CARRICK ON SHANNON & Sligo Hen Nights
Our team have compiled 3 differences between Carrick on Shannon & Sligo Hen Nights, these differences will hopefully help you decide on which location is best for you and your party.
Sligo Hen Nights
Sligo is quickly becoming one of Ireland’s top hen party destinations and there is many reasons why. Our team at Garavoguehenstag.ie have compiled 3 for you to look at and study before you and your hens make your choice on your hen party destination. Carrick on Shannon is another top hen party destination with hen parties all over Ireland flocking to the party destination making it their top choice. But the trend is beginning to change and a lot more people are heading further West to Sligo. Here are some reasons why:
1. Late Night Venue’s & Disco Bars
Sligo’s nightlife is like no other. When you walk along the riverbank you will see all of our bars on both sides hopping on a Friday and Saturday nights, usually full of happy Hen and Stag Parties.
The Garavogue (Our name sake) is Sligo’s Super Pub! From 12pm to 2am everyday The Garavogue is open and ready to party. There is no doubt that The Garavogue is Sligo’s Number One Late Night Entertainment Destination. Situated along the picturesque banks of the Garavogue River in the Heart of Sligo Town. You will often see people outside when the sun is shining sipping on one of our Cocktails or relaxing having one of our famous Coffee’s from The Blind Tiger coffee bar. Then at night the Garavogue bar turns into Sligo’s No.1 late night venue. With Live Music followed by Dj’s 7 nights a week. Renowned as Sligo’s top destination for Hens and Stags and local parties alike. The Garavogue Sligo has 3 bars, which includes The Blind Tiger, The Secret Garden and also The Garavogue main bar.
Another Super Bar, Lola’s Nightclub is open on Saturday nights and offers late DJ’s and fantastic cocktails across 2 floors. Lola’s is strictly over 21’s and offers you the perfect place to dance the night away.
Alternatively you have The Bourbon Bar and Kennedys. Which are two bars worth visiting in Sligo. Kennedys offers more of a traditional pub vibe while Bourbon next door is more of the pub before the club vibe.
Finally you have Gracies Bar. Gracies is Sligo’s newest bar located on Grattan Street and offers 2 floors with live traditional music 7 nights a week plus live sport.
OTHER BARS WE RECOMMEND ARE FIDDLERS CREEK, LILLIES, THE SWAGMAN AND ANDERSONS LIVE!
When it comes to hen and stag party activities Sligo has it all. Hen and Stag party providers from all over Ireland offer a huge range of activities that suits everyone and all ages in Sligo. Due to Sligo been so close to coastal beaches watersports like Surfing, Coasteering, SUP boarding are hugely popular activities especially during the summer seasons. And are available to local hen and stag suppliers a lot cheaper that other suppliers nationwide. But it doesn’t end there hen and stag providers off other unique packages like Sligo Bush Tucker Trials which was Sligo’s most popular hen and stag activity in 2018. Sligo is always one step ahead with Hen and Stag activities as local suppliers are constantly coming up with different hen and stag party ideas.
Sligo has a variety of accommodation options available to groups including 3 and 4 star hotels and self catering apartments. There are also lots of Houses available in Sligo to Rent through Air BnB.
The Clayton Hotel is a 4 star hotel with 4 star facilities at 3 star prices. We recommend The Clayton to all of our larger Hen and Stag Party Groups. They have a full Spa, Leisure Centre including swimming pool and Hairdressers. They even have an on site chapel and mini golf course. The Clayton offers 4 and 5 bed suites to our groups so you have the feeling of shared accommodation with your breakfast included the next morning and the luxury of a hotel.
The Riverside Hotel is a 3 star hotel based in the City Centre. Family owned, this hotel knows how to take of our guests. This hotel does 2 and 3 bed rooms so is perfect if your group is a little bit smaller. You will be right in the center of the town so no taxi’s are needed. BONUS!
Our self-catering apartment’s are available in the summer months to our hen and stag groups and are a great option if you are looking to keep your costs low for your group. The apartments sleep 3 and your group will all be beside each other. They come fully equip with cooking equipment and bedding so your group can just rock up and set up home for the weekend. They are available on a 2 night minimum stay every weekend in the summer.
OTHER HOTEL OPTIONS IN THE TOWN CENTER IS THE GLASSHOUSE HOTEL AND THE SLIGO CITY HOTEL (THE ADDRESS). SLIGHTLY OUT OF THE TOWN THEN IS THE SLIGO PARK HOTEL AND THE RADISSON BLU.
So when you are looking for Carrick on Shannon Hen Nights make sure to give Sligo a look too. You never know what you might find!
If you want to choose Sligo as your hen party destination then contact us on 0719155537 or www.garavoguehenstag.ie to start planning your Sligo Hen Night.