Waterford Castles Garden Lodges boast four star luxurious three bedroom holiday homes within the 310 acre island resort. Superbly designed, the comfortable and stylish lodges provide the perfect escape for families, couples, golfers and groups. The lodges are discreetly situated in a secluded enclave on the edge of the resort golf course, alongside the 11th fairway and adjacent to the 10th green.
Prepared to four star standards, the lodges consist of three double bedrooms, all with own bathrooms and very spacious and modern ground floor open plan living. The living area comprises of a fully equipped kitchen, separate dining area with sitting and living room. Outdoor patio area with garden furniture complete the area.
The open plan kitchen comes fully equipped with washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator, oven, microwave, cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils and glassware. All lodges have wall-mounted gas fire, flat screen 40 inch TV and ground floor WC. Cots, highchairs and babysitting facilities can be provided on request.
The self-catering Garden Lodges are available to rent throughout the year and are ideal for guests who enjoy having their own island home with all the space and privacy that affords. While on the resort guests can avail of the benefit of the luxury castle services nearby. The Castle which is steeped in history going back many centuries serves scrumptious breakfast, elegant afternoon tea, bar food and dinner nightly in the award winning Munster Room Restaurant.
For a more informal dining experience the Resort Golf Club complete with outdoor seating areas serves food throughout the day.
For a family break, the modern, spacious houses offer both a safe and adventurous location for children to explore. The onsite playground is a popular choice for kids of all ages, the zip line in particular. Take off on a nature safari on the nearby woodland trails keeping a careful eye for the family of deer that call the island home.
All the family can enjoy an array of garden games including tennis, croquet and boules. During summer holidays and midterm breaks a very popular Kids Club is run.
For the ultimate golfing experience that will stay with guests for a lifetime, Waterford Castle Golf Course is truly an island dream. The unique location is Ireland’s only true island golf resort, completely detached from the mainland. Designed by Des Smyth, former Ryder Cup player, opened in 1992, this 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course, leads through mature woodland and parkland. The course itself runs to 6,814 yards, off the medal tees and covers an area of over 200 acres. The Club House, shop, putting green and driving range complete the facilities.
If guests are not interested in golf why not try clay pigeon shooting or tennis. For the more leisurely minded, take a picnic prepared at the Castle outdoors and explore the Island.