If you are staying in the area, be sure to spend a little time taking in surrounding neighborhoods like Ringsend, Merrion and Donnybrook.
Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Wander through the exhibits and savor the quiet atmosphere of the National Museum of Natural History, the National Print Museum and the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology and History. See some of the thrilling theater, dance and music performances at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, the Royal Dublin Society and the Grand Canal Theatre. There are a number of popular galleries to visit near here including the National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Dublin, visit one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Explore the attractive shoreline nearby such as Sandymount Beach. There are some pleasant family parks, so why don’t you go out and enjoy Herbert Park, Ringsend Park and the Sean Moore Park.
Hit a few balls at the Elm Park Golf and Sports Club, amongst the most popular greens in the area.
Sports lovers can spend an afternoon cheering on the Ireland national rugby union team rugby union team and the Republic of Ireland national football team soccer team at the iconic Aviva Stadium, the sporting heart and soul of the city. After the game, follow the throngs of local sports fans to a nearby pub or bar and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
After a long day exploring the streets of Sandymount, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. Take your pick from the gibson hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, the Maldron Hotel & Leisure Club Cardiff Lane, or the Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge.