A calming break away is an investment in yourself. A calm mind brings inner strength and self confidence. To achieve both, the Mount Falcon Estate in Ballina, Co Mayo is the ideal location.
Set in rolling greenland and forest, its place at the heart of nature allows it to become a true haven, and it is 1.5 hours from Galway city.The moment you turn your car into the drive of the Mount Falcon Estate, you know that you are departing one sphere and entering another world of relaxation.
And as you drive up the tree-lined avenue, and see the impressive grey stoned house through the leaves, you know that whatever state you arrive here in, you are guaranteed to leave here as someone who has had an experience that will reinvigorate, entertain, and occupy you.Quite simply, Mount Falcon is one of the west's best kept secrets. Although the hotel is a four-star property, it truly is a five-star experience.
Luxurious bedrooms, soft beds, quiet carpeted corridors lead to nooks and crannies throughout this marvelous building. It is old world luxury in a modern setting. The service that you yearn for but rarely find elsewhere. Stay in the beautiful hotel or have this experience in the modern spacious cottages and lodges dotted around the lakes and ponds on this beautiful estate.
The service in Mount Falcon is of the old world variety — you feel you have been cared for when you stay here, that your every need is being catered for before you've realised your every need yourself. There is so much to sample here, Mount Falcon has a collection of hawks, perregrine, owls, and falcons and the tour and talk by Jason was thrilling and informative.
There is also clay pigeon shooting, an archery range, a golf driving range, a salmon fishery, an estate lake, and tours of the kitchen garden. There is something for everyone at Mount Falcon. Top it all off with a visit to the spa and leisure centre and sample the fine dining in the Kitchen Restaurant or the Bolthole Bar, both of which serve excellent cuisine, featuring much of the produce that is grown on the gardens in the estate.