Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Sneem

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Sneem. This city's restaurants, bars and spas attract many visitors, as does its relaxing and scenic location. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Sneem

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Sneem has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Way the Fairies Went (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Blueberry Hill Farm (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Parknasilla Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Skellig Bay Golf Club (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Waterville Golf Links (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sneem

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sneem is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gap of Dunloe (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • The Way the Fairies Went (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Derreen Gardens (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Gleninchaquin Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Hungry Hill (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Derrynane Bay Beach (11.2 mi / 18 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Sneem

The nearest airport is in Cahirciveen (CHE-Reeroe), located 16.1 mi (26 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Killarney (KIR-Kerry), which is 28.5 mi (45.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sneem?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 311 holiday lettings around Sneem. From 99 houses to 172 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Sneem?

If you're into ocean horizons and the sound of crashing waves, you're in luck! HomeAway has 91 beachside rentals waiting for you. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has plenty more options, including:

  • 73 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 37 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 35 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Sneem in a large group?

Nothing beats reconnecting with old work friends or spending a couple of weeks with your beloved relatives in a wonderful new locale. And what's best, HomeAway has places big enough for the whole squad. House holiday rentals are the preferred choice for large groups, with 57 listed here. Rental accommodation around here that can house large groups include:

  • On the hunt for places that can sleep 6 holiday makers? We have 120 that will be suitable. Prices begin from just £55 per night.
  • Need somewhere for 8 people? We have 50 that will be ideal. Prices start from £74 a night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 5? We offer 32 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices start from £51 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can take your dad, your cousins and all your mates to Sneem.