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Recent Ireland reviews

  • A Little Slice of Heaven

    "In July my husband and I had the pleasure of enjoying a stay at beautiful Mermaid Isle Cottage on the western coast of Ireland. It is truly a magical location with a charming stone cottage that has all of the modern conveniences Including a washer and dryer). It is on the Ring of Kerry and is just 10 miles from the village of Sneem, which had everything we needed for our stay. Our hosts, Kevin and Lori were helpful and informative. Kevin is a treasure trove of local and historical information and Lori is a gentle and gracious hostess. They allowed us all of the privacy we desired and shared their company when we wished for that. The privately set cottage sits on the Kenmare River, more of a bay than a river at this location, and there is a stunning view across the water to a private island which can be accessed by kayak or rowboat. We had the pleasure of meeting some of the local cows along the road through their pasture on our way to the cottage. The grounds were covered with blooming flowers, stone paths, and small ruins. On several nights we enjoyed a peat fire in the small stove in the cottage to take the night chill out of the air and we relaxed and ate in the large sun room that provided a front row seat to the ever-changing and stunning views. It is a perfect location for a private and tranquil retreat."
    Guest: Sharon N. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: January 4, 2015
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  • Great Place

    "Can't beat the location. Apartment is roomy, cozy and delightful. Landlady is an enormous help. Dublin is a great place to visit. Would recommend without reservation."
    Guest: Bill Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 5, 2014
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  • Wonderful Stay in Dublin

    "Comfortable condo, everything within walking distance or you can just walk in front of the Hilton and pick up a cab. Owner was friendly, gracious and helpful and always prompt responding to questions. Beds are super comfortable. Honestly couldn't have asked for a better place to stay, close enough to everything but far enough away for a nice quiet place to sleep. All conveniences within a minutes walking distance, grocery, pub and coffee shop. Easy trip from the airport to the condo."
    Guest: The 3 T's Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 26, 2015
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  • Ideal family vacation

    "Everything as advertised. The house is ideally located in Dalkey and was very comfortable for the 7 of us. The owner was accessible and I would highly recommend this place to both family and friends."
    Guest: Peter H. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 2014
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Ireland Travel Tips

Things to See and Do near Ireland Vacation Rentals

Ireland has a rich history that is reflected in the many historical buildings, castles and quaint villages. If history is your interest, it’s a good idea to join up with guided historical tours at the various sites. This will provide you with additional information on the area and its traditions. If you plan to explore on your own, it is advisable to have an up-to-date travel guidebook with you so you can navigate your way around the various sites.

Some of the most popular ways to tour Ireland are on foot or by bicycle. There are many routes which take in historical sites and spectacular scenery. You can walk or ride between different points and have your luggage transported between the towns. This is a great way to experience the beautiful landscapes that Ireland is so famous for.

Ireland is host to some top-quality golf courses. Golfing enthusiasts are really spoiled for choice when it comes to the variety of courses on offer. In the golfing fraternity, Ireland is rated as one of the best golfing destinations worldwide. Specialist golfing tour operators provide escorted tours where you can enjoy Ireland’s sights and culture, allowing you to play on a wide variety of different championship courses.

Best Time of Year to Visit Ireland Accommodation

Ireland is known for its rolling green hills and ancient castles, and these are attractions that can be visited at any time of the year. The one thing that is certain when you visit Ireland is that it will rain no matter what time of year you visit. It’s essential to have wet weather gear, including good walking shoes or boots that are waterproof to some degree. An umbrella is useful but a better option is to have an all-weather jacket with a hood that will keep you warm and dry. The best season to visit is without a doubt the warmer summer months. While it may be wet, at least it isn’t too cool, depending on what sort of climate you are used to. The spring starts in April and by May, you can usually enjoy warmer summer weather. The season lasts until September when it starts to get cooler again. The peak travel season is during June and July when most tourists flock to the various attractions. If you want to avoid the crowds, you may consider traveling in May or August when it is a little less busy.

Getting to Ireland Condos

When traveling to Ireland, you will need to look for flights to the international airport in Dublin. There are frequent commercial flights from London and New York City, among other cities. The airport is well equipped and connected to bus and rail public transport systems which provide easy access to the rest of Ireland.

Visitors to Dublin Vacation Rentals in Ireland

Ireland attracts a vast number of visitors each year to its shores. Many come to explore the ancient castles and learn about old Gaelic traditions. There is a wide variety of themed tour routes that you can follow, depending on your interests. History enthusiasts will enjoy hearing of the many legends and village tales that are very much a part of Irish tradition. Golfers are attracted to Irelands top-quality golf courses and the fact that there are so many of them. You could tour for three weeks and still not get to play on all of them. Much of Ireland's beauty is reflected in its landscapes and the warm hospitality of its people. A great way to experience this is to follow the scenic roads to smaller villages and towns that dot the countryside.

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