limit 2 per room).

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 6 Oct 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 26 Oct 2022 start from €160.65, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa?

Checkout is at noon.

Does Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle.

Where is Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa located?

Located in Ballyconneely, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Mannin Bay Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Alcock and Brown Landing Site and Marconi Trans Atlantic Wireless Station. Clifden Castle and Dog's Bay Beach are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa and receive a full refund?

Yes, Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Connemara Sands Beach Hotel & Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 60 out of 83 reviews
5 - Excellent 72%
Rating 4 - Good. 17 out of 83 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 83 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 83 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 83 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.5/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Maryann, Spokane
Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful food and service Beautiful location
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Theobald
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Suzanne
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Maebh
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Michael
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautiful hotel in an amazingly beautiful setting.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Robert
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
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.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Cheryl J.
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely hotel
Lovely hotel in a beautiful location. Would definitely recommend.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Verified traveller
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was a nice place to relax Dinner was nice. Room was very nice with a beautiful view.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019