It is a cozy, extensively furnished, freshly renovated house with 2 Irish style living rooms (each with open fireplace), 3 bedrooms. It’s ideal for families. You have a view of mountains and cliffs, 3 minute walk to the bay. The house and the area offer possibilities for both a quiet, restive, and an active sporty holiday. An information/address brochure is located in the house. Many Airlines offer cheap flights from the continent to Ireland. Ryanair, Easyjet and HLX fly to Shannon Airport from a lot of different locations all over Europe.
Fishing: Very good fishing spots on easily accessible cliffs nearby the house. Beach and pier fishing spots are also available. Catch mackerels, conger and pollocks from these spots. Deep sea fishing trips on chartered boats are available from Dingle and Ballydavid. Catch tuna and shark! In the house you will find 2 books written by Bob Moss, a famous local fisherman. He describes all fishing spots and possibilities of the area around. Lough Caum near Castlegregory provides good brown trout fishing as well as Mount Eagle lake. Permits and boats available locally.
Hiking and day trips: Ballincolla is situated at the Dingle Way. Along its 178 km (110 miles) length, the Dingle Way traverses pristine sandy beaches bordering on crystal seas, fuchsia and gorse lined green roads leading through pastoral countryside, heather and bracken covered hills, and mountain passes up to 700 meters (2000 feet) high. Climb Mount Brandon, Irelands second highest mountain (3277 feet), or enjoy easier walks to Cloger Head, Sybil Head or Mount Brandon. Boats leave Dunquin for the The Great Blasket Island from May to October. Abandoned in 1954, these islands were home of famous Gaelic authors, e.g. Peig Sayers and Sean O'Crohan. The Blasket Islands are of great importance for breeding seabirds. The sea cliffs, and deep ocean ensure the islands are home to a diversity of breeding seabirds amongst the highest in Ireland or Britain. The famous 'Ring of Kerry' on the Iveragh Peninsula (one of the most beautiful Coast Roads in the world) can easily be driven in a one days car trip.
Kids and Culture: The Dingle Peninsula is dotted with beautiful strands and beaches, perfect locations for a family day out. On Ventry beach, there is a water sports centre run by Jamie Knox, with a huge choice of water sports activities on offer. The kids can hire body boards, wetsuits, or take a spin in a Donut! Ventry is a Blue Flag beach, with lifeguards on duty during the busy summer months. Other family friendly beaches include Beenbawn near Dingle, Cappagh Strand near Brandon, and Wine Strand situated between the villages of Ballydavid and Ballyferriter. A lot of nice pubs are found all over the Dingle Peninsula. Enjoy music sessions, bar food and meet locals.