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Sandrock Holiday Hostel

Availability: Jan - Dec

Address: Ireland`s Most Northerly Point , Port Ronan Pier , Malin Head , Inishowen Peninsula
Tel: +353 (0)86 3256323
Email: info@sandrockhostel.com

Located at Ireland’s Most Northerly Point at Malin Head overlooking the fishing pier, beach, sea and highlands of Donegal across the bay. The ever changing spectacular scenery, especially the seascape can be observed from the hostel. We are 100km from Donegal Town.

The hostel consists of two spacious ensuite dormitories with ten beds in each, double self catering kitchen where you can cook crabs, lobsters, mussel, oysters and fish - all available from local fishery. You can also fish or swim from the pier below. Some guests surf, dive, canoe etc with own equipment.

There are three late pubs, pub grub, supermarket 2kms. Famous raised beach full precious stones nearby. Cycle hire at hostel. Walking routes in several languages. Musical instruments available.

No curfew but we normally cease taking new guests after 10pm unless prearranged. We do not accept credit or debit cards at the hostel. We are in Euro Land! WIFI ACCESS FREE FOR GUESTS.

A horse riding stable is available within 16 kms of hostel. During summer months basking sharks, dolphins and seals can frequently be viewed from Hostel. During May and June 2009, 2010 and 2011 Malin Head and the North Coast of Donegal was teaming with BASKING SHARKS clearly visible from Hostel. Over 100 were tagged by the Irish Basking Shark Project! Dated 26-5-10. See www.nature.ie and www.baskingshark.ie A family of Orcas Whales (Killer Whales) have been sighted nearby during the first week of June 2012. Up to 50 Bottlenose Dolphins were outside hostel on Friday 24th August 2012. A Basking Shark which was tagged outside the hostel in 2012 ended up below the Canary Islands in January 2013 on his hoildays!

Facilities 24 Hour Security BBQ Area Bicycle Hire Parking Bicycle Parking, Free Parking, Totally self catering only, Payphone, Common Room Free of Charge WiFi in lobby WiFi in room Guest Kitchen, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing Board, Key Access, Library, Outdoor Terraced Area, Reading Lights, REFRIGERATOR, Tours Desk, Towel Hire, Washing Machine,Dryer, Wheelchair Accessible.

  • Highlights
  • Located at Ireland`s Most Northerly Point at Malin Head
  • Overlooking the fishing pier, beach, sea and highlands of Donegal across the bay.
  • Located on the Wild Atlantic Way