Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in County Cork, IE that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $101 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in County Cork. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Expeditions and adventures in charming County Cork

From charming fishing villages and whale-watching expeditions to music festivals and mountains, County Cork draws travelers with its unique blend of attractions. Keen anglers can head out into the Atlantic Ocean for deep sea fishing expeditions or stick to the region's rivers, while the beautiful beaches and rocky coastline are perfect for hikes, sandcastle building and treasure hunts with the kids. Need a place to relax? County Cork vacation rentals offer the perfect base for expeditions and adventures.

Things to do

Discover Irish heritage in County Cork

Blarney Castle is known throughout the world, with visitors drawn to kiss its fabled stone, before exploring the medieval stronghold and taking a stroll through the beautiful gardens. Like a tipple? Visit the beautifully-preserved Jameson Distillery, where tours end with a taste of the whiskey that has been made in Ireland for more than 230 years. Seeking history? Pick a County Cork vacation rental close to the imposing 12th-century Castlemartyr Castle, which once belonged to the mysterious Knights Templar, or Ballydehob, where you can see prehistoric Celtic standing stones.

Activities

Waterfront fun in County Cork

The clear waters of the North Atlantic Ocean mean adventures are always on the agenda here. Pull on diving gear and explore old shipwrecks and sea life, or take a trip to look for playful dolphins cavorting with whales, the choice is yours. With sailing and kayak trips on offer, County Cork vacation rentals provide easy access to the coastline, with boat tours to nearby islands a popular draw, while inland, beautiful castles and museums await.

Weather

Sunny summers in County Cork

Set in the North Atlantic Ocean, County Cork boasts mild temperatures that rarely fluctuate. Summer is the warmest season, with temperatures in the mid to high 60s, and 18 hours of daylight making it a popular time to visit. Spring and fall are gorgeous here, with warm days, cool nights and temperatures in the mid-50s to low-60s. Winters can be cold in Ireland, but snow is rare, freezing temperatures infrequent and days often in the mid-40s.

Natural features

Get back to nature in County Cork

County Cork sits on the south-west coast of Ireland, a 3-hour drive from Dublin. The largest county in Ireland, it is bordered by Waterford, Limerick, Kerry and Tipperary, and edged by the Shehy Mountains. Walkers head here to access the Galtee Mountains, the highest inland range in the country, while 3 beautiful rivers, the Blackwater, Bandon and Lee, are excellent sources of salmon and trout for fisherman. Like to spot the local wildlife? Nature lovers can find numerous species here, including European hedgehogs, red foxes, pygmy shrews, stoats and badgers.

How many vacation rentals are available around County Cork, IE?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 512 vacation rentals around County Cork. From 292 cottage rentals to 137 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in County Cork?

Breathing in cool ocean air, basking in warm sunshine and decidedly losing all sense of time. Now that's the sort of awesome vacay you deserve. Vrbo has 170 beachside vacation rentals. Alternatively, you might like to try a different vibe. Vrbo has tons of rental options to pick from, including:

  • 135 rural vacation rentals.
  • 80 beach vacation rentals.
  • 57 ocean-view vacation rentals.

Can I stay in County Cork in a large group?

The recipe for a memorable vacation is chilling out with your favorite people in an entirely new place. If you're visiting with a large group, Vrbo can help you. Why not have a peek at the 73 cottage vacation homes available here? They're the most popular option for large groups of visitors. The vacation rentals that are suitable for large groups here include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 127 vacation homes suited to that size. Book a night from just $73.
  • Keen to find a place for 5 guests? We have 79 that will be perfect. You can get one for as little as $52 a night.
  • Organizing a trip away with 8 guests? We have 73 vacation homes that match your requirements. Prices start from $103 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your cousin and all your friends to County Cork.

Where are the cheapest rentals in County Cork?

Tight hotel rooms are no place to spend those precious vacation moments! Discover our budget-friendly rentals now and ensure everyone has enough room to spread out. Bantry is a terrific area to check out if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 118 rentals, and the average price is a very affordable $119 per night. Skibbereen is another good option. Vrbo has 88 rentals here, and the average price is around $125 a night.

Explore destinations around County Cork

Kinsale
65 vacation rentals
Skibbereen
186 vacation rentals
Glengarriff
356 vacation rentals
Cork
126 vacation rentals
Clonakilty
85 vacation rentals
Castletownshend
108 vacation rentals
Ballycotton
30 vacation rentals
Cobh
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Mallow
16 vacation rentals
Durrus
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Youghal
75 vacation rentals
Castletown-Bearhaven
156 vacation rentals
Ballydehob
163 vacation rentals
Bantry
138 vacation rentals
Dunbeacon
175 vacation rentals
Schull
141 vacation rentals
Butlerstown
45 vacation rentals
Ardgroom
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Baltimore
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