Sea View Apartment is a brand new luxury apartment in a superb setting looking out onto Kenmare Bay. It is a spacious and beautifully designed apartment with wonderful attention to detail. Nothing has been overlooked and your hosts Karen and Patrick are on hand should you need any advice on where to go or what to do locally. They have even provided a picnic basket so you can stroll down to the nearby Coss Strand and savour the enviable seaside location.
Sea View Apartment is attached to the main house where your hosts live with their small family, however you will have full privacy while staying there. There is parking to the side of the apartment and a separate entrance at the rear from the sun terrace into the main living space.
Patio doors lead into the open plan kitchen, dining and living room. This is a lovely room filled with light and offering wonderful views down the garden to the sea beyond. The kitchen is very well equipped with everything you will need during your stay and there is a small dining table to seat four people. The sitting room area has both a three and a two seater couch along with a TV and a cosy electric fire. Wifi is provided free of charge to all guests.
There are two large and stylish bedrooms. Both bedrooms have large king beds which can be divided into two single beds depending on your preference. Each bedroom has a large ensuite bathroom – one with both a bath and shower and the other with a stand alone shower. All bed linen and towels will be provided and there is a TV in each bedroom.
The patio doors lead outside to the private terrace with magnificent sea views. It is separated from the rest of the house for your privacy.
Please note that this property is not suitable for young children however children over the age of 12 are very welcome.
On arrival, you will be asked for a security deposit of €200 euro in cash which will be refunded to you on departure providing there are no breakages or damages to the property.
Sea View Apartment is located in the townland of Templenoe which lies less than a 10 minute drive (5km) from Kenmare town centre. Dromquinna Manor is less than a five minute drive. You can walk through the garden directly down to the beach which has plenty of safe places for swimming.
An ideal location to enjoy a tranquil holiday setting, yet close to the popular town of Kenmare.
Kenmare lies approximately 30 minutes drive from a host of sandy beaches and it has a very pretty harbour from where you can swim, fish or take a trip on the "Seafari Cruise" to view the wildlife in the area.
Located in the centre of Kenmare is Finnegan's Bike Hire and Toy Shop Tel: 00353 64 6641083
Star Sailing & Adventure Centre
This purpose-built Activity Centre and Bar/Restaurant is fast becoming an essential part of a family holiday in Kenmare. The centre itself is situated on the shores of Kenmare Bay and surrounded by the Caha Mountains just a five minute drive from Kenmare Town Centre. The activities on offer include kayaking, sailing, canoeing, sea kayaking, hillwalking, team games and a Wildlife Safari Cruise on Kenmare Bay. Also available are the children’s playground, American pedal boats, water trampoline and slide, archery range, soccer pitch with changing facilities and the family walking trail. Star Sailing and Adventure Centre, Dauros, Kenmare, Co. Kerry 064 66 41222.
Bonane Heritage Park
The Bonane Heritage Park provides visitors with an 1600 metre walk on gravel paths through 5000 years of history while enjoying some breathtaking scenery. Bonane Heritage Park is situated 10Km from Kenmare on the N71 and is open to visitors all year round.
Kenmare boasts two super golf courses. The Ring of Kerry Golf Course is located two miles outside of the town and offers spectacular views of Kenmare Bay from the course itself and also its newly renovated Club House. Dream Ireland guests may avail of special discounted green fees.
Kenmare Golf Club is located in Kenmare Town and follows the shores of Kenmare Bay Estuary.
There are lots of great fishing spots to choose from around Kenmare including Clonee Lake, Kenmare Bay and the Black Valley. Permits can be obtained locally.
The Kerry Way and Beara Way walking routes are ideal for those with an interest in trekking or you could even join the annual summer hike to Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntouhil. The foothills of the famous MacGillycuddy Reeks are right on Kenmare's doorstep.
Kenmare and its vicinity offers some incredible dive spots and wrecks. You may even be lucky enough to come across a dolphin or two. Try-dives are available for beginners and advanced dives for the more experienced at Kenmare Bay Diving.
Pony Trekking is the ideal way to explore the hidden treasures of Kenmare and its hinterland. Professional lessons are also available for beginners.
Other activities in the area include quad biking, pet farms, craft workshops and bicycle hire.
Kenmare is known as the jewel in the Ring of Kerry and no wonder with its location between two of the most beautiful touring routes in Europe - the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara. These make for very enjoyable day trips from Kenmare.
Kenmare is a designated Heritage Town of Ireland and the town offers a huge selection of places of historical interest to visit. Even strolling around the town is itself a pleasure with Kenmare having received awards from Entente Floral and the award for the Tidiest Town in Ireland in the year 2000. Kenmare was recently awarded the accolade of Ireland's best kept town on the whole island of Ireland and deservedly so!
Killarney is a 40 minute drive and Cork City is just over an hour's drive.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
The town of Kenmare, noted for having the cleanest air in Europe, is a mecca for some of the finest restaurants in Ireland. You really will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out, from bar food to seafood and a range of other types of excellent restaurants to experience. The nightlife in Kenmare suits all ages and the hospitality with which you will be greeted is second to none. There is a great selection of pubs and late night bars to choose from with many featuring live music from traditional Irish to rock and modern styles.