Hotels Near the Wild Atlantic Way, Galway

Salthill Hotel is neatly positioned at the half way point along the Wild Atlantic Way allowing visitors to head in either direction for daily excursions and return to base each evening to relax and unwind. 

The Wild Atlantic Way spans the length of the West Coast of Ireland taking in some of the most breathtaking sites that Ireland has to offer. Stretching 2,500km from Donegal’s Northern Lights to the sizzling kitchens of Kinsale, the tour has been called “the journey of a lifetime”. The Wild Atlantic Way can be enjoyed over a few days or several weeks, with over 1,000 Attractions, 2,500 activities including walking, cycling, kayaking, surfing, fishing and more, over 50 Blue Flag beaches, nearly 20 long distance walks, over 120 Golf courses and over 500 festivals and events to enjoy during each year. Explore the white sandy beaches & coves of County Galway & take in the raw beauty of Connemara.

Top Galway Attractions along the Wild Atlantic Way

The following is a list of the top 40 Attractions and ‘Things to See and Do’ on the Wild Atlantic Way from south to north starting at Kinvara with plenty more not mentioned here:

  • Kinvara – Dunguaire Castle and Medieval Banquet
  • Galway City, Eyre Square, Spanish Arch, Latin Quarter, Lynch Memorial and Quay Street
  • Galway Festivals – Galway Races, Arts Festival, Tedfest Aran Islands – Fr. Ted and others
  • Salthill Promenade and Beach
  • Spiddal Village and Beach
  • Rossaveel and Carraroe Beach
  • Lettermore Island
  • Ferry or fly to the unique Aran Islands – walking, cycling and more
  • Roundstone
  • Errisbeag Mountain (300m) Walk for scenic views over Roundstone
  • Ballyconneely Beaches and Links Golf Course
  • Sky Road Scenic Drive
  • Derroura Mountain Bike Trails
  • Killary Harbour
  • Horse riding on Connemaras Beaches
  • Connemara National Park
  • Glencoaghan Horseshoe Loop Walk, Galway
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Muckanaght, Benfree and Benbaun Loop Walk, Galway
  • Derrigimalagh Bog and Nature Reserve

So if you're looking for a hotel to relax in during your travels around the Wild Atlantic Way in Galway then take a look at some of our special adventure packages using the button below!