Salthill Caravan Park
Ireland, West, Co. Galway, Salthill
Alan Rogers Review of Salthill Caravan Park
Salthill Caravan Park was opened in 1960 and has been run by the O’Malley family ever since. The park comprises five mobile homes and a three-acre campsite near the water’s edge. The park has superb views over Galway Bay and has access to a shingle beach, just 100 m. distant. The 49 touring pitches are grassy and open, all with 10A electrical connections and 35 hardstanding. Salthill Caravan and Camping Park has several facilities, including a communal camper kitchen Complete with cookers, microwave, coffee tea facilities, sinks with hot & cold running water, and table and chairs for dining, which is beside the reception available 24 hours for all guests to use. There is also a children's playground and games room for the younger campers.
There is also access to the strand at the end of the park, just 20 meters away. With excellent bus and taxi service and a dedicated walk and bike lane into Salthill Village, it is just a 20-minute walk or 10-minute cycle. Adjacent to the site, there is a pleasant coastal pathway which leads to Galway City and sandy beaches (800 m). Off-site, there is a friendly pub (200 m) and a large, well-stocked supermarket (600 m).
Salthill beach is actually several sandy Blue Flag beaches separated by rocky outcrops. Windsurfing, kayaking and paddleboarding are all popular, and courses are available nearby. The Galway Atlantiquaria is Ireland’s premier aquarium and boasts more than 170 species of freshwater and marine life. Galway City is renowned for its Arts festival in July when the city welcomes over 100,000 visitors for a varied programme of visual art, music, theatre and dance.
Facilities at Salthill Caravan Park
One toilet block in the middle of the touring pitches also contains a washing machine and dryer (€ 5 each) and sinks (hot water charged). Showers by reception (on payment). Limited grocery items in reception. Communal kitchen, Children’s playground. Games room. WiFi throughout (free).
Directions to Salthill Caravan Park
The site is 1 mile west of Salthill. From N6 (bypassing Galway City) follow signs to Clifden, R338 to its junction with R337 at traffic lights. Turn right and follow R337 (large supermarket on right) to its junction with R336, turn left (south) and site is 200 m. on left.
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