Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in County Kerry, 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 parking. Prices start at $53 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in County Kerry. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — County Kerry
Destination guide

Get carried away by County Kerry's enchanting emerald beauty

With the dramatic seascapes along the Wild Atlantic Way, the white-sand beaches of the Ring of Kerry, and the prehistoric ruins in the Dingle Peninsula, there's no shortage of Instagram-worthy sights in County Kerry, so make sure your camera's memory has plenty of space. You can take the kids to the lovely town of Dingle for an encounter with Fungie, the resident bottlenose dolphin. Or, explore the castles of Killarney and swim in the foamy waves of Ventry's beach. There are plenty of County Kerry vacation rentals to accommodate you, no matter what you decide to do on the Emerald Isle.

Things to do

The force is definitely strong with County Kerry

You don't need to go to a galaxy far, far away for an extraordinary holiday. From County Kerry vacation rentals, you can take a boat trip to the stunning island of Skellig Michael, where Luke Skywalker lived in self-imposed exile in the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Ascend the rock-hewn steps to reach the ruins of an ancient Gaelic Christian monastery, and say hi to puffins that breed there. No less scenic is Killarney National Park, a 26,000-acre Irish paradise of mountains, woods, and lakes, where you'll also find the 15th-century Ross Castle.


Cover up for County Kerry's cool climes and abundant rainfall

County Kerry enjoys a temperate climate, thanks to the effects of the North Atlantic Current that goes northward past Ireland's west coast. But it's also one of the rainiest regions of Ireland, particularly from November to January. Temperatures during the summer months from June to August can go from a low of 50 degrees to a high of 65. In winter, you can expect the thermometer to fluctuate between 46 and 44 degrees, with January usually seeing the coldest weather. You can do as the locals do and head to the nearest pub, where a pint of Guinness will help keep you warm.

Natural features

No need for lucky charms: resplendent views are guaranteed

With its abundance of majestic natural beauty, it isn't hard to see why the county is referred to as "The Kingdom." Bounded on the north by the River Shannon and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, it's also home to Mount Brandon and Carrauntoohil, two of Ireland's highest mountains. County Kerry vacation rentals are fantastic jumping-off points for hiking and biking trails in the Ring of Kerry, expeditions to the steep cliffs of Valentia Island, and the woodlands and hills of the Derrycunnihy Wood Nature Reserve, the grazing grounds of Japanese Sika deer and native red deer.

What are the top vacation rentals in County Kerry?

Whether you're organizing your next great adventure with friends or a romantic trip with your special someone, one of these top vacation rentals in County Kerry is sure to entice you:

  • A House To Live For - View To Die For: This Dunquin rental comes with 4 bedrooms and is rated highly among guests. Conveniences such as nearby birdwatching activities and a restaurant dining guide are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • Thatched Cottage With Hot Tub Walking Distance To Hugh's Pub: Put your suitcase down and your weary feet up at this pick of the bunch in Cordal. It comes with 3 bedrooms, an electric kettle, a travel crib and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect County Kerry vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in County Kerry?

If vacation homes were famous actors, these would be on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! For fantastic weekend getaways in County Kerry, take a look at the following:

  • Rossanean, Farranfore, County Kerry: A couple of days away at this Killarney stay will have you feeling bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. Useful amenities here include off-street parking options and a fridge. When it's time to go exploring, Blueberry Hill Farm and Coolwood Wildlife Park are some of the natural attractions in the area.
  • Sheans Holiday Cottage Killarney: With conveniences including a TV and a kitchen, you'll feel right at home at this Killarney escape. Outdoorsy types will love exploring the local sights, such as Gap of Dunloe and CastleIsland River Walk.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in County Kerry?

You'll find plenty of studio apartments in County Kerry. While they mightn't have the space of a mansion, they sure pack a punch when it comes to convenience, character and location. Here are a few highly rated options.

  • The Luxury Of A Hotel With The Comforts Of Home in Killarney puts you close to some of the area's sought-after cultural attractions, including St. Mary's Cathedral and The Dillon Gallery. Internet services and a free nearby fitness center are two of the handy amenities here.
  • Located in Dawros, Private Cottage With Views Over Kenmare Bay is another terrific base for your adventure. When you're not checking out highlights like Siopa Chill Rialaig and Bin Ban Gallery, take advantage of coffee and tea making facilities and high-speed internet services back at your apartment.

Can I find short term rentals in County Kerry?

There's nothing like heading off on a quick getaway to discover somewhere you've never been before. Browse these short-term rentals in County Kerry and cross one more destination off your must-visit list:

  • Rossanean, Farranfore, County Kerry in Killarney is a convenient place to base yourself for an action-packed stay. Stay here and you'll be within easy reach of exciting sights including CastleIsland River Walk.
  • Another top-rated property is Sheans Holiday Cottage Killarney in Killarney. Once you drop off your luggage and settle in, head out for some sightseeing. Ross Castle is one thing you can't miss around here.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in County Kerry?

If you're eager to woo your special someone, take them someplace special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in County Kerry at one of these hideouts and fall in love all over again:

  • Discover your inner Casanova at A House To Live For - View To Die For. This Dunquin rental is custom-made for romance, with amenities like a nearby beach and shopping to help set the mood.
  • Another amorous option is Thatched Cottage With Hot Tub Walking Distance To Hugh's Pub in Cordal. Enjoy perks here including a dining table and a music library, as well as each other's company.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in County Kerry?

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to bring all your besties with you, you're going to need a whole bunch of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in County Kerry that are suitable for large groups, starting with these sprawling pads:

  • Glasmor House, Firies, County Kerry: With 6 bedrooms, everyone can come along to this popular escape in Killarney. A microwave oven and off-street parking options are among the many amenities available here.
  • Magnificent Dromhale House: This vacation rental in Balatonmariafurdo has 6 bedrooms, so don't worry about leaving anybody off your invite list. Internet services and an iron and ironing board are some of its many highlights.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in County Kerry?

Take your pick and cannonball right in. Here are a few top-rated house rentals in County Kerry where life is better beside the pool:

  • The pool at A House To Live For - View To Die For is guaranteed to add a whole new dimension of fun to your adventure. Located in Dunquin, this rental house also comes with high-speed internet services and cookware, dishware and utensils.
  • Magnificent Dromhale House in Balatonmariafurdo is another popular option. There's plenty to like about this property apart from its pool, such as a hair dryer and free toiletries.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in County Kerry?

At Vrbo, we have properties that are large enough to fit your entire family tree. And if you'd prefer not to invite a certain aunt or uncle, just stretch your limbs and enjoy the extra space! Here are our favorite large family vacation rentals in County Kerry:

  • Located in Dunquin, A House To Live For - View To Die For has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 guests. Quality amenities at this retreat include a nearby beach and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Or, make a booking at Rossanean, Farranfore, County Kerry. This Killarney fave boasts 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 people. Spread out and enjoy amenities such as a DVD player and a fridge.

If you're on the hunt for some family-friendly attractions in County Kerry, you're spoiled for choice. Aqua Dome, Ladies View and Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium promise a good time for adults and kids alike.

Can I find family cabin rentals in County Kerry?

If you're dreaming of a trip with the fam, choose one of these cabin rentals in County Kerry and give the kids an experience they'll always remember:

  • Cabin - Luxury Two - Bed Glamping Pod In County Clare - Escape the daily grind at this County Clare retreat which features coffee and tea making facilities and a garden.
  • Large Wood Cabin 5 Min Drive To Inch Beach On The Wild Atlantic Way In Co Kerry – This option in Inch is also a big hit with families. Conveniences here include shopping and a washing machine.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the County Kerry vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in County Kerry?

Vrbo has an awesome range of one-bedroom vacation rentals in County Kerry. Whether you're after an upmarket apartment or a simple cabin, we'll help you find a perfect one-bedroom property. Here are two to try on for size:

  • Get away on your own or hang out with the fam at The Luxury Of A Hotel With The Comforts Of Home in Killarney. When you're not out exploring your surroundings, take advantage of heating and a free nearby fitness center.
  • Another attractive choice is Private Cottage With Views Over Kenmare Bay in Dawros. Off-street parking options and coffee and tea making facilities are just a couple of its handy amenities.

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