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Waterford Castle Christmas Break


Christmas 2021 in Waterford

The Island Resort has something for everyone this Christmas, from romantic Castle breaks to family fun in our self-catering lodges. If you're searching for the best hotels for Christmas in Ireland, Waterford Castle has everything you need for a great Christmas break in Waterford... 

❄︎ To view our new 2021 Festive Brochure, please click here.❄︎

Gift Vouchers
Give them the gift of luxury with a Waterford Castle Gift Voucher, available for use across the resort including Castle and Self-Catering Lodge stays, Resort Dining and Golf! Our vouchers can be personalized and sent via email or post. This year our last dates for posting vouchers within Ireland is Saturday 18th December, and for the rest of Europe Thursday 16th December.

Christmas at the Castle
Treat yourself to a luxury Castle winter retreat this year at Waterford Castle. Share our love for the holiday season and take in our magnificent 18-foot Christmas Tree which adorns the Great Hall. 


Family Staycations in Waterford
Experience the best Christmas hotel break in Waterford for families with a Winter stay on the Island at Waterford Castle Resort.

Our warm and inviting 3 bedroom self-catering lodges are ideal for families looking for a staycation in Waterford this Christmas.
Located on a tranquil island just minutes drive from Waterford City Centre, Waterford Castle is the ideal venue for those visiting the popular Winterval Festival, which will take place from November 19th to December 23rd this year, featuring hundreds of free and ticketed events. If you're looking for a family hotel for Winterval Waterford Castle's self-catering Lodges offer comfort and space, just 10 minutes drive from all the events in the city centre.

**Please note we will not be running a Santa event this year**

Festive Resort Dining
Relax in front of the fireplace or in the elegance of our Fitzgerald Room Bar with our Festive Afternoon Tea (served December 1st until January 9th), or indulge your senses with a fine-dining evening meal at the 2-AA Rosette Munster Room Restaurant. Explore the Island and feel the crisp fresh air before warming up in the inviting Kings Channel Clubhouse with a hot chocolate, or perhaps even a Hot Whiskey?

❄︎ Festive Afternoon Tea €35 per person, Sparkling Festive Tea €42.50 per person
❄︎ Fine-Dining in the Munster Room €65 per person 
(Please note our Festive Afternoon Tea will served until Sunday 9th January 2021, after this our usual Afternoon Tea menu will be served.)

Festive Foods & Gift Hampers
To help raise your spirits, this year we will continue to offer our delectable selection of home made festive foods, including our ever popular Christmas puddings and Mince Pies! Available to purchase at Castle reception.

If you wish to make a dining reservation or enquiry please contact our reception team on 051 878 203 or info@waterfordcastleresort.com.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The days are short, and the nights are cold, but the magic of Christmas is a yearly event in Waterford that Waterford Castle Resort celebrates winter holiday with the local community and visitors. There are plenty of shops to find that perfect gift, cafes to enjoy a festive coffee or hot chocolate, and Christmas lights. The Waterford Winterval Festival is also a great feature with lots of fun activities for the whole family. In fact, it's undoubtedly one of the best experiences you are going to have during Christmas Break in Waterford.
Depending on the length of your trip, and considering geography, 2 days as a minimum and a week as maximum should be good to get a captivating feeling for Christmas in Waterford. A week is just enough time for the highlights of Waterford as well as nearby counties such as Cork, Kilkenny and Wexford.

Waterford Castle offers one of the most memorable Christmas holidays available and plenty of fun ways to enjoy it. We offer a unique opportunity for some of the best Luxury Christmas Hotel Breaks Waterford has to offer, with a dreamy atmosphere,and great family friendly Christmas breaks in our self-catering Island Lodges. We provide some best hotel Christmas offers as well as meticulous hygiene and sanitization. We also offer amazing ideas for you to make the most out of your Christmas.

Waterford can be visited at any time of the year, we suggest planning your getaway for Christmas break hotels in Waterford when the trees are decorated and the lights are up, usually around the end of November until the beginning of January.There will be a real warm and inviting atmosphere.

Yes, in fact we believe we offer the best Festive Afternoon Tea in Waterford! Our Festive Afternoon Tea menu is served daily in the Castle from Wednesday 1st December until Sunday 9th January. Reservations can be made by phoning 051 878 203.