The local dolphin watch tours boast a sighting rate of 98% during the months of May to August and operate from the towns of Kilrush and Carrigaholt, definitely a must for the family.
Doolin has its own excellent nine hole pitch ‘n putt course and Lahinch’s two golf Courses – the Old Course and the Castle Course are locted just a 20 minute drive away.
Doolin is centrally located on the Burren Way Walking Route which is a 26 mile (42 km) signposted walking trail from the town of Liscannor, along by the Cliffs of Moher, on to Doolin and into Ballyvaughan.
This has become a very popular activity in Doolin and the area boasts some of the best diving on the West Coast of Ireland including a network of sub-marine caves off Doolin Point.
The Burren is an ideal region to discover on horseback and there are many options available including beach trails.
Within a ten minute drive of Doolin are two fabulous golden sandy beaches – the mile long Lahinch beach with its lovely promenade is perfect for a stroll and Fanore Blue Flag Beach has some fantastic sand dunes and is a favorite spot for shore fishing.
Doolin has a reputation as a centre for traditional Irish music and attracts visitors from all over the world to partake or just listen and watch.
Places of Interest
Doolin is a great base to explore all Co. Clare and it’s surroundings has to offer, such as:
The Cliffs of Moher (just a few minutes drive from Doolin Holiday Homes)
Lahinch Seaworld & Leisure Centre