Whether you are looking for a relaxing break, romantic get away or activity holiday, Roundstone and its surrounding area with its unspoilt charm and natural beauty has it all.
Roundstone House Hotel is the ideal place to stay/dine after exploring the abundance of sights and activities the area has to offer. You can stroll along the unspoilt white sandy beaches of Gurteen and Dogs Bay, or try a spot of kite surfing or wind surfing.
The Hotel has an online walking book, featuring all of the coastal and hiking expeditions in the area, including Errisbeg hill and the twelve Ben’s mountain range. The hotel can help you plan your visit before you arrive. Copies are also available in each of the hotel rooms.
For water lovers, take a boat trip down Roundstone Bay and take in the sights of Inishnee and Inislacken Island, with sea angling and salmon fishing also readily available. www.seaanglingwest.net
Fancy a round of golf? There is a championship golf course nearby; www.connemaragolflinks.com
Roundstone has emerged as a reputable center of culture and art because of the luminous landscape has inspired many singers, movie makers, artists and writers. The song “Every little thing she does is magic” was written by the acclaimed singer Sting in Roundstone. If you are a movie buff, Roundstone has been a location for a number of movies such as “Into the West”, “Hear My Song”, “The Macintosh Man”, parts of “The Quiet Man”, “The Matchmaker” and more recently “Marley&Me”.
If you just want to browse the shops and pick up a bargain, Roundstone has a lot to offer with local arts and crafts, vintage, music and pottery shops within walking distance of the hotel.
The main green across from the hotel hosts a craft and local produce market each Sunday during the summer months, where passer’s by can pick up locally made jewelery, knitted garments or organic products. There is also a childrens playground in this area.
Roundstone also plays host to numerous festivals and traditional music nights which take place in the community hall over the summer months.
For an extensive list of activities in the Roundstone area, please visit the official Roundstone website at www.roundstone.ie