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Kerry Coast House near Kenmare - Kenmare Co. Kerry

Pet Friendly | Family Friendly | Private Cottage | Activity and Adventure | Wi-Fi | Seaview


Kerry Coast House is on the waters of Kenmare Bay, just a 10 minute drive from the centre of the picturesque town of Kenmare on the Ring of Kerry. Set just 50 metres from the waters edge of Kenmare Bay, the long back garden of this south-facing bungalow leads right down to the shore and to beautiful clear swimming waters. The views are from the house are simply stunning. In its tranquil location with the Kerry mountains to the rear, Kerry Coast House looks across Kenmare Bay over onto the Beara Penninsula.
With three bedrooms, Kerry Coast House can comfortably sleep up to 6 people.
Bedroom 1: King-size bed and bathroom en-suite, includes a reading area which looks onto the bay
Bedroom 2: Double bed and shower room en-suite.
Bedroom 3: Two single beds.
One family bathroom with shower.
The sitting room has a cosy wood burning stove along with a TV and DVD player.  Wifi is availble free of charge to our guests. 
  • Bed Clothes and Towels provided
  • Wi-Fi
  • Television and DVD Player
  • Cooker and Microwave
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • B.B.Q
  • Well-behaved Pets Welcome! - pets are allowed on request, provided they are house-trained and do not cause any disturbance to neighbours. An additional cleaning fee of €35 applies, this is payable directly to the keyholder onsite. Please be sure to mention your pet on booking.
"The children just loved the open garden and paddling around in the water exploring, at the end of the garden. We loved the peace and security."
Dublin Airport / Ferry Port , 5 hours.
Cork Airport / Ferry Port, 1.5 hours.
Shannon Airport, 2.5 hours.
Kerry Airport, 1 hour.
Rosslare Ferry Port, 5.5 hours
From Killarney 45 minutes
Take the N22 from Killarney & go 7 miles out the Cork Road.
Turn right, onto the R569,where sign-posted for Kenmare.
Go through the village of Kilgarvan.
On arrival to Kenmare town take the N70 towards Sneem .
After 3.5 miles you will pass a sign "Welcome to Templenoe".
Take the left towards the Templenoe Pier 100 yards after this sign.
After 50 yards turn right. The house is the last at the very end of this road.
From Cork City 1 hour
Take the N22 through Macroom & Ballyvourney.
Turn left onto the R569, for Kenmare about 20 minutes after Ballyvourney.
From Kenmare follow directions as above.
From Dublin City 5 hours
From Dublin take the N7 to Portlaoise.
Then take the N8 through Cashel to Mitchelstown.
From there take the N73 to Mallow.
At Mallow take the N72 towards Killarney to the N22.
Follow the directions as above from the N22.


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!

Killarney is a 40 minute drive and Cork City is just over an hour's drive. 


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. 


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.

Bike Hire

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 available 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.

Hill Walking

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 at Kenmare Bay Diving.

Pony Trekking

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. 

Pets are allowed on request, provided they are house-trained and do not cause any disturbance to neighbours. An additional cleaning fee of €35 applies, this is payable directly to the keyholder onsite. Please be sure to mention your pet on booking.

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  • Linen Provided
  • Television
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Sea View
  • DVD Player
  • Washer/ Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Barbeque
  • 4 ring hob
  • Sleeps up to 6 people
  • Heating & Electricity an extra charge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wood Burning Stove
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Parking Available
  • FREE wifi

Kerry Coast House Kenmare

  • Property Type
  • Sleeps
  • Bedrooms
    3 Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
    3 Bathrooms
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