The festive season will be in full swing very soon, and you can expect luxurious makeovers with seasonal decor in many of Ireland’s top hotels. At the beautiful coastal resort of the Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links, Christmas treats await you, from the ultimate Christmas parties to Afternoon Tea for all the family.
Hosting another wonderful season of festivities, the County Dublin hotel boasts its recent €10 million refurbishment by the pristine five-mile Velvet Strand, giving its residents both sea and sand while also offering a range of entertainment, delectable food and drinks to keep you partying all night long.
When organising your office soirée this Christmas, allow the Portmarnock hotel to host it. Catering to both big and small groups, there are many great packages to choose from. The expertise of their team will cater to your every need, be it Cocktails & Canapés in The Seaview (from €18 pp) or the sumptuous 4-course dinner in The 1780 (from €42 pp).
If you’re looking for a grander style, opt for the Intimate Nights in The Jameson Bar that caters to groups of up to 40 people (from €24 pp). Going bigger? Larger parties can avail of The Links Suite, hosting 40 – 70 people, or The Moyne Suite, which accommodates 70 – 180 guests (from €60 pp).
Afternoon Tea is a big favourite of the nation, and at the Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links they really know how to throw a festive afternoon of tea, cakes and savoury goodies. Enjoy the three-tiered feast, sitting within the beautiful dining room that gives breath-taking panoramic views of the Irish Sea. Designed by Pastry Chef, Aideen Burke, it includes the traditional Turkey & Stuffing with Cranberry Relish, as well as Charred Prawn & Avocado Mayonnaise Tartlets.
The sweet choices will feature Mini Christmas Puddings and Sherry Trifle, keeping in with the Christmas traditions. The perfect opportunity to celebrate with your nearest and dearest, and the menu is only €25 per person, or €32 to include a glass of Prosecco.
If you decide to sleep over, the hotel is home to 134 luxurious bedrooms, and an award-winning Spa is perfect for relaxing after a night on the hard stuff, as well as the world-renowned 18 hole Golf Links course.
New Year’s Celebrations are also a feature of the hotel this season, inviting you to dine from the tasting menu in The 1780, before toasting to all things good to come in the historic Jameson Bar, which will be complete with live entertainment.
Overnight packages are priced from €200 B&B based on 2 people sharing, and only 20 minutes from Dublin City Centre, it’s well worth the trip this Christmas. Embrace the spirit of Christmas at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links.