For couples seeking a romantic escape, Ireland presents a myriad of options that cater to various preferences. Whether it's the rugged coastline, ancient castles, or cosy countryside retreats, this fabulous country has something to offer every couple in search of a memorable romantic getaway!

1/ Sheen Falls Lodge

Co. Kerry

Sheen Falls Lodge, a five-star country house hotel in the heart of the Kerry countryside, offers a serene and luxurious getaway on the outskirts of Kenmare. Surrender to the scenery as you explore the 300-acre estate. This Valentine's Day take advantage of their Fall in Love Package. Enjoy a sensational 5-course menu in The Falls restaurant, chocolate-covered strawberries & a bottle of champagne in your room. Relax by the fire or lounge in the Easanna Spa. They have perfected the art of escapism as Ireland's original five-star lodge.

2/ The Cliff House Hotel

Co. Waterford

Overlooking Ardmore Bay, The Cliff House Hotel is known as the finest small luxury 5-star hotel in Ireland. Clinging to a cliff on the south side of Ardmore Bay, if you're looking for the ultimate relaxing break then look no further! With the Atlantic coastline at your doorstep, an award-winning luxury spa at your fingertips and the hotel's Michelin-starred House Restaurant within arms reach, this coastal retreat is the ideal place to experience the great outdoors in luxury. This holiday, book yourself and your lover in for their couples retreat, enjoy a welcome glass of prosecco on arrival, a seven-course tasting menu for two in their Michelin-starred restaurant, a three-course dinner in their bar and a one 25-minute spa treatment per person!

3/ Wineport Lodge

Co. Westmeath

Nestled on the shores of Lough Ree, Wineport Lodge is one of the more popular romantic hotels in Ireland. Nestled on the banks of Lough Ree, in a tranquil, country setting surrounded by water and native woodland, it is exceptional in style and casual luxury.

4/ Lough Eske Castle

Co. Donegal

Nestled amidst dramatic landscapes, ragged coastlines and vast seascapes is Lough Eske Castle Hotel & Spa. Situated on the shores of Lough Eske, close to the Blue Stack Mountains and yet only a short distance from Donegal Town, it will be the idyllic location your romantic break deserves. For Valentine's Day book yourself in for their Month of Romance package, including an overnight stay with full Irish breakfast the following morning, artisan donegal chocolates, a three-course dinner in the Rosette Cedars Restaurant, access to the new hot tubs by CARA Organic Beauty Spa with two glasses of chilled Prosecco, followed by one-hour thermal suite access.

5/ Cashel Palace

Co. Tipperary

A Palladian manor, in the heart of Ireland, Cashel Palace is a luxury hideaway, located by the Rock of Cashel, the hotel is enveloped in nature and overlooked by ancient history. With its English-style gardens, comfortable surrounds warmed by the cosy fire of the bar, and a spa bathed in light, Cashel Palace takes its guests on a magical journey. It is the idyllic refuge to recharge your batteries before diving into the area’s history or wandering through the enchanting moorland.

6/ Cliffs at Lyons

Co. Kildare

Set amidst the Kildare Countryside, Cliffs at Lyons is a statuesque estate which makes for the perfect romantic getaway for newlyweds. Explore the impressive grounds and hike the lush green surroundings of the Kildare Countryside or have some R&R in the fabulous Well in the Garden spa. Their Lyons Heart package includes an overnight stay in an idyllic Estate or Lily Pond room with a bottle of chilled Prosecco on arrival, a three-course dinner at the Mill restaurant and a choice of one 30-minute spa treatment per person.

7/ Castlemartyr Resort

Co. Cork

Nestled in the East Cork countryside, Castlemartyr Resort sits within a 220-acre estate featuring its own river, lake and surrounding woodlands. Here you can enjoy all the luxury and space of a country wedding with the convenience of being situated a mere 20 minutes from Cork City. For the holiday they're offering their Romantic Escape package, including prosecco and chocolate-dipped strawberries in your room on arrival, a romantic Dinner in Canopy Restaurant, two nights of luxury accommodation, turndown service each evening and breakfast each morning served in Canopy Restaurant.

8/ Titanic Hotel Belfast

Co. Antrim

Located in the magnificently restored former headquarters of Harland & Wolff, shipbuilders of RMS Titanic, stands the Titanic Hotel. A stone's throw from Belfast city centre, this is the perfect spot for a dreamy city getaway in one of Ireland's most historic locations. Book their Month of Love package and experience an overnight, a box of chocolates and rose petals in your room on arrival, an exquisite four-course dinner at their award-winning Wolff Grill Restaurant with a welcome glass of prosecco.

9/ Adare Manor

Co. Limerick

Adare Manor is the epitome of luxury for newlyweds looking to steal away for a quiet few days. Splurge on one of their exquisite suites and enjoy the breathtaking views through spectacular imposing bay windows with panoramic views across the babbling river and lush golf course. Book their Adare Manor Celebration for, three nights of luxurious accommodation for two guests in the Manor House, a complimentary upgrade to a Deluxe Room, a bottle of Champagne in the room upon arrival, Dinner for two and breakfast each morning in The Gallery.

10/ Liss Ard Estate

Co. Cork

Nestled on the southern coast of West Cork, Liss Art Estate epitomizes the enchantment of the Irish countryside on a vast domain covered with cypresses and century-old cedars. This elegant Georgian-style manor offers a true break from the hustle and bustle of your day-to-day and is the ideal spot for a romantic getaway. For Valentine's Day, the hotel is offering a fabulous special, including two nights B&B for the price of 1, a three-course candlelit dinner and a bottle of champagne and roses in your room!

11/ Ashford Castle

Co. Mayo

Set on 350 acres, on the picturesque shores of Lough Corrib, Ashford Castle is the height of luxury. With 82 guest rooms, a wealth of activities and thoughtful touches, enjoy acclaimed Irish hospitality on a grand scale. Surrounded by private gardens and lakefront views this stunning hotel provides total seclusion for your very own romantic break! The castle is offering the Valentines at Ashford Package. This luxury two-night stay includes a box of Legacy Chocolates By Paula Pastry in your room on arrival, rose petal turndown, a five-course dinner in George V Dining Room, complimentary access to the state-of-the-art health & fitness centre and a complimentary round of golf.

12/ Harvey's Point

Co. Donegal

Nestled in the scenic location of Lough Eske, Harvey’s Point is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine's Day with someone special. Take long strolls along the lake, cuddle by the fireplace or explore the beauty that Donegal has to offer, Harvey’s Point is the perfect setting for romance and maybe even a proposal! Their Valentine's Day package includes two Nights in a Palatial Suite, breakfast by the Lakeside each morning, an intimate Valentine's Dinner, prosecco and chocolate fountain on arrival and a cooking demonstration and wine tasting!

13/ The Morrison Hotel

Co. Dublin

A Five-star hotel in the centre of Dublin, The Morrison Hotel is the perfect spot for a Dublin city break. Perched on the banks of the River Liffey, the hotel is a short walk from the vibrant nightlife Dublin is known for, during the day enjoy some retail therapy on Grafton Street or lounge in St Stephens Green and drink in the energy of Dublin city in style. And at night, sample the best cuisine and entertainment that the capital has to offer. For the special day, the hotel is offering a three-course Valentine's menu for two and a speciality cocktail!

14/ The K Club

Co. Kildare

A romantic, historic, Irish country house set on 550 acres of lush Kildare countryside, The K Club will deliver only the highest standards on your romantic getaway. Set in lush countryside, overlooking formal gardens and its own pair of championship golf courses, The K Club has a wide choice of bars and restaurants, handsome drawing rooms and magnificent interiors with elegantly classic furnishings. Book their It's Valentime package and enjoy one night in luxury accommodation, a full Irish breakfast in The Barton Restaurant, a €100 dining credit and a pre-dinner visit to the Wine Cellar for champagne & canapés.

15/ The Johnstown Estate

Co. Meath

An elegant Georgian house, set on 120 acres of parkland, The Johnstown Estate offers the perfect venue for a romantic break from city life. Enjoy delicious food at their amazing Fire & Salt restaurant (Offering a four-course Valentine's Day experience), or kick up your feet and enjoy being pampered in their five-star spa.

- Gráinne