How do you fancy a little spoiling, pampering and general relaxation this Christmas? A few days away where someone else does all the cooking and all you have to do is relax and enjoy it? Wouldn’t we all love that? If you haven’t planned your Festives yet, it might be time to look at GFI’s Culinary Accommodations for a dream Christmas break. Renvyle House in Connemara is our Award winning Culinary Haven of the Year. Tim O’Sullivan’a fabulous food marries with laid back style and a real Irish welcome in this arts and crafts period country house by the Atlantic.Turf fires blaze. Christmas trees twinkle. Christmas Eve starts with hot punch by the fire, carols, and a candle lit dinner. Santa arrives on Christmas morning. Christmas Dinner in the evening is a sumptuous feast. Then there’s merriment and singing well into the night! On Stephen’s Day, you might appreciate the fresh air with a guided walk! This beautiful house is a home from home anytime of year. But Christmas and New Year here is seriously special. Children, dogs, and everyone else love the place! City lovers will adore Brooks Hotel in the heart of Dublin. Sophistication is the order of the day. Bubbly and canapés on Christmas Eve, a classic Christmas Lunch in Francesca’s Restaurant on Christmas Day, then drinks in the Jasmine Bar to the sounds of a resident pianist tinkling the ivories. On Stephen’s Day, Christmas movies for your room. Plus the sights of the Capital just a short stroll away. Chic or what?!