Glór na hAbhann (sound of the River) is a development of holiday homes in Dingle town. It is a small and exclusive development of just 10 holiday homes each of which has 4 spacious bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. All houses offer free WIFi to our guests.
The moment you enter the front door you will immediately be greeted with the crisp freshness of these brand new holiday homes. The sitting room is spacious yet cosy and is home to two comfortable couches, a large TV and DVD player and a smart coffee table. There are plenty of scatter cushions, prints on the walls and unusual lampshades to add real personality to the room.
The kitchen is a warm and friendly room. It faces out over the back garden and catches lots of sunlight. There is a dark wood dining table and chairs in the kitchen and lots of preparation space to enjoy preparing meals together. The kitchen is equipped with all the appliances you would expect including fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.
Glass patio doors lead from the kitchen to your private patio area and back garden. These holiday homes all offer a private enclosed back garden area.
One of the four bedrooms is located downstairs (a twin bedroom with two single beds) along with a bathroom with shower. There is plenty of storage space under the stairs for buggies, bikes, golf clubs or whatever you bring with you.
Please note that these houses are not pet-friendly. There is a local kennels however that you could use.
Upstairs are three roomy bedrooms. The master bedroom is to the rear and overlooks the back garden. It is really tastefully furnished and has a super king sized bed. There is a dressing table, chair and mirror in the room that will inspire you to take time out just for you for a moment or two. This bedroom also has an ensuite bathroom with shower.
The main bathroom is also located upstairs with a bath and shower over bath. This can be shared between the other two bedrooms upstairs - one double bedroom and one twin bedroom (with two single beds).
To the front of the houses is the small river which has been beautifully planted along the banks to make it a pleasant place to while away a summer's evening.
The town of Dingle is just a 5 minute stroll from Glór na hAbhann so this really is a wonderful base to enjoy all that Dingle and its surrounds has to offer.
- Guests staying for one week or more will be asked for a security deposit in cash on arrival of €150.00. For shorter bookings the security deposit is €250.00 which will be required on check in. All adult groups will be charged a security deposit of €50.00 per person. This deposit will be returned to you in the form of a cheque within 7 days of your departure provided that Gearóid is satisfied that the terms and conditions of the rental have been complied with. Any breakages or damages will be deducted from this deposit.
- Please note that energy is an extra charge and is charged according to consumption. Electricity and gas are both meter read and the total amount due for your stay will be deducted from the security deposit you have paid.
Unfortunately Sunday arrivals will not be accepted at this location.
Glór na hAbhann management try and accommodate flexible arrivals but if you wish to check in after 7pm this has to be arranged in advance with the Manager 24 hours prior to your arrival. There is a 50 Euro charge in cash on arrival for late check ins which haven’t been pre-booked with the Manager.
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.