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Aoibhneas, Carraroe 📶

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3 Bedrooms
Bedroom Layout
2x Double, 1x Twin
2 Baths



Our Rating: 4.0 out of 5.0 stars

Aoibhneas is the Gaelic term for ‘Joy’ and this is certainly what this bright, modern three bedroom property offers.

Within 2km to Carraroe village and close to local beaches including Coral Strand and walking trails, this property is the perfect spot to get away from it all.


Aoibhneas Carraroe is a charming three bedroom, two and a half bath property offering comfortable, quiet surroundings.  Adjacent to the owners property with a private entrance and secluded garden.  You will have total privacy.  An ideal base for touring Connemara along the Wild Atlantic Way.  The Aran Islands ferry terminal in only a 10 min drive.  You are close to beaches, walking trails, pubs and eateries.  2km to village centre.  There is a master bedroom ensuite downstairs with another double and twin upstairs with separate full bathroom.  Oil fired central heating and wood pellet stove in the living area.  Garden has a picnic table and garden chairs.

Layout:  Ground floor level:

Open plan kitchen/dining and living area which offers bright and airy accommodation.  There is a flat screen TV with Saorview channels, wood pellet stove, two armchairs and three seater couch.  The dining table seating six and the kitchen is fully equipped with all mod cons including dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, oven and hob, washing machine and dryer.
Access to the secluded garden from here where you will find a picnic table, garden chairs to enjoy some dining alfresco or a morning coffee.

Bedroom 1: King sized bed with ensuite shower. This is the only bedroom located on the ground floor.

Separate WC

Stairs leading to the top floor level:

Bedroom 2: Double Bedroom
Bedroom 3: Twin room

Main family bathroom.

Parking available and private Entrance


Local shop 2km

Supermarket 2 km

Restaurant 2 km

Beach 3km

Sandy beach 4 km

Village/Town 2 km

Please note: The host lives adjacent to the property but holidaymakers will not be disturbed in anyway. Aoibhneas strictly does not allow pets/smoking or parties.

Local Info

Carraroe is set along the rugged coastline of the Wild Atlantic Way, just West of Galway City. Carraroe is Ireland’s largest Gaeltacht region, where Irish is the first language of the areas inhabitants! You might even pick up a “cupla focal”!

Carraroe has the best of both worlds as it close to both Connemara and Galway City so it is the ideal location if you want to tour the rugged landscape of Connemara but want to be close to Galway City for shopping and its nightlife.

Carraroe Village has shops, pubs, eateries, a chemist and a playground

Carraroe is only an hour’s drive (42 km) from Galway City via a stunning Atlantic Ocean sea drive, perfect opportunity to take photos of the stunning scenery! You can also take the 424 bus from Carraroe to Galway City

Carraroe is 59 Km from Clifden Town, the Capital of Connemara

There are lovely sheltered coves and beaches to be found in Carraroe, perfect for swimming, fishing and sunbathing. The area is most famous for its blue flag coral strand, Tra An Doilin. The beach is life guarded throughout the bathing season

Quite little country roads, make Carraroe the perfect area for enjoying peaceful walks in the tranquil countryside

Carraroe is your ideal base if you wish to go Island Hopping to the Aran Islands because of its close proximity to Rossaveal Harbour (8 km) where the ferries depart daily from. There is also a angling centre in Rossaveal

Further angling opportunities are available in Carraroe at Loughaunwillin (Carraroe Lough), just North of Carraroe Village. This lake holds a big stock of wild trout

Charter a yacht with Bees Nees Sailing Charters and spend a day on the high seas! The ample deck space and seating area means it can be chartered for a range of different activities such as fishing, snorkelling, diving, island hopping, wildlife and bird spotting to name but a few. Call 091-595036 or 087-1378390

The Féile an Dóilín, maritime festival, takes place annually on the shores of Carraroe. The festival celebrates the regions rich maritime history and takes place every August Bank Holiday weekend

Connemara Isles 9 Hole Golf Club is a 15 minute drive (12 km) from Carraroe. This distinctive island course offers a unique opportunity to play golf on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean while enjoying the breathtaking views of Cill Chiaráin Bay, Cnoc Leitir Móir and Cnoc Mordáin.

Why not visit Teach an Phiarsaigh? The small cottage that was home of the 1916 Easter Rising Leader, Patrick Pearse. It is based in Rosmuc Village, 26 Km from Carraroe



Aoibhneas in August – We enjoyed a lovely stay at the end of August. The house is perfect and in a very quiet location with great hosts. It is a great location for touring beautiful Connemara and close to the ferry to the islands also. Vera Aug 2021



No pets allowed

Linen & Towels are inclusive in the rental rate.

Check-in time is strictly from 4pm onwards  (If you require a later check-in time please let us know)

Check-out time is strictly at 10am on day of departure.

Please note that €200 security deposit is required upon via PayPal 2-3 days prior to your arrival.  As long as there are no breakages or damage to the property this will be refunded on departure.

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All inclusive

All mod-cons

Close to beaches

Close to shop pubs & restaurants

Comfy sitting room with stove


Dryer machine

Enclosed Garden

Fabulous walks

Free Parking

Fully equipped Kitchen

Garden Furniture

Lots of natural light

Lovely peaceful area


Oil central heating

Perfect for Couples

Saorview TV

Washing machine


Family Friendly

Late Availability

Short Breaks

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