Find the best place to stay — Killarney

Where to stay around Killarney?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 157 holiday lettings near Killarney. From 79 cottages to 54 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Killarney for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Killarney?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Killarney:

  • Killarney: 46 holiday homes
  • Ardshanavooly: 33 holiday homes
  • Woodlawn: 42 holiday homes
  • Scrahane: 40 holiday homes
  • Coollegrean: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Can I rent cottages in Killarney?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 79 cottages in Killarney. Our other popular types of Killarney holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including castles and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Killarney?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Killarney. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Killarney, Ireland Your Home Away From Home

    With beautiful countryside, several lakes and an abundance of peace and quiet to be savoured, a Killarney holiday is ideal for those who simply want to get away from a hectic pace of life. A Killarney holiday can be as relaxed or as busy as you want it to be as the town considers itself to be the “gateway to the Ring of Kerry” trail. A Killarney holiday rental cottage will not only offer all of the comforts of home but will leave you breathless with the spectacular views that can be seen from every window.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Killarney, Ireland

    A Killarney holiday is filled with great activities that visitors can enjoy including swimming, fishing, surfing, sailing, tennis, golf, horse riding, paragliding, walking and cycling. Killarney also has some great attractions including a National Park, two beautiful lakes and Ross Castle. The castle is certainly not to be missed as it is steeped in history and legend. The castle was built in the 15th century by an Irish clan and was one of the last in County Kerry to fall to Oliver Cromwell during the Irish Confederate Wars of the 17th century.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Killarney, Ireland

    If you can bear to leave the comforts of your wonderful Killarney holiday rental cottage then it is worth taking the half hour journey north to the town of Tralee. Tralee is home to the famous Rose of Tralee International Festival which is held in August each year. Other attractions worth visiting in the town include the Kerry County Museum, the Blennerville Windmill which is the tallest one of its kind in all of Europe and the beautiful Siamsa Tire, Ireland’s national folk theatre.

    Weather in Killarney, Ireland

    If you are considering booking a wonderful Killarney holiday rental cottage then you can expect to experience warm summers and mild, wet winters. July and August tend to be the warmest months of the year to have a Killarney holiday as the daytime temperature can be as high as 18°C. The cooler months of December and January still offer up daytime temperatures of between 5° and 9°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 44 inches with the wettest months tending to be November and January.

    Travel to Killarney, Ireland

    Travellers on a Killarney holiday will likely arrive at Kerry International Airport (KIR) which is approximately 10 miles away from the town. Airlines that offer regular, affordable flights to the area include Ryanair and Aer Arann. Passengers can leave the UK from several UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), Stansted (STN) and London Luton (LTN).

    Attractions in and around Killarney

    Looking for things to do while you're in Killarney? Don't miss landmarks such as Killarney House Gardens and Knockreer Estate, and unique cultural highlights such as INEC Killarney and Muckross House. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Gap of Dunloe, Ross Island and Innisfallen Island. You can take a shopping trip to Tralee Road and Manor West Retail Park. Discover St. Mary's Cathedral, Ross Castle or Lissyvigeen Circle while exploring the city during your stay. Other places to visit in town include Lough Leane, Parkavonear Castle and Aghadoe.