The best way to explore Ireland is by a car and ferries to Ireland holiday package where you can; stay in a luxury hotel and explore the country at your own pace. You can pack up your car with all you need, bring all the family, even bring the dog if you wish and have your hotel room ready and waiting for you when you arrive.
Ireland has a great selection of 3 star or 4 star hotels in city, coastal and inland locations making a ferries to Ireland package perfect for a car tour, short break or even a relaxing spa break. If you fancy a break down south you could visit Cork city and stay in the Maldron, just 5 minutes’ walk from Patrick Street, Cork’s main vibrant thoroughfare, the hotel is ideally located for enjoying Cork City be it the traditional Irish pubs or award winning restaurants. You could then take a break from the city and visit Kinsale. The Carlton hotel is set on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland with panoramic views overlooking Oysterhaven Bay. Discover a region renowned for its rugged coastline, beautiful harbour locations, a myriad of gourmet restaurants and superb golf courses.
The Hudson Bay Hotel in Athlone is just over an hour drive from Dublin Port and is the perfect location for exploring the midlands Tourist attractions include Athlone Castle, Clonmacnoise, and Belvedere House or enjoy a taste of Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey at Locke’s Distillery. Another opportunity with one of the many ferries to Ireland is a city break in Dublin, The Burlington Hotel is one of Dublin City’s most well know hotels and a long standing favourite. With ample complimentary parking, choice of local pubs and restaurants just outside the hotel and within easy reach for St Stephens Green and the shopping area of Grafton Street.
If you would like to visit the West of Ireland you could drive the two hours from Dublin Port to Galway city and stay in the Galway Bay Hotel in the seaside resort of Salthill. It is well worth taking the time to explore Galway’s pedestrianized streets full of interesting shops and traditional Irish Pubs. You could then drive a little further towards Co. Clare and stay in The Armada Hotel; a world away from the hustle and bustle of modern day living and commanding a superb ocean-front setting in the beautiful seaside resort of Spanish Point.