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  • Great location for a trip to Killarney

    "Very comfortable house in a really good location if you are wanting easy access to Killarney town and the National Park look no further. House is very well equipped and the welcome from John and the groceries and wine were a really nice touch. Point to note is that the pictures show what is actually 2 semi detached houses...the garden is however not separated so for families with young children, as we were, this maybe a consideration. Perhaps for privacy and security (specifically young children) the garden could be partitioned? Overall an excellent property in a great location. Mark, Marie, Evie and Loretta (Leeds, England)"
    Guest: Mark L. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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  • Wonderful cottage!

    "We very much enjoyed our 6 nights stay in this wonderful cottage. Very comfortable, clean, and oh so quiet with rarely more than the sound of birds and wind. Nice view of the lake, too. Amelia was readily available with tips of where to go and what to see and her take along book of journeys provided great information. I would love to return some day!"
    Guest: Betsy D. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 15, 2014
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  • A perfect holiday

    "We spent one week in the Garden Mews Apt. and 1 night in a familyroom of Ardree House. Both, apt. and familyroom were very clean with nice furniture. The kitchen of the Mews Apt. was good aquipt for people who don`t want to cook like us, because there were just 4 glases, 4 plates, etc. But we didn´t need more. The washingmachine was perfect. At our arrival there was a bottle of wine in the fridge, bread and fruits on the table, what we really enjoyed because we arrived late in the evening from Limerick, Burren, Cliffs of Moher. Breda and John were very friendly. John gave us tips where to go for dinner, etc. As the apartment is in the backyard it is not noisy from the street but close to the centre of the town. From there it was good to make our daytrips to Dingle, Ring of Kerry, Cork, etc. The surrounding with the lakes is also very beautiful. Our last night we spent in a family room of Ardree House. Also that was very good! And the breakfast was wonderful!!!!"
    Guest: tina Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 3, 2014
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  • First Choice for Dublin

    "I was lucky to find this place. Exceptionally well kept. Convenient location and a very cool, well utilized space. Unique, cozy little nooks, modern interior but maintains a traditional feel (so I feel like I'm still in rural Ireland even though there are city-like characteristics to it). Smooth transaction with the owners; in fact, I've enjoyed my interactions with them very much. I've been a guest here multiple times and is always my first choice now when visiting Dublin..."
    Guest: Francesca A. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 25, 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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