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Sioscadh na Mara (Sea Whisper), Spiddal 📶

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



Our Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars

Situated in a quiet lane in an absolutely delightful setting yet less than 5 minutes drive from pubs, shops and restaurants. This superb stylish light filled holiday home offers breathtaking views of Galway Bay.

Finished to a luxurious specification, the property is equipped with everything you would expect from a five star self catering home. From wifi broadband to microwave, TV, travel cot and highchairs this property has it all.



From the front entrance you walk into a large hallway. The sitting room has a large window overlooking Galway bay, a TV with Saorview channels, comfy couch with foot stools. The thoroughly modern kitchen has a central preparation island, double doors opening out to the side of the house. Upon entering the kitchen you are immediately struck by the natural light and stunning panoramic sea views from the large window in the dining area and double patio doors. This kitchen is a gourmets delight as it has everything one might need to cook that perfect meal. There is a stove to light in the evening after a fun filled day touring Connemara and Galway and enjoy an evening meal.

King size master bedroom with carpet flooring, wooden finishes and ensuite shower room.

2 double rooms with wooden flooring, cream wooden finishes and good lighting

There is a large bathroom with a claw foot bath, separate shower unit, sink unit & WC.

This superior holiday home is wheelchair friendly with a ramp at the back door.


Enjoy spectacular views from the front of the house with a large pebbled driveway.

Local Info


The small seaside village of Spiddal, on the Irish Coast, overlooks Galway Bay and the Aran Islands, and is a very popular destination for visitors. There are numerous restaurants and pubs, two beaches and a lovely coastal golf course it has something to suit all tastes. Located close to Shannagarraun Wood, a Special Area of Conservation, Spiddal provides lovely places to walk and explore. Try sea fishing off the pier, take a walk down Tra na mBan Blue Flag sandy beach or indulge in a round of golf at Rosshill Golf Course. Only 12 miles to the east lies Galway City, where you can discover some of Ireland’s long and varied history; visit Lynch’s Castle, or trace the origin of the famous Claddagh Ring, which originated in a village near the shore of Galway Bay.

Spiddal has the best of both worlds as it close to both Connemara and Galway City (19km) 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. Taxis cost €25 one way from Spiddal to Galway with Galway Taxis (091-561111). Bus Eireann has 2 bus routes that run throughout the day between Galway City & Spiddal

Things to do in Spiddal:

Standun Spiddal: Standún is a unique family run store with a huge variety of Aran Sweaters, Irish products, Menswear, Ladies fashion, children’s clothing, Irish and International gifts and home ware and a cafe with home baking.

Spiddal Craft & Design studios: is a small complex of craft workshops with stunning views of Co Clare; where traditional craft demonstrations take place. Crafts include Hand weaving, Jewellery and Stained Glass making, Screen printing, and various forms of art, Traditional Basket Weaving and a Photographic Studio. It also has an onsite cafe, An Builin Blasta.

Beaches: Spiddal has 2 beaches. One is a blue flag beach called Tra na mBan and the other is situated behind the pier and is suitable for fishing

Galway Bay Fishing: Boat Hire and Deep Sea Fishing excursions of the coast of Spiddal. Fish for shark, cod, ling, pollock or ray, as well as other species, on the Maighdean Mara. Call Kevin McGabhann on 086-8547890

O’Neachtain Tours: Based in Spiddal, O’Neachtain Tours are a touring company which will show you some of the most scenic views in the West of Ireland. For more information please call 091-553188

Island Hopping: Why not take a day trip to the Aran Islands? Rossaveel is only a 20 minute drive (19kms) from Spiddal. There are various trips between Rossaveel harbour and the islands throughout the day. Click on the following link for more details on ferry times an prices:

Barna Golf Club: For any of you avid golfers; Barna Golf Club is only 14kms from Spiddal. Caddy hire available. Dress code is neat & casual. Full canteen facilities available with full bar menu and restaurant. Call 353 (0)91 592677 for more information

Letter More:

Lettermore (Leitir Moir) is a lovely Gaeltacht area in South Connemara and is joined to the Connemara main land by a bridge. The Lettermore-Lettermullen Peninsula is actually a series of small islands which are linked together by the R374 roadway.

The area name derives from the Irish Leitir Móir meaning great rough hillside. The main spoken language in Lettermore is Irish. Lettermore Village has a welcoming pub and local convenience store

Lettermore boasts a contrasting landscape of rugged coastline, sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. This is an area where the traditions and culture of the Gaeltacht are very much alive

The Connemara Isles Golf Club is located in Lettermore. This 9 hole golf course is a golfers dream! After a game why not relax in Ireland only thatched golf club house?

There are plenty of lovely walking trails in and around Lettermore with stunning scenery so don’t forget to take your camera!

Lettermore is 48 Km from Galway city. There is a daily Bus Eireann service from Galway to Lettermullen. Lettermore is approx a 1 hour drive from Clifden town centre.

Other nearby areas to visit is Kilkieran, Roundstone, Carraroe and Rossaveal, where you can take a ferry to the Aran Islands. All these routes take you along stunning coastal roads.



  • We all loved everything about this house we had an excellent stay the house was so clean and we had everything we needed, I would definitely recommend this house and host. Barbara Aug 2022



No pets allowed

Linen, and Towels are included

Check In is strictly from 4pm onwards

Check Out is strictly at 10am

€200 cash deposit required upon arrival.  As long as there are no spillages/breakages will be refunded upon departure.

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2 bathrooms

Along the Wild Atlantic Way

Amazing Sea Views


Central Heating

Close to Spiddal


Dryer machine

Fabulous Views

Free internet

High chair & Travel cot

Linen & towels included



Saorview TV

Utilities included

Washing machine

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