Number 1 Kenmare Bay Residences is a 4 bedroom semi-detached house sleeping up to 9 people in a wonderful location on the grounds of the Kenmare Bay Hotel and within a short stroll of Kenmare town centre. Guests staying in this holiday home have free use of the swimming pool at the Hotel’s leisure club. This is a wheelchair accessible house with a downstairs bedrooms with ensuite wetroom shower.
Downstairs is a spacious open plan kitchen, dining and living area. The kitchen is really well equipped and is like a home from home offering all the appliances and utensils you might need. There is a dining table to seat up to 6 people but there are extra chairs throughout the house should you need them. There is a guest toilet downstairs.
The sitting room is warm and cosy and features a welcoming open fire and comfortable couches and armchair. A signed and framed Kerry jersey takes pride of place over the mantlepiece! There is a large flat screen TV and DVD player along with a selection of books and DVD’s. Free wifi is available to all our guests.
There are four bedrooms in this house. The ground floor bedroom has a double bed and is ideal for wheelchair users as there is an ensuite wetroom with shower. The remaining three bedrooms are located upstairs. There is a master double bedroom which is ensuite with a shower and there is another large room with both a double and a single bed in it. The fourth bedroom is a single. The main bathroom is upstairs and has a bath with shower over it. Should you require an extra bed or a cot and highchair these can be provided free of charge (please advise at time of booking).
This is a warm and welcoming home ideal for families or for friends holidaying together. There is parking to the front of the house and a private garden to the rear which features a picnic table. This is a pet-friendly home so should you wish to bring along you beloved furry friend, they too will be welcomed!
This is a pet-friendly home so should you wish to bring along you beloved furry friend, they too will be welcomed! The owners respectfully request that your pet is kept to the tiled areas & not allowed upstairs. The back garden is fully enclosed. Please note that there is an onsite charge of €60 should you bring your pet and this must be paid to the Supervisor onsite.
Heating & electricity is included in your rental rate
BAY HEALTH CLUB FACILITIES
Guests staying in House Number 1 can use all the facilities of the Hotel's Health Club including:
- 20m Swimming Pool - Children's Pool - Fully equipped gym with extensive range of fitness equipment for all levels of fitness & training - Sauna - Steam Room - Jacuzzi - Rejuvenation Suites with a wide range of beauty & holistic treatments available
* Treatments are an additional charge, payable onsite
When using the pool please:
1) bring your own towel
2) or pay a €1 nominal fee to reception for a fresh towel.
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 sea 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
Kenmare is home to 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 visitwww.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.