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Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in Castletownbere, Ireland, Your Home Away From Home

The small town of Castletownbere is situated in the county of Cork, in the south-western part of the country of Ireland. A Castletownbere holiday is a favourite for many different types of travellers as it can be as active or as laid-back as you want it to be. A Castletownbere holiday rental cottage makes the ideal, comfortable base in which to lay your head after a busy day sightseeing or activity in the Great Outdoors.

Things to Do on Holiday in Castletownbere, Ireland

A Castletownbere holiday is the perfect choice for those who love The Great Outdoors, in particular those who love the sea! There are plenty of opportunities to indulge in several water sports whilst staying in the town including sea kayaking, scuba diving, sea angling, sailing and windsurfing. Other activities available in the town are the likes of walking, hiking, cycling, horse riding, tennis, swimming and golf. Those on a peaceful break will enjoy the somewhat serene nature of the town and can spend their days strolling around the town’s beautiful Church of The Sacred Heart.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Castletownbere, Ireland

If you feel the need to travel further afield than your comfortable Castletownbere holiday rental cottage then it is worth taking a boat to the wonderful Bear Island, off of the south coast in Bantry Bay. The island receives a lot of visitors each year as it has some spectacular sea views and is home to many archeologically significant sites. These include standing stones, tombs, Martello towers and military fortifications. There are also boat trips from the island out to sea where visitors may be able to catch a glimpse of Orcas, seals or dolphins.

Weather in Castletownbere, Ireland

If you are undecided about whether to book a marvellous Castletownbere holiday rental cottage or not, then the fact that the town experiences a mild Oceanic climate with mild temperatures throughout most of the year may be enough to sway your decision. Generally speaking, the warmest months of the year to have a Castletownbere holiday are July and August when temperatures can reach a maximum of 18 degrees Celsius. The cooler months of December, January and February still offer up maximum temperatures of 10 degrees Celsius during the daytime but can reach as low as 5 degrees Celsius. The average annual rainfall amount for the town is quite high at 44 inches, with the majority of rainfall occurring during the winter months.

Travel to Castletownbere, Ireland

Starting out on a Castletownbere holiday is relatively easy as travellers can fly into Cork International Airport (ORK) which is approximately 2 hours away from the town. There are several large airlines that offer frequent, affordable flights to Cork including Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Air Southwest and Jet2.com. Passengers can leave the UK from numerous airports including Gatwick (LGW), Newquay (NQY), Liverpool (LPL), Newcastle(NCL) and Heathrow (LHR).

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      We thought we were in paradise! it was THAT good.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed in Springwell Cottage for Christmas - and all I can say is WOW!!! The Manager, Margaret, told me the cottage had been completely refurbished and was just being opened up again for bookings - it is beautiful!! The views from the cottage is over the Atlantic Ocean and they are stunning. The photos on the website just do not do this place justice - its twice as good. The cottage has everything we needed for this to be a memorable holiday and we will definitely be back to this part of Ireland.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Quaint Irish Cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Very generous and friendly owners. Fantastic wood burner and a kitchen with all you need. Beautiful bedrooms. Bright shower room.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Beautiful, idyllic and immaculate.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      My friend, our two children and myself arrived at Cottons Cottage after a somewhat stressful journey from England and the calming effects of the cottage were instantaneous. I don't think I have ever been anywhere as beautiful as this little slice of heaven before! The cottage was immaculate and had every appliance we could need during our 5 day stay. Whilst the cottage itself is old, the appliances are certainly not. We were able to wash and dry clothes, enjoy hot showers and baths, and store all of our food in the fridge with no worries at all. The cottage is situated in the rural village/hamlet of Ahakista and the true beauty of this area is that it is totally unspoilt. There is no noise pollution, just the sounds of birds and animals. The scenery is spectacular and everything you could need is nearby - from woodland, seaside to shops and restaurants. The children spent 5 days running around outside away from technology and the lure of TV, forgetting about the worries and pressures of school. My friend and I managed to read, colour, walk and explore and enjoy every second of our children. Listening to them laugh and play, engaging with nature and reading together is something that cannot be compared to anything. No amount of iPads, TV's or phones can even begin to match this type of joy! The cottage was cosy and warm, we made use of the lovely fireplace and spent a lot of time searching for fairies in the garden! We woke up to rabbits on the grass and the friendly dogs belonging to the neighbours sitting by the benches. We took walks to see the donkeys and to the nearby pub for lunch, we took spectacular walks to see the stones on the hill (the name escapes me!) and we read stories with our tea and toast. We left the cottage rosy cheeked, healthy and wishing the 5 days could go on forever. Cottons Cottage is our new love and I recommend this break to anyone and everyone. Artists, authors, parents, children, couples, workaholics, hikers... no matter who you are or what you do then Cottons Cottage is an absolute must!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016