Roundstone holiday rentals
The picturesque village of Round stone lies on the western arm of Bertraghboy bay in Connemara and is 48 miles north-west of Galway city. This village is located on one of the most stunning coastal drives in Ireland overlooking the Atlantic and at the foot of Errisbeg Mountain. The remarkable beauty of the surrounding mountains and seascapes attracts visitors from all over the globe and when you book a holiday home in Roundstone, you will be able to as well.
Roundstone is a treat for nature enthusiasts and has inspired artists
In the centre of Roundstone you will find a busy harbour full of fisherman and boats, which produce fresh fish for the local restaurants. The town itself boasts a good selection of Bars and Seafood Restaurants, all with the backdrop of the towering mountain ranges, easily accessible from any holiday home in Roundstone. Roundstone’s name comes from the Irish for ‘Rock of the Seals’, a very beautiful fishing village which should not be missed on your trip to Connemara. Over the years Roundstone village in Connemara has attracted national and international artists. Roundstone thus features in many famous works of art. Roundstone has been described many times as a “botanist’s delight” where many wild and rare flowers are found. Connermara National Park is one of the best National Parks in Ireland, as well as Ballycroy National Park, so when you stay in Roundstone you will be staying in some unique surroundings.
Fishing and swimming are on the agenda when you book a holiday home in Roundstone
Why not explore Gurteen Beach and Dog’s Bay beaches. Roundstone has 2 fantastic beaches within easy access of the village. The water is also very safe for swimming! You’ll have to opportunity to try some fishing in Roundstone and can expect to find Cod, Ling, Ray, Mackerel, Wrasse, Turbot, and dogfish. There are also various rivers and lakes around Roundstone which offer the fresh water angler opportunities to catch Salmon, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout and Eels, but you must obtain a permit if you wish to do this. If you love animals, then enjoy a pony trek on one of the Connemara ponies in the Irish countryside. The Errisbeg Mountain or the 12 Bens Mountains are great experiences to climb. If you like to visit other villages whilst also on your holiday, then why not visit Ballyconneely or Carna.