Waterville, Lahinch & Tralee Special Offer

Irish Links at its finest...

  • Our 6 night Special Offer vacation package includes:        

    • 6 nights B&B at the Killarney Plaza Hotel 4*
    • 5 rounds of golf at Tralee, Waterville, Lahinch, Dooks and Dingle
    • Car rental (self-drive)
    • Valid from October 2016 to April 2017

    from $1295 USD pp

  • This legendary, great value golf vacation in South West Ireland includes golf at arguably some of the best links golf courses in the British Isles.

    Waterville is firmly cemented at the top of all links golf surveys and rightly so, as it’s a truly magical golfing experience. The view from the elevated 17th tee on the par 3 or “Mulchay’s Peak” is certainly one to be remembered and enjoyed before finishing what will surely be a special round of golf. The Arnold Palmer designed Tralee is rugged links golf at its best and features a number of coastline holes including “The Castle” which is reminiscent of the 7th at Pebble Beach. The other golf courses on this superbly priced vacation are not to be overlooked and feature the likes of Lahinch, Dooks and Dingle.

    This awesome golf vacation is a golfers dream and features a selection of magnificent golf courses on the Emerald Isle, and what’s more, it’s all for a dream price!

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    Average weather graph for South West Ireland

  • A 7 night suggested itinerary from $1250pp

    • Day 1 - Arrive at Shannon or Cork Airport and travel straight to the Killarney Plaza 4* Hotel (Cork Airport to Killarney Plaza = 1hr 21mins drive)
    • Day 2 - Play golf at Tralee Golf Course (55 mins drive from Killarney Plaza)
    • Day 3 - Play golf at Dooks Golf Course ( 40 mins drive from Killarney Plaza)
    • Day 4 - Play golf at Lahinch Golf Course (2hr 30 mins drive from Killarney Plaza)
    • Day 5 - Play golf at Dingle Golf Course (1hr 10 mins drive from Killarney Plaza)
    • Day 6 - Play golf at Waterville (1hr 20 mins drive from Killarney Plaza)
    • Day 7 - Return back to the USA

    Includes car rental (self-drive)

    Not quite what you're looking for? Speak to one of our golf specialists TOLL FREE on (+1) 844.676.GOLF to tailor your own golf vacation

     

    • 7hrs

      New York John F Kennedy

      Airlines: AA/US Airways, Aer Lingus, Delta

    • 7hrs

      Newark Liberty International

      Airlines: United

    • 7hrs 10mins

      Washington Dulles

      Airlines: Aer Lingus, United

    • 6hrs 35mins

      Philadelphia International

      Airlines: American Airlines/US Airways

    • 6hrs 05mins

      Boston Logan International

      Airlines: Aer Lingus

    • 7hrs 30mins

      Chicago O'Hare International

      Airlines: American Airlines/US Airways, Aer Lingus

    • 7hrs 50mins

      Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson ATL

      Airlines: Delta

  • Tee Times
    Many of the golf courses you will wish to play are private golf clubs and therefore have limited tee times and restrictions on visitor play. Often demand outstrips supply, so it is never too early to begin planning your golf vacation.

    Attire in Golf Clubhouses
    Most golf clubs allow visitors to use their clubhouse facilities, including the locker rooms and dining areas. Over the last decade, golf clubs have relaxed their dress codes, however we recommend taking a pair of street shoes (not sneakers) to avoid any issues.

    Caddies and Carts
    The majority of the links courses have caddies available because, traditionally, they are walking courses, however we will often need to book them in advance for you. Caddies are self-employed and supply can change on a daily basis.

    With regards golf carts, these can be hard to come by on the traditional links courses and in some cases do not even exist! As with caddies, please request carts at the time of booking with us and we will do our best to reserve them for you.

    Practice Facilities
    These are not quite as abundant as they are at US golf courses, and you may struggle to find a practice range (or a conveniently located one) at the great, classic links courses in the UK and Ireland. Even if you do manage to find one, don’t be surprised if you have to purchase range ball tokens from the Pro Shop and self-serve!

    Halfway Houses and Beverage Carts

    Most of these great links golf courses were designed to play nine holes out (away from the clubhouse) followed by nine holes back, with no halfway house. Be prepared to carry refreshments in your golf bag to keep you going for the whole round. Similarly, there are very few (if any) beverage/refreshment carts at these courses as it is not customary to drink alcohol whilst playing golf in the UK and Ireland.

    Handicap Restrictions
    Many of the golf courses have handicap restrictions for visiting golfers and will require to see official proof of your handicap. The primary reason for this is to ensure only seasoned golfers visit these courses and don’t hold up play.

    The Weather
    The weather in this part of the world can be unpredictable, and you do need to be prepared for all kinds at any time of year. Having said that, in order to get the full UK and Ireland golf experience, every golfer should relish a dose of challenging weather at least once during their stay!

    Although it is possible to play golf year-round, we view April as the start of the season. For the avid golfer who is looking to play 36 holes (or more) in one day, June and July have the longest daylight hours with play possible until 10pm!

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Max Ford

UK & Ireland Golf Specialist

“Golf vacations in South West Ireland are a real treat and it’s not difficult to reduce the price of your trip by including some fantastic hidden gems!”

Max Ford

UK & Ireland Golf Specialist