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Best Irish Seaside Wedding Venues

If you like to be beside the seaside, check out Ireland’s top seafront wedding venues.


Irish Seaside Wedding

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If your dream wedding day is a combination of beaches, sand and magical ocean views, then feast your eyes on these enviable Irish seaside wedding venues…

Seafield Golf & Spa

Seafield

Ballymoney, Gorey, Co. Wexford

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With a spectacularly beautiful setting, a choice of three wedding suites and world class culinary expertise, Seafield Hotel offers the very highest standards of luxury and style. Host a small intimate wedding of under 40 guests in the Tara Suite; celebrate with up to 350 guests in the Aine Suite, or for something a little bit different, there’s the  Pavilion Suite, a permanent marquee with views over the Irish Sea that can accommodate 150 guests.

Galway Bay Hotel

Galway Bay Hotel

Salthill, Co. Galway

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Luxury and elegance, coupled with spectacular views over Galway Bay and the Clare Hills lends an air of romance to this popular wedding venue.  The accessible beach makes for unique wedding photo opportunities, and when it comes to the wedding reception setting, you are spoilt for choice. The Lettermore Suite accommodates between 180 – 400 guests while the more intimate surroundings of the Ballyvaughan Suite is perfect for between 120 and 225 guests.

Slieve Donard Hotel & Spa

Slieve Donard

Newcastle, County Down

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Named Best Wedding Venue in Northern Ireland in 2013, the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa is idyllically located at the foot of the Mountains of Mourne.  This lovingly maintained Victorian hotel stands in six acres of immaculate private grounds with a golden strand of beach on one side and the mighty Royal County Down golf links on the other. Inside, the hotel exudes luxury and offers a choice of magnificent rooms and an impressive range of gourmet banqueting menus that are sure to impress you and your guests.

The Cliff House Hotel

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Ardmore, Co. Waterford

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Ireland’s only luxury five-star hotel on the sea, we challenge you to find a more picturesque wedding venue than The Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore.

This privately owned hotel appears to defy gravity as it clings to a cliff on the south side of Ardmore Bay.  From the sun-drenched terraces and private balconies it is possible to see Ardmore’s sands, lobster pots and dolphins that play out on the water and all the luxury rooms and suites are sea facing. A dreamy location for a small wedding in the sun, enjoy a reception on the outdoor terrace overhanging the sea, surely one of Irelands’ most captivating al fresco venues. Or for indoor dining, The Chef’s Table seats up to 40 and can be interconnected with the House Restaurant to create an even larger space for seated receptions of up to 80 people.

Parknasilla Resort & Spa

Parknasilla

Sneem, Co.Kerry

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For generations, this magical four-star hotel has captured the imagination of many. With a location overlooking Kenmare Bay that’s sure to take your breath away, this haven of rest and relaxation makes for a blissful wedding venue.

You’re never far from a great picture opportunity at Parknasilla with its sea-views and splendid private gardens and grounds, but it’s not just the setting that wows, Parknasilla has been a byword for grace and luxury since the nineteenth century.