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Salthill

Fancy a break in the coastal seaside resort of Salthill? This traditional holiday spot overlooking Galway Bay is only 3km west of Galway city so you’ll not be far from the shops, pubs and clubs. If you want easy access to beaches and savour the vibrant and energetic atmosphere of the “City of the Tribes” this is the place to stay.

This well established holiday destination offers the best of both worlds and is probably best known for its 2 mile long promenade overlooking Galway Bay. You can enjoy a variety of watersports, fishing or take a leisurely stroll along the promenade. And along the “Golden Half Mile” you’ll find a selection of pubs and restaurants, and of course if you are feeling lucky, have a flutter in one of the casinos. Just imagine tucking into a large bowl of steaming hot seafood chowder after all that fresh air!

A popular attraction for all the family is Leisureland, a modern leisure centre and theme park right on the promenade. Features include a 25-metre 6-lane competitive deck level pool, a warm up pool as well as a kiddies leisure pool. It also has a health and fitness suite with a gym, sauna, steam room and a massage treatment centre. During the summer months the complex also has a large amusement park on the seafront site.

Where to stay

Salthill has a wide range of comfortable accommodation options from hotels, guesthouses, self-catering holiday apartments to B&B's and campsites to choose from.

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Connemara Day Tours

Connemara Day Tour

Discover Connemara, a beautifully scenic region just north of Galway City with Lally Tours. This tour includes stops at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Gardens, Leenane Village, Killary Fjord and the village of An Spidéal overlooking Galway Bay.


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Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Day Tour

The unmissable Cliffs of Moher & Burren Tour with Lally Tours includes up to 2 hours at the cliffs and includes stops at the lunar-like Burren region, Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre and the charming village of Doolin overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.


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Cliffs of Moher Express Bus

Cliffs of Moher Express Bus

A Non-Stop Express Shuttle Service to the Cliffs of Moher with Lally Tours. Experience Ireland’s natural, mysterious, 214m (702 ft) high cliffs and interactive visitor centre. You’ll have 2 full hours to explore on your own before heading back to Galway.


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Galway City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Galway City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Explore Galway with one of Lally Tours' friendly guides to learn about this colourful city and see it from the best vantage point: an open top bus! You’ll see everything from medieval walls in the city centre to the sandy beaches of Salthill. Hop on and off as much as you’d like and your ticket is valid for 24 hours.


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