St Helens Bay is home to a holiday golf resort located close to Rosslare Harbour in County Wexford with a wide range of lovely cottages which come fully-equipped with all the facilities you need when on a self-catering holiday. Also located on the resort is a 27 hole championship golf course with a restaurant and bar. The sweeping views of the gorgeous coastline, beaches and Irish Sea available in this part of Ireland make this an excellent location for an active self-catering break.
What St Helens Bay, Wexford offers for Self-Catering Holidays
For those looking to get out and explore the local area on a cottage holiday, Rosslare Harbour is just a couple of minutes away by car. It is home to a number of little shops, hotels, a church and some pubs. It is a great place to visit regularly if staying in St Helens Bay as it is so close by and has a wonderful sense of community about it. The harbour is very picturesque and is lovely to take photos of during the sunset with the boats moored there. Another recommended place to visit, south of the harbour is Greenore Point, which is a fantastic place to go if you have an interest in wildlife and animals because grey seals are often spotted lounging about here.
For a wonderful day trip from St Helens Bay, visit the county town of Wexford which just an easy thirty minute drive from the village. Its town centre is bustling with countless shopping districts, pubs, restaurants, cafes and a vibrant night life, and there is plenty to do here on a cottage break. History lovers should visit the Irish National Heritage Park which offers lots of information on Irish history with exhibitions and interactive displays and reconstructions, from Viking dwellings to imposing Norman Forts. It is a great day trip out if you are interested in learning more about Irish heritage.
St Helens Bay is serene and quiet, with a lovely laid back vibe to it. It is perfect for those looking for a peaceful coastal break in an area of natural beauty, and those who love golf will be truly spoilt with the incredible golf course located within the village. What’s more, this stunning part of County Wexford is near enough to busier towns so that you can experience two different sides of Ireland easily if you wish. Whether you are interested in coastal cottages or cottages with sea views, you should find plenty of choice in and near St Helens Bay.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in St Helens Bay, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Wexford.