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Staycation in Waterford Castle Resort

Staycation Ideas in Ireland

Best Staycations Ireland

Though many holiday and travel plans for 2024 have been interrupted, holidays in Ireland are gaining popularity as Irish people take the chance to really discover the beauty and wonders of their own country. Whether you call it a staycation or just an Irish holiday, the Self-Catering Island Lodges and the Luxury 16th Century Castle in Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort offer an ideal staycation destination, as one of the leading luxury Resorts in Ireland.

Waterford Staycations

Our location on a Private Island just minutes from Waterford City offers an amazing opportunity to relax and enjoy the wonders that are available when you travel in Ireland. Our 310-acre Island Resort offers activities such as nature trails, golf and more, with casual dining at the Kings Channel Clubhouse and fine-dining and Afternoon Tea available in our 16th Century Castle. There are many activities available nearby, such as the Waterford Greenway, House of Waterford Crystal, Mount Congreve Gardens, Tramore beach, UNESO Copper Coast and more that make Waterford one of the best places to visit in Ireland.

Golden Years Breaks

The luxury Castle hotel offers a wonderful break for active retired breaks and golden years getaways. The 16th Century Castle hotel has only 19 exclusive rooms and suites, meaning you can always be sure you will avoid the crowds that larger hotels attract. Our rooms have a mix of claw footed, free standing bath tubs and spacious walk-in showers. Our 2-AA Rosette Munster Room Restaurant offers the best fine-dining in Waterford, while our Afternoon Tea or lighter Cream Tea options are a delightful way to spend the day. Golfers can take advantage of our 18-hole, par 72 Championship Golf Course and driving range, with rentals available in the Pro-Shop. The Island has numerous walking trails to suit all abilities and a plethora of flora and fauna to enjoy.

Seasonal Family Breaks in Waterford

We have seasonal staycation deals and packages, as well as staycation ideas available for the surrounding area including Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and Cork. Join us for Halloween fun or relaxing Autumn breaks, or book a winter stay and embrace the warmth of the Island. 

To book your staycation break in Waterford visit our offers page here.

Frequently Asked Questions

A staycation refers to a vacation taken at or near your home. Staycations are a great way to enjoy some time off.

Waterford offers some amazing activities and amenities, including those offered by leading luxury Resort Waterford Castle. We offer golf, nature trails, tennis courts, falcony and clay pigeon shooting, as well as meticulous hygiene and sanitisation.

Waterford offers one of the best city staycations of the moment offering local amenities such as the Waterford Greenway, numerous beaches, the House of Waterford Crystal and the Waterford Treasures Museums collection.

When you stay with Waterford Castle in Waterford there is no end to the activities you can do during your stay, whether your ideal break includes outdoor activities, shopping or museums.

Waterford Castle Resort is an ideal place to staycation with your family. We offer amenities for families such as spacious 3 bed self-catering lodges, a playground and nature trails.