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Experience Christmas at Redcastle

Monday, 28 October 2019
With Christmas fast approaching, lots of people will be finalising the details of how to spend this festive season. Perhaps the usual routine is getting tired and the thoughts of cooking a turkey are filling you with dread - could this be the year you try something different? Redcastle Hotel, situated on the shores of Lough Foyle on the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal, might be the break you need. 

Christmas Magic at Redcastle

Now in its second season of opening for Christmas, Redcastle Hotel offers a relaxing festive atmosphere and will promise to deliver you an unforgettable Yuletide. Whether you are looking for a family break, somewhere to rest after your Christmas party or to welcome the new year in style; we have the perfect Christmas Accommodation Package for you! The hotel’s proximity to the main cities of Donegal and Northern Ireland makes it the perfect place for exploring the surrounding area. 

Starting from €429 pps for two nights which spans Christmas Eve to St Stephen’s Day –3 night package also available-, the bundles on offer are family friendly, with no charge for children under four years old. Redcastle Hotel promises to keep everyone entertained with activities such as a Santa visit, live choirs, Christmas movies in the hotel’s cinema, mince pies and a hot drinks reception, live entertainment, and family magic shows. 

On Christmas Day, residential guests will sit down to a delicious buffet lunch in the Ocean Suite, and later on that evening, there will be a Christmas night buffet supper followed by live entertainment in the Captain’s Bar.

The Redcastle Hotel provides stunning panoramic views over the Lough Foyle, a stunning sight every day of the year. Make yourself comfortable on our deck area, admire the sunset and the Christmas lights and festive décor and warm your hands while holding and sipping a delicious mulled wine surrounded by the people you love the most. Can you imagine something better?

Meet Santa

Santa loves the Redcastle Hotel and he pays a visit every Christmas. The young ones of the house will have the chance to meet him and deliver him their Christmas letter in person various Sundays in December, during our Santa Sunday Carveries, and on our Christmas Day Lunch. The Redcastle Hotel is renowned for the quality of its food, where a range of options are available. Sunday Carvery is very popular among families.

Santa Sunday Carveries will take place on Sunday 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd December. Please contact for further information and to make a reservation.

Santa is also available throughout the winter months in Donegal Lapland in the Doagh Famine Village, where he participates in an exciting live Christmas show with music, full of surprises! The Redcastle Hotel offers packages to maximise the Lapland experience, including cookies and a letter from Santa for the children! Please note tickets for Lapland are not included in this package and must be purchased separately.

Welcome the new year in style

Make this New Year’s Eve memorable with a luxurious trip to Redcastle Hotel, where guests will experience the hotel’s stunning cuisine from The Edge, the hotel’s AA Rosette restaurant. Head Chef Gordon Smyth will be treating residents to a sumptuous six course meal on December 31st, which will be followed by a spectacular fireworks display overlooking Lough Foyle as the clock strikes midnight.

Fire & Ice Christmas Party Nights

If you are lucky enough to attend one of our amazing Fire & Ice Christmas Parties, know that you can enjoy special accommodation rates! Please contact our Reservations Team for further information. If you have yet to book the work Christmas party, then Redcastle Hotel’s “Fire and Ice” party nights might be the perfect solution. A red carpet arrival awaits you, and from there, guests will be treated to a sparkling drinks reception and then sit down to a gala dinner followed by live music. Dates for the party nights are Friday 13th of December and Saturday 14th of December, and Friday December 20th, and priced at €35.00 pp.

This festive season forget about the stress that comes with the Christmas planning and let us take care of everything! And, most importantly, let us take of you and your loved ones. Christmas at The Redcastle Hotel is a time to enjoy together with your family, a time to cherish and remember forever. We promise you will love it so much you will want to come back year after year!

Special Offers

We have a range of special offers that will suit all of our guests. From relaxing spa and delicious dining to midweek stays and outdoor experiences, you are certain to find the ultimate treat for yourself or a loved one at the beautiful Redcastle Hotel and Spa in Donegal.