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Salthill, Galway

county galwaySalthill is a vibrant, seaside resort just minutes from Galway city centre. It is Galway's largest and oldest suburb, attracting thousands of visitors all year-round because of its countless facilities for young and old. The Salthill 'Prom', a 2km long promenade, is Ireland's longest seaside promenade, very popular with walkers and cyclists. Watch the sun go down on Galway Bay from any of the numerous restaurants, bars, or hotels along the promenade.

The award winning entertainment and fitness facility 'Leisureland' is situated across the road from Salthill Prom and is a fun, family friendly leisure centre. In the summer months a large amusement park operates beside Leisureland, where visitors can enjoy the carnival atmosphere with an assortment of rides and attractions to suit all ages and tastes.

Salthill and surrounding areas boast beautiful sandy beaches and the diving area located at Blackrock beach is popular with locals and visitors alike. This diving area has steps down to the sea and is used all year round regardless of the water temperature - even on Christmas Day for a charity dive!

An excellent choice of hotel accommodation can be found in Salthill with attractions and activities for all ages groups and budgets.

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