Water Activities at The Abbey Hotel Donegal

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Full days Sea Angling & Sightseeing in beautiful Donegal Bay onboard the Abbey Hotels Charter boat the Smoothhound.

Fishing at the Abbey Hotel Donegal(*Package price minimum party of 8 people*)

The Smoothhound and her crew are one of the finest and most modern vessels in the northwest of Ireland. They have years of experience and thousands of happy anglers. The Skipper Ricky prides himself on always bringing home a catch. Licensed by the Dept. of the Marine to carry 12 Passengers and 2 crew. The license is called a P5 and allows us to operate in the entire Donegal Bay area from Mullinasole, Mountcharles, Mullaghmore, and Killybegs and west Donegal from Burtonport. The boat is equipped with all the necessary comforts for a good day at sea and has a package of safety equipment, which exceeds the very stringent D.O.M. requirements. They use high definition sonar and are equipped with a seabed mapping system, along with all the usual modern marine electronic navigation hardware. Book this trip of a lifetime here

Package includes:

  • 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast,
  • 1 Evening Meals The Market House Restaurant
  • Full days fishing on board the Smoothhound
  • Packed Lunch,
  • Transport to/from the boat if required
  • Charter of boat and crew
  • Equipment, rods lures and traces
  • Complimentary Live Music and entertainment
  • Complimentary Parking,
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

All for only €175 per person.               (min Party 8 people)

For more details on this offer and to check availabilty contact Oisin on 00353 873814600

Oisinabbeyhoteldonegal@gmail.com

or Hotel Reception on 00353 74 9721014

 

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Whale Watching & Wildlife Tours along the Wild Atlantic Way on board the Abbey Hotels Charter boat

Whale Watching Abbey Hotel Donegal

The Abbey Hotel can offer the best of the North West. Sightseeing from the deck of the Abbey Hotels Charter boat the Smoothhound. Guests can sit back and enjoy all that the unique Donegal coastline has to offer. From the comfort of this state of the art vessel view the magnificence of Europe’s highest see cliffs at Sliabh Leigh and many more treasures only accessible from boat.

 Package includes:

  • 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast,
  • 1 Evening Meals in the Market House Restaurant
  • Full days sightseeing on board the Smoothhound
  • Packed Lunch,
  • Transport to/from the boat if required
  • Charter of boat and crew
  • Complimentary Live Music and entertainment
  • Complimentary Parking,
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

All for only €175 per person.                 (Min party of 8 people)

Whale watching

We use a Hydrophone and so can listen to the Whale song. While there are 24 species of Whales & Dolphins in our waters we normally only encounter Fin and Minke whales, Bottlenose Dolphins and harbour Porpoise but anything can turn up.

Wildlife Tours

Seals Donegal Bay

The boat is based in special area of conservation and we share the area with a large colony of Harbour seals and some grey seals. The seals can be observed up-close 365 days per year. The area is also home to large numbers of Duck, Curlew, Oystercatcher, Heron, Dunlin & Swan.

We visit Inismurry and Rathlin O’Byrne Islands and the sea-cliffs with their vast Sea-Bird colonies, expect the unexpected! We encounter Basking shark, Sunfish, Bluefin Tuna even exotic flotsam that harbours unusual species.

For more details on this offer and to check availabilty contact Oisin on 00353 873814600

Oisinabbeyhoteldonegal@gmail.com

or Hotel Reception on 00353 74 9721014

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Learn to Surf in Donegal.  One of the best surfing beaches in Ireland is only minutes away from The Abbey Hotel.

Surfing Abbey Hotel

Rossnowlagh beach caters for all surfers, from first time beginners to intermediate experienced surfers. With gentle crumbling waves and an occasional punchy beach break, Rossnowlagh is the perfect beach to start you off surfing.

Established by Neil Britton in 2006, Fin McCools aims to be the number one surf school in the Northwest. Coaches include Irish champion surfers and it is an ISA approved surf school.

Rossnowlagh Beach is a 20 minute drive from Donegal Town

June-Aug 2014

Mid Week Package

  • 2 nights Bed & Breakfast
  • 1 Evening Meal at the Market House Restaurant
  • 2 Hour Surfing lesson from an ISA approved coach
  • Wetsuit Hire
  • Board Hire

All for only €149pps

(Weekend price is €169pps)

(Transport to and from Rossnowlagh will cost extra)

Minimum of 2 people

Private lessons can be arranged

Larger groups can be catered for by contacting Oisin on 00353 873814600

oisinabbeyhoteldonegal@gmail.com

or Hotel Reception on 00353 74 9721014