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Lahinch is situated between Liscannor and Spanish Point on the coast of Co. Clare in the west of Ireland. Trident Holiday Homes offers holiday homes in Lahinch which are less than 5 minutes drive from the heart of the town together with holiday homes and cottages Liscannor, 10 minutes drive away and holiday homes in Spanish Point, less than 15 minutes away.
Lahinch, originally ‘Leath Inse’ meaning peninsula, has long been a popular seaside and golfing resort. The town has a stunning 2Km long sandy beach, amusements and a great selection of pubs and restaurants. Lahinch Seaworld & Leisure Centre is situated on the promenade in the town. The centre is home to one of Ireland’s largest aquariums, a children’s play area, café, a 25m indoor swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi. The aquarium is a fantastic day out for the whole family showcasing species of sharks, rays, conger eels, starfish, lobsters and flatfish. There is also an impressive recreation of a ‘blow hole’ wave explosion which illustrates might of the Atlantic Ocean as it thrashes Co. Clare’s coastline.
Lahinch’s beautiful beach and great surf has made the town a huge holiday favourite with surfers and there are a number of surf shops and surf schools in the area such as Lahinch Surf Shop, Ocean Scene Surf Shop, Lahinch Surf School and Ben’s Surf Clinic. It is also within easy reach of the Cliffs of Moher and the infamous Aileen Wave which towers at 40ft under weather conditions there.
The town is also known as an ideal holiday destination for golfers. It's impressive 18 hole golf course – Lahinch Golf Club which is sometimes referred to as ‘the St. Andrews of Ireland’ and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. The club consists of two championship courses – the Old Course and the Castle Course. There are a number of other good courses in the immediate area including Doonbeg Golf Course and Dromoland Golf Course.
There are some local sites of historical interest in the locality such as the ruins of Dough Castle, built by Donnchadh O'Connor in 1422 and Kilmacreehy Church which dates back to the 15th century. Other, better known, attractions include;
and a little further a field The Burren Region and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.
Our Lahinch holiday homes are the ideal destination for a traditional self catering family holiday, in addition to being perfectly located for those wanting to make the most of the coast’s fantastic surf.
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