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Live Like a Hobbit in the hills of Donegal in this Amazing AirBnB

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I’m a big Lord of the Rings fan, so the prospect of living like a hobbit for a couple of days is right up my street.

Couple that with the fact that this delightfully unique AirBnB is located in one of the most picturesque corners of Ireland, and I enter that dangerous #JustTakeMyMoney mindset.

Welcome to the Donegal Hillpod voted ‘Best Place in Ireland to Get Away from it All’

hillpod in donegal

This Airbnb is hosted by Greg and Lukas and can be found tucked into the rugged landscape of Southwest Donegal in Glencolumbkille.

It was recently voted ‘Best Play to Stay 2018’ by the Irish Times and had previously been given the illustrious title of ‘Best Place in Ireland to Get Away from it All’ (2017) by The Times.

Can you see why… 😍

donegal hillpod airbnb

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About the Hillpod

Greg and Lukas describe the rental as a ‘beautiful contemporary mountain pod inspired by Irish archaeology.’

They go on to that their ‘architect-designed retreat is perfect for two, and cleverly thought out to be comfortable. So nothing is ‘caravan size’ – all appliances, bed etc are full size. 

It is better insulated than almost any modern home, and easily heated by an electric heater and warm all year round – though in this coastal location warmed by the gulf stream sub-zero temperatures are rare.’

Looking for things to do in Donegal? Here’s a 3-day road trip you can steal!

Aside from the glorious view that visitors are treated to from the comfort of their bed, something that really appeals to me is that fact that you can take a short stroll to a secluded beach nearby.

The perfect little hideaway. Absolute bliss.

If this tickles your fancy, you can give living like a Hobbit for a few days a crack and enjoy some mountain life by the sea from just €52 per night.