Self Catering Holiday Homes in Oranmore

Oranmore is situated on the shores of Renville Bay just 10km from Galway City. Renville Park is an extensive area of woodland and open grassland on the shores of Galway Bay, surrounding the ruins of the ancient Oranmore castle dating from the 16th century. Renville Point and Saleen Point, offer lovely views of Renville Bay, Galway Bay, Galway City, the Aran Islands and the Burren in Co. Clare across the bay.  The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife and visitors can frequently see raven, grey heron and otters. The Park’s large picnic areas and children's playground make it a firm favourite with families all year round.

There is plenty to see and do while staying at our self catering accommodation in Oranmore ranging sailing at the Galway Bay Sailing Club to  golf at the Athenry Golf Club and horse riding at Monard Riding Club. The town also boasts a multiplex cinema.

Galway City is only 10km from Oranmore and a real must for any visitor to the area. Ireland’s third city and a vibrant university city, it has a huge variety of boutiques, restaurants, museums, theatres and pubs. Founded by Anglo Norman settlers at estuary of the River Corrib, the city offers a wealth of heritage attractions and there are a number of guided walking tours available, enquire at the Tourist Office.

Galway City frequently hosts a variety of diverse festivals such as:

  • Galway Races, Co. Galway The Galway Races, a  seven day festival which is a mix of National Hunt and flat racing and has developed into a major social event with an extremely popular ladies day.
  • Galway International Film Fleadh, a six day international film event held every July, showcasing filmmaking from around the world.
  • Oyster Festival Galway Arts Festival, now one of the biggest arts festivals in Ireland, it attracts international artists as well as providing a platform for local and national performers.
  • Galway Oyster Festival
  • Clarenbridge Oyster Festival


Situated on the border of Co. Galway and Co. Clare, our self catering holiday homes in Oranmore are a fantastic base for those who wish to explore both Connemara and the Burren Region. It has a wonderful rural feel while being only a short drive to the region’s capital, Galway City.