Destination guide

Historical Ballinskelligs will entice you

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Ballinskelligs. One of the city's many top draws is its beaches. 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 and around Ballinskelligs

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ballinskelligs a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterville Golf Links (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Skellig Bay Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Hillside Haven Pet Farm (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • The Way the Fairies Went (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Dursey Island Cable Car (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Blueberry Hill Farm (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Ballinskelligs

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ballinskelligs is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ballinesker Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Waterville Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Derrynane Bay Beach (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • The Way the Fairies Went (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Ballydonegan Beach (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ballinskelligs

Fly into Cahirciveen (CHE-Reeroe), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Ballinskelligs?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 208 holiday rentals near Ballinskelligs. From 74 Houses to 126 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ballinskelligs for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ballinskelligs. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Skelligs Watersports: 312 holiday rentals
  • Siopa Chill Rialaig: 320 holiday rentals
  • Ballinskelligs Abbey: 314 holiday rentals
  • Heatherhill Stables: 406 holiday rentals
  • Staigue Fort: 514 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ballinskelligs listed on Stayz 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 Houses in Ballinskelligs?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 74 Houses in Ballinskelligs. Our other popular types of Ballinskelligs holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 126 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 126 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 126 holiday houses

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 internet/wifi in Ballinskelligs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 138 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ballinskelligs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.