Where to stay around Waterville?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 221 holiday lettings near Waterville. From 145 cottages to 62 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Waterville is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Waterville Beach: 394 holiday lettings
  • Derrynane Bay Beach: 374 holiday lettings
  • Ballycarbery Castle: 506 holiday lettings
  • Skellig Experience Centre: 364 holiday lettings
  • Staigue Fort: 570 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Waterville 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 Waterville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 145 cottages in Waterville. Our other popular types of Waterville holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 62 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with free wifi in Waterville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with free wifi among our 26 holiday homes with free wifi available in Waterville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Waterville also enquired about holiday homes in Ballinskelligs, cottages in Caherdaniel and cottages in Glenbeigh

    Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Waterville, Ireland Your Home Away from Home


    Nestled snugly on Ballinskelligs Bay is the small, peaceful village of Waterville. Making up part of the trail of the Ring of Kerry in County Kerry in Ireland, a Waterville holiday is the ideal choice for those who love being in the Great Outdoors. A Waterville holiday rental cottage will not only provide you with all of the comforts of home, you will be privy to some of the most breath-taking of the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea. One thing is for certain, a Waterville holiday will leave you exhausted but recharged enough to face everyday life again!

    Things to Do on Holiday in Waterville, Ireland

    A Waterville holiday provides the opportunity for visitors to get stuck into some wonderful, exciting outdoor activities. Among the pursuits available on a Waterville holiday are fishing, swimming, diving, surfing, windsurfing, horse riding, walking, mountaineering, cycling, mountain biking and golf. Those who love photography, bird watching and painting will also love a Waterville holiday as there is plenty of wildlife and great scenery to be enjoyed and captured for all to see.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Waterville, Ireland

    If you can muster up the energy to tear yourself away from your cosy Waterville holiday rental cottage then it is worth spending the day in the nearby village of Caherdaniel. The village used to be an important copper mining town but is now just a peaceful location on The Ring of Kerry trail. Just outside of the village are the remains of Caher Fort which dates back to the 7th century. There is also Derrynane House and National Park on the outskirts of Caherdaniel which was once home to the renowned “Catholic Emancipator” Daniel O’ Connell.

    Weather in Waterville, Ireland

    If you are considering booking a wonderful Waterville holiday rental cottage then you can expect to experience a temperate Maritime climate, which means that there are warm summers and mild, wet winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Waterville holiday tend to be July and August when the daytime temperature regularly reaches 18°C. The colder months of December and January still see reasonable daytime temperatures of between 5° and 11°C. The annual rainfall amount for the village is 44 inches with the wettest months tending to be October and January.

    Travel to Waterville, Ireland Travellers on a Waterville holiday will likely arrive at Kerry International Airport (KIR) which is approximately 48 miles away from the village. Airlines that offer cheap, frequent flights to the area include Aer Arann and Ryanair. Passengers can leave the UK from various UK airports including London Stansted (STN), Manchester (MAN) and Luton (LTN).

    Sightseeing in and around Waterville

    Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Waterville a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Waterville Golf Links (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Skellig Bay Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
    • Hillside Haven Pet Farm (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
    • The Way the Fairies Went (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
    • Blueberry Hill Farm (11.2 mi / 18 km)
    • Parknasilla Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Waterville

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Waterville is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Waterville Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Ballinesker Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
    • Derrynane Bay Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
    • The Way the Fairies Went (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
    • Rossbeigh Beach (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
    • Ballydonegan Beach (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)