Visit Limerick - Atlantic Edge, European Embrace - The perfect base to explore the Wild Atlantic Way
Come and enjoy a hazy, lazy Summer Break in Limerick City. We guarantee you’ll be charmed by our people and surprised by the quality and quantity of activities on our doorstep. Explore the city at your leisure and enjoy culture, cuisine and the friendliest people you’ll meet this summer! It is the perfect base to explore the beautiful Shannon region & Wild Atlantic Way whilst having the comfort of all the amenities a city can offer.
The multi award winning 4* Limerick Strand Hotel is the ideal location for your summer staycation! With stunning vistas of The River Shannon and a birds-eye view of every landmark in the historical city, the Limerick Strand Hotel offer a range of packages to suit both couples & families alike.
The hotel offers complimentary access to Energize Leisure Centre with 20m pool, kiddies pool, hydrotherapy pool, plunge pool and that all important FREE WIFI!
Executive Head Chef, Tom Flavin and his culinary team pride themselves in serving the finest quality of Irish and international cuisine. Sit back relax and enjoy a real taste of the Wild Atlantic Way in our riverside Terrace Bar & River Restaurant. View Our Food Story
Only 90 minutes from Dublin, 60 minutes from Galway and 70 minutes from Cork so no need to worry about the long car journey.
Bustling Limerick City, the Country’s third largest city has a pace and dynamism you’ll find almost nowhere else in Ireland. Put simply, Limerick is a place for getting out and about. In the city centre the medieval glories of King’s Island, home to the magnificent King John’s Castle, St. Mary’s Cathedral (the oldest building in Limerick still in daily use),and the nearby Hunt Museum sit alongside pedestrian plazas lined with colourful boutiques, legendary pubs and nightclubs, award-winning restaurants, cafes and the all-weather Milk Market.
Limerick is an ideal, central and convenient base from which you can explore the very best of the Wild Atlantic Way!
Here’s a taste of how you can use Limerick as your Wild Atlantic Way base, and set forth for great adventures ahead..
This one day itinerary starts and ends in Limerick City and includes: Lahinch, Doonbeg and Spanish Point. Lahinch is a popular water-sports destination and is Ireland’s ‘surf central’. Its beach is considered one of the best in Ireland and is just 60 minutes from Limercik City. From Lahinch visit the world-famous Cliffs of Moher one of Ireland’s most visited world renowned attractions. The next stop is pretty Doolin, surrounded by the spectacular bare limestone landscape of The Burren on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. The village is renowned for its traditional Irish music while you can also catch a ferry from there to the Aran Islands.