The Europe Hotel & ResortKillarney, Ireland
Enveloped by stunning natural splendor, with soaring mountain peaks, verdant rolling hills flowing into deep glassy lakes, and the mystic atmosphere of Ireland under sunny skies, The Europe Hotel & Resort is a luxurious testament to modern style and beauty. On the shores of Lough Lein, Ireland's largest lake, the glass walls and sleek ultramodern design of the resort effortlessly incorporate elegant utilitarian fashion with classical charm. 187 rooms and suites range in design from streamlined cool modern to cozy contemporary warmth, with plush beds providing ultimate relaxation, and deep lounge chairs that beckon on a peaceful afternoon. Bright natural light streams through large sliding glass doors, bringing out the warmth of each cream and earth toned accent, while large televisions and complete entertainment systems provide a connection to a world seemingly far away. Relax on the balcony, gazing out over the lake and mountains, and breathe in the crisp, cool air of the Killarney countryside, immersed in nature and the lap of luxury at this Preferred Hotels & Resorts property, part of the Preferred Hotel Group.
Wake to the quiet sounds of the country, sitting down to a fabulous breakfast at Panorama Restaurant where sweeping sunrise views add a magical touch to the morning, and picture the fabulous day ahead of you. Indulge yourself at ESPA, diving into the truly stunning indoor pool, and melt with a holistic treatment that will leave mind, body, and soul refreshed. Enjoy a morning round of golf at Killarney Golf & Fishing Club, with three 18-hole courses, or tee off at nearby Beaufort Golf Club and play in the midst of a 12th century castle. Take a boat out on the lake for a peaceful day of fishing, and explore the trails of the Killarney National Park and McGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Range. Hike or ride horseback through 26,000 acres of trails, or climb to the pinnacle of Ireland's tallest mountain and take in the sweeping, breathtaking views. Tour the gorgeous Gap of Dunloe, riding horseback through the six mile pass of the glacial valley, before snacking on a light lunch and taking a leisurely boat ride back to the resort. Delight in a friendly evening tennis match on one of the two indoor courts, then make your way to The Brasserie for a romantic sunset dinner. Pair the perfect steak, grilled on an open flame, with a rich red wine and watch the stars start to sparkle over Lough Lein. At The Europe Hotel & Resort discover the beauty of the Irish countryside, from an oasis of modern luxury, and find the peaceful escape you were looking for.