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Staycation Ideas In Westport Ireland


Though many holiday and travel plans for 2020 have been interrupted, staycations in Ireland are on the horizon. Knockranny House Hotel in Westport offers an ideal staycation destination, as one of the leading luxury four star hotels in Ireland.

Our location in Westport offers an amazing opportunity to relax and enjoy the wonders that are available when you travel in Ireland. There are many activities available nearby, such as cycling and kayaking that make Knockranny House Hotel one of the best places to visit in Ireland.

As we re-open we are taking every precaution and following HSE guidelines to ensure your safety, and that of our staff. Knockranny House Hotel will offer all precautionary measures as part of a  Fáilte Ireland approved hotel. We ask that you comply with the regulations put in place by the HSE to ensure the safety of all guests and staff at the hotel. Guests travelling from areas not on Ireland’s coronavirus green list will have to self-isolate for 14 days prior to your visit.

We will have seasonal staycation deals and packages, as well as staycation ideas available for the area including walking weekend, Yoga retreats… Staying with us at Knockranny House Hotel will grant eligibility for the staycation voucher offered by the Irish government, meaning we offer one of the best staycations in Ireland. The staycation subsidy offers adults twenty percent staycation tax back on accommodation, food, and non-alcoholic drink purchases up to the value of €625.

FAQs about Staycations in Ireland

What is a staycation?

A staycation refers to a vacation take at or near your home. Staycations are a great way to enjoy some time off while you protect yourself against Covid-19.

Is Westport safe for tourists?

Westport is one of the safest in Ireland and continues to be as businesses and residents is the area make every effort to keep Covid-19 controlled. This ensures we can accommodate guests safely.

Is Knockranny House Hotel safe?

Kockranny House Hotel has taken every precaution to ensure the safety of our guests and staff. We work very hard to follow all guidelines put in place by the HSE.

Where should I go in Westport?

Westport offers some amazing activities and amenities, including those offered by leading luxury hotel Knockranny House Hotel. We offer luxurious accommodation, award winning Spa facilities & amazing dining options as well as meticulous hygiene and sanitisation.

What are nice places for a staycation?

Westport offers one of the best Ireland staycations of the moment offering local amenities such as Cruising, Paddle boarding, Cycling.

What are some good things to do on a staycation?

When you stay with Knockranny House Hotel in Westport there is no end to the activities you can do during your stay, whether your ideal break includes relaxing spa days, fine dining experience, hiking or scenic drive.

What should I do during a coronavirus staycation?

Staycations are the new thing in Coronavirus times, and the best places to visit are the ones with rigorous sanitisation routines. Knockranny House Hotel ensures every safety precaution is being implemented so you can enjoy a worry-free staycationWestport

Where can I take my kids during the holidays?

Knockranny House Hotel in Westport is an ideal place to staycation with your family. We offer amenities for families such as use of Spa Salveo’s swimming pool.

How much does a staycation cost?

Staycations can become expensive [particularly if you’re taking a family trip], but in Ireland there will be a staycation tax refund for all staycations taken between October 2020 and April 2021, making your staycation more cost effective.

What are the best places to visit on a 3-day trip?

Knockranny House hotel in Westport offers a unique chance to enjoy a three-day getaway in Ireland.

What are some must-see's when visiting Ireland?

Ireland is a versatile travel destination, and has so much to offer, including ocean activities and seaside stays, as well as mountain views, and fields so fondly sung of in our folk songs. Ireland offers city breaks, big and small, and Knockranny House Hotel is the ideal base to enjoy the best that Ireland has to offer.

What is the staycation subsidy?

The Irish government is offering a subsidy of 20% back on up to €625 to staycationers between October 2020 and April 2021.

How do I get a staycation voucher?

To avail of the staycation voucher, you must upload a copy of your receipts to an app and spend at least €25 to reclaim up to €125 per person in income tax credit.

How much is the staycation subsidy?

Individuals can reclaim up to €125 in income tax credit as a staycation subsidy.

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