Lough Eske Castle, which was converted into the luxurious Solis Hotel and Spa is situated inside the 43 acre lough eske woodlands. Lough Eske Castle is currently the only five star hotel in the county of Donegal. The castle was refurbished in 2007 and since then has won awards such as The Worlds Best Country Hotel and topping My Guide Ireland's Top 10 Hotels in Ireland.
The roots of the castle go all the way back to the late 1400's and the O'Donnell family who founded the town of Donegal. The first castle was built around 1475.
In the local region of Solis Hotel and Heeneys Lodge Bed and Breakfast are many types of activities available such as hiking, golf, biking,
river angling and horse riding beside the beaches. The Solis Spa is beautiful with it's aqua and gold mosaic. The Spa has seven treatment rooms, two designed specifically for couples, a 12 meter swimming pool and a thermal suite with sauna, steam room, sanarium, ice fountain and tropical showers.