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Summer Staycation Inspiration at Wineport Lodge

Your Guide to Spending 48 Hours at Wineport Lodge

Summer is the perfect time to leave the stress of everyday life and treat yourself to a relaxing getaway that promises to soothe your soul. Welcome to Wineport Lodge, where lakeside luxury meets summer staycation perfection.

With breathtaking views of the lake and a serene atmosphere, Wineport Lodge is the ultimate destination for a summer staycation. Whether you want to unwind with a good book on your private balcony or soak up the sun on our floating hot tub pontoon, we have everything you need to make your stay unforgettable.

What makes Wineport Lodge a perfect destination for summer getaway you ask:


Indulgence reaches new heights at Wineport Lodge, particularly when it comes to culinary experiences. Dining remains the central attraction, drawing food enthusiasts from near and far and our hearty summery dishes and drinks are sure to delight you.

Nothing beats the freshness and flavour of high-quality ingredients. That’s why we prioritize sourcing incredible local produce. Our commitment includes the freshest vegetables from Beechlawn Organic Farm, burgers from Liam McCormack, St Tola’s Goats Cheese, Glasson Mushrooms, Steamed Lissadell Mussels, our chef’s own organic pork, and Duncannon Smoked Salmon, a gold medal winner at the Great Taste awards.

And then there are our steaks… We proudly serve Irish Hereford Prime, known for its succulence, consistency, and exceptional flavor. Raised with care on small farms, Irish Hereford cattle enjoy unstressed lives grazing on lush grasslands. This natural process ensures an amazing culinary experience, no matter the recipe.

Indulge in the refreshing goodness of our beverages as you seek respite from the sunshine. Whether you prefer a chilled beer, cider, wine, gin, or whiskey, we have an extensive selection that caters to every palate. Delight in our sparkling, fruity, or invigorating cocktails and savour the rejuvenating essence of a summer evening.

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What’s a summer staycation without some R&R? To truly unwind and rejuvenate during your summer staycation, Wineport Lodge offers a range of wellness experiences that cater to your every need. Our Cedarwood Spa, provides a haven of tranquillity with its holistic treatments and luxurious therapies. From soothing massages to invigorating facials, the skilled therapists use premium VOYA products to create a blissful and revitalizing experience.

Additionally, you can take a dip in our heated Infinity Pool and forget about the stress of daily lives.


Wineport Lodge is perfectly situated for outdoor pursuits. Whether you want a leisurely stroll through the beautiful countryside nearby, ride our complimentary bikes to explore the scenic surroundings, or paddleboat across the peaceful lake, there’s always something to do to beat the summer heat.

While Wineport Lodge offers a haven of relaxation, its perfect location makes it an ideal base for nature enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Irish countryside. You can embark on a leisurely bike ride along the nearby Greenway, explore the fascinating history of Midlands. For those seeking adventure, activities such as fishing and golfing are easy to access nearby, ensuring there’s never a dull moment during your stay.

The lively and spirited town of Athlone offers a wealth of attractions and activities. The western part of Athlone, situated near Athlone Castle and along the banks of the River Shannon, is known as the ‘old town’. It exudes a captivating charm with its quaint streets, historic pubs, antique shops, and renowned local restaurants. On the eastern side of town, you’ll find a paradise for shoppers, featuring a delightful blend of unique local and international stores. Notably, it is home to Ireland’s longest-standing department store and two large shopping centres. There’s always something to do on sunny weekends.

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A luxury lodge nestled in lush greenery and overlooking the shimmering lake and native woodland: Wineport Lodge is sited on the tranquil shores of Lough Ree in County Westmeath and its serene country setting provides a picturesque backdrop for a summer getaway.


Wineport Lodge prides itself on its magnificent and inviting accommodations. Each of the lodge’s 34 rooms and suites showcase contemporary design elements and not only exude sophistication but also panoramic views of the lake. The rooms are thoughtfully designed to provide you with supreme luxury, featuring plush bedding, spacious bathrooms, and modern amenities. You can get the perfect summer feeling from the utmost comfort of your room, with a perfect view of the serene lake. Watch the sunrise as our local ducks and swans swim by in morning cheer. You can request breakfast in your room and enjoy it on your balcony. A perfect summer postcard!


What truly sets Wineport Lodge apart is its unparalleled hospitality and attention to detail. From the warm welcome upon arrival to the personalized service throughout your stay, the dedicated staff go above and beyond to ensure every guest feels pampered and cherished. Whether you need assistance with arranging activities or recommendations for local attractions, the friendly and knowledgeable team is always at your disposal, ensuring a seamless and memorable stay.
As the sun-drenched days of summer approach, Wineport Lodge stands as an oasis of serenity and indulgence.
Feeling inspired yet? Book your summer staycation at Wineport