Word reached us recently that Christmas hotel breaks – as in residential packages, with overnight stays running from Christmas Eve to St Stephen’s Day – had sold out at Harvey’s Point in Co. Donegal. It won’t be long before others follow suit. Plus, there are less than 100 days to go! Don’t panic. Before you break out in a sweat, we’ve outlined your options for skipping the wash-up and seasonal stress with a hotel break below. Packages look pricey, but they include everything from meals to mulled wine and mince piece, Santa visits and live entertainment. Beset of luck – and be sure to compare like with like. Take 3: Christmas in a castleBallynahinch Castle (pictured) is a Victorian country house with beautiful Connemara views – cosy up for a three-night break from €870pp sharing a classic room. 095 31006; ballynahinch-castle.com. Dromoland Castle could be your home away from home this Christmas, with special curated two-night packages available from €1,180pp. 061 346-7007; dromoland.ie. Lough Eske Castle is Donegal’s only five-star, and it invites you to put your feet up during what it dubs “silly season” with a two-night or four-night package (from €559pp and €799pp respectively). 074 97 25100; lougheskecastle.com. … Read full this story
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