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Simple dining beside an open fire, should you wish to light it.Cosy living room with open fire - and rafters exposed under the thatch and sod.
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Thatched cottage near surfing beach

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Thatched cottage near surfing beach

5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Sparkling clean3 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location92% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience92% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

This authentic thatched cottage is a simple, cosy, remote retreat close to stunning Dooey strand, popular with surfers. It has a really relaxed atmosphere and is a brilliant place to escape to with friends or family on the Wild Atlantic Way.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


53 Reviews

Cynthia User Profile
June 2016
We had a lovely stay at Rita's cottage in the country! With the warmth of heated floors to the welcome of the cozy living room, it was the perfect traditional Irish stay for our home away from home. The cottage was outfitted with all the essentials and was close to a lovely beach…
Annette User Profile
June 2018
We thoroughly enjoyed our time in the cottage. It was spacious and even though it was cold in June, the ground heating did its charm... never cold. It was nicely redone and it has its original charm. You can hear the roaring Atlantic from the front porch (you can also sneak a pe…
Nic User Profile
June 2018
We had a wonderful stay at Rita’s! The cottage was larger than we expected from the pictures, and in such a beautiful location. Spent most of our time at Dooey beach, which is only a 10 min walk. Would definitely return
Maeve User Profile
April 2018
We had a great time in Rita’s cottage, super straight forward driving instructions, and while remote enough, not hard to get to at all. Our family had a wonderful break there, the kids loved the cottage, the beach and all the daffodils:). Ideal bas for either exploring Donegal o…
Rebecca User Profile
January 2018
A hidden gem surrounded by breathtaking scenery. The underfloor heating was a dream and made for a truly cosy stay along with the open fires. The local bars are a must (especially Eliot's on a Friday for the traditional music) with everyone being so welcoming. A picture perfect c…
Anthony User Profile
November 2017
You will not want to leave!!! The beech was the most unspoilt, huge, spotless fresh beech we have been on.
Bianca User Profile
October 2017
The cottage is really cosy and in the perfect place to relax: It's located quite remotely with just a few neighbours and yet it's close to the sea and the Wild Atlantic Way. It's surrounded by pure nature, which also means that you live with a few spiders and snails:) But that's …
Rita User Profile
Response from Rita:
Thank you very much for choosing to stay at the cottage Bianca, and for helping to maintain it as a result. Your positive feedback is warmly welcomed. The housekeeper and I will have a chat about bed stripping and keeping on top of critters. Sounds like you might have been a bit too close to nature there! Thanks again. Rita
October 2017

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Belfast, United KingdomJoined in October 2015
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