Luxury Accommodation and Adventure in Connemara

4 Star Luxury Accommodation

Camillaun Lodge is a Small Family Run Luxury Guest Accommodation, on the banks of the Owenriff River, Oughterard, Connemara, Ireland with direct access to Lough Corrib

We have acquired four star accreditation with the National ‘Quality Approved’ Scheme for Bed and Breakfast premises.

The Lodge accommodation is ideal for small parties of 8 to 10 people when the whole house and its facilities are at your exclusive disposal, friends and family events can be celebrated and fully catered by Deirdre and Greg. The Lodge has been used as a venue for team building exercises.

The accommodation comprises of four rooms (three family rooms with ensuite facilities) and a twin / double room with ensuite bathroom. You’ll have superb views of the river and the surrounding countryside from your bedroom.

The house has bedrooms in fresh bright colours and modern ensuites.  The furnishings of the house are mostly antiques collected over many years and tastefully selected for the different rooms.


Our On-site Facilities

As our guest you get to enjoy the luxuries of Camillaun...


Whether your visit to Camillaun is for relaxation or exertion the Hot Tub is a favored spot to unwind. Located within the lodge, indulge yourself with views to the gardens. Our jacuzzi is one of the small luxuries that sets Camillaun apart as not being just an ordinary B&B but an experience in itself.

Flood Lit Tennis Court

Our full sized tennis court is located at the side of the lodge and is well maintained. It’s free for guest use and rackets and balls are available from the lodge but if you have a favorite racket feel free to bring your own. The tarmac court is fenced so as to keep the balls in and it is floodlit should you have the desire to keep going late into the evening.

Boat Hire

We have a large number of lakeboats and angling equipment for hire at the lodge with direct access to Lough Corrib

Snooker Table

Perfect for rainy days, our full sized snooker table (or billiards as its sometimes called) will entertain you or the kids for hours while improving life long skills of hand eye co-ordination.


Our library is a quiet and relaxing area with many books and magazines for you to peruse. Perfect for rainy days, killing a bit of time, or relaxation.

Fishing Lough Corrib
Hot Tub

4 Star Luxury Adventure

Camillaun Lodge is a founder member of the Great Fishing Houses of Ireland and Fishing Ireland West and was voted one of the “Top 10 Waterside Hideaways” by Alistair Sawday in an article in the Irish Independent.

Camillaun Lodge is equipped with all the facilities required by the modern outdoor enthusiast, including a large gear / rod room and special drying facilities and even a full size hard tennis court which is floodlit for the really enthusiastic outdoor person. We also added a major activities room with full size snooker table, fly tying desk and reading area all for the added enjoyment of the guests.

We also have a Jacuzzi for your weary muscles and bones after a day of exertion! Never before have so many facilities been available in such a small intimate home!

If you’re heading out for the day, we can prepare you a packed lunch catering for all you special requirements.

Breakfast is served from 8.00 a.m. The view from the dining room is beautiful with the tree-lined river only a stone’s throw from the window. A short stroll along by the river before breakfast and you can enjoy the air perfumed by turf fires along the riverbank walk.

Greg y Deirdre Forde

Meet Your Hosts

Greg and Deirdre Forde have lived in Oughterard for 25 years. In 1991 they started a restaurant in the village and 3 years later started their angling lodge. After 7 years of restaurant life and the arrival of their son they decided to cut back. Greg has a senior position in Inland Fisheries Ireland and Deirdre teaches part time in the winter. Deirdre’s sister Helen has been a willing helper at times. The picture is of the three of them after Helen’s Master’s graduation ceremony in 2011!

Camillaun Welcome

On arrival guests are offered tea / coffee and home bakes to help settle you in!

The Great Fishing Houses of Ireland

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4 Star Fáilte Ireland (Irish Tourist Board) Accreditation

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