If you are looking for the perfect place to rest your head on a weekend break, look no further. These five options along the newly opened Lough Derg Blueway are guaranteed to make you want to book your next mini break. From a lakeside cabin to glamping pods, we have all options covered! 

1. Pop’s Dream

Where: Whitegate, Co Clare

Price: €80 per night

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Pop’s Dream is right on the shores of Lough Derg.

Pop’s Dream is like something out of a fairytale. This little slice of paradise on the sunny side of Lough Derg is a self-contained boathouse complete with its own waterside veranda and BBQ. It is the perfect place to escape from it all.

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2. The Killaloe Hotel

Where: Killaloe, Co Clare

Price: From €79 per night

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The newly renovated Killaloe Hotel and Spa is a great spot if you are looking for a spot of luxury. The beds are supremely comfortable, the staff are exceptionally friendly and the bar serves up some top-notch grub.

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3. PodUmna

Where: Portumna

Price: From €80 per night

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If it’s a bit of craic you’re after then PodUmna is for you! Located in the heart of Portumna, this quicky campsite offers three glamping options – a shepherd’s hut, pods and a bell tent. It is the perfect spot if you are planning a weekend away with a big group of mates.

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4. Blackrock Point

Where: Whitegate, Co Clare

Price: From €140 per night

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This luxurious home offers epic views of the lake no matter what room you are in! Sleeping up to six people, the house is lovely and cosy inside for cold weather days and has a large veranda which is perfect for al fresco dining on summer evenings.

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5. Carramore Lodge

Where: Killaloe, Co Clare

Price: From €85 per night

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Carramore Lodge offers a warm welcome and a cracking breakfast in an excellent location. Just a five-minute walk from Killaloe and Ballina on the banks of the River Shannon, Carromore lodge has spacious bedrooms and a comfy lounge to retire to after an action-packed day.

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