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Romantic Glamping Ireland: 20 Places Couples Will Love

Romantic Glamping Ireland: 20 Places Couples Will Love

There are some great spots for a bit of romantic glamping in Ireland for couples, once you know where to look.

Glamping in Ireland is constantly being disrupted by new and innovative glampistes, many of which are aimed at couples.

In 2024, there’s a wide range of accommodation offer romantic glamping in Ireland, with several places for adults only.

Below, you’ll find everything from cliff-side pods with ocean views to treehouses with hot tubs and plenty more. Enjoy!

The best spots for romantic glamping in Ireland in 2024

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Photos via Killarney Glamping on FB

This article has been updated many times since it was first published. This is, in my opinion, a collection of the best romantic glamping in Ireland for 2024.

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1. Belmullet Glamping (Mayo)

Belmullet Glamping

Photos via Further Space

If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle with some romantic glamping in Ireland’s most overlooked corner, head for the North Mayo coast to the Mullet Peninsula.

The peninsula is home to outstanding beaches, endless walking trails and heaps of spots for a dip. It’s also home to the brilliant Belmullet Glamping which offers mighty views of the Mayo coastline.

Each of the 4 pods here have a queen size bed, a kitchenette and large widows facing out towards the scenery. There’s also a fire pit where you can toast marshmallows while watching the sun-set.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Belmullet, Mayo
  • You’ll sleep in: A compact pod with coastal views
  • Optional extras: BBQ packs, campfires + breakfast
  • Nearby activities: Dun na mBó, Blacksod Bay + lots of walks
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

2. Island Glamping With a View (Donegal)

Arranmore Glamping

Photos via Arranmore Glamping on FB

Another of the more secluded spots to go glamping in Ireland for couples is Arranmore Glamping (it’s only a 15-minute ferry from the mainland, so it’s very accessible).

This remote and rugged island boasts several luxurious pods, each of which takes in ocean and mountain views both from inside the pod and out.

Some of the pods have private hot tubs where you can soak up the scenery and, when you’re not relaxing, there’s plenty to do on Arranmore close by.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Arranmore Island, Donegal
  • You’ll sleep in: A pod with sea views
  • Nearby activities: Cloughcorr Beach, Arranmore Beach + walks
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

3. Couples Glamping in the Kingdom (Killarney)

Killarney Glamping at the Grove

Photos via Killarney Glamping on FB

Arguably one of the few places offering luxury glamping in Ireland, this adults-only glampsite has everything going for it. Location wise, you’re a short spin from Killarney National Park.

If you fancy a bit of exploring, the Ring of Kerry can be kicked-off from its doorstep. Accommodation wise, there are several options here, including large well-appointed lodges and glamping suites.

However, you’ll find romantic glamping in Ireland at its finest in their new luxury cabins, located in the lower meadow and boasting king size beds and great views.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Killarney, Kerry
  • Sleeping options: Luxury lodges, large cabins or romantic glamping suites
  • On-site amenities: Decked patio, private BBQ area and kitchens
  • Nearby activities: Muckross Abbey, Killarney Town + Torc Waterfall
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

4. Glorious Island Glamping (Galway)

Aran Islands Glamping

Photos via Aran Islands Glamping on FB

One of the better-known spots for romantic glamping in Ireland can be found right by the sea on Inis Mor Island (you can get there by ferry from Doolin or Galway).

Aran Islands Glamping offers the perfect escape for couples looking to get away from it all and reconnect with the outdoors.

You can wake up to sea views, explore the island by foot and then relax with dinner by the sea in the evening (or head to one of the nearby pubs).

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Inis Mor, Galway
  • Sleeping options: Each pod sleeps 2 comfortably
  • On-site amenities: Shower block, communal kitchen + BBQ facilities
  • Nearby activities: Kilronan Beach, St Ciaran’s Church + walking/bike trails
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

5. Oaklane Glamping (Kerry)

Oaklane Glamping

Photos via Oaklane Glamping on FB

Breath-taking views of both the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and Kenmare Bay await at Oaklane – one of the newest additions to our guide to romantic glamping in Ireland for couples.

Built in 2022, these bespoke cabins featured massive windows that let light flood in and that take full advantage of the views. There’s a luxury double bed, a kitchenette and a private bathroom.

One of the beauties of Oaklane is that, despite being in a very private location, it’s also a 20-minute walk from Kenmare Town, where you’ll find plenty of pubs and restaurants.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Kenmare, Kerry
  • Sleeping options: New modern cabins that sleep 2
  • Cabin amenities: Kitchenette, coffee machine, complimentary hamper, bbq grill/fire pit
  • Nearby activities: The Ring of Beara
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

6. Hawthorn Hut (Kilkenny)

Hawthorn Hut Kilkenny

Photos via Hawthorn Hut on FB

You’ll find our next spot for romantic glamping in Ireland a 10-minute spin from Kilkenny City on the impressive grounds of Jenkinstown House.

These picture-perfect cabins have their own private bathroom, shower and kitchenette along with a double bed and views of the countryside and the historic Jenkinstown House.

One of the more unique features of the Hawthorn Huts is that they offer direct access to Jenkinstown Woods where you can head for a saunter before retreating to your cabin.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Jenkinstown House, Kilkenny
  • Sleeping options: Large chalet with double bed
  • Nearby activities: Kilkenny Castle, Dunmore Cave + Kilkenny City
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

7. The Tinyhouse (Meath)

The Horrrsebox Tinyhouse

Photos via The Horrrsebox Tinyhouse on FB

If you’re living in/near Dublin and you fancy sampling a bit of glamping for couples in Ireland, this horsebox in Meath is worth considering.

Located a short spin from the likes of Summerhill Wood, the ancient Hill of Tara and Donadea Forest Park, the The Horrrsebox in Meath offers the perfect space for a chilled weekend away.

Boasting a private hot tub, kitchenette, BBQ and ensuite bathroom, you’ll have everything you need for some R&R (and there’s a pub a 5 minute walk away if you fancy a drink!).

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Meath
  • Sleeping options: 1 double bed
  • On-site amenities: Hot tub, BBQ, ensuite bathroom + kitchenette
  • Nearby activities: Summerhill Wood, Hill of Tara + Donadea Forest Park
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

8. The Burren Dome (Clare)

Luxury Glamping the Burren

Photos via Booking.com

If you’re after complete seclusion, this luxury dome is set in a quiet corner of a 1 acre property in the heat of the Burren in County Clare.

The dome is compact, with a large double bed facing out onto hand-built stone walls that are framed against the beautiful Burren.

There’s a private modern kitchenette and bathroom (not inside the dome) and there’s also a patio area where you can watch the sun set over the national park.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Kiltackey, Clare
  • Sleeping options: 1 double bed
  • Nearby activities: Burren National Park
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

9. Ceide Glamping (Mayo)

Ceide Glamping

Photos via Ceide Glamping on FB

The view from Ceide Glamping in Mayo is out of this world. Each of the 6 pods here face out towards the towering sea stack known as ‘Dun Briste’ at Downpatrick Head.

The pods are, quite literally, feet from the coastline and you can kick-back on the patio with your morning coffee while listening to the waves crash.

The pods here are also some of the best-equipped that I’ve come across, with everything you’ll need for a weekend away (including Netflix!). 

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Ballycastle, Mayo
  • Sleeping options: 1 double bed
  • Pod amenities: Private bathroom, shower, kitchen, tv, fire pit, BBQ facilities + more
  • Nearby activities: Downpatrick Head, Céide Fields + Ballycastle Beach
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

10. Luxury Pods in Gweedore (Donegal)

Donegal Luxury Pods

Photos via Donegal Luxury Pods on IG

Few options for romantic glamping in Ireland for couples are as 1, near to the ocean and 2, as close to as many incredible beaches as this place.

Located in and enviable site in scenic Gweedore, these light-filled pods offer guests sea and mountain views from inside and out.

Each pod has everything you’ll need for a self catering weekend away, including a terrace, bathroom, kitchenette and TV.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Gweedore, Donegal
  • Sleeping options: Sleeps 4
  • Nearby activities: Glenveagh National Park, Errigal + many beaches
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

11. Shepherds Hut Glamping (Cork)

Shepherds Hut Glamping

Photos via Booking.com

Our next location, Shepherds Hut Glamping, is located in Bantry in Cork and it’s finely positioned close to countless walking trails on both the Sheep’s Head and the Beara Peninsulas.

Set in a secluded field right beside a wooded area with a stream, this little hut is the perfect place to combine some quiet time with exploring.

A stone’s throw from many of West Cork’s top attractions, this makes a unique little base to explore from for couples. It’s also a handy option for family glamping in Ireland as there’s an additional sofa bed!

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Bantry, Cork
  • Sleeping options: 1 double bed
  • Amenities: Bathroom, garden, kitchen + shower
  • Nearby activities: Sheep’s Head Peninsula
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

12. Lough Mardal (Donegal)

Lough Mardal

Photos via Lough Mardal

Arguably one of Ireland’s best glampsites, Lough Mardal in Donegal takes the concept of ‘Scenic Stays’ to a whole other level thanks to their prime location in Ballintra.

This eco-glampsite is situated on 90 acres surrounded by hills, meadows and a large lake. Your room for the night is one of their 20-foot yurts, each of which come with super king beds, wood-burning stoves and glorious views.

Each has en suite toilets but the rest of the facilities are located in a communal eco building. The yurts are lit by lanterns and candle lights and each has an outdoor area where you can admire the views.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Ballintra, Donegal
  • Sleeping options: Skydome yurt sleeps 3 and the shepherd’s hut sleeps 2
  • Nearby activities: Tullan Strand, Rossnowlagh Beach + many walking trails
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

13. The Creative Nature Retreat (Cork)

Truck & Pod creative nature retreat

Photos via Booking.com

If you’re looking for quirky places to go glamping in Ireland for couples, look no further than this carefully crafted nature retreat in Bantry in Cork.

The truck runs off solar power and it is tucked away in a private garden. The pictures above will give you an idea of what to expect – this, for most, will be a very unique experience.

Inside the truck there’s a stove for those chilly evenings and plenty of cosy nooks to plonk yourself in after a day spent exploring.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Bantry, Cork
  • Sleeping options: 1 single, 1 double and 1 bunk
  • On-site amenities: Kitchen, bathroom, fireplace, compost toilet, games + terrace
  • Nearby activities: Healey Pass, Garnish Island + Mizen Head
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

14. A Class Act in Clifden (Galway)

Fernwood Galway

Photos via Fernwood on FB

I’ve raved about Galway’s Fernwood in many guides to unique places to stay in Ireland. In a nutshell, this place offers seclusion, very quirky accommodation and an enviable location (it’s beside Clifden and near all of Connemara’s top attractions).

This glampsite has grown impressively over the years and it now offers several accommodation options. The first is the Treehouse Dome which sits 5 metres off the floor within the canopy.

The second is the Stilt House that sits on 47 stilts and that looks like something from an interior design mag. There’s also a plunge pool, a sauna and a rope bridge.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Clifden, Galway
  • Sleeping options: Stilt House, Treehouse Dome + Studio
  • On-site amenities: Sauna, plunge pool + forest rope bridge
  • Nearby activities: Derrigimlagh Bog, Diamond Hill + Clifden
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

15. Wheelhouse Pods (Donegal)

Wheelhouse glamping

Photos via Wheelhouse Pods on FB

We’re back to Donegal and this time we’re off to the coastal town of Burtonport where you’ll find the Wheelhouse Pods (along with their popular cafe!).

There are 9 finely kitted-out pods here, each of which offers beautiful views out over Lackenagh Lake. 3 of the pods here have hot tubs and each has all the modern comforts you could hope for.

Location wise, you’re a hop-skip-and-a-jump away from Arranmore Island, countless beaches and a plethora of walking trails. 

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Burtonport, Donegal
  • Sleeping options: Pods that sleep 2
  • Pod amenities: Glazed front, bathroom, shower + kitchenette
  • Nearby activities: Carrickfinn Beach, Arranmore Island + plenty of hiking trails
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

16. The Hideaway (Kerry)

Although there are plenty of romantic getaways in Ireland, few offer an experience as extravagant and as memorable as ‘The Hideaway’ at Kerry’s Dromquinna Manor.

The video above gives you a sense of what to expect – a boathouse located on a private section of the property that opens up onto the water with stunning views of Kenmare Bay.

Inside, you’ll find a king size bed with luxurious goose-down duvets, a spacious decking area and plenty of seats overlooking the water. You’ll also get breakfast delivered each day.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Kenmare, Kerry
  • Sleeping options: Sleeps 2
  • On-site amenities: Boathouse Bistro, BBQ area, Pizza Restaurant + more
  • Nearby activities: Molls Gap, Ladies View + Killarney
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

17. Glór na dTonnta (Sligo)

Glór na dTonnta

Photos via Glór na dTonnta on FB

We’re off to the Sligo coast to Easkey’s Glór na dTonnta – one of the newest additions to our guide to romantic glamping in Ireland for couples.

This is a small (there are 2 tents) glampsite a couple of minutes walk from the sea that offers sweeping views of Killala Bay right the way across to Downpatrick Head. 

There’s a BBQ, a little home pub if you have your own drinks and it’s a short drive from countless beaches (like Enniscrone) and plenty to see and do.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Easkey, Sligo
  • Sleeping options: Bell tents that sleep 2
  • On-site amenities: Hot showers, outhouse/mini-pub + place to cook
  • Nearby activities: Easky Riverwalk, Roslee Castle, Harbour Sup n Sail + more
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

18. Ballyvolane Glamping (Cork)

Ballyvolane House Glamping

Photos via Ballyvolane House on FB

You’ll find a great little glamping set-up at Ballyvolane House in Cork. One of the beauties of this place is that you can enjoy the uniqueness of the accommodation along with the convenience of the house’s facilities.

The house has a restaurant and the extensive grounds have walking trails, tennis courts and hammocks to chill in.

You get breakfast included and it’s served up in the main house, which is handy. You can also enjoy dinner there, too (not included).

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Fermoy, Cork
  • Sleeping options: Tent with 1 double bed
  • On-site amenities: Restaurant, tennis, badminton, hammocks, extensive gardens, woods + more
  • Nearby activities: Corrin Wood, Cork City + Cobh
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

19. Castle by the Coast (Antrim)

Glenarm Castle Glamping

Photos via Glenarm Castle on FB

You’ll find Glenarm Castle along the Antrim Coast Road. I’ve been shouting away about this place for a while now, mainly due to the sheer volume of things there are to do within its grounds.

Don’t get me wrong, the pods are finely appointed and offer magnificent views, but combine them with the likes of the walking trails, gardens, museums and the castle itself, and you’ve a great weekend ahead.

There’s also the Pizza Pavilion if you fancy a bite-to-eat, and each pod has a private bathroom, kitchenette and plenty of green space to enjoy.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Ballymena, Antrim
  • Sleeping options: Pods have 1 double bed
  • On-site amenities: Hot tub (exclusive to a single pod), ensuite shower, fire pit + food options
  • Nearby activities: Antrim Coast
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

20. Luxury Yurts by the Sea (Donegal)

Portsalon Luxury Camping

Photos via Portsalon Luxury Camping

Last but by no means least in our guide to romantic glamping in Ireland for couples is the brilliant Portsalon Camping.

Picthed on a site that offers captivating coastal views, this place has been delighting locals and tourists alike for many years now. Guests will spend the night in cosy Mongolian yurts.

This is an adults-only glampsite and each accommodation boasts a king size bed with luxury bedding, a hammock, a wood-burning stove and a BBQ area.

Key info about this glampsite

  • Location: Portsalon, Donegal
  • Sleeping options: Yurts that sleep 2
  • On-site amenities: Shared kitchen and lounge, bathrooms + showers,
  • Prices and photos: Click here to view

Glamping in Ireland for couples: Where have we missed?

I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some brilliant places for romantic glamping in Ireland from the guide above.

If you have a place that you’d like to recommend, let me know in the comments below and I’ll check it out!

FAQs about romantic glamping in Ireland

We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘Where is the most unique?’ to ‘Which spots have hot tubs?’.

In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.

Where does romantic glamping with a hot tub in Ireland?

Glenarm Castle Glamping, Wheelhouse Pods and the Donegal Luxury Pods are three good options if you’re looking for couples glamping in Ireland with a hot tub.

Where does exclusive couples glamping in Ireland?

The only real exclusive spot for glamping here is the Hideaway at Dromquinna Manor. What makes this exclusive is the price.

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