Situated just three km west of Galway city centre is the well-liked seaside resort of Salthill. It’s golden mile of promenade boasts uninterrupted views of Galway Bay. Here you can escape the hustle and bustle of the town and breath in the fresh Atlantic breeze, stretch out on its golden seaside or take a dip in its awesome blue waters.

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If you fancy enjoying yourself in a more active way then a trip to the Leisureland Water Park is worth considering. This is located towards the end of Salthill’s promenade. There is a state of the art gym here if you fancy a workout, while you can also enjoy a swim in the pool.

Make sure your compare Galway car hire prices well in advance of your arrival to ensure the best possible deal.

The kids can have fun in the pirate ship in the children’s pool, while a 65 metre water slide offers some thrills to kiddies of all ages.

A good cafe offers a place to sit and relax for those who are less energetic.