The Kenmare Bay Holiday Homes are situated on the grounds of the Kenmare Bay Hotel. Enjoy all the facilities that the hotel has to offer, Leisure Centre, Kids Club, Playground, Bar, Restaurant combined with the comforts of your own home.
Each bright and spacious 2-storey house has been designed to deliver furnishings of casual elegance, enduring quality, comfort and style. Custom made upholstered furniture, luxury drapes and window dressings, a combination of marble and carpet flooring with antique rugs, elegant dining facilities and premium linens for bedrooms creates an atmosphere of irresistible comfort and impeccable taste. All Holiday Homes are furnished to a 4 star standard.
The spacious lounge is tastefully furnished and contains a Solid Fuel fireplace, flat screen Multi Channel TV, DVD, Cd Player and Luxurious Comfortable Sofas. The open plan kitchen/dining area has a sunny aspect and plenty of space. The Cherry Wood kitchen is fully fitted and well equipped with all the modern conveniences such as electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and microwave. All necessary kitchen utensils and crockery are provided. French Doors from the Kitchen leads out on the back garden with picnic table and gas barbeque facilities for the summer months.
Upstairs comprises of a double bedroom with ensuite facilities and one twin bedroom and one single bedroom. Each bedroom has more than adequate storage space. There is a main bathroom upstairs with toilet, hand basin, shower and bath. There is a fold out sofa bed couch in the downstairs sitting room for extra guests.
Secure parking is provided for each house. The houses are heated with electric central heating.
Electricity for heating and lighting is included in your rate.
In addition, all bed linen and towels are provided. There is one Travel Cot & High Chair available in each property. Cot Linen is not supplied.
FREE ACCESS TO ONSITE LEISURE FACILITIES FOR HOLIDAY HOME GUESTS:
Guests in the holiday homes can use all the facilities of the Hotel including:
- 20m Swimming Pool
- Children's Pool
- Fully equipped gym with extensive range of fitness equipment for all levels of fitness & training
- Steam Room
- Rejuvination Suites with a wide range of beauty & holistic treatments available *
* Treatments are an additional charge, payable onsite
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 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
New to Kenmare is the wonderful Star Sailing & Adventure Centre situated on the shores of Kenmare Bay and surrounded by the Caha Mountains just a five minute drive from Kenmare Town Centre. The range of activities includes Sailing, Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Windsurfing, Hillwalking, Boat Trips and much more. There is something to suit all the family.
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.
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 www.kenmarebaydiving.com.
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.
Killarney is a 40 minute drive and Cork City is just over an hour's drive.
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.
Please Note: The Kenmare Bay Hotel and Restaurant will close midweek (from Sunday evening to Friday Morning) for November, December, January & February, excluding Midterm and Christmas Holidays. The Leisure Center will remain open as usual.