Located in the heart of West Clare, on Ireland’s fabulous Wild Atlantic Way, Doonbeg is a beautiful picturesque coastal village nestling in a sheltered bay on the edge of the broad Atlantic. There is a wide range of local attractions and amenities, and it’s an ideal base from which to explore North and West Clare, from Loop Head to the Burren.

Whether it’s golf, fishing, walking, surfing or sandcastles, Doonbeg has a lot to offer and, if you’re lucky, your time here will coincide with one of our vibrant festivals.

Festivals & Events

Doonbeg is a real festival village with events happening throughout the year, so make a note in your diary to spend an exhilarating weekend with us enjoying the very best of drama, dancing, dining and jazz. Click here to see all Festivals & Events in Doonbeg

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Doonbeg has a bright and vibrant St Patrick’s Day parade through the village. A great day out for all the family.

Doonbeg International Jazz Festival

Doonbeg International Jazz Festival

With an excellent line up of local and international musicians, it’s a weekend of entertainment to remember and all the concerts are free.

Doonbeg Regatta

Doonbeg Regatta

With competitors travelling from Galway and Kerry to compete with our local West Clare rowers, a great day of racing and family entertainment is guaranteed.

Things to Do

There are loads of things for the whole family to do in and around Doonbeg and being situated on the coast between Loop Head and the Burren, it’s an ideal place to base yourself for day trips exploring the unique beauty of West Clare. Click here to see more activities in Doonbeg

Fishing

Fishing

Doonbeg's location on the coast of West Clare makes it a natural choice for all types of sea and river angling. The coastline offers lots of possibilities for pier, beach and cliff fishing for Bass, Plaice, Flounder and Turbot. Additionally you can book a sea angling...

Dining out and Evening entertainment

Dining out and Evening entertainment

The village is well catered for if you’re looking for a pleasant evening out with a bit of music, dancing or perhaps a bite to eat. Several of the local pubs have adjoining restaurants and most will have music in the evenings throughout the summer. Comerford’s Pub...

Day Trips from Doonbeg

Day Trips from Doonbeg

Doonbeg is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful region of west and north Clare, from the Loop Head peninsula, where the lighthouse has recently been opened to the public, to the unique flora, fauna and karst limestone landscape of the Burren. Loop Head...