This gorgeous country estate was just voted Ireland's best hotel for 2022
You had me at... 5-star luxury, Champagne and spa treatments.
Not to mention candlelit dinners, cosy fireplaces and a private cinema experience.
Sounds dreamy? I know.
Time to start dropping hints to your other half that what you would really like this Valentine's Day, is a trip to the stunning 5* Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate in Co. Galway.
The luxury hotel, which was recently voted Best Hotel 2022 in the Irish Independent Readers Travel Awards, is doing some seriously amazing-sounding Valentine's Day package deals, and trust us – this is the perfect way to celebrate love this year.
Rising majestically from the still waters of Lough Corrib and dating back to the 18th Century, the 5-star Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate, situated just two miles from Galway City Centre, is where old-world charm meets contemporary elegance, and from the moment you drive through those cast-iron gates, the beauty of this enchanting estate will captivate you.
Throughout the month of February, the Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate is celebrating LOVE, and inviting guests to experience a night or two of good old-fashioned romance, offering a choice of two attractive packages, the “Ultimate Love Story” and “Champagne Amour.”
With “The Ultimate Love Story” experience, you'll get to really turn the Romance-O-Meter up a notch. Setting the scene for romance from the get-go, arrive in style to a chilled bottle of champagne eagerly waiting to be popped in the comfort of your bedroom haven. After you have settled in, how about a stroll hand in hand or bike ride about the 138-acre estate.
Fancy the indoors? How about watching a romantic movie in the back row of the fabulously intimate Abbey Theatre?
On an evening of choice, experience a candlelit four-course dinner for two aboard the iconic Pullman Restaurant (formed from two original carriages from The Orient Express). After dinner, why not cuddle-up by the fire in one of the many sumptuous lounges, where the hotel's gracious team will be available to ensure that your experience is everything that you wished for and more.
You can then return to the privacy of your bedroom where a romantic candlelight turndown with chocolates, fluffy bathrobes and slippers awaits.
Oh, and it is not over yet. This deluxe experience also includes a decadent couples' treatment at the cosy Glo Spa & Wellness.
The Ultimate Love Story two-night experience costs from € 878 per couple and is subject to availability.
For those who can only make time for one night this Valentine's Day, the Champagne Amour overnight package includes luxurious accommodation with a chilled bottle of champagne on arrival, an a la carte breakfast and also dinner aboard The Pullman.
As well as this, you also get to enjoy the private cinema experience and romantic candlelit turndown service in your room.
The Champagne Amour one-night experience costs from € 259 per room and is subject to availability.
Things to do
As well as enjoying the luxurious surroundings of your room, Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate is also home to a 138-acre lakeside golf estate, and during your stay, you can also enjoy falconry, on-site horse riding, fishing, estate bicycles and serenity walks.
The ultimate escapism waits at GLO Spa & Wellness with its relaxation lounge and tranquillity terrace, for post-treatment downtime further adding to your ultimate relaxation and elevating your comfort.