Discover a selection of 241 vacation rentals in Killarney, 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 $129 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Killarney. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Killarney the beautiful

Surrounded by sparkling lakes, tumbling waterfalls and pretty woodlands, it's no surprise that Killarney has been luring vacationers for over 250 years. Throw in a skyline of soaring peaks and it could just be one of Ireland's most picturesque towns. As well as knockout natural beauty, Killarney also treats visitors to Celtic boutiques, superb restaurants and a treasure trove of cozy Irish pubs. Stay local with Killarney vacation rentals and you'll quickly find yourself in a rhythm of morning walks in the countryside and evenings spent sipping Guinness by a blazing fireplace.

Things to do

Discover wild beauty in Killarney National Park

It's hard not to throw around superlatives as you work your way through Killarney National Park. It's anchored by Muckross House, a handsome Victorian mansion filled with antiques, Persian rugs and hunting trophies. Venture further afield and you'll find yourself immersed in a wonderland of ancient oak forests, mossy yew woodlands and wild herds of red deer. For the best views in town, head up to Aghadoe, a pint-sized parish set high above Killarney. Nearby are the 13th-century ruins of Parkavonear Castle, an ancient Norman stronghold that watches over County Kerry.


Explore Killarney's stunning Ring of Kerry

Most visitors arrive in search of knockout scenery and Killarney delivers, with easy access to the spectacular Ring of Kerry. The 100-mile scenic drive wraps around the Iveragh Peninsula and treats road trippers to a patchwork of rugged seascapes, pristine beaches, villages and medieval ruins. If you'd rather stretch your legs, throw on your hiking boots and explore the Kerry Way. While it takes 10 days to complete the entire route, most people choose to hike it in sections. After a long day on your feet, there's nothing better than a hot meal back at your Killarney vacation rental cottage.


Irish summers in Killarney

Killarney is inundated in the summer, when long days and plenty of sunshine lure flocks of visitors to Ireland. The weather is ideal for touring Killarney National Park, exploring the Ring of Kerry or relaxing at the open-air pubs that spill out onto the streets. Locals cite late spring and early fall as a sweet spot. Crowds are manageable, temperatures are pleasant and there are still plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Whenever you visit, Killarney vacation rentals promise a local experience in County Kerry.

Natural features

Killarney – a gateway to County Kerry

Killarney is a gateway to County Kerry, a mythic slice of Ireland where you'll find some of the country's most dramatic scenery. Gear up for an onslaught of eye candy, with everything from rolling farmland and moss-draped forests to wind-ravished sea cliffs and soaring peaks. As well as being a jumping point to the iconic Ring of Kerry drive, Killarney is also a great base for daytrips to the Dingle Peninsula, a scenic cape dotted with sandy beaches, prehistoric forts and "clochan" beehive huts.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Killarney

Fly into Cork Airport (ORK), the closest airport, located 45.6 mi (73.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Killarney (KIR-Kerry), which is 8.5 mi (13.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Killarney Station, Farranfore Station and Rathmore Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Killarney?

Whether you're looking for an intimate escape for you and your love or someplace spacious to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Killarney. Here are a couple to get you thinking:

  • Make use of handy amenities like a kitchen and a nearby golf course at "A House To Live For - View To Die For". Located around 40 miles from Killarney, this quality property has 4 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Another appealing choice is "Stunning Luxury Beachside Home With Spectacular Views Of Ocean And Dingle Bay", which is around 30 miles from Killarney. Featuring 6 bedrooms, a nearby hospital and free WiFi, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

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

Clock out on Friday afternoon and then forget all about the office. If you're ready for some fun and relaxation, these properties in and near Killarney promise an amazing weekend getaway:

  • Get away from it all at "5 Central Killarney Apartment", which is around 0.1 miles to the west of central Killarney. There's lots of adventure and nature to keep you on the go here. Try horse riding and hiking and biking or simply explore the sights of Blueberry Hill Farm and Mossy Woods Nature Trail.
  • "Killarney Luxury Spacious Home. Town Centre And National Park 5 Mins Walk" is another great property to consider. Around 0.1 miles south of Killarney, use it as a base to try some golf or hiking and biking. Kerry Bog Village Museum and Beaufort Golf Course also have to be on your to-do list while you're here.

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

Get a taste of the culture and atmosphere of Killarney from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you're eager to get away on your own or have some fun with pals, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment for rent in or near Killarney:

  • Explore the world around you from the comfort of "Super Location With A Great View". This vacation rental is a popular base for sightseeing and features amenities including WiFi and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "The Luxury Of A Hotel With The Comforts Of Home" is another awesome choice. Settle in and enjoy the use of a TV, an iron and ironing board and more.

There are lots of sights around Killarney to put on your to-do list. Satisfy your inner culture fan by visiting Ardfert Cathedral and INEC Killarney.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Killarney?

Short-term rentals are in good supply in and around Killarney. Stay a night or two in a condo, a cozy cottage or a roomy home. Whatever type of rental you're after, you'll find the right place with Vrbo. These are some of our favorites:

  • Close to the center of Killarney, "Killarney Luxury Spacious Home. Town Centre And National Park 5 Mins Walk" is ideal for a whirlwind getaway. While you're in the area, be sure to visit top attractions like Tomies Wood and Killarney Riding Stables.
  • Eat, sleep and explore what's around you from "Longfield Lodge, Firies, County Kerry", another great option. Parkavonear Castle and St. John's Cemetery should be on your must-do list when you're ready to go sightseeing.

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

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your sweetie away for a few days at one of these top escapes in or near Killarney:

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a couple of passionate nights at "Stunning Luxury Beachside Home With Spectacular Views Of Ocean And Dingle Bay". Located approximately 30 miles from Killarney, this place comes with lots of nice touches, including a nearby bay and a resort.
  • "Thatched Cottage With Hot Tub Walking Distance To Hugh's Pub" is another retreat guaranteed to woo you. It's approximately 12 miles from Killarney and comes with beauty services and a fireplace.

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

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your entire crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Killarney and get your favorite people together under one roof:

  • You'll have loads of room to move at "Stunning Luxury Beachside Home With Spectacular Views Of Ocean And Dingle Bay". Around 30 miles west of Killarney, this impressive retreat has 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 14 guests. Top amenities include a water park and an ocean view.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your favorite people to "Magnificent Dromhale House" and fill the place with laughter and love. This popular option has 6 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the southeast of central Killarney. It's packed with features to keep your large group occupied, including a garden and a fireplace.

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

A pool is often a must-have amenity when choosing where to stay on vacation, particularly if you're bringing the kids along. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Killarney and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Pack your swimming gear and take your gang to "Luxury 4 Bedroom House 5mis Walk To Killarney Town Centre". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a nearby laundromat and a barbecue grill.
  • Otherwise, unpack your bags at "Magnificent Dromhale House". In addition to its inviting pool, you can also make use of on-site watersports and a garden.

Don't know what to pack for your Killarney escape? This appealing destination has an oceanic climate. In summer, expect average temperatures ranging from 50 ºF to 65 ºF. Browse our selection of Killarney vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

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

Every get-together with the family should be memorable. Whether you're planning some time off with the kids or a party with relatives, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Killarney offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 14 guests in 6 bedrooms, "Stunning Luxury Beachside Home With Spectacular Views Of Ocean And Dingle Bay" is the ideal place to hang out with the family. This popular escape is 30 miles to the west of Killarney and has amenities that include outdoor furniture and on-site watersports.
  • "Killarney Luxury Spacious Home. Town Centre And National Park 5 Mins Walk" is another popular option. It's about 0.1 miles to the south of Killarney, has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 people. Handy amenities here include a nearby laundromat and a kitchen.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to go far. Aqua Dome, Ladies View and Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium offer fun for all the gang.

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