Get an overview of this hotel4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

Location

Offering direct access to the beach, this Ballyconneely hotel is next to a golf course, 2 mi (3.3 km) from Mannin Bay Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Connemara Championship Golf Links and Alcock and Brown Memorial. Alcock and Brown Landing Site and Marconi Trans Atlantic Wireless Station are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Hotel features

Catch some rays at the nearby beach or spend the day relaxing at Connemara Sands's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants.

Room amenities

All 28 properties offer free WiFi, room service and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Premium bedding, coffee/tea makers and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Connemara Sands features an outdoor tennis court and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, and guests can grab a coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary manager's reception is offered every day. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This beach hotel also offers spa services, a terrace and a free kid's club. On-site self parking is complimentary.

Connemara Sands is a smoke-free property.

  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Picnic area 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Children's club 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Free reception 
  • Luggage storage 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Total number of rooms - 28 
  • One meeting room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Erriseask Restaurant – Overlooking the ocean and garden, this seafood restaurant specialises in Irish cuisine and only serves dinner.Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Sands Bar – This family restaurant specialises in Irish cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor tennis court and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Rock climbing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach yoga on site 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Sailing nearby 

Spa Services

Sands Seaweed Spa has 4 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open selected days. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets stay for free

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Pets allowed (no fees)
24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: EUR12 for adults and EUR6 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Connemara Sands Hotel
  • Connemara Sands
  • Connemara Sands Ballyconneely, Ireland - County Galway

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services, spa treatments and private bath/onsen. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.


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