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Skellig Islands Strand side Cottage

Entire home/apt
8 Guests
4 Bedrooms
5 Beds
Per Night
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Cosy, quirky cottage sleeps 2-8. Located by a safe coved beach, farm & rugged cliffs.Just 1 mile from the award winning tourist fishing village of Portmagee Co Kerry,Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way. Perfect for touring the Ring of Kerry & Skellig Is

The Space
Bathrooms: 4
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 5
Check In: Anytime after 6PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $34
Security Deposit: $112
Weekly discount: 15%
Cancellation: Moderate
Weekend Price: $101 / night


The Space

Cosy cottage by a lovely quite Beach safe for swimming, kayaking, fishing & water-skiing.
Located outside the fishing village of Portmagee South West Kerry, Ireland. Its on a quiet country road off the Wild Atlantic Way. Views of Valentia Island, Bray Head Cliffs and Reen point from the windows.
Activities include: diving, golf, triathlons, boat trips, fishing, painting local scenery, cliff walks, McCarthy Castles, Ring Forts, also safe cycling and jogging routes. Walk the Kerry Way and the beautiful long sandy beaches. Catch a boat trip to the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site Skellig Islands and explore Valentia Island (Foher Cliffs, Sub-tropical gardens, slate quarry and open lighthouse) and the Famous Ring of Kerry including Killarney and the Skellig Ring. Perfect for Yoga and meditation (you can borrow our yoga mats and bikes)
All mod-cons TV's, Fitted Kitchen, Microwave, Fridge, Open Fire place with free wood and peat/turf fuel. Newly decorated House with Bay-window. Sleeps 8 in total, 4 Bedrooms - 2 Doubles, a smaller Double room and 1 Twin rooom, 2 of the Double rooms have en-suite bathrooms and 2 other Bathroom/toilets, there is an outside tap and shower inside the backdoor for washing off sand, wetsuits & equipment.
The Village has lovely Pubs with live Irish music and dancing, serving delicious Fresh Seafood in award winning Moorings Restaurant. Message or Email us for more Information.

Guest Access

Access to the beach, walks, local islands, private beach along the cliffs, Castle, Bray tower walk, garden table and chairs, bar-b-q, ready made open fire and turf (peat) for burning, tea/coffee and snacks, linen, towels, soap, shampoo and cleaning equipment provided.

Interaction with Guests

We can give you great local knowledge, meet you in the local Town of Cahersiveen to show you the shops and facilities and then if you wish to drive you to the House in Portmagee or arrange to leave the key outside or on the door for you :)

The Neighborhood

Its quiet, peaceful, scenic and relaxing. My Uncle, Aunt and Grandmother live next door on the farm so there is always help at hand and friendly banter.

Getting Around

You will need a car to get around especially to the local town, but the village is only about a mile away on the road but shorter to walk along the beach (safer at low tide). if you like cycling its a great way to see the local scenery. Can also hire a taxi and scenic tours

Other Things to Note

Directions to the house:
When in County Kerry, from Killarney/Tralee/Farranfore to Killorglin follow signs for Cahersiveen, we can meet you in O'Sheas B&B in Church Street Cahersiveen in the middle of the town and direct you to the Atlantic View Villa or if you want to explore and find the house yourself its very easy to find and sign posted all the way.
Take the main RIng of Kerry road from Cahersiveen to Portmagee and Valentia Is, turn right at Kerry foods (old creamery) where there is a little shop and petrol pump. Go straight along the road and drive through the village of Portmagee, turn left at the Fishermans Pub (opposite the pier)
follow along 'New Road' on the Skellig Ring until you see a sign for Reencaheragh and Reen Coast B&B turn right (between two houses)
Drive down the hill towards the beach, you will come to a junction where there is a white farm house and Kathleen & Jerrys yellow house 'Reen Coast B&B' and ours is the peach house beside it. We will leave a key for you.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in is after 6PM

A breakage deposit of €100 (or equivalent) is taken upon arrival and then upon departure once the house is inspected the deposit is returned, Thank you for your understanding. Please leave the house as clean as you received it, please wipe surfaces, bathrooms and brush/hover/wash floors, also take out ashes from the open fire and remove any food stuff from the presses. Please recycle glass, and cans/tins to the local recycling area by the bridge in Portmagee or the recycling centre and transfer station outside Cahersiveen. Only €20 for 6bags/boot full of rubbish. there is an extra cost for refuse bags €7.50 per bag, so please divide plastic, cans, glass, paper for recycling and you will be charged for food waste bags. Don't worry about the dirty linen and towels we will wash them. Sorry we do not allow pets in the house and please smoke outside and dispose of Cigarette butts with respect put butts into ash/sand bucket outside the back door. Thank You and enjoy your stay.

Safety Features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

7 nights minimum stay

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Tralee, Ireland · Member since August 2011

Hi As a member of Airbnb I love the concept that one can view all the beautiful places around the world and dream :) and if one has the opportunity to travel they can have a personal link with a host not through a big booking or marketing company who doesn't care about the person. I became a host to help link people to a beautiful place called Cahersiveen where I grew up, I don't live there anymore (due to a lack of jobs & facilities for young people) so apologies if I can't meet you during your stay but I am freely available to contact for advice or information on the beautiful Skellig coast in the Kingdom of Kerry. I am the link for a lovely small cosy quite B&B/accommodation for my parents where Patrick will look after you during your stay.

We are sports mad and South Kerry is the perfect places to stay and train- cycling, running and swimming in lakes, sea and rivers. Hire boats for fishing and Angling, Visit the Skellig Islands, Scuba dive, Snorkel. Drive The Skellig Ring, Tropical Valentia Island and the famous Ring of Kerry. Relax by the beaches, read, write and paint - it's an Artists' dream with long day-light hours and beautiful scenery.
Only one hour drive from Killarney (with its Mountains and Lakes), Tralee (the home of the Rose Festival) and Kerry International Airport.

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