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Rejuvenate in Luxury: Golden Year Breaks at Lough Rea Hotel & Spa

When it comes to embracing the golden years with style, comfort, and elegance, Lough Rea Hotel and Spa in Galway emerges as the ultimate destination. This luxurious haven seamlessly combines relaxation, indulgence, and exploration, presenting an irresistible choice for those in pursuit of an unforgettable Golden Years escape. The perfect getaway for couples. Nestled just outside the quaint town of Loughrea overlooking Loughrea Lake, yet only twenty minutes from Galway City, our location combines the tranquillity of a rural setting with the convenience of easy access to Galway City and the Wild Atlantic Way. Galway is a city steeped in rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes. Whether your desire is to immerse yourself in centuries of history, savour exquisite culinary delights, or simply bask in the picturesque beauty of the region, Galway holds an array of unique experiences that will undoubtedly make your golden years break unforgettable. Let’s now delve into the compelling reasons why Lough Rea Hotel & Spa deserves the top spot on your list for a rejuvenating getaway in Galway.

Elegant Accommodations

Upon stepping into Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, you will be greeted by the epitome of luxury and comfort. The hotel boasts 91 spectacular guest rooms and suites, we have a choice of accommodation to suit you, whether it’s a single room, family room or accessible room. All of our rooms are stylish and spacious, each designed to provide the utmost relaxation. Sink into plush beds with kayfoam mattresses, use the modern amenities available in all of our rooms, and enjoy stunning views of Loughrea Lake or the surrounding countryside . Whether you opt for a classic room or a lavish suite, you’re guaranteed a restful retreat.

Gourmet Dining

The ambiance at The Lir Bar and Brasserie is both fun and relaxed, providing the perfect setting to savour delectable cuisine. With its plush sofas and exceptional service, The Lir Bar and Brasserie invites you to unwind and relish mouthwatering dishes. We serve culinary delights seven days a week, with dining available until 9 pm. For those seeking an extraordinary dining experience, The Abbey Restaurant is the epitome of elegance and is ideal for special occasions. Under the masterful guidance of our head chef, the menu effortlessly combines the rich traditions of Irish cuisine with a modern touch. The restaurant’s contemporary, design-forward interior seamlessly coexists with a warm and inviting atmosphere, making it the perfect location for a memorable venue for a Golden Years break.

Salon Serenity

Treat yourself at The Shore Island Spa, where we offer you a unique opportunity to relax, unwind and take time out just for you. We offer soothing massages, luxurious facials, rejuvenating scrubs, wonderful spa packages, tanning, waxing, professional make-up application and much more. We also offer fantastic discounts on a range of luxurious packages, soothing treatments and on our Yon-Ka range.

Picturesque Surroundings

The hotel’s idyllic setting amid enchanting landscapes adds an extra layer of charm to your stay. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along one of the serene lakeside pathways. For those who cherish the beauty of nature, the surroundings offer a soothing ambiance, ideal for tranquil walks. If you’re an enthusiast of the great outdoors, venture beyond Lough Rea to discover a guided trip across the enchanting Lough Corrib, all from the comfort of the Corrib Princess a boat that ensures you can leisurely soak in the panoramic vistas.

Cultural Excursions

For those who love to explore, Lough Rea’s strategic location offers easy access to Galway’s cultural treasures. Embark on a journey to discover everything the historic city of Galway has to offer. Loughrea is regarded by many as the heart of county Galway. There are many places to explore within a short drive, Loughrea’s central location makes us the ideal base for exploring the West of Ireland. Some of the highlights include Connemara, the Burren, and Galway city.

Immerse yourself into Galway’s historic scene with Finnertys Mills and Museum. For generations, the Finnerty family has operated a water-powered flour mill. Delve deep into the history as you witness the imposing mill machinery, fueled by the meandering Cappagh river, and delve into the captivating stories of a bygone era.

Following a day filled with exploration, retreat to the welcoming embrace of the hotel, where you can relax in the comfort it offers while savouring the cherished memories you’ve created on your Golden Years Break.

Warm Hospitality

Among the most endearing aspects of Lough Rea Hotel & Spa lies in the authentic warmth and hospitality exhibited by its staff. Their unwavering commitment to attentive and friendly service transforms your Golden Years getaway into an enriching experience that leaves you feeling cherished and genuinely cared for.


Lough Rea Hotel & Spa is more than just a place to stay; it is a destination that offers a symphony of luxury, comfort, and rejuvenation. With its elegant accommodations, gourmet dining, and enchanting surroundings of the lake and countryside, this hotel provides the perfect setting for a Golden Years break that you will cherish forever. Whether you are seeking relaxation, adventure, or simply a moment of blissful escape, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa promises an unforgettable experience that celebrates the beauty of life’s golden moments. So pack your bags, and get ready for a journey to create golden memories in.


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