Soak up all the best of Irish culture on St Patrick’s Day with a short break to the Emerald Isle. Small Luxury Hotels of the World has rounded up the best of what’s on offer this March, right down to a perfectly poured pint of Guinness.
Brooks Hotel in Dublin offers a uniquely Irish warm welcome to guests visiting on St Patrick’s Day, starting with a complimentary pint of Guinness on arrival and finishing with an award-winning Irish breakfast before you leave.
Nearby attractions include Croke Park to watch a game of hurling, and the famous Trinity College. Book now and you and your partner can stay two nights for just €95 (£80) each.
For a more rustic experience, choose Dunraven Arms in Shannon, where guest can enjoy the old-world charm of an 18th century coach house, complete with open fires and antique furniture.
Outdoor activities on offer include golf and horse-riding, or you can take a dip in the hotel’s indoor pool. A two-night stay, including breakfast on both days and dinner on one night, costs from €155 (£131) per person, based on two sharing.