Discover a selection of 171 vacation rentals in Kenmare, 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 $95 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Kenmare. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The lively city of Kenmare awaits you

Come and experience Kenmare and its live music, history and monuments. Renowned for its diving, bars and golfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Kenmare

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Kenmare a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kenmare Golf Club (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Killarney Race Course (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Killarney Golf Club (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Parknasilla Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Blackwater Stables (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kenmare

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kenmare is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moll's Gap (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Killarney National Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Torc Waterfall (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Gap of Dunloe (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Garnish Island (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Beara Peninsula (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kenmare

Fly into Killarney (KIR-Kerry), the closest airport, located 20.9 mi (33.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Cahirciveen (CHE-Reeroe), which is 27.9 mi (45 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Kenmare?

Whether you're looking for a cozy retreat for you and your sweetie or somewhere spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Kenmare. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • "A House To Live For - View To Die For" is a popular choice. Around 40 miles from Kenmare, it has 4 bedrooms and loads of amenities to help you feel at home, including off-street parking options and a stereo.
  • Another great option is "Stunning Luxury Beachside Home With Spectacular Views Of Ocean And Dingle Bay", which is around 30 miles from Kenmare. With 6 bedrooms, a fridge and a living room, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Kenmare?

Your working week will be easier to get through if you've got something wonderful organized for the weekend. Give yourself something fun to look forward to by arranging a stay at one of these top weekend getaways in or near Kenmare:

  • Located around 0.1 miles to the northwest of Kenmare, "Salmons Leap Holiday Home, Sneem Village" has all you need and more for a quick weekend break, including a fridge and a microwave oven. When it's time to get out and explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to visit like Torc Mountain Walk and Killarney Riding Stables.
  • Another fantastic option is "Oatsfield Cottage 4 Bedroom Self Cathering Kenmare", around 0.1 miles west of Kenmare. When you're not relaxing in your rental making use of water sports equipment and a living room, be sure to visit Scotia's Glen and Crag Cave.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Kenmare?

Discover the vibe and culture of Kenmare from the privacy and comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you're looking to take a break on your own or have some fun with pals, you'll find the perfect studio apartment in or near Kenmare:

  • Throw your bags down at "Private Cottage With Views Over Kenmare Bay". Amenities including a porch and WiFi help make guests feel right at home here.
  • "Super Location With A Great View" is another tempting option. Get comfy and take advantage of a TV, WiFi and more.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to see even more of Kenmare. Cultural attractions like St. Mary's Cathedral and Bin Ban Gallery will help you get a better feel for the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Kenmare?

Short-term rentals are in good supply in and around Kenmare. Kick back for a night or two in a condo, a studio apartment or a large home. Whatever type of property you're looking for, you'll have lots to choose from with Vrbo. These are some of our favorites:

  • If you want to be near the action, "Salmons Leap Holiday Home, Sneem Village" will be just the thing. It's within easy reach of the heart of Kenmare and an excellent base to explore attractions like Tomies Wood and Killarney Riding Stables.
  • "Oatsfield Cottage 4 Bedroom Self Cathering Kenmare" is another excellent option. We recommend adding Parkavonear Castle and St. John's Cemetery to your to-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Kenmare?

Whether spent in a cabin, an apartment or a lodge, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your honey away for a few days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Kenmare:

  • Put on some relaxing music and slow dance the nights away at "Thatched Cottage With Hot Tub Walking Distance To Hugh's Pub". Around 25 miles from Kenmare, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend getaway, including beauty services and a fireplace.
  • "Chic Hideaway In The Centre Of Kenmare" is another option that's guaranteed to impress. It's approximately 0.1 miles from Kenmare and has a nearby bay and beauty services.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Kenmare?

Share your trip and have more fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous getaway with your best friends or a big family gathering, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Kenmare:

  • A host of amenities including a kitchen and a fireplace make "Award Winning Georgian Country House" a top pick for groups. This generous getaway has 8 bedrooms and sleeps up to 16 people. From central Kenmare, it's around 1 mile away to the northeast.
  • Nothing's more important than hanging out with loved ones, and "Historic Manor House Overlooking Killarney Lakes" makes it easy to do that. Located around 12 miles to the north of Kenmare, as many as 16 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 7 bedrooms. A garden and a fireplace are among the various amenities at hand here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Kenmare?

A pool is often a must-have amenity when choosing where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're traveling with kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Kenmare and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Award Winning Georgian Country House", where your top priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities such as a travel crib and a barbecue grill help make this escape a favorite with guests.
  • "The Little Nest. Spacious House In The Heart Of Town" is the type of place you go to escape the everyday and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A dishwasher and a TV are also on hand to make your stay comfortable and convenient.

Kenmare has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 50 ºF and 65 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Kenmare vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Kenmare?

It's always more fun when you share those special memories with the ones closest to your heart. Whether you're organizing a family escape or celebrating a special occasion with good friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental to suit your style. These are two of our best in and around Kenmare:

  • Sleeping as many as 7 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Salmons Leap Holiday Home, Sneem Village" is the perfect place to spend time together. This top-rated getaway is 0.1 miles to the northwest of Kenmare and has amenities that include a toaster and a fridge.
  • "Oatsfield Cottage 4 Bedroom Self Cathering Kenmare" also has the space you need to make memories with loved ones. This rental is around 0.1 miles to the west of central Kenmare and accommodates as many as 8 guests in its 4 bedrooms. A TV and a nearby coin laundry will help keep everyone happy and comfortable.

When you want to explore your surroundings, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained. Aqua Dome, Ladies View and Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium should be top of your must-do list.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Kenmare?

It's easy to plan your dream getaway with Vrbo. Whether you'd like a comfy cottage or a modern apartment, you'll find terrific two-bedroom options in or near Kenmare: Here are some of our personal faves:

  • "Chic Hideaway In The Centre Of Kenmare" is an awesome choice for families or small groups. In addition to two bedrooms, this delightful stay offers handy amenities like a kitchen and a garden.
  • "Shrubbery Mews 5 Apt 2" is another popular two-bedroom place. It provides a garden, a kitchen and much more.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Kenmare?

If you like the thought of snuggling up beside a campfire but aren't really into the "camp" part, a vacation rental with a fire pit will be just the ticket. Enjoy the conveniences of home at one of these options in or near Kenmare that come with this sociable perk:

  • Laugh and reconnect with loved ones around the fire at "Unique And Luxurious Place To Stay". This retreat offers plenty of other top amenities, such as a firepit and a garden.
  • Alternatively, let the dancing flames lull you into a state of calm and relaxation at "Idyllic Wooded Ring Of Kerry Retreat". When you're not socializing around the fire pit, take advantage of conveniences like a nearby river and mountain views.