With its sprawling countryside, rugged coastal landscape, and romantic hideaways, Ireland is the perfect destination to escape with your love. These are the ten best places for a honeymoon in Ireland.
Maybe you were born and bred on the Emerald Isle and want to honeymoon at home. Or are you planning a romantic break to Ireland from somewhere further away? Whatever the reason, here are ten unforgettable places for a honeymoon in Ireland.
From luxury resort hotels to quaint and secluded Airbnbs, Ireland offers something for every couple.
So, if you want to start your married life by soaking up the romantic atmosphere of the land of saints and scholars, read on for the best places for a honeymoon in Ireland.
10. Adare, Co. Limerick – treat yourself to a night at Adare Manor
Kicking off our list of unforgettable places for a honeymoon in Ireland is the quaint village of Adare in County Limerick.
A designated heritage town and recognised as ‘Ireland’s Prettiest Village’, there sure is a romantic feel here. Book a stay in the luxurious five-star Adare Manor for a honeymoon you’ll never forget.
Address: Adare, Co. Limerick, V94 W8WR, Ireland
9. Wicklow, Co. Wicklow – the beautiful ‘Garden of Ireland’
Are you and your partner nature lovers? If so, we can think of no better honeymoon destination than the stunning ‘Garden of Ireland’.
Wicklow National Park is a romantic haven that will allow you to get lost in a natural paradise. Home to ancient history, magnificent scenery, and plenty to explore, this is undoubtedly one of the best places for a honeymoon in Ireland.
8. Dingle, Co. Kerry – discover Ireland’s southwest
The Dingle Peninsula is truly one of the most magical corners of the Emerald Isle to discover.
Boasting friendly locals, stunning scenery, and a quaint small-town feel, we bet you will never want to leave. Set on the harbour, this is the perfect place for a romantic break away.
7. Galway City, Co. Galway – Ireland’s capital of culture
As a melting pot of Irish culture, Galway is a must-visit on any trip to the Emerald Isle. And there is really no better time to visit the city than on your honeymoon.
Walk the cobbled streets of the city centre lined with brightly coloured buildings housing Galway’s local businesses or take a stroll along the Salthill Promenade as the sun goes down over this magnificent city.
6. Carlingford, Co. Louth – for an idyllic backdrop
Set on the beautiful Carlingford Lough overlooking the Mourne Mountains to the north and the Cooley Peninsula to the south, Carlingford is the perfect place for a post-wedding holiday.
Home to lots of local businesses, lively pubs, and nature to explore, you’ll never forget a trip to this stunning town.
5. The Causeway Coast, Co. Antrim – the perfect glamping location
The Causeway Coast is a must-visit when travelling to Northern Ireland. Boasting stunning scenery, quaint seaside towns, historic castles, sandy beaches, and more, the reasons to visit this coastal stretch are endless.
If you’re looking for a memorable romantic break, then a glamping trip will certainly make the Causeway Coast one of the unforgettable places for a honeymoon in Ireland.
4. Westport, Co. Mayo – a stunning small town
The stunning County Mayo town of Westport is one of the most stunning fairytale towns in Ireland. You can soak up your surroundings and take a deep dive into local Irish culture here.
Book a night in Ashford Castle, one of Ireland’s most luxurious hotels just half an hour from Westport, for a honeymoon you’ll never forget.
3. Aran Islands, Co. Galway – for a peaceful island escape
For a romantic island escape, we highly recommend you take a trip to the Aran Islands, just off the coast of County Galway.
With lots of history, natural beauty, and a secluded feel, the Aran Islands are certainly some of the best places for a honeymoon in Ireland.
2. Killarney, Co. Kerry – for some of the most stunning scenery in Ireland
Killarney National Park in County Kerry is a natural paradise. Home to lakes, mountains, and some of the most incredible natural landscapes Ireland has to offer, Killarney is the perfect place to enjoy some peace and tranquillity with your partner.
We recommend booking a night at the Europe Hotel and Resort, which overlooks the lakes, for a truly magical stay.
1. Achill Island, Co. Mayo – one of the most unforgettable places for a honeymoon in Ireland
Topping our list of Ireland’s best honeymoon locations is the incredible Achill Island, just off the coast of County Mayo.
Home to Keem Bay, which has been named among the best beaches in the world, the rugged Croaghaun Cliffs, and the fantastic Atlantic Drive, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into another world.