The cottage is over 100 years old, full of character & charm.
Fantastic views overlooking the Skellig Rocks , UNESCO site , Star Wars movie was filmed on Skelligs.
We are in the Dark Skies reserve, the only area in the Northern Hemisphere.
We are listed as-the top 10 Airbnb places to stay in the west of Ireland on the site Lovin dot ie, and also on Irish central site.
Skellig Rest Cottage is nestled in an elevated position on the Ring of Kerry overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay and the Skellig rocks; it is adjacent to Coomakista pass between the village of Waterville and Caherdaniel.
Please have a look at lovin dot ie,and Irish central, we are rated amongst top 10 on one site , and number 1 on lovin.
We have an enviable location amidst spectacular scenery, flora and panoramic sea and mountain views.
The Kerry Way walking trail is right at the end of our garden, one of the most scenic trails in Ireland, with Loher Stone Fort situated just below us.
We are in an idyllic location to explore this amazing area which is renowned for its miles of golden beaches and turquoise water. There are beautiful walking and hiking trails, two world class golf courses, some of the best salmon and sea trout angling in Europe.
STAR GAZE AT SKELLIG REST
The cottage is in the core area of Kerrys International Dark Sky Reserve,its the oly Gold Tier Reserve in the world of the Northern Hemisphere and 1 of 3 on the planet.Meaning that on clear nights the sky in this South West Region of Ireland is simply stunning,with many more astronomical sights seen through the naked eye as can be seen , in say the Grand Canyon or the desert plains of Africa. Constellations can be viewed here with many, many more stars than are shown on the usual sky maps. The band of the Milky Way,Andromeda Galaxy,Star Clusters and Nebulas are just some of the naked eye wonders to see without the aid of any astronomical equipment or filters.Go Satellite watching, Moon gazing, Planet hunting, or simply glory in the wonder of the falling stars.
Skellig Rest sleeps 5, it comprises of one large double bed and two small double beds, with panoramic mountain and sea views, both with designer ceramic hand basins, feather duvets and quality bed linen.
The bathroom has an antique hip bath and designer hand basin.
we have a shower room with infrared. sauna.
The living room also commands amazing views, and has a wood burning stove. Logs are provided for your use.
The traditional kitchen is fully equipped with all the modern conveniences.
To the rear of the house is a toilet and utility room.
private HOT TUB & SAUNA
•Fridge, Cooker, Microwave.
•Dishwasher, Washing Machine
•Kettle, Toaster, Vacuum Cleaner
•Towels & Bed Linen provided
. Robes & Slippers
•Picnic Basket & Cooler
•Deck Chairs for the Beach
•Logs for stove
•Oil central heating & electricity both by meter reading
•Welcome pack on arrival with wine
. Wet suit & body board
Skellig Rest is the choice for the discerning client, it's an ideal haven for rest and relaxation, you can view the most spectacular sunsets from the comfort of our outdoor hot tub, or just chill in our garden hammock& relax in our sauna.
Private Hot Tub & Sauna
Direct access to famous Kerry Way walking Trail, at the end of our garden.
Interaction with guests
Guests will have my private phone number to contact me at all times,also my email .
In the high summer season I will be no more than 30 mins away.
•Arrival Saturdays from 16.00 hrs
•Departure before 10am following Saturday.
•No pets allowed
House vacated clean & tidy
•Booking deposit €100, balance 4 weeks before arrival
From Nov 10 - Dec 19, 2017 the minimum stay is 2 nights.