Royal Romance Feature: Ashford Castle


Through the grand stone gates, a royal adventure begins. This remarkable 800-year-old castle, widely recognized as Ireland’s top castle destination and, once home to the Guinness family, is exceptional in every sense. Set in 350 acres of woodland on the shores of Lough Corrib in County Mayo, the multi-award-winning property has been voted “Best Hotel in the World” by Virtuoso.

Ashford Castle

Enjoy extraordinary dining experiences and fine Irish cuisine, watch hawks soar at Ireland’s first School of Falconry and restore inner peace at the state-of-the-art spa. Warm smiles will greet you at every turn from the extraordinary characters of the castle.


Virtuoso Amenities  For 2019 & 2020:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

  • Full Irish breakfast included in rates daily served in restaurant

  • $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)

  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Killarney Park Hotel - Kerry, Ireland

Killarney Park Hotel - Kerry, Ireland

Country classic. Experience the beautiful town of Killarney in high style. This elegant family-owned retreat is the ideal base for exploring the countryside with private picnics, mountain walks, fishing, golfing, and whiskey tastings.

Dromoland Castle - Ireland

Dromoland Castle - Ireland

Royal treatment. Receive a regal welcome at this 16th-century castle on 410 enchanting acres. Spend the day at falconry school, golf academy, or simply strolling through the Walled Garden. It’s also an ideal base to discover the west coast