Enveloped in 90 acres of spacious grounds, Breaffy House Hotel offers old-world Irish hospitality just a five-minute drive from the town of Castlebar. The White Flag-awarded leisure facilities boast an indoor pool, gym, sauna, hot tub, and a steam room.
Decorated in a classic colour palette, the rooms feature hot drink-making facilities and en suite bathrooms. Guests can also take in the scenic views of the hotel’s grounds from the room’s windows.
Local produce is brought to the table at the elegant Mulberry Restaurant, while more informal dining can be enjoyed in Healy Mac’s Bar.
Serenity seekers can visit the on-site spa which boasts 12 treatment rooms including two Dry Floatation Therapy beds, a hydrotherapy bath, Rasul Mud Chamber, as well as a spacious tan room.
Groupon’s Guide to Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Being the largest town in Co. Mayo and one of the fastest growing metropolis in the country, Castlebar invites travellers to enjoy its bustling atmosphere but also step back in time while discovering numerous historic sites, such as the authentic 18th-century houses or the Christchurch, one of the oldest building in the region. Other must-visits include the Mayo Peace Park and The National Museum of Country Life in Turlough.
The town’s area is a popular tourist destination known for the scenic surrounds ideal for walks and bike trips. It also constitutes a good base for touring the county and visiting the attractions, such as The Ballintuber Abbey, The Ceide Fields, Croagh Patrick, and the Turlough Round Tower. Holidaymakers can also join one of the annual events taking place in Mayo, including The Blues Festival and The Heritage Day.