You + the other half/best mate + the dog + a cottage with a private beach for the weekend in one of the most beautiful corners of Ireland.
Sounds pretty damn good, I know!
If you fancy going off the grid for a few nights and surrounding yourself with beauty by the bucket-load, then this place should tickle your fancy.
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A hideaway by the sea
You’ll find one of the most unique Airbnbs in Donegal in Dooey in Lettermacaward, West Donegal (between Dungloe and Glenties).
As you can see from the snaps above, this gorgeous little cottage is plonked right beside the sea.
Imagine waking up on a clear day, brewing up a pot of coffee, and heading for a saunter along the sand right outside your door. Magic.
About the cottage
This detached traditional Irish cottage is situated right on the seashore and provides access to a private sandy beach.
The cottage has been recently renovated and inside guests will find a newly renovated interior, every utility you could possibly want, and central heating.
There’s also a turf fire if you visit during the winter months and want to chill to the crackle and pop of a real fire.
The interior: All kinds of cosy
The interior of this cottage is beautiful.
The hosts, one of whom is an architect, have knocked it out of the park with this renovation.
The cottage comes with all the modern amenities you’d expect, while still maintaining an old-world feel.
What to expect if you spend the night
So, moving on from the only deadly private beach here’s what else you’ll get/have access to:
- Living Room / Dining area
- Turf burner
- Kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle
- Bedroom with a Kingsize bed and a great mattress
- Shower-room – with a large walk-in wetroom type shower and ‘rainfall’ showerhead.
- Loft with a double bed
Fancy bringing the dog? Up to 2 pets are also welcome (once they’re well-behaved). There’s a fee of €20 for 1 dog or €30 for 2.
How much a night will set you back
So, this place is only going to suit those of you in search of a winter getaway, as it’s nearly completely booked up until November.
Here’s how much a Friday and Saturday night in November will set you back if 4 of you visit:
- Total: €423
- Per person: €105.75
- Per person per night: €52.87
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