Remote Yurt Rental for a Romantic Lakeside Getaway near Ballyshannon, Ireland

Yurt in Ballintra, County Donegal

2 guests • 1 bed

3 reviews

This accessibly remote yurt rental is located near Ballyshannon in Co. Donegal, Ireland and is ideal for guests to enjoy a romantic lakeside getaway. The yurt is luxuriously furnished with super-king size bed, crisp linens and Donegal woollen blankets. Towels are also provided by the lovely host.

While a toasty wood-burning stove keeps glampers warm at night, they can lie back and watch the stars through the skylight dome. Moreover, guests will adore the large windows that let in plenty of natural light, offering striking views of the sun setting over lake and forest outside. Glampers can escape to the pages of a novel on the sofa or armchair after a rewarding day of outdoor exploration.

Outside, sweeping views of the tranquil countryside await guests with the serene views of Lough Mardal, forestry and mountains in the distance. Guests who reside here will have access to the Lodge, a communal amenity building, which offers a fully-fitted kitchen, hot showers, and toilets. Also accessible is the 'Reciprocal Room' a beautiful central space with panoramic views of lake, forest and mountains. A beautiful building of unique eco-design made with straw walls and a grass roof.

With all of the wonderful facilities offered, guests will have everything they need and more to have a comfortable stay. The yurt features a wooden deck where guests will love to catch some sun and survey the stunning natural surrounding beauty.

After the sun sets, glampers can gather around a toasty fire pit and roast marshmallows as they gaze at the twinkling stars above. The yurt has on-site parking.

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Features and services


  • 1 King-size bed

Most popular features

  • Breakfast

  • Pets allowed

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Swimming

  • Fishing

  • Fireplace

  • Fridge

  • Wildlife watching

  • stove


  • barbecue

    Shared Barbecue

  • 1 King-size bed

  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom

  • Parking

  • Electric car charger

  • Surfing

  • Horseback riding

  • Bicycle rental

  • Dinner

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Where you will stay

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Ballintra, County Donegal

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Scenic views
This incredible yurt rental is located in Ballintra, Ireland, and is an ideal glamping destination for those yearning to get away from it all in the idyllic Irish countryside. It sits overlooking Lough Mardal and boasts exquisite views of rolling fields speckled with colorful splashes of wildflowers, the serene lake, and majestic mountains looming in the distance.

The surrounding 90 scenic acres are waiting to be explored. Moreover, the property’s remote location away from the hustle and bustle of the city makes it a perfect choice for those wishing to escape the fast pace of everyday life and to reconnect with nature.
Activities near Ballintra
  • Swimming

  • Horseback riding

  • Surfing

  • Biking

  • Fishing

  • Wildlife watching

This yurt’s wonderful lakeside setting offers plenty of outdoor activities. On a balmy summer afternoon, guests can head down to the lake and take a refreshing swim in its tranquil water or go fishing. For a change of scenery, glampers can journey to one of the nearby beaches—a 10 min drive—and soak up some sun on the warm sand. There is also a wealth of prime surfing locations nearby and an equestrian centre off beach horse-riding.

As guests take a leisurely stroll around the property’s 90 acres of wildflower meadows and peat bogland, their stresses will simply melt away as they are serenaded by the calming buzz of wildlife all around them. Hiking and hill-walking enthusiasts will be rewarded with striking panoramic views of Donegal Bay. Cycling buffs can hire a bike and set off on a path to discover the beautiful surroundings. Additionally, it is an opportune moment to observe the local flora and fauna in their natural habitats.
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Property reviews

4.8 overall rating
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Things to know

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM - 08:00 PM

  • Check-out: 11:00 AM

House rules

  • Pets allowed
    Extra charge

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • Events allowed

  • Minimum age to rent: 21

  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy


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Additional info

This accommodation has one pet friendly yurt, subject to availability on request. There is a pet surcharge of €20.

Smoking is not allowed in the yurt.

The yurt has no electricity. One can be hooked-up however if necessary for special medical needs.

Guests are kindly requested to remove their shoes before entering the yurt.

There are pets living on the property.

Covid19: All measures are being taken to protect our guests from the spread of Covid19 and are available on request.
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