The Salthill Hotel is ideally located only an 8-minute drive from the picturesque village of Barna. To get there from the Salthill Hotel simply head west on R336 and turn left onto Barna Rd/R336.
Barna is a Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) village. Barna Village is considered the gateway to the largest Irish speaking region in the country, Connemara. This scenic seaside village is a popular area for a popular destination for walkers, families, nature lovers and Galway commuters to live in. Barna offers superb views of the Burren in County Clare and the Aran islands on clear days.
Barna woods are located on the right coming from The Salthill Hotel. Barna Woods has the last natural growing oaks in the west of Ireland. They are owned by the Galway County Council and are a conservation area. They provide the ideal setting for a quiet country walk . Barna is a natural playground for all ages and a great place to explore.
Silver Strand Beach
Located in Barna, Silver Strand Beach is a blue flag beach that is well worth a visit. The beach has a safe, shallow, sandy beach of approximately 0.25km long surrounded on one side by a cliff and the other by rocks. Facing directly into Galway Bay, it offers spectacular views. It is a popular destination for young families with a lifeguard present in the summer months. There is a promenade with parking available at the beach.
Bearna Golf Club
Bearna Golf Club was carved out of a typical Connemara landscape of granite rock, bog, gorse and heather. It is a challenging course with unique character. It offers commanding views of Galway Bay, the Burren and the Aran Islands. The course measures approximately 6900 yards with water coming into play at 13 holes. It has generously proportioned fairways, many elevated tee boxes and some splendid carries.
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