Where to stay around Killarney?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 142 holiday lettings near Killarney. From 68 cottages to 49 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: 37 holiday homes
  • Ardshanavooly: 30 holiday homes
  • Woodlawn: 41 holiday homes
  • Scrahane: 40 holiday homes
  • Coollegrean: 25 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Killarney?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Killarney. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Killarney Cathedral: 434 holiday lettings
  • Killarney Station: 458 holiday lettings
  • St. Mary's Cathedral: 433 holiday lettings
  • Castlerosse Golf: 447 holiday lettings
  • Killarney Riding Stables: 443 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Killarney listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Killarney?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 68 cottages in Killarney. Our other popular types of Killarney holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Castles: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Killarney?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 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).

    Activities and attractions in Killarney

    Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Killarney a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Ross Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Killarney Race Course (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Killarney Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Muckross Traditional Farm (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Coolwood Wildlife Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Dunloe Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)

    Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Killarney

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Killarney is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Gap of Dunloe (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
    • Killarney House Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • Knockreer Estate (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Ross Island (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Innisfallen Island (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Lough Leane (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)