welcome-to-doonbegLocated 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

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

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.

Declan Hayes Memorial Weekend

The Declan Hayes Memorial half marathon and 10k run is a charity event in memory of Declan Hayes from Doonbeg, who died in a motorbike accident in 2010.

Things to Do


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Dining out and Evening entertainment

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Day Trips from Doonbeg

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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