1- LOOP HEAD DRIVE
Loop Head is a slender finger of land pointing out to sea from the most westerly point of County Clare. Cinched between the ocean on one side and the Shannon Estuary on the other, this tiny peninsula would be an island but for a meagre mile of land connecting it to the rest of Clare, it was voted Best Tourism Destination by the Irish Times in 2013 and is well worth a visit!
2 - TRIP TO ARAN ISLANDS
Sail to the Aran islands! Visit the spectacular Dun Aengus fort on Inis Mor get away from it all on Inis Meain or tke a quick trip to the smallest one, the beautiful island of Inish Oirr. Experience beauty, culture and heritage, click here to book.
3- EXPLORE SCATTERY ISLAND
Framed within the calm waters of the Shannon Estuary, Scattery Island is truly a unique visitor experience on the Wild Atlantic Way. Visitors will be amazed at the wealth of historic sites and the island offers a great family day out this Summer. Pack a picnic and take an island swim while you are there! As an Armada Guest you can enjoy a 10% discount by entering the promo code AHS2021 during the booking process, click here
4 - CLIFFS OF MOHER COASTAL TRAIL
Beyond the grounds of the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience, you can explore a 20 km coastal walking trail which will bring you along one of the most outstanding landscapes in Ireland. From Liscannor and Hags Head in the south, along by the majestic Cliffs of Moher, to Doolin in the North, with views of the Aran Islands and Galway Bay.
5 - LOOP HEAD WALKING TOURS
Loop Head Walking Tours can show you some spectacular attractions on the peninsula. All the walks are off the beaten track and will take you to hidden beaches, rarely visited cliff top scenery, ruins of castles and churches dating back to the 10th century. Click here to book.
6 - CLIFFS OF MOHER VISITOR CENTRE
The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland's most visited natural attraction capturing the hearts of up to 1 millon visitors each year. Standing 214m at their highest point, they stretch for 8 kilometres along the Atlantic coast of County Clare. More details and to buy tickets click here
7 - SURF THE WEST COAST
Experience the thrill and excitement of surfing the waves in County Clare! Throughout the year the surf schools are a hive of activity, making it a buzzing spot for a surf holiday.
Click here to book local surfing in Spanish Point with Whitewater Surfing or here to book lessons nearby with Lahinch Surf School. Click here to book with Ben's Surf Clinic in Lahinch
8 - CRUISE THE CLIFFS
Take a cruise under the Cliffs of Moher and check out the scale and magnificence of the Cliffs of moher on a 1 hour voyage from the waterline and if you're especially lucky, you might be surprised by a visit from one of our local dolphins along the way, book here
9 - SPANISH POINT BEACH AND GOLF LINKS
Armada Hotel overlooks the beautiful white sandy beach of Spanish Point, which is a haven for watersport activities and for those who just enjoy a healthy walk or a lazy day stretched out in the summer sunshine. Spanish Point Golf course is a nine hole golf course and affords fantastic views of the rugged coastline, click here to book golf
10 - EXPLORE THE BURREN
The Burren National Park is located in the south-eastern corner of the Burren and is approximately 1500 hectares in size. The word 'Burren' comes from an irish word "Boireann' meaning a rocky place. it is a special place on planet earth, read more here