House 18 Ard Na Mara is a beautifully appointed spacious 4 bedroom house in a wonderful location. This quiet development of houses located overlooking Dingle Bay & town is the perfect base for visiting Dingle & touring the Peninsula. From the door of house eighteen a five minute walk brings guests to the Marina area or to Goat Street and town.
This four bedroom house offers guests stunning views which will get any visit off to Dingle off to a great start. Upon entering the house a large double height space shows the vastness of the house and the unique decor sets a tone of relaxation. The individually decorated bedrooms are in various formats as follows:
- One ground floor super king alongside the main bathroom with a bath & shower.
- One ground floor wheelchair accessible queen size room with a wheelchair accessible en-suite featuring a wheel in shower.
- One first floor twin bedroom overlooking the bay en suite with a bath & shower
- One first floor super king size room overlooking the bay en suite with a bath & shower.
There is a sitting room with a wood burning stove & TV with cable & DVD player. The kitchen has all facilities needed to cater for 8 guests along with an electric hob, microwave, oven & grill, fridge & freezer, nespresso, cooking utensils & processors.
Other facilities include iron & ironing board, hairdryers in all rooms, stereo & hi fi in the kitchen & along with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout.
Off the kitchen & dining area there is a conservatory that gets the sun from early morning throughout the afternoon & this room is the perfect spot to relax & watch the activity in the bay.
Off this conservatory is a private back garden with a patio that has dining & seating for 8 along with a large double burner gas barbecue offering the most magical space to enjoy & entertain overlooking Dingle Bay.
Dingle offers a host of activities and attractions for the Visitor including:
The sheltered harbour at Dingle offers pleasant and safe sailing location
Dingle Bay and the Blasket Islands offer a wonderful diving environment
Dolphin Boat Trips
Dingle has its own resident Dolphin "Fungi" and boat trips leave Dingle pier all day, every day, all year round to see him wild and free in his natural habitat.
Ceann Sibeal Golf Links in Ballyferriter (7 miles from Dingle), set in the splendid scenery of the Dingle Peninsula and overlooking the historic Blasket Islands, is Europe's most westerly golf course.
The Dingle Peninsula boasts some wonderful sandy beaches including the beautiful beach at Ventry and the massive Inch Beach.
The Dingle Way (153km/95 miles) circles the Dingle Peninsula from Tralee Bay to Inch Beach to Dingle Bay.
What better way to discover the delights of the Dingle Peninsula than on horseback.
Dingle Bay is famous for the wide variety of fish to be caught.
Play At Height- Dingle's most exciting Activity Centre
If it’s an adrenalin rush you’re looking for, adventure you’re after or some family fun you’ve got in mind – then look no further. ‘Play At Height’ It’s designed to bring you the ultimate in climbing, swinging, soaring, zipping and freefalling thrills. Get to grips with the art of climbing on our gigantic 450 sq m climbing wall, soar through the air on the zip line, get a birds eye view from the high wire – and when you feel like back down to earth – what better way to do it than by jumping!
Play At Height. It’s total excitement in a totally safe controlled environment.
Call +353 (0)66 915 28 22 to find out more.
Dingle Oceanworld - Mara Beo
This is a fascinating Aquarium featuring all sorts of creatures from the deep. With Daily informative talks while staff members feed the resident sharks and penguins, the ever popular "touch tank" where little visitors delight at the friendly Thornback rays amoung other sociable sea creatures and the colourful myriad of Amazonian displays which are sure to amaze young and old alike. There is also a coffee shop and gift shop at Ocean World.
The Blasket Island Centre
Located in Dun Chaoin, this heritage centre is dedicated to the history, language, culture and unique literary achievements of the Blasket Islands.
Gallarus Oratory Centre
Built in the 7th and 8th Century this is a remarkable example of an early Christian Church in Ireland which has survived over the centuries.
Other Attractions Include:
- Louis Mulcahy Pottery Visitor Centre
- Freshwater Experience
- Pet Farm
- Celtic & Prehistoric Museum
- Corca Dhuibhne Museum
This is the term used to refer to those areas of Ireland where the Irish language (Gaeilge) is still spoken as a community language and its cultures and traditions are very much alive and thriving. The Dingle Peninsula area of the Kerry Gaeltacht is known as Corca Dhuibhne and is renowned for its rugged beauty, rolling mountains, sparkling lakes, haunting woodlands and golden sandy beaches.
DINGLE (An Daingean)
Dingle is the most westerly town in Europe and is often referred to as "the next parish to America". Piled high with majestic mountains and fringed with quiet unpolluted beaches this colourful holiday destination is a haven for walkers, golfers, surfers, sailors, sightseers and deep sea fishermen. The town offers a wonderful selection of bars and restaurants which make full use of the fresh seafood that is landed at the harbour each day. This is a Gaeltacht with something for everyone on Europe's final Western Frontier.
Please note that electricity is an extra charge and must be paid for prior to arrival at time of booking. Electricity is charged at the daily rate of €6.00 during June, July and August and €10 per day at all other times of the year.
**Please note Ard na Mara is a family orientated site & reserves the right to decline all adult or group bookings.**