Learn to Surf & Stand-Up Paddleboard with Surf SUP Ireland. Let us pass on our passion for the ocean, our knowledge & experience ...SUP lessons take place on the beautiful surf beach of Spanish Point or calm water of Whitestrand beach depending on the conditions.
Now that you have arrived on the coast, why not try your hand at kayaking and Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) . Kayak Rentals and SUP Tours / Lessons & Rentals at the White Strand on The Wild Atlantic Way (5 mins from the Armada Hotel) all year for groups. Weekends from May on & every day from start of July to end of August. Its a really safe place to try sea kayaking for all the family.
Spanish Point Golf Club presents a challenge to all categories of handicap golfers and is a fantastic place for the game. Spanish Point Golf Club is situated just 3 km south of Miltown Malbay on the N67. This is a mature and beautiful 9 hole, Classic Links course which covers an area of over 5,000 yards for 18 holes (par 68). Overlooking the beach at Spanish Point and located close by the Armada Hotel, it offers fine views with typical West Coast of Ireland Atlantic conditions, which adds to the challenge for the golfers.
Beyond the grounds of the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience you can now explore a new 20km coastal walking trail in Clare which will bring you along one of the most outstanding landscapes of Ireland. From LIscannor and Hags Head in the south, along by the majestic Cliffs of Moher and to Doolin in the North, with views over Aill Na Searrach, the Aran Islands and Galway Bay. The trail follows the line of the cliffs and passes through the grounds of the visitor centre. The trail starts on road from Liscannor where you will witness theamazing views of the Cliffs, the famous Aran Islands, Kerry mountains, Galway Bay, O’Briens Tower and the thousands of seabirds make the Cliffs a magical place. If you are lucky on your stroll you will hear and see the Cliffs Buskers playing traditional Irish music along the Cliff pathways. Talking telescopes are dotted along the paths as you go.
As one of Clare's oldest equestrian establishments, Dalys Equestion Centre are unique in offering such a wide range of horse riding experiences, from horse riding lessons for all levels of ability, to exhilarating beach riding, full day treks to the world famous music village of Doolin, trekking in stunning scenic routes. There is a great variety of treks to suit all levels of ability from our kids pony camps to challenging rides for the more experienced rider.
Doolin Cave is home to the Great Stalactite. At 7.3 metres (23feet) it is the longest free-hanging stalactite in the Northern Hemisphere. The Great Stalactite, suspended from the ceiling like a chandelier, is truly astounding. Visitors can hardly believe that it was formed from a single drop of water over thousands of years. Extend the adventure from underground to over ground following a charming Farmland Nature Trail that takes a looped walk around the cave setting. The nature trail is home to indigenous species of flora along with rare and miniature breeds of animals/
On the western seaboard of Ireland there are places where the distinction between land and sea is blurred. The west Clare peninsula in County Clare, guarding the northern shore of the Shannon estuary is one such place. The Shannon estuary is home to Ireland’s only resident group of bottlenose dolphins. Over 100 dolphins have been identified using the estuary at different times; calves are born each year and are usually encountered in the groups we observe
The best way to get around our region is by bicycle ! Quiet traffic-free side roads and country lanes allow you plenty of perspectives for a deeper insight into the beauty of the country and its people! Marked cycle routes include: West Clare Cycleway, Loop Head Cycleway, Dolphin Cycleway, Burren Cycleway, Dolmen Cycleway. For the casual cyclist, bicyles can be hired locally in Miltown Malbay.
Tailor made walks are available all year round. They range from gentle one hour strolls to day-long strenuous hill walks. The half day long walk is the most popular one – lasting about two and a half hours. The walks can take place in the rugged interior of the National Park or along the Burren’s spectacular coastline. All the outings feature the limestone pavement, wild plants and monuments of the region. All our Burren walks are looped and off-road
Sail with us to the Aran Islands or Cruise under the Cliffs of Moher. We sail daily to the Aran Islands from Doolin. Visit the spectacular Dún Aengus fort on Inis Mor, get away from it all on Inis Meain or take a quick trip to the smallest one – the beautiful island of Inis Oirr. Or take a Cruise under the Cliffs of Moher. Admire the scale and majestic beauty of the Cliffs of Moher on our 1 hour voyage of discover
Experience the thrill and excitement of surfing the waves at Spanish Point beach or Lahinch ! Click here for lessons and times
The Burren climbing area is beautiful, with amazing cliffs and spectacular views, and we provide all of the equipment. So why not come climbing and try abseiling in the heart of the Burren! We provide quality and experienced climbing instruction in the beautiful Burren for all levels. Whether you're a complete novice or an advanced climber, we can cater for all your climbing needs! With a large number of indoor climbing walls developing around the country, there is an increasing interest in trying it out on the real thing. Our experienced instructors set the standard of climbing to a suitable level for you, no matter what your age, ability or confidence level is when it comes to heights.