Junior Accommodation


Surfers Bay is a year round, junior residential centre for Donegal English Language School.

Surfers Bay Bundoran offers hostel style accommodation, ideal for groups looking to enjoy outdoor activities and explore the North West.  It is located in Bundoran town centre one minutes walking distance from the sea and the town, 12 minute’s walk from the Language School. Surfers Bay is the main residential accommodation for DELS. Portbeg will open during peak times in the summer.

Our 21-bedroom hostel style accommodation comfortably sleeps 45. The centre is made up of bedrooms that sleep 2/3/5. It is centrally located offering access to activities including surfing, kayaking, horse riding, supping and hillwalking and much more.




  • Modern building newly redecorated with beautiful artwork from local artists.
  • 21 bedrooms ( bunk -style rooms)
  • 9 ensuite rooms
  • Additional toilet and shower facilities for groups
  • Fully equipped kitchen and dining area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • 2 large multi-functional communal areas
  • Large screen and projector
  • Storage area
  • Car park
  • Wifi throughout building
  • laundry facilities
  • Pool table
  • Outdoor social area
  • Disabled access and toilet facilities.
  • Vending machine

Portbeg Second Junior Residential 

The residential accommodation consists of a small complex of spacious 4 bedroom houses. The facilities of the house include 4 bedrooms, 3 to 4 bathrooms, a spacious kitchen, sitting room and all mod cons. The houses are situated in a quiet cul de sac less than one minute’s walk from the Atlantic Ocean and Donegal Bay and 15 minutes walk from the town centre.   There is a pedestrian walk way from the houses along the sea front to the town centre.

Where possible our student co-ordinator ensures nationality mix in each house which aids English language learning and cultural awareness.

The junior residential accommodation is based on 8 – 11 students (two to four students per room and 1 co-ordinator per house. Full board is included for the junior packages.

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Host Family

All host families are personally known to us and ensure a warm Irish welcome to all guests. Generally there are1/2/3 junior students per family. Juniors residing at host family have their lunch and dinner at the residential centre two evenings per week in order to ensure that they mix well with the other students.

Self Catering, Bed and Breakfast/Hotel Accommodation

We work closely with a select number of  self catering providers, bed and breakfasts and hotels all within a short distance of the school. Please let us know your choice and we will organise your preferred accommodation.

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