2020 was not a good year for anybody and we are sure that some people did not get to spend it they way they wanted to, so we created an amazing once in a lifetime Christmas vacation for 2021. Come with us and enjoy not just one Castle but two, in Ireland! If you would like to contact us to get your name on the 2022 list for this tour please contact us.
This is the luxury romantic trip of a lifetime. You will live like Royalty for 8 Days, 7 Nights in Ireland, Not just one Castle but two.
Our First Castle is Fitzpatricks Castle which is South of Dublin 5 mins walk from Killiney Beach. It is a 4 Star hotel with all the amenities that clients enjoy such as.... a Leisure center with an on deck whirlpool spa, sauna, gym and indoor heated swimming pool. The also have castle suites overlooking Dublin Bay. You will have two nights stay here before you return to the airport and say "so long" to Ireland. We don't say goodbye. While you are staying in this Castle you are only a short bus or train journey from Dublin city center.
Our Second Castle in called Solís Lough Eske Castle which is a 5 star hotel near the beautiful Lough Eske in Co Donegal. It boasts of having been voted the World's best luxury hotel for the past 4 years.
The castle itself dates back to the 1474, it was burned down and rebuilt but it was refurbished in 2007 and turned into the magnificent hotel that it is today.
It stands on 43 acres of woodland near the beautiful Lough Eske shores. It has spa treatment rooms, an indoor swimming pool, lovely gardens, a great restaurant, and very friendly bar staff.
During our time there you will get to visit the neighboring counties and show you some stunning scenery, ancient sites, towns and villages.
Secret Ireland Tours are committed to doing everything possible to keep our clients safe while on tour with us in Ireland. As many know we rescheduled all of our 2020 tours to 2021 and we are keeping in close contact with the health Department in Ireland. All of the venue's and hotels we use have completed a Safety Charter course which allowed them to open to the public. We will not visit any site or stay in any hotel that has not completed this course. It was created by the tourist board in Ireland. We will do everything in our power to keep everybody safe.
We believe that this tour that was rescheduled will go ahead but we will keep a close eye on the conditions and if we need to reschedule again, we will do so in consultation with you our clients.
We are basing this on 12 people min, 16 max. We want to offer you a relaxed, flexible small group experience.
1 The company requires non-refundable deposits to be paid as per tour in a timely manner. By paying a deposit you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Company.
2 Our tours are all based on double occupancy. There will be an additional supplement for single travelers which will depend on tour taken.
3 Payment for deposit will hold your place, final balance payment will be 30 days before the start of your choice of tour.
4 Installment plans are available for anyone who would like to avail of them.
5 Travel insurance is something that the company strongly suggests all clients purchase to protect their travel investment.
6 Due to limited capacity on coaches, there is a limit of one suitcase per passenger.
7 Participants are responsible for all their property, luggage, backpacks, phone's, laptops etc.
8 The company tour guide will give all participants phone no's of tour guides and driver at the start of the trip or in an email before the start of the trip, it is vital that you keep these in a safe place.
9 At the start of each day your tour guide will tell you what time you should be ready, or to be on the bus for the next day's journey, it is up to you to contact your guide if you missed announcements on times.
10 There is a cancellation fee for participants who cancel within 90 days of the start of trip. Please see contract.
11 Some of our trips require walking over stony roads and pathways, it is advised to always bring strong waterproof walking shoes, and waterproof/windproof outer coats/jackets also.
12 We also advise all participants to let us know of food allergies they have.
13 Each participant is responsible for their baggage being brought from the Coach to their accommodation except in the case where the company have booked porterage. The group will be advised where porterage will take place.
14 Conditions, availability, or contractual obligations may warrant for dates, venues, lodging, talent/celebrity headliners/hosts/guests. Ambassadors, tour guides or transportation modes to be changed or cancelled. It is our intent and obligation, within the best of our ability, to substitute and /or accommodate equal or enhanced alternatives. We will not refund any deposits or payments towards the tour due to these conditions.
15. Conditions, availability, or contractual obligations may warrant for dates, venues, lodging, talent/celebrity headliners/hosts/guests. Ambassadors, tour guides or transportation modes to be changed or cancelled. It is our intent and obligation, within the best of our ability, to substitute and /or accommodate equal or enhanced alternatives. We will not refund any deposits or payments towards the tour due to these conditions.
Soak up the Christmas atmosphere Irish style in Kells and Donegal town before we reach our first Castle. We can take some time rambling through the shops and bars if you are interested.
We can then relax beside an open fire at the castle and begin our Christmas holdiay