If you are looking for an eco friendly hotel in Galway you should consider the Slieve Aughty Centre in Loughrea.
This unusual accommodation is part hotel part self catering accommodation and part outdoor activity centre.
The emphasis here is nature and the environment and everything is geared towards enjoyment of the natural surroundings while staying in the comfort of sustainable accommodation and enjoying the fresh organic food.
It started as a eco-friendly equestrian and leisure centre on 17 acres and has expanded into a facility where guests have miles of trails for walking, cycling, horse riding and other outdoor activities.
Rooms at Slieve Aughty
One thing you will notice about the rooms is that there is no television, no Wifi and no Tea/Coffee making facilities. This is in keeping with the ethos of the centre where you are encouraged to enjoy nature. You will not be deprived however as there is Wifi in public areas and there is a coffee/Tea station in the bar available to guests all day.
The rooms are constructed of natural materials and are individually decorated. Some rooms have balconies.
Rooms available are a Double Bedroom with Balcony and also a One Bedroom Chalet which has self catering facilities including a lounge and kitchen area.
Children of all ages are welcome.
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The Three Towers Organic Restaurant at the Slieve Aughty Centre is certified by the Irish Organic Association. They use certified organic ingredients from local suppliers, as well as fruit, vegetables and herbs from their own certified organic garden.
Continental breakfast is served and there are Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-free options.
They have some delicious dishes as well as home made breads, soups and they have Pizza Weekends which are very populae.
They can cater for small weddings, conferences and parties.
Activities which can be enjoyed nearby include Cycling, Hiking, Fishing, Horse riding, Archery
There is a Children’s playground, Games room and a Library on site.
self catering accommodation is a short distance away.