Things to Do in Galway for Couples

Looking for activities and things to do as a couple in Galway? Maldron Hotel Sandy Road has combined the perfect list for you.

Renville Park

Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a romantic stroll through Renville Park in Oranmore, a 20-minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway. Set in the surroundings of an old stately house, enjoy the walk through the wooded forest and open farmland that surrounds it. Take in the picturesque view of Galway Bay, smelling the fresh sea air and hearing sounds of the bird singing. Facilities at the park include a picnic and BBQ area if you want to have a romantic meal outside in each other’s company.

IMC Cinema

What better way to enjoy the company than sitting in golden silence while snacking on your favourite treats of the cinema and sitting back, relaxing and enjoying the newest cinema release at IMC cinema. Make a memory by keeping the cinema ticket stub of the date and time you both had the date. IMC cinema is a short 5- minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway.


Whether it’s taking a walk along the prom or taking a ride on the Ferris wheel, Salthill has something for every kind of romantic date and is just a 10-minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway. Enjoy the walk along the prom looking out on the sea, seeing the picturesque sites islands across the Bay, seeing the white sand, and hearing the waves crash against the rocks. Visit some arcades along the way and show each other’s competitive side all in the name of fun. As the sun begins to set ride the Ferris wheel taking in the full 360 views of Salthill and its beautiful surroundings, it may make you feel as though you are in a scene from Grease or The Notebook.

Black Box Theatre

Black Box Theatre is the perfect place to have a romantic date with a quirky twist. Whether it’s for a drama performance, an intimate gig or comedy show the Black Box Theatre has something for everyone to enjoy. It is just a 5- minute drive from Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway. Acts in the past have included The Coronas, We Banjo 3, Foil, Arms & Hogs and Romeo and Juliet. Enjoy a show that will leave you talking about it for weeks to come.

Need more ideas? Be sure to check our other list including the best sightseeing in Galway, what to do in Connemara, nightclubs, pubs in Galway and shopping. If you’re around in December, the Galway Christmas market is also a must-do for couples.

Need entertainment based activities? Trad on the Prom is a traditional Irish show, a must-see attraction in Galway.

Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway is the perfect place to base any romantic stay. Enjoy your stay in a King room and a drink and a romantic 3 course evening meal in our Grain & Grill Bar and Restaurant. Situated on Sandy Road the Hotel is a short 10- minute walk into the city centre with taxis available to book from the front desk also.

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