Luxury Golf Resorts: Located in County Limerick, Ireland, the Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort is an RAC five-star luxury hotel that leaves most guests feeling lucky to have
experienced its charm and uniqueness with its medieval sites, green forestlands and contemporary luxury. It
is a haven for golfers with its Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed 18-hole championship golf course, which will host the Irish PGA Tournament from 2007 to 2009.Additionally, other notably challenging golf courses, including Ballybunion, Lahinch, Tralee, Killarney,
Waterville and the Old Head at Kinsale, are nearby. Horseback riding, walking and hiking trails, fishing, skeet shooting, a spa and a workout facility are on the grounds.
Guests staying at Adare Manor can explore the Cliffs of Moher, the Ring of Kerry, the Killarney Lakes, the Blarney Castle, and the Dingle Peninsula. The city Adare has historical sites, such as castles,
farmlands, and ruins that are over 800 years old. The hotel/resort, which previously was an 18th century manor, sets on 840 acres. The hotel has guest rooms, clubhouses, and two- and four-bedroom townhouses. The townhouses are situated in a beautifully decorated
courtyard, and each one has a sitting room, kitchen, dining area, and utility room.
A stunning lakefront view, fine dining, and a wine cellar vast enough to impress the most knowledgeable of sommeliers are offered at the Oakroom restaurant. The Carriagehouse, which is at Adare Manor's golf clubhouse, is the second savory dining site. Event
planning for social and business gatherings also is available, utilizing the conference and meeting facilities, and banquet rooms. There is even a helipad for those impromptu vertical ins and outs.
Over the years readers of the renowned Condé Nast Traveler Magazine have recognized the Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort by voting it the #1 European
Resort in 2002, placing it on the 2004 Gold List, and naming it the #1 Golf Resort in Ireland in 2005. The resort also is a member of the highly regarded The Leading Hotels of the World organization.
For LxM James Rothaar