Ideally located for touring the 'Ring of Kerry', Lots of great Beaches for combing or Surfing. Visit - Skellig Rocks, Daniel OConnell Museum and Gardens in Derrynane, Killarney National Park. The area is steeped in history. Boat Trips to the Skellig rocks to see how the Monks lived in the 12th century. Visit the Old Cable Station In Waterville from where the first transatlantic telephone cable ran. The Skellig RIng Tour is a must do and often overlooked. Spectacular panoramic views of the Skellig Rocks,Valentia Island and the Blasket Islands. Chocoholics can stop at the exclusive handmade chocolate factory and buy a solid Easter Egg.
Sea fishing is available from the rocks, beaches and boats. Fly fish for Bass, Sea Trout and Salmon in the Lough Currane system - best SeaTrout fishing in Europe.
Waterville benefits from two superb links courses which are frequented by the worlds top Golfers. Horse riding is available locally - Go on wonderful Scenic rides which include the beach
Other Activities: history tours to Skelligs rocks and the many ancient ring forts and abbeys
Golf: Two of the World's most stunning Links courses are situated within 2 miles.
Water ville Golf Links is ranked in the Worlds top 20 and Ireland top 5 Links courses. Links Land is a rarity and less than one percent of courses in both Ireland and the British Isles are championship Links. Water ville is one of these blessed places hence it regularly attracts the Worlds top golfers who test their mettle here. Golf at Water ville is a mystical experience - the beauty of classic links land, surrounded by the sea, yet forever changed and by the elements. At over 100 years old it is ranked as one of the top 5 courses in Ireland and the top 20 Links courses in the World. Links Golf combines sand dunes gorse and native grasses, firm fairways, sod faced bunkers and subtle putting surfaces all intertwined by the ever changing weather. Forget the lob wedge. Think bump and run creative shot making. Are you ready to are walk in the footsteps of the earliest golfers. http://www.watervillegolfclub.ie/
Skellig Bay Golf Course
Overlooking the magistic Ballinskelligs Bay and set among natural megalithic stonework and indigenous Bog Deal, there can be few places more visually stunning locations for a golf course than Skellig Bay Water ville,.
Here the awesome beauty of the Bay hits you as you play through holes framed by over 8000 yards of ancient 'famine' walls.'Skellig Bay is full of challenging golf holes', says the the Sunday Independent Golf correspondent Dermot Gillee