Nothing beats a stay in a top hotel and Ireland has some of the very best in the world dotted around the island. These are the very best of the best so you better get saving and plan that dream trip. See if you can work your way through the list and start living in the lap of luxury. Just look at those views...
Sheen Falls - Kerry
Just outside Kenmare this is the perfect place to base yourself for a look at the gorgeous county of Kerry. The hotel sites on a river, has loads of activities for adults and kids as well as a great spa and pool. Absolute luxury.
Dromoland Castle - County Clare
When you drive up the sweeping road it is like entering another world. Golf, a family atmosphere with the staff who have been there for years and an incredibly luxurious feel to the place.
Powerscourt Hotel - Wicklow
Just a 30 minute drive from Dublin and the lap of pure luxury. Superb golf course, great local hiking, incredible food and a perfect place to host a wedding or event.
The Cliff House - Waterford
Perched on the side of a rock face in a quiet back end of Waterford this is the perfect place to head to escape the busy real world. Stunning walks, a great spa and some of the best food in Ireland make this a must visit.
Adare Manor - Limerick
Set on 900 acres of land with a golf course and beautifully manicured gardens this feels more like a French Chateau than an Irish hotel. Incredible food, great for events and one of the most beautiful looking hotels in the entire world.
Ashford Castle - Co Mayo
The magnificent five star Ashford Castle is set in 350 acres, on the picturesque shores of Lough Corrib. Dating back to 1228. You won't be short of things to do when here as there are a huge range of activities from fishing to golf.
Harvey's Point - Donegal
Often voted one of the very best hotels in Ireland this is the perfect place to getaway from it all. Their staff are incredible, it is a top spot for events and weddings and the food is absolutely superb.
The Merrion - Dublin
As oasis of calm in the centre of Dublin. This five star hotel mixes all the best of Irish hospitality with world class service. A couple of great restaurants, superb large rooms and an incredible spa make this a must visit.
Hayfield Manor - County Cork
Close to Cork City centre but still feels like you are completely away from it all in another world. The staff are what take this place to another level and along with incredible food and superb leisure facilities you can't help but relax.
Monart - Wexford
One of the very spas in the entire world and the perfect place to head if you need the batteries recharged. Spend your entire day in a bathrobe (it is encouraged) and avail of the incredible treatments from their professionals in the spa.