TESTIMONIALS

We had the most idyllic stay at milk harbour. It is in such a great location near to so many beautiful beaches. Although leaving the accommodation to explore the area was a tough challenge! It is absolutely beautiful, the attention to detail and the immaculate condition of the house and garden were just stunning. It was such a treat, like staying in a 5 star hotel but with our own privacy. The thoughtful touches of jam and milk and wine were just lovely after a long journey. We’ll definitely be back. Steve and Geraldine are fantastic hosts. Thanks a million for everything.

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It is with the greatest reluctance that I am writing this review. I want to keep Milk Harbour Holidays as my personal secret and not share with everyone, the most special place that i have ever stayed in Ireland. Before the pandemic, my Ireland breaks were to places like Ashford Castle or Sheen Falls or Ballyfin. Obviously now, we are looking at self catering alternatives and for that reason, I selected Milk Harbour Holidays. The highest praise that I can give to Steve and Geraldine is that they have created a place that that outshines any of the hotel resorts mentioned above. Every detail is perfect – both Steve and Geraldine are fastidious in creating a “home from home” for those who desire accommodation of the highest standard. The location is stunning and for those in Dublin who “troop” to the south west, I cannot recommend the Sligo/Leitirm area highly enough. It has everything – scenery, history, golden empty beaches, forest walks and all just 2 hours and a bit from the M50. So, I am going online to book my next break before the rest of you jump in! Thanks, Steve and Geraldine … for allowing us to experience for a few days, the heavenly place of which you are the perfect custodians! Ambrose

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Steve and Geraldine have done a great job creating comfortable, warm accommodations surrounded by elements of nature. We stayed 6 nights over the holiday season, and our only disappointment was that our time there had to end. We will be back.

Dan - The Boat House

We were lucky enough to spend more than two weeks in the Forge Apartment in the run up to Christmas. Geraldine and Steve were so welcoming, which set the scene for the duration of our stay. The apartment was perfect and had everything we needed and more to make our stay comfortable. We are looking forward to our next visit!

Deborah & John - The Forge

Beautiful accommodation ,stylishly decorated with every mod con. Perfect waterside location  for exploring all that Sligo has to offer. Fantastic hosts with excellent local knowledge to help you get the most from your stay

Meghan (Antrim, 2020) -

A wonderful holiday with superb hosts. Lots to see. Accommodation first class

Aileen & Tony (Dublin, 2020) -

We had the most amazing stay at Milk Harbour. Everywhere is so clean and tidy, the views are outstanding and so beautiful whatever time of the day. The water is inviting and easy to jump into at high tide, great for kids and very safe. Enjoy watching the seals basking on the sands, a rare treat.There is so much to do in the area, loads of places to visit, fabulous safe beaches and great places to eat. I really enjoyed a beach ride with Island View Riding Stables, excellent adherence to Covid regulations, great staff, beautiful horses and stunning beaches.

Katy (Roscommon) -

From the time of initially booking to check out Geraldine and Steve were fantastic hosts that gave great info and advise about what to see and do in the area, always on hand to help while also respecting your privacy – the perfect balance! The apartment itself is beautiful, very spacious and immaculately maintained with thoughtful touches everywhere. The location is very peaceful but still within a few minutes drive of shops, beaches etc.  Cannot recommend Milk Harbour enough. Stunning and spotlessly clean with everything you could possibly need right down to the much appreciated teabags and milk waiting for us on arrival! We will definitely be back!

Lisa (Dublin, 2020) -

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Bonnie Fallon
Bonnie Fallon
15:51 20 Sep 21
We have just returned from Milk Harbour Holiday Apartments.What an amazing restorative place it is.Steve and Geraldine... were tremendous hosts by setting the tone from the very outset of our booking with their careful informative and helpful response emails to their warm and genuine welcome on arrival.The Forge is so cosy and comfortable not to mention being beyond well equipped.The beds are another level of comfort.Luxurious products abound in every corner you can imagine.The still and tranquil harbour brings peace to the soul.It is a place where you can re-connect with your inner self, with the world of nature and with others if you so want. We can’t believe we were so lucky to find this beautiful place and a really engaging and kind couple to be our hosts. We wish you every success going forward and will most definitely be back.read more
samantha o'doherty
samantha o'doherty
12:27 27 Jul 21
What an amazing place for a break. The Forge is just gorgeous, right beside the sea, the views are spectacular and the... pictures don’t do it justice, you must see to believe! The hosts have thought of everything you could possibly need, the beds are so comfortable and there is a huge emphasis on attention to detail. The warmest welcome awaits, along with locally sourced treats and lots of local knowledge. Great location near lots of lovely beaches, Ben Bulben and Sligo town where there are lots of lovely shops and restaurants. We will definitely visit again.read more
Tim Lee
Tim Lee
07:39 10 Jul 21
What an amazing experience Steve and Geraldine have created! We stayed a week and did so much in the area - sea... swimming (at the doorstep!), hiking, paddle boarding, cheeky outdoor pints, beach trips and more. The house itself was gorgeous, modern and well equipped - stupendous sunsets included! Lots of lovely chats and banter rounded up a wonderful week in Sligo :)read more
Sarah Judge
Sarah Judge
20:46 05 Jul 21
We stayed in the Forge 2 bed apartment for three nights. Spacious apartment kept to a very high standard. Absolutely... everything you could need and more than you would expect in a self catering apartment; lovely touches left for guests to make their stays easier and more comfortable. Fabulous hosts who are on hand to help in any way. Definitely will be back!read more
Florence and Michael Lochrin
Florence and Michael Lochrin
21:13 29 Jun 21
This was without doubt the best self-catering accommodation we have ever stayed in! Absolutely everything is perfect... and to a very high standard. Not only that, Geraldine and Steve are fantastic hosts, so welcoming and enthusiastic about the many treasures in the area: walks, activities, shops & restaurants. We can't wait to go back!read more
Ambrose Loughlin
Ambrose Loughlin
10:07 14 Jun 21
It is with the greatest reluctance that I am writing this review. I want to keep Milk Harbour Holidays as my personal... secret and not share with everyone, the most special place that i have ever stayed in Ireland. Before the pandemic, my Ireland breaks were to places like Ashford Castle or Sheen Falls or Ballyfin. Obviously now, we are looking at self catering alternatives and for that reason, I selected Milk Harbour Holidays. The highest praise that I can give to Steve and Geraldine is that they have created a place that that outshines any of the hotel resorts mentioned above. Every detail is perfect - both Steve and Geraldine are fastidious in creating a "home from home" for those who desire accomodation of the highest standard. The location is stunning and for those in Dublin who "troop" to the south west, I cannot recommend the Sligo/Leitirm area highly enough. It has everything - scenery, history, golden empty beaches, forest walks and all just 2 hours and a bit from the M50. So, I am going online to book my next break before the rest of you jump in! Thanks, Steve and Geraldine (aka Meryl Streep) for allowing us to experience for a few days, the heavenly place of which you are the perfect custodians! Ambroseread more
Áine Byrne
Áine Byrne
17:36 08 Jun 21
This was our second but it will not be our last visit to Milk Harbour ! Geraldine and Steve are the most friendly and... accomdating hosts, and know all there is to know about the area. We love the boat house and everything it has to offer , the views are amazing...a little piece of paradise . It never fails to impress⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐read more
Emma Fahy
Emma Fahy
14:58 08 Jun 21
We had the most idyllic stay at milk harbour. It is in such a great location near to so many beautiful beaches.... Although leaving the accommodation to explore the area was a tough challenge! It is absolutely beautiful, the attention to detail and the immaculate condition of the house and garden were just stunning. It was such a treat, like staying in a 5 star hotel but with our own privacy. The thoughtful touches of jam and milk and wine were just lovely after a long journey. We’ll definitely be back. Steve and Geraldine are fantastic hosts. Thanks a million for everything.read more
Deborah Gilmartin
Deborah Gilmartin
12:08 03 Jan 21
We were lucky enough to spend more than two weeks in the Forge Apartment in the run up to Christmas. Geraldine and... Steve were so welcoming, which set the scene for the duration of our stay. The apartment was perfect and had everything we needed and more to make our stay comfortable. We are looking forward to our next visit! Deborah & Jimread more
Dan Schoultz
Dan Schoultz
13:40 31 Dec 20
Steve and Geraldine have done a great job creating comfortable, warm accommodations surrounded by elements of nature. ... We stayed 6 nights over the holiday season, and our only disappointment was that our time there had to end. We will be back.read more
june mcguinn
june mcguinn
17:50 09 Dec 20
A calm picturesque place with a chance to view seals at low tide
Tony O'Connor
Tony O'Connor
14:03 13 Oct 20
A wonderful holiday with superb hosts. Lots to see. Accommodation first class. Aileen & Tony O'Connor
Siobhan Montgomery
Siobhan Montgomery
20:44 27 Sep 20
A true gem, Milk Harbour is hidden away in its own little bay, facing out into the ever changing seascape of Dernish... Island and the Streedagh peninsula. Our hosts Steve and Geraldine were amazing and everything was to the highest standard.The Boathouse apartment, where we stayed was bright, airy and beautifully warm with cosy underfloor heating. Stunning views in all directions from the large triple glazed windows, and what a place to watch the sunset over the sea! Steve entertained us with his knowledge of the history and tales of the locality. We were delighted to discover several stunning walks nearby on his advice. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts and the many little extras were greatly appreciated making our mini staycation in uncertain times, one of the best ever. We hope to return to Milk Harbour for a return visit before too long!read more
Conor Magee
Conor Magee
08:52 20 Sep 20
We recently had a perfect 3 night stay at Milk Harbour. The location is fantastic enjoying wonderful sea, island and... sunset views. The accommodation is new and to a very high standard and comfort level. There is so much to see and do in the surrounding area, great walks, Ben Bulben, beaches and more. Our hosts Geraldine and Steve were so helpful with lots of local knowledge and tips. We will definitely be back! Orla and Conorread more
Camilla Smith
Camilla Smith
21:50 25 Aug 20
What a magical stay at a magical place with magical people! I throughly enjoyed my stay at Milk Harbour under the care... & guidance of Steve & Geraldine - truly fabulous hosts! My apartment (The Boat House) was impeccably clean & decorated extremely tastefully - Steve & Geraldine really factored everything in whilst creating this pocket of pure luxury; they left no stone unturned & it’s evident the minute you arrive - such thought, effort & careful consideration was applied throughout! The Boat House has the most incredible views and immediately offers a place of tranquility & zen. My stay was made even more special by both Steve & Geraldine. They are extremely warm & kind people & incredibly knowledgable. As Arnie once said, “I’ll be back” ! And I’m living for that moment already!read more
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