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Recent County Kerry property reviews

  • Absolutely Outstanding

    "Where to begin? Having rented properties for the last five years I have experienced many different types of places in various locals and without a doubt this was my favorite place. The views are right out of the Irish Tourist Board brochures. The weather was classic Irish, clear skies at sunrise, cloudy at mid-morning, slight drizzle by lunch, windy and cloudy in the afternoon, clear skies at dinner, cloudy at sunset; repeat. Our hosts (property owners) were friendly and helpful and their contacts in Ireland were a great help and a wonderful source of knowledge. The home has everything you need and is very cozy. If you are looking for a place to visit that will allow you to 'un-plug' from the world, this is the place for you. Can't say enough about how beautiful that part of Ireland is. Word of warning do not rely on Google maps to figure out how long it will take you to get from A to B. You aren't likely to drive at the speed limit posted. Having visited Ireland three times I am reminded every time how driving in Ireland is an 'experience' not soon to be forgotten."
    Guest: john f. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 2, 2014
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  • extraordnary holiday Home

    "This house is really a dream. It has a luxurious interiour and a beautiful, tranquil surrounding where you can watch seals and birds and can relaxe very well. Therefore we enjoyed our stay very much and if possible we will come again. The housekeeper and the owner are very friendly and helpful, and therefore we only can recommend this wonderful house."
    Guest: Dr. Friedrich R. Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: September 17, 2013
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  • Fabulous house in beautiful location with excellent owners

    "My family and I stayed here for a week in September as a late summer get away. It was perfect. The house is a beautifully refurbished cottage and which has an interesting history and has amazing views of the nearby lake. It is in a great location, very near Waterville and all its local amenities. It is perfect for a small family or group of friends for a long weekend (or longer if you can!) of relaxation in fabulous surroundings; a perfect, quaint cottage with all modern comforts and extras in a beautiful part of the world. We will be back :)"
    Guest: smurfy Date of Stay: September 2012 Review Submitted: January 23, 2013
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  • Delightful

    "As you can see from the previous reviews this lovely house is very well equipped and we stayed only for a long weekend and did not have the time or the weather to take advantage of everything. We were 8 adults who try to get together annually and this house was perfect, which unfortunately the weather wasn't! You don't go to Ireland for the weather but the Craic! Rooms were comfortable, fire a godsend and the views spectacular. We enjoyed our stay here very much and would come again. Also recommend a trip to skellig Michael, where dolphins played around our boat, and we saw puffins, seals and gannets. Memorable weekend."
    Guest: Marian Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 7, 2014
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County Kerry Travel Tips

Kerry Vacation Rentals in the Emerald Isle of Ireland

County Kerry in the Emerald Isle of Ireland is a large county of mountains and lakes with a coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. It borders both County Limerick on the east and County Cork to the southeast. Choosing one of the Kerry cottages on offer here puts you in over 1,800 miles of stunning scenery with charming Irish towns and villages to explore. Residents often refer to it as the "kingdom."

It has two distinct terrains--the lush green mountains and the coastal peninsulas of Beara, Iveragh and Dingle. Its high rainfall and mild temperatures make it an exceptionally lush, green county with perfect growing conditions for subtropical plants like tree ferns and strawberry trees. It is an ancient county which traces its history back to the 12th century. Getting here, visitors choose to fly into Dublin and complete their journey either by train or hire a car. The main road through the area is N70.

A Kerry Accommodation in This Ancient County

There are delightful towns and villages to be discovered within easy distance of Kerry vacation rentals. The capital of County Kerry is Tralee which is home to the world-famous "Rose of Tralee" festival held every August. Here, the beautiful 18th-century port area attracts many visitors. Visitors will enjoy the scenery on the drive from Tralee to Brandon. Once you arrive at Brandon, visit the local art gallery to enjoy the scenery captured on canvas in a series of beautiful oil paintings. Killarney is an ideal place to enjoy the wonderful local shops. It is located within a short distance of the countryside, the mountains, large lakes studded with islands and woodland.

The area referred to as the "Ring of Kerry" is the Iveragh Peninsula. It is an excellent center for beaches with beautiful seaside villages. What really makes the area unique is the opportunity to explore the ancient Iron Age forts, monasteries and the famous Ogham Stones. These stones date from the 5th century and are carved with the long dead language of the original inhabitants.

Within the Ring of Kerry, visitors will find the area of Ross-Maine, a charming place to explore with towns such as Castlemaine, Glenbeigh, Killorglin, Milltown and Rossbeigh, each a delightful place to spend time.

Enjoy the Natural Beauty of Ireland

This area of unspoiled natural beauty is a delight for a variety of outdoor activities. Among the outdoor activities here are water sports on the lakes such as canoeing and kayaking. The adventurous may enjoy mountaineering, rock climbing and hiking. There are many opportunities to explore on horseback with mountain trails; you can also enjoy riding into the surf along one of the glorious beaches. It is also a hunting region and visitors may enjoy watching this traditional way of life as the brightly dressed riders, horses and hounds race over the country in pursuit of the elusive fox. Those who enjoy cycling can rent bicycles and either explore the trails or, with quiet roads, cycle from town to town. Golf enthusiasts will find the ideal course on offer from one of the 20 to choose from. And then there is the superb fishing. Fish the freshwater rivers for trout and salmon or head out to sea for bass, conger eel, cod, mullet, mackerel, ray, and tuna.

Kerry Cottages are Great Properties in a Great Location

With the variety of Kerry accommodations on offer, there is the perfect property for everyone. There are coastal properties, just steps from the beach, cozy farmhouses on the edge of the golf course, or 18th-century thatched cottages complete with hot tubs and wireless internet access. The choice is endless and each property is equipped with everything needed to make a great home away from home.

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