Fado Cottage is a short walk (200 metres), over the Finnihy Bridge, from the centre of the heritage town of Kenmare, yet has a true country atmosphere. The interior has slate floors and high-beamed ceilings. It has been imaginatively decorated to create a traditional Irish cottage with all modern comforts. Set in a large lawned garden away from the town and traffic - it is within walking distance of shops, pubs, restaurants and the coast of Kenmare Bay.
Accommodation Details The number of persons stated on the reservation form must not be exceeded.
2 Double Bedrooms - sleeps 4.
1 Bathroom with bathtub and overhead shower.
Loft/Reading room - there are also 2 single beds in this area-please request on booking-extra charges may apply.
We can provide 1 travel cot and 1 highchair
Living room/Dining room with gas stove - very cosy!
Kitchen with electric hob, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and dryer.
Linen and towels supplied.
Hair dryer & ironing equipment.
Television (free to air channels) & DVD player.
Electricity & Gas is charged at €4 per day High Season (June-September) €7 per day Low Season (October-May) payable to Dream Ireland prior to your stay.
Sorry - no pets allowed.
A security deposit of €200.00 will be required in advance of your stay. You will receive an email with a PayPal invoice from the owners which we would ask that you pay straight away and you will be refunded your money to your account within 2 days of your departure providing that the owners are satisfied that the terms and conditions of the rental have been complied with. Any breakages, damages or extra cleaning will be deducted from your deposit.
Kenmare is a great base for touring the Ring of Kerry, Ring of Beara, and the Dingle Peninsula amongst many other attractions.
Strollers for Rent
If you can't fit your stroller (buggy) into your car or your travelling by air you can rent one at Precious Moments, call Pauline or Kathleen on 064 6642578
Kenmare lies approximately 30 minutes drive from a host of sandy beaches and it has a very pretty harbour from where you can swim, fish or take a trip on the "Seafari Cruise" to view the wildlife in the area.
Located in the centre of Kenmare is Finnegan's Bike Hire and Toy Shop Tel: 00353 64 6641083
Star Sailing & Adventure Centre
This new purpose-built Activity Centre and Bar/Restaurant is fast becoming an essential part of a family holiday in Kenmare. The centre itself is situated on the shores of Kenmare Bay and surrounded by the Caha Mountains just a five minute drive from Kenmare Town Centre. The activities on offer include kayaking, sailing, canoeing, sea kayaking, hillwalking, team games and a Wildlife Safari Cruise on Kenmare Bay. Also on offer are the children’s playground, American pedal boats, water trampoline and slide, archery range, soccer pitch with changing facilities and the family walking trail. Star Sailing and Adventure Centre, Dauros, Kenmare, Co. Kerry 064 66 41222.
Bonane Heritage Park
The Bonane Heritage Park provides visitors with an 1600 metre walk on gravel paths through 5000 years of history while enjoying some breathtaking scenery. Bonane Heritage Park is situated 10Km from Kenmare on the N71 and is open to visitors all year round.
Kenmare boasts two super golf courses. The Ring of Kerry Golf Course is located two miles outside of the town and offers spectacular views of Kenmare Bay from the course itself and also its newly renovated Club House. Dream Ireland guests may avail of special discounted green fees.
Kenmare Golf Club is located in Kenmare Town and follows the shores of Kenmare Bay Estuary.
There are lots of great fishing spots to choose from around Kenmare including Clonee Lake, Kenmare Bay and the Black Valley. Permits can be obtained locally.
The Kerry Way and Beara Way walking routes are ideal for those with an interest in trekking or you could even join the annual summer hike to Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntouhil. The foothills of the famous MacGillycuddy Reeks are right on Kenmare's doorstep.
Kenmare and its vicinity offers some incredible dive spots and wrecks. You may even be lucky enough to come across a dolphin or two. Try-dives are available for beginners and advanced dives for the more experienced. For more information visit Kenmare Bay Diving.
Pony Trekking is the ideal way to explore the hidden treasures of Kenmare and its hinterland. Professional lessons are also available for beginners.
Other activities in the area include quad biking, pet farms, craft workshops and bicycle hire.
Kenmare is known as the jewel in the Ring of Kerry and no wonder with its location between two of the most beautiful touring routes in Europe - the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara. These make for very enjoyable day trips from Kenmare.
Kenmare is a designated Heritage Town of Ireland and the town offers a huge selection of places of historical interest to visit. Even strolling around the town is itself a pleasure with Kenmare having received awards from Entente Floral and the award for the Tidiest Town in Ireland in the year 2000. Kenmare was recently awarded the accolade of Ireland's best kept town on the whole island of Ireland and deservedly so!
There is a Playground in Kenmare beside Supervalu. This is a 5 minute walk from the Town Centre.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
The town of Kenmare, noted for having the cleanest air in Europe, is a mecca for some of the finest restaurants in Ireland. You really will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out, from bar food to seafood and a range of other types of excellent restaurants to experience. The nightlife in Kenmare suits all ages and the hospitality with which you will be greeted is second to none. There is a great selection of pubs and late night bars to choose from with many featuring live music from traditional Irish to rock and modern styles.
We can provide 1 travel cot & 1 highchair
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