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Galway family-friendly cottage with water park

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Galway, County Galway, Ireland
  • Cottage was very clean and had all needed amenities, the hot tub was a nice touch.a Location is very good, near the town and the beach so there was plenty to do and Kate and…

    Aug. 27, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Clean & Safe (Portugal) and European Holiday Home Association (EHHA - Europe) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 2 guests
  • Studio
  • 1 bed
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • In a rural location
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

What’s around

  • Bearna Golf and Country Club - 22 min walk
  • Galway Bay - 25 min walk
  • Silver Strand - 43 min walk
  • Moycullen Riding Centre - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Caesar's Palace - 4.6 mi / 7.3 km
  • University Hospital Galway - 5.7 mi / 9.1 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Double Bed

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About this cottage

Couples will enjoy this modern studio apartment in the seaside village of Barna on Galway Bay. Offering table tennis and a hot tub, this cosy little cottage, with a private deck at the rear, is set in a peaceful, picturesque, Connemara 'Gaeltacht' area on the outskirts of lively Galway city.

We have a library area with books, DVDs, playing cards and board games. Also a Welcome Folder with lots of local info, ‘Things to do’, ‘Places to Visit’ and maps. Golf set available.

Let us know if you require equipment for baby, elderly and disabled (no charge).

Sleeps 2 in open-plan studio arrangement: Double bed/ Kitchen/Sitting. Separate bathroom with instant electric shower and hot towel-rail. Well-equipped kitchen. Large-screen TV/DVD and Wi-fi. Washing machine, fridge, gas hob, electric fan oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, electric Eco-heater, hair-drier, iron and ironing board. Furnished to high standard.

Private off-road parking. Peaceful setting: you will enjoy the BBQ area and dining outdoors where the only spectators are the cows in the field next door! Play table-tennis on the lower patio and badminton on the front lawn. Book the hot tub for the week.

The cottage is nestled in a picturesque country setting on the edge of the unspoilt beauty of the boglands of Connemara. Stroll the popular walking route through bog lanes past Lough Inch to Barna Golf Course. A designated 'Gaeltacht' area. Beaches, shops, award-winning restaurants, horse-riding are all within easy reach. Salthill 10 mins drive - offers watersports, funfair, nightclubs. Galway City 15 mins.

BARNA offers award-winning restaurants (Donnelly's, The Twelve Hotel, O'Grady's at the pier), cafés, hair & beauty salons, health food shop, gift shop, boutiques, bakery and a great supermarket. Visit Silver Strand Beach, Barna Woods, Rusheen Bay Bird Sanctuary, Tennis Courts, Spiddal Craft Village, the Aran Islands, Salthill Promenade and many other superb amenities. Or pop into the lively city of Galway to hear traditional music, watch street entertainment or attend many of the festivals that are held throughout the year, including the famous Galway Races (end July), Galway Arts festival, Oyster festivals, Cúirt Literary festival, Medieval Festival, and many more. There are Farmer's Markets in nearby Spiddal, Moycullen and Galway.

CO. GALWAY: The Cottage is on the doorstep of the acclaimed 'Connemara' region. This area of west Galway extends out to the islands and is known for its stone-walled fields, thatched cottages, boglands, unspoiled beaches & native Irish speakers. Take the coast route through Spiddal, Inveran, and on to Ros-a-Mhil to catch the ferry to the Aran Islands, or travel the 'lakes' route through Oughterard (famous for salmon fishing & castle), Maam Cross, past the Twelve Pins Mtns to the busy market town of Clifden and on to the Connemara National Park & Renvyle or even to Inishbofin Island. There are many golf courses nearby (only a short walk to the Barna Golf Course). Explore The Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee Caves, Coole Park, Thoor Ballylee.

What’s around


  • Bearna Golf and Country Club - 22 min walk
  • Galway Bay - 25 min walk
  • Silver Strand - 43 min walk
  • Moycullen Riding Centre - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Caesar's Palace - 4.6 mi / 7.3 km
  • University Hospital Galway - 5.7 mi / 9.1 km
  • Eyre Square - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • Ladies Beach - 3.8 mi / 6 km
  • Galway Golf Club - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Leisureland - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Pearse Stadium - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km

Getting around

  • Galway Station - 14 min drive
  • Athenry Station - 29 min drive
  • Craughwell Station - 32 min drive
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Galway, County Galway, Ireland

The manager

Kates Cottages

Speaks: English, Portuguese, Spanish

The cottage

Key facts

  • Onsite parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Car recommended
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Washing machine


  • Studio - 1 double bed
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Soap


  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Spices


  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • Smart TV
  • Video library
  • Table tennis table
  • Books
  • Games
  • Access to fitness center
  • Near theme parks
  • Children's books
  • Children's games
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Outlet shopping nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Tennis courts


  • Access to spa tub
  • Water park access


  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Porch or lanai
  • Playground
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Beach loungers
  • Limo/town car service
  • Travel crib
  • Printer

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 2

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pets not allowed


  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Long-term renters welcome.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal).

    This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of European Holiday Home Association (EHHA - Europe).

Also known as

  • Barna Galway Hot-tub Studio TWO Golf Sea House
  • Barna Galway Hot-tub Studio FOR TWO Near Golf and Sea Galway
  • Barna Galway Hot-tub Studio FOR TWO Near Golf and Sea Cottage
  • NEW Listing!! Barna Galway Hot tub Studio FOR TWO Near Golf Sea
  • Galway Hot-tub Studio TWO Golf Sea House
  • Barna Galway Hot-tub Studio TWO Golf Sea
  • Galway Hot-tub Studio TWO Golf Sea
  • Galway Hottub Studio TWO Sea
  • Barna Galway Hot tub Studio FOR TWO Near Golf Sea


  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Black Cat (4.5 mi), Gourmet Tart Co (4.5 mi), and The Galleon (4.5 mi).
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks, birdwatching, and casino gaming. Relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include a water park and a fitness center. BARNA GALWAY HOT-TUB STUDIO FOR TWO near Golf and Sea also has a garden.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    best place to stay in Ireland

    Klein aber fein. Ein kleines Häuschen, ideal für ein Paar mit "Familienanschluss" und allem was man in den Ferien benötigt und dazu das tolle Erlebniss eines eigenen Wirl-Pools. Ganz tolle und nette Gastgeber, drei wunderschöne Wochen, wir kommen wider. Thank you Kate and Carlos

    Lukas H., Other trip, Jul. 27, 2021

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