Some of the most unique places to stay in Ireland for your 2020 staycation

Ever fancied spending the night in a treehouse, or maybe even a lighthouse?
Some of the most unique places to stay in Ireland for your 2020 staycation

As restrictions ease amid the Covid-19 pandemic, we set our sights on planning adventures while adhering to government health officials advisory.

From July 20, Ireland’s tourism scene will begin to reopen and many people have already booked a variety of staycations around the country.

Our landscape is not only beautiful and rich it’s also full of unique experiences you mightn’t have thought off until now - ever fancied spending the night in a treehouse, or maybe even a lighthouse?

Here are some of the most unique places to stay to help you dust off those 2020 blues.

A Treehouse in West Cork

Nestled in the branches of spruce pines in West Cork, you’ll find this luxury treehouse, with its own private hot tub – and it’s completely eco-friendly.

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Hobbit Houses in Mayo

Ever wondered what it would be like to live like a hobbit underground? These little, earth-covered houses are nice and toasty, sleeps up to 4 people.

Complete with its own bar and hot tub area
Complete with its own bar and hot tub area

One review reads: "What a unique place! We stayed in the Hobbit hut and it was amazing! Stephen was a great host and couldn't have done more for us! The set up was great for having a few drinks or just chilling in the Jacuzzi! Will definitely be back"

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A Lighthouse in Cork

Ah Hoy!

Galley Head Lightkeepers' Houses are perched on dramatic cliffs overlooking St George's Channel so you can be serenaded by the waves and according to them, the spirits of the sea.

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You can also check out other lighthouses here

Live on wheels in Galway

This is a unique truckhouse, a beautifully designed RV, self-contained with a King size bed, sitting area, kitchen and bathroom.

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"Absolutely loved our stay at the truck house," one review reads.

"Breege is a star, a lovely lady who is so welcoming and helpful. We had 2 cars with us and had plenty of space to park. The truck house is fab, so modern, and stylish."

A Houseboat in Roscommon

The floating Ark is a fully floating apartment with two double ensuite bedrooms, a living room/dining area/kitchen and forward deck, a rooftop garden, and a floating boardwalk.

"We stayed here for a weekend and wish we didn’t have to leave. It was such an incredible experience waking up to the sounds of the river and the birds," one reviewer wrote.

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