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Lals Thatched Cottage, Spiddal, Galway, Ireland

48 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
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Tigh Lals is a 300 year old thatched cottage, recently restored to provide all amenities needed for modern living, located minutes' walk from two beaches, restaurants, cafés, shops and pubs playing traditional Irish music nightly in Spiddal village, Galway, Ireland. This thatched cottage provides an ideal base for families or groups of friends looking to explore all the West of Ireland has to offer, including vibrant Galway City, the beautiful Connemara region and the Aran Islands. The unique geological formations and flora of the Burren and the world famous Cliffs of Moher are easily accessible by car or by tours which leave Galway City hourly. We would be delighted to help with planning of your day trips around Connemara and beyond. There is a safe garden area in front of the cottage...Tigh Lals is a 300 year old thatched cottage, recently restored to provide all amenities needed for modern living, located minutes' walk from two beaches, restaurants, cafés, shops and pubs playing traditional Irish music nightly in Spiddal village, Galway, Ireland. This thatched cottage provides an ideal base for families or groups of friends looking to explore all the West of Ireland has to offer, including vibrant Galway City, the beautiful Connemara region and the Aran Islands. The unique geological formations and flora of the Burren and the world famous Cliffs of Moher are easily accessible by car or by tours which leave Galway City hourly. We would be delighted to help with planning of your day trips around Connemara and beyond. There is a safe garden area in front of the cottage, while secure off-road parking is available at the rear. The cottage itself has 3 bedrooms (one double bedroom ensuite downstairs, one double with toilet/WHB upstairs and one twin room upstairs) housing 6 adults comfortably. Cots for children are available on request. The kitchen is fully stocked with all mod cons, and oil central heating available if necessary. Free Wi-Fi is available in the local library (15 seconds walk away!) during working hours. More
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About the Owner
CARMEL O
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
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Date of stay: August 2019
Reviewed July 19, 2019

Tigh Lal Cottage has everything a family could want. Secure garden for younger children. Three beaches within 5 mins walk and very clean. Close to shops and pubs. Very warm welcome on arrival with brack and scones from Carmel and Martin. Would highly recommend Tigh...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Eithne F
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

Spiddal is all that we hoped it would be and the cottage was just perfect too. Carmel and Martin could not have been more helpful. We arrived very late and Carmel was waiting patiently for us and took the time to make us welcome and...More

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank Suzi D
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a week long holiday at this beautiful cottage at the beginning of June. What a wonderful time we had, the location was fab, short walk to the beaches, near the pubs and pizzeria and the front garden was a dream especially as it...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank dc0gs
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Lovely lovingly maintained cottage in heart of Spiddal. Walking distance to great pubs/restaurants with traditional Irish music. Walk across the street to the sea and the local library. 6 stars!

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Cheryl Q
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 Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Toaster
Stove
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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Does this vacation rental have a library?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighborhood
The Spiddal area boasts a wide variety of activities and attractions that can be enjoyed by all. Spiddal has two local beaches. Trá na mBan, is located on the roadside east of the village, 1 minute walk from the cottage. Another beach is located beside a sheltered pier, accessible by a small road or path just west of the village. Needless to say, all your shopping needs can be met in Galway city. However, if you wish to stay local, shopping is available within walking distance in Standún's, a unique award winning family run store. For the golf enthusiast, there are a number of courses within easy reach. The 18 hole championship course in Bearna is a 15 minute drive, while there are other courses located in Leitir Mór, Oughterard and of course Salthill. Horse riding is available locall...
How to get there
Tigh Lal's thatched cottage is located in the picturesque seaside village of Spiddal (An Spidéal), 12 miles west of Galway City along the Connemara coast road (R336). From Galway city follow road traffic signs for An Spidéal. Tigh Lal's thatched cottage is located in the centre of the village, minutes walk from all local amenities. GPS (53.24443; -9.30413) Car rental is available at all Irish airports. Public transport will bring you directly to Tigh Lals Thatched Cottage doorstep. Further information of bus times etc can be supplied upon demand.
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