Luxury Beach Hotel on the West Coast of Ireland

‘Luxury is in each detail’ – Hubert De Givenchy

Luxury Beach Hotels Ireland

In search of luxury beach hotels in Ireland? The award-winning Ocean Sands Hotel is the epitome of coastal charm on the beautiful North West of Ireland coast. The modern shoreside hotel boasts 50 beautifully appointed rooms and luxury suites in an idyllic seaside setting and every feature you may require for a luxurious and relaxing break away. Less than an hour’s drive from Ireland West Knock, The Ocean Sands Hotel offers guests an unrivalled beachfront hotel experience with friendly staff, top of the range facilities, excellent locally sourced food and unlimited access to a sandy beach.

Spellbinding Sligo

County Sligo has a prime position on the famous Wild Atlantic Way which runs all the way from the North West of Donegal all the way down to County Cork. Famed for its rugged beauty, it is the ideal destination for your next luxury break away. Some local Sligo highlights you may wish to visit during your time here in Sligo include Mullaghmore Head with its stunning white sandy beach, the Carrowkeel Megalithic Site, the Bricklieve Mountains Trail, the bustling village of Strandhill, Coney Island and pretty Streedagh Strand.

Our luxury hotel is situated in Enniscrone, a historic seaside village with much to offer visitors including some great dining options. It also boasts the stunning Enniscrone Beach which has an incredible 5km of pristine golden sands and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.  

Harness the Healing Power of the Sea

If you are looking for an amazing hotel and spa experience on the West Coast, the Ocean Sands Hotel has you covered.

The exceptional healing potential of the ocean has been well-documented and just spending time by the seashore can have a significant impact on the body and mind, improving mood, lowering stress-levels and leaving you feeling relaxed and invigorated. If you happen to be partial to a dip in the ocean, you will be glad to know that the benefits will just keep on coming. The ocean is an amazing natural source of the mineral magnesium which human cells need to function and even a short dip will top up your levels nicely. Seaweed, too, is an amazing source of various minerals and trace elements which offer an incredible range of benefits to the body.  

Hot baths using organic seaweed harvested from Clew bay and Atlantic Ocean seawater are a local speciality here in Enniscrone and Kilcullen’s Seaweed Bath House which is just steps from the hotel has been offering them to locals and visitors alike for over a hundred years. In a vintage glazed porcelain bath with solid brass taps, you can enjoy the healing properties of the hot seawater, an authentic Enniscrone spa experience like no other. In the nearby village of Strandhill, you will also find the famous Voya Seaweed Baths. Experience real luxury by choosing from a selection of invigorating seaweed-based treatments including body wraps, facials and other therapies to calm the mind and relax the body.

Gym and Swim

Just a two-minute walk from the hotel, you will find the Waterpoint leisure centre which boasts a heated indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room. If you have energy to burn, the centre also offers a state of the art gym with professional personal trainers and a full programme of fitness classes.


If golf is your thing, you will be glad to know that The Ocean Sands Hotel is also in a prime location for golf lovers. Whether you want to explore or stay closer to home, there is a golf course suitable for you. 

We are located just a ten-minute walk from the excellent Enniscrone Golf Links and less than an hour from the scenic County Sligo Golf Links course and the beautifully designed Carne Golf Links in Belmullet, County Mayo. Our local course at Enniscrone offers golfers 400 acres of premium links land and is widely considered to be one of the finest example of a traditional Irish links courses. It is suitable for the amateur as well as the more experienced golf enthusiast. It has also been ranked in Golf World’s Top 100 Courses on the British Isles and the Golf Digest’s top 15 links courses.

Gourmet Dining

We have two excellent dining options right here in the hotel. The Ocean Bar and Restaurant and Dunes Dining Room both offer a great selection of delicious meals including locally- sourced seafood, when available. You are sure to appreciate the unique experience of taking in some panoramic views of the Atlantic while you dine. A private dining room is also available for groups.

Sligo Town also has some excellent dining options. The award winning Eala Bhán is located by the Garavogue River and offers a classic menu featuring local artisan produce with a contemporary twist.  Aother highly recommended dining option also in Sligo Town is French restaurant, La Montmartre. This elegant French restaurant offers a light and modern ambience and specialises in producing French classics using locally sourced Irish ingredients.

Another highly recommended dining option here in Enniscrone is Áit Eile, a modern and intimate restaurant serving traditional Irish food with a twist in their intimate but casual restaurant. The team there also place a strong emphasis on locally sourced produce as well as showcasing free-range artisan meats and fresh Atlantic seafood.

Gourmet Dining

The experienced hospitality team at The Ocean Sands Hotel is committed to making your next luxury break in Enniscrone as enjoyable and relaxing as possible. We are also delighted to offer guests a range of amazing luxury packages which can also be specifically tailored to your needs. Check out our offers page or email to learn more.