Summer Breaks 2021

There has never been a better time to enjoy a staycation in Ireland than Summer.

Located in scenic county Wicklow, also called the Garden of Ireland, Powerscourt Hotel is only a 30 minute drive from Dublin. With over 1,000 acres to be explored, The Estate is an inviting location for a Summer holiday, offering a variety of activities to do with family, friends and loved ones.

When booking your staycation at Powerscourt Hotel, all guests can enjoy luxury accommodation in recently refurbished rooms, along with access to the 20 metre Swarovski crystal-lit swimming pool and to the fully equipped fitness centre. All our guests are also invited to take advantage of complimentary hotel bicycles to explore Powerscourt EstateFor our guests who are travelling with little ones, we have a playground complete with swings and slides, giant chess and dedicated children’s swim times for some splashing good fun.

If you are looking for a list of top things to do of at Powerscourt Estate we recommend starting with a visit to Powerscourt House & Gardens. Ranked number 3 in the world by National Geographic, visitors can enjoy pristine Japanese and Italian gardens, only a five-minute walk from the hotel. Visitors can also visit the Avoca shop at Powerscourt House and indulge in some Irish produce and retail therapy.

For those who enjoy the outdoors, our recommendation is to explore the River Walk either on foot or using one of the hotel bicycles, or to visit Powerscourt Golf Club for a round or two.

Recently opened, Powerscourt Distillery offers visitors a tour through the Fercullen Whiskey production, along with a whiskey tasting.

One of the highlights of Powerscourt Estate is Powerscourt Waterfall – only a ten minute drive from the Hotel. The tallest waterfall in Ireland, this has been the backdrop for multiple film and tv productions, more recently the series ‘Vikings’ and also ‘Fate – the Winx Saga’.

Our Concierge will be delighted to recommend other activities and things to do in Wicklow during your staycation, like horse riding, falconry, fishing, hiking, shopping, shooting & archery, and much more. If you are more interested in a restful, relaxing break, you can choose to be pampered to your heart’s content in our ESPA Spa.

Of course, no holiday is complete without mouth-watering food using the best in local and seasonal ingredients. At Powerscourt Hotel, we have a range of options to choose from such as an elegant afternoon tea in the Sugar Loaf Lounge, casual dining with hearty fare in McGill’s or a stylish dining experience in Sika Restaurant. Not forgetting the Sika Restaurant Terrace where you can enjoy an outdoor lunch, overlooking the Sugar Loaf Mountain.

At Powerscourt Hotel we look forward to welcoming you this Summer during your romantic getaway, family holiday or friends get together.

Browse through our special offers and book your Summer staycation at Powerscourt Hotel today.

Frequently Asked Questions


At Powerscourt hotel safety is out utmost priority. All Powerscourt Hotel Team Members have received specific training on Covid-19 protocols, and the hotel has been accredited by Failte Ireland with the Covid-19 Safety Charter. You can find out more about how we are keeping you safe here.
Our Summer Luxury Escape offers you an overnight stay in a spacious, luxurious room with a 15% reduction on our bed and breakfast rates. Overnight rates include complimentary access to the 20 metre Swarovski crystal-lit swimming pool, the use of courtesy bicycles to explore Powerscourt Estate, complimentary Wi-Fi and car parking.

Our Family Fun at Powerscourt offer is ideal for families. This packages includes an overnight stay with full Irish breakfast the following morning, tickets for two adults and two children to Powerscourt Waterfall, Irelands highest waterfall and a freshly prepared picnic basket.
Our ESPA Retreat offer is a great option for a pampering Summer break. This package includes overnight stay with breakfast, a 60 minute treatment along with dinner for two in Sika Restaurant.

Powerscourt Hotel provides a unique location for romantic breaks. Choose from our range of offers including breakfast, dinner, afternoon tea or spa treatments, and discover all there is to do at Powerscourt Estate. Browse our special offers in Wicklow.