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This family-run, three star Hotel is situated in the heart of Connemara. Our friendly and courteous staff will ensure that your stay with us will be memorable.
Carna Bay Hotel is located amidst the wild splendour of Connemara. Owned and managed by the Cloherty family, their friendly team will ensure your stay is a memorable one. Enjoy the best of fresh local seafood and Connemara Lamb in their restaurant. Perfectly situated for exploring Connemara's landscape of flora and fauna, un-spoilt beaches, mountain ranges and the beautiful Western Way walking routes. Kylemore Abbey and The Connemara National Park are a short driving distance from the hotel. Inisbofin and the Aran Island Ferries are only 40 minutes from the Hotel. Horse riding, fishing, pitch & putt and golf are all available locally.
Things to do, places to go.
Trek the Western Way, and enjoy local walking tours.
Play golf at one of our nearby courses, including a championship links course.
Take a bicycle tour of the local area, explore all the lanes and discover out of the way beaches and un-spoilt scenery.
Visit the nearby Connemara National Park.
Enjoy our miles of clean sandy beaches and clear blue sea.
Visit local historic sites, take a boat out to MacDara's Island to visit Irelands last surviving Island Oratory, or enjoy the splendour and serenity of Kylemore Abbey. Visit the local boatbuilding yards, the creators and builders of the unique and historical Galway Hooker.
We are just a 40 minute drive to the Aran Islands ferry, and a similar distance from Cleggan and the Inishboffin ferry.
If you don't already fly-fish, why not take it up? We have free fishing available to our residents on the beautiful Loch Scannive for wild trout.
Immerse yourself in the local culture in the true heart of traditional Ireland.
Take the N59 (main Galway/Clifden) road from Galway through Moycullen, Oughterard as far as Recess. At Recess turn left for Carna.
Take the Coast Road the R336 from Galway through Barna, Spiddal, Inverin as fas as Costello where you turn right, continue on this road until you come to the crossroads at Screeb then turn left onto the R340. Continue on this road until you reach Carna.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.