Our Wild Atlantic Way Hotel Activites
We want you to have an amazing trip to Enniscrone, and no matter what your interests are, you are sure to find something to enjoy.
Here at The Ocean Sands Hotel, we offer an amazing array in-house activities for all our guests, with access to more fantastic activities in the locality.
From Golf to Surfing, to Our Pebbles Kids Club , we are ensuring that you have incredible, memorable experiences on your stay our Wild Atlantic Way Hotel.
Specially Constructed Indoor Play Area for Kids
‘Never underestimate the importance of having fun’ - Randy Pausch
Proud to be one of the West of Ireland’s most family-friendly hotels, The Ocean Sands in Enniscrone strives to cater for parents and children alike and we are delighted to offer our guests access to our impressive indoor play area for kids (including separate activity area for babies) located right here in the hotel.
Fun Things to Do in Sligo With Kids
‘Not all classrooms have four walls’
When holidaying with children, keeping them entertained is of paramount importance. No parent wants to hear cries of ‘I’m bored’ when you are all meant to be having fun. After all, it’s your holiday too! If you are looking for a family activity in Sligo, we have rounded up a list of fun and educational things to do with kids right here in Yeats Country.
Horse Riding in Sligo
Situated 3 miles from Ballina and 3 miles from Enniscrone, Iceford Stables is the perfect choice for horse riding nearby.
Iceford Stables provide lessons from beginner to budding show-jumper, and cater for all ages and abilities. They provide a high standard of horses and ponies and excellent quality of instruction. They are the only company to offer beach rides in the area and also provide scenic hacking. Family run stables that have had many happy riders. Located in a quiet rural area with beautiful trails. Enquire Here
Enniscrone Beach: Brimming with Coastal Charm
Enniscrone Beach is located on the shores of the spectacular Killala Bay in County Sligo. The beach stretches for an amazing 5 kilometres, offering ample walking opportunities. It is also backed by a series of sand dunes which are teaming with coastal wildlife. To one end of the beach, you will see the ‘Valley of the Diamonds’, a volcano-like formation visible in the in the largest of the dunes.
Soothing Seaweed Baths in Enniscrone
‘The sea cures all ailments of man’ – Plato
An ancient tradition practiced for centuries along the West Coast of Ireland, hot seaweed baths have long delivered relaxation and even pain relief to those suffering from a range of chronic health complaints including rheumatism and arthritis. Bath Houses came to Ireland during the Edwardian era and testament to their one-time popularity was the fact that approximately 300 of them were scattered around the country at the start of the 20th Century. They may not be nearly as widespread today, but they are still appreciated by many for their proven therapeutic qualities.
West of Ireland Golf Tours on the Wild Atlantic Way
Golf is quite simply a national pastime here in Ireland. With Irish golf legends such as Padraig Harrington, Rory McIlroy, and, more recently. Shane Lowry helping to elevate the sport’s profile to new heights, it is now one of our most loved and watched sports. And it seems that we are keen to grab a piece of the action for ourselves. Golf courses all over the country team with activity each weekend as budding golfers tee off for prizes or just for pleasure.