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Bru na Mara Holiday Rentals

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Overview
8 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
17 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Bru na Mara is a beautiful complex just outside Carna that combines traditional design with modern comfort. The site overlooks a small harbour, and has spectacular views of the sea, the historic Mason and St MacDara's islands, and the beautiful surrounding countryside. Situated in the south west corner of Connemara, the complex is an ideal location for touring and exploring Connemara and South Mayo. Carna, which is situated in the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking region) is an important centre for Traditional singing, music, and dancing, with weekly sessions in neighbouring Kilkieran. There are a host of activities within easy reach, including a number of spectacular, unspoiled white sand beaches at Moyrus, (1.5 km) Mynish (7 km) and Callowfinish (8 km). The area is also ideal for walking or cy...Bru na Mara is a beautiful complex just outside Carna that combines traditional design with modern comfort. The site overlooks a small harbour, and has spectacular views of the sea, the historic Mason and St MacDara's islands, and the beautiful surrounding countryside. Situated in the south west corner of Connemara, the complex is an ideal location for touring and exploring Connemara and South Mayo. Carna, which is situated in the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking region) is an important centre for Traditional singing, music, and dancing, with weekly sessions in neighbouring Kilkieran. There are a host of activities within easy reach, including a number of spectacular, unspoiled white sand beaches at Moyrus, (1.5 km) Mynish (7 km) and Callowfinish (8 km). The area is also ideal for walking or cycling, with little traffic, stunning views, and the cleanest air in Europe.More
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About the Owner
Riona G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2011
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

My mom and I enjoyed a visit to the connemara region of Ireland and were extremely pleased to find Riona's gem of a house in a remote area just outside of the town of Carna. There are a variety of rooms and separate cottages to...More

Date of stay: May 2013
Thank EdnaRae
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We stayed in Dara with two teenagers and a 9 year old in late June/early July. Dara, our cottage, is exactly as described in the "Property Details". We could not imagine a place that combines the traditional look and feel of a coastal Irish cottage...More

Date of stay: June 2013
Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

I found the single bedroom cottage the perfect get away -- many complimentary amenities, and Riona was warm and helpful with area suggestions. The location is remote and quiet with wonderful views whether on foot or by car. It is definately my plan to return...More

Date of stay: June 2013
Thank PamelaH81
Reviewed 9 October 2012

We really enjoyed our stay in Dara at Bru Na Mara. The ladylady, Riona, was friendly and extremely knowledgable about the area and its attractions. The cottage was very comfortable and can accommodate a large group. It is remote enough to give you a feel...More

Date of stay: July 2012
Thank Jeff B
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
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Would you recommend this holiday rental to someone looking for a modern style property?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Bru Na Mara is 5 km South West of Carna village beside Mace Pier. Go through the village of Carna, take the first left turn after approximately 2.5 km west of Carna. At the next Y junction keep right and turn right at the next junction after approximately 300 metres. Continue down this road until you reach the house at Mace Pier. Bru na Mara provides traditional yet ultra modern self-catering accommodation 'at the quiet end of Europe'. Ideal for cycling, hill-walking, rock-climbing, treeking, horse-riding, golf, pitch and putt, swimming, surfing, scuba-diving, canoeing, fishing, boating, sailing and sailing festivals. A haven for botanists, bird-watchers, artists and writers. Renowned for Irish language, traditional singing, music, dance, pre-historic and mediaeval remains. Good food a...
How to get there
From Galway City take the N59 (the Clifden road) to one mile west of Recess village. Turn left onto the R340 and continue to Carna Village. Drive through Carna village, heading west for aproximately 2 miles until you reach the first junction, then take a left, at the top of the steep winding hill keep right at the Y junction. After about 500 metres, turn right at the next junction, and continue until you reach Bru Na Mara at the pier where you can check in.
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