Discover the South West of Ireland with Natural Retreats
30 September 2009
For a truly unforgettable family break this October half-term why not visit the picturesque Ring of Kerry in the South West of Ireland, where the mild climate ensures palm trees grow year round.
With incredible savings of up to 40% available at Natural Retreats – Parknasilla Villas you can treat a family of six to a luxury five-night break from as little as £21 per person per night* and with flights to nearby Cork airport for less than £10**, there’s never been a better time to visit.
Nestled at the foot of the Kerry mountains, next to the Atlantic Ocean, Parknasilla has a rich heritage dating back to the late 1600s and boasts an indulgent spa, 12-hole golf course and luxury spacious self-catering villas which are surrounded by magnificent countryside. Each contemporary Natural Retreats’ residence sleeps up to six, with three ensuite bedrooms, a spacious living and dining area, open plan hi-tech kitchen and an external decked terrace. On arrival guests receive a luxury welcome hamper along with towels, toiletries and linen, plus there’s a dedicated concierge team to assist at all times.
Families can enjoy the best of the Irish outdoors during their stay with a range of activities including mapped walks, tennis, petanque, croquet, archery, clay pigeon shooting, horseriding, bike hire and fishing - all available on site.
Dads can also take advantage of the resort’s private par-69 golf course set beside Kenmare Bay and the ruins of Derryquin Castle; a favourite of Irish golfing legend, Christy O’Connor Jnr.
Natural Retreats - Parknasilla Villas has the perfect treat for mums too who can unwind in five-star style at the outstanding spa which boasts breathtaking views that can be enjoyed from the pool, thermal suite, heated loungers, hammocks and outdoor hot tub, which will soothe and invigorate as you breathe in the ocean air. There’s also a vast range of treatments and therapies from Elemis.
Cots and highchairs are available for younger guests and the exquisite Pygmalion Restaurant has a family seating early each evening. Older kids will enjoy playing pool in the games room and if mums and dads fancy a night off, babysitters can be arranged with Natural Retreats’ concierge team.
To make a booking visit naturalretreats.com.
*Prices for five days at half-term are from £21 per person per night, based on a family of six sharing (£635 per residence) for a minimum of five nights, and £16 per person for additional nights.
**RyanAir offers flights to Cork from just 99p plus taxes.