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Lusty Beg Island awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2014

Added: 28/05/14 : 18:43:25

Lusty Beg Island has received a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2014. The honour, which celebrates hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.

The private Island resort is located in the heart of the beautiful lakelands of County Fermanagh and has 75 acres of lush island flora & fauna to explore. With water sports, off-road driving, clay pigeon shooting, day trips to surrounding islands and much more on offer, there is an activity to suit everyone.  The Island Spa offers luxurious pampering treatments  and the lakeside restaurant serves some of the best local produce the area can offer with all meat and fish sourced from within a 30 mile radius.

There is accommodation to suit all groups with a variety of self-catering and B&B facilities.

Cabins – 6 beautifully finished cabins with open plan living area and a mini kitchen which are perfect for a couple’s getaway. A variety of cabins to sleep 2 people and 4 people are available including one with a private deckside hot tub.

Chalets – 4 chalets ideal for family groups, finished to a high standard with living/dining area, fitted kitchen, bathroom and deck overlooking the marina. Include a double master room and two twin rooms.

Lodges – 10 perfectly located lakeside lodges with a secluded position amongst the trees. Furnished and finished to mirror the comforts of home, they comprise a living/dining area, fitted kitchen and deck overlooking the lake.  These lodges can sleep up to 6 people with double bedrooms, twin bedrooms and bathrooms. Facilities include clothes washer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, Flat Screen TV/DVD and a wood burning stove.

B&B – 39 en-suite lakeside rooms provide you with the ideal accommodation for a short break on Lusty Beg Island. Comprising the comfort and luxury of a hotel stay with a cooked breakfast the next morning, all rooms are tastefully decorated and come with tea and coffee making facilities and TV.

Gate Lodge – This is an exquisite private lodge perfect for a bridal couple. Elegant and perfectly located in the grounds of Lusty Beg Island, it provides the ideal getaway.

The ideal place to get back to nature, visit Lusty Beg Island and you’ll be amazed at all it has to offer.

Boa Island, Kesh
Co. Fermanagh, BT93 8AD
Tel: (+44) 28 686 33300
Fax: 028 686 32033

Kids go free on Irish Ferries

Added: 28/05/14 : 18:37:53

Irish Ferries are going ‘Family-Friendly’ as they roll out a Kids Go Free offer effective on all of their routes to Britain this year and into 2015.
Following on from their successful ‘+1 Free’ passenger offer, their Kids Go Free arrangement means Mum and Dad are the only ones who pay when families travel by car on Irish Ferries services from Dublin to Holyhead and Rosslare to Pembroke.  Kids under five are free too.
Not limited by numbers, all children up to the age of 15 can travel free-of-charge on all Irish Ferries sailings throughout 2014 and up to January 30th 2015.  That includes weekend sailings, peak July & August holidays, school mid-terms and even the Christmas & New Year period.

The offer applies to new motorist bookings only made before June 30th next.  Further detailed information and bookings can be made online at or by telephoning 1818 300 400.