Getaway Ideas for Spring and Summer in Westport
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Getaway Ideas for Spring and Summer in Westport

Spring and summer in Westport bring warmer, long days, and access to enough pristine nature to create a lifetime of memories.

Experience the best of Spring & Summer in Westport, where warm days and stunning nature combine to create lifelong memories. Travelling around Westport can take many forms. With options for adventure in the mountains, seaside relaxation, urban exploration, and cultural immersion, it's no wonder Westport is among the best summer holiday destinations.

Whether you're seeking a family getaway or inspiration for summer vacation ideas, Westport has something for everyone. Explore the majestic Croagh Patrick mountain or enjoy the waters of Clew Bay. For a family-friendly adventure, take a leisurely bike ride along the Great Western Greenway. Immerse yourself in the town's vibrant atmosphere and discover its rich history. Discover the magic of Westport, where every moment is an opportunity for adventure and creating cherished memories.

Below are some summer getaway ideas to help you start planning.

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The dramatic scenery in this part of the county lends itself perfectly to a four-wheel adventure along the Wild Atlantic Way. Hike through spectacular landscapes, swim in crystal clear waters of Clew Bay and experience incredible sunsets.

Need some inspiration? We've got you covered with six stunning driving routes i ireland that will take you from Westport town to rolling hills, rugged coastlines and everywhere in between. So buckle up, put on your best Spotify Playlist and get ready to explore the best of the west.

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Mountain Hikes

Westport has some of the best mountain hikes in Ireland giving you a birds-eye view of Mayo's magnificent landscapes. And perhaps the best part? After your activity of choice, you can relax in the spa in one of the town's many hotels.

Popular hiking trails here include Croagh Patrick, Nephin and of course Connaughts highest mountain Mweelrea.


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Unwind In Westport

There are myriad reasons to explore our charming town on the edge of the Atlantic and if you want to unwind, Westport is the place.

For centuries, people have been coming to Westport to seek relaxation and wellness, with the Victorians starting the trend by indulging in seaweed baths and taking in the restorative sea air. Today, Westport is home to some of the best spas in Ireland, as well as retreat centres and a state-of-the-art yoga studio, providing visitors with a wide range of options for relaxation and rejuvenation. If you're looking for a more cultural way to unwind, be sure to visit one of the town's many art galleries or simply take a peaceful stroll barefoot along the beach.


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Tackling The Great Western Greenway

If it’s epic you’re after, you'll want to ride The Great Western Greenway, a 42k off-road cycleway from Westport to Achill Island. The scenic route hits towns, mountains, and coastline

Bring your own bike or hire one from the many bike shops around town, and yes, most of them hire electric bikes if you are looking for more leisure than LeMond. The town has even been identified as a Cycle Friendly destination with all hotels providing bike spaces, repair kits and bike hire.