Opulent Castles in Ireland for an Amazing Incentive Travel Experience

Ireland has so much to offer, so, check out some great incentive travel favourites below, brought to you by Wallace Travel Group, the leading DMC in Ireland.


Dromoland Castle

If you want a Wow experience Dromoland is the place to get it. Dromoland is possibly the finest Castle property in Ireland and one of the top hotels.

With an extraordinary history stretching back to the 5th Century, Dromoland Castle was originally the ancestral home of one of the few families of Gaelic Royalty; direct descendants of Brian Boru, the High King of Ireland.    

Approached by a meandering drive that passes acres of magnificent lawns, this luxury 5 Star Castle Hotel overlooks its own Championship Golf Course and a glistening lake which commands the panoramic beauty of the surrounds. The Castle is situated on the west coast of Ireland, a mere 8 miles for Shannon airport.

With a reputation built on its unparalleled warm hospitality, guests will understand just what a special experience it is to stay at one of the finest 5 star hotels Ireland has to offer.


Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle is a luxury 5 star Castle Hotel in Cong, Co. Mayo in the West of Ireland. This five star luxury hotel dates back to 1228 and was once the estate of the Guinness family.

An extensive restoration and enhancement program is underway at Ashford Castle 

in County Mayo to return this stunning, historic building to its former glory. Having acquired the castle in June 2013, Red Carnation Hotels a family-owned collection of 16 luxury award-winning hotels is meticulously working to preserve Ashford's history and charm while enhancing its guest facilities and levels of luxury and comfort.


Ashford Castle celebrates its 75th anniversary as a hotel in 2014, so it is timely that a significant part of the comprehensive restoration program will be complete for this auspicious landmark. The renovation will protect and enhance this iconic property for the next 75 years, and beyond.


Adare Manor

Adare Manor is without a doubt the most impressive Gothic Manor in Ireland today. With many original features in the hotel, you really feel like you are staying in a home… albeit a fairly impressive one.

With copious amounts of grounds and a river running through the grounds Adare 

Manor is a must see.The public spaces of the hotel have been refurbished to their former glory. However the crème de la crème of the Manor is most certainly the function area – the Minstrels GalleryYou will not be disappointed with the bedrooms. These stately rooms are what you would expect in Hotel of this style.


A dizzying array of exemplary facilities are on offer at the Adare Manor Hotel, including the famous 18 hole championship golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones. For those seeking more relaxing times, Adare Manor has a Spa offering a full range of relaxation and beauty treatments to be pampered with.

The K Club

The K Club, Ireland’s AA Hotel of the Year 2011 is located in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside in thpretty village of Straffan, Co. Kildare. This long standing member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers the very best of pampering, leisure and golf facilities and is only 30 minutes from Dub

lin. Built in 1832, on the banks of the River Liffey, the original house was modelled on a French Château and still retains many of its 

original architectural features, art work and antiques. It opened as a luxury hotel in 1991 and was Ireland’s first AA Five Red Star Property and to this day it continues to deliver the very highest levels of service and standards in terms of its food and beverage offerings, golf, leisure, outdoor activities and spa treatments and products. 

The K Club is home to two Championship Golf Courses- The Palmer Ryder Cup Course, venue for the 2006 Ryder Cup, hailed among Europe’s greatest courses and The Smurfit Course, host to the European Open from 1995 to 2007, a challenging links inspired golf course. 


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