Located on the Wild Atlantic Way it's the half way stopping point on world famous Ring of Kerry, this Milestone Heritage Site situated in Waterville Village traces its origins to the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cables layed from Ireland/Europe to USA in 1866. The remarkable story of the telegraph and the nineteenth century's online pioneers - stay with us and experience this remarkable aspect of Irelands history and culture. That incomparable Irish mist, we reveal the Ireland you had only dreamed of - colourful, unstuffy, and a infectiously attractive mix of styles and people. Polished floors, robust Irish cooking, medicinal whiskeys, fly-fishing and storytelling characters, Islands, mountains, and goats who own the road, everchanging skies, magical wishing wells. Believe every word you hear about the beauty of Waterville Ring of Kerry, however its the warm hearted friendly people whose healing inheritance will nurture and settle you along with a majestic landscape and its power to embrace and nourish you.
Welcome to O'Gradys Townhouse B&B where Angela and her family have been accommodation guests since 1990. Traditional Irish hospitality, guest satisfaction and value for money has been our trademark in that time. O'Gradys B&B is the perfect place to relax as we cater for a wide range of guests having 6 en-suite bedrooms with a choice of queen,double or single orthopaedic beds and each room is equipped with t.v., hospitality tray, hairdryer and clock radio. All the bedrooms are tastefully decorated and designed for our guests comfort ideal for a short of long stay. There is free Wi-Fi available throughout. Breakfast is served in our spacious dining room and we can cater for any special dietary needs if advised the night before (see our sample menu) Enjoy your day golfing, fishing, visiting Skellig Michael or exploring this breathtaking area by car, tour bus, cycling or walking. Relax in the evening in the many bars and restaurants which are all nearby.
Claiming the best views in Ireland, the Scarriff Inn B&B at Caherdaniel is a family run Bed and Breakfast Inn renowned for its Irish welcome. From all bedrooms there are majestic views of Derrynane, Kenmare Bay and Bantry Bay. The Inn is halfway round the Ring of Kerry midway between Waterville and Sneem. Dine in the seafood restaurant and sample the outstanding cuisine as recommended by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber or relax in the Visa bar and enjoy the scenery and ambience.
Mary & Paddy Cartin at Calafont B&B invite you to stay at their modern and stylish accommodation, fully equipped home overlooking Valentia Island just off the Ring of Kerry. Dramatic views from all guest rooms are guaranteed. Breakfasts from Mary's famous Full Kerry breakfast to Continental is offered. An ideal base for 3 - 4 day stays. Calafont B&B is an easy drive from Cahersiveen or Waterville. We recommend a trip to The Skelligs Rock(a World Heritage Site) - spectacular scenery, birdlife and an incredible 6th century monastic settlement - a trip we can arrange and all who go, say they will never forget. The picturesque village of Portmagee is within walking distance with its great pubs, restaurants, traditional music and dance. Overlooking Portmagee Channel with views of Valentia, Bray Head and the Atlantic Ocean. Things to do locally include a visit to Glanleam House & Subtropical Gardens, Valentia Heritage Centre, Valentia Island Ice Cream factory, producing award winning ice cream in many flavours, Tetrapod Trackpads, laid down some 385 million years ago and so much more to see and do.
The Bord Failte Approved Smugglers Inn, Waterville, is a second generation family business established in 1980 and sits beside a 2km sandy beach. It is well known for it's warm hospitality, comfortable en-suite bedrooms complete with TV, hair dryer, tea & coffee facilities, and most rooms boasting breathtaking sea or mountain views. Recommended by many good food guides, the award winning gourmet restaurant with panoramic sea views overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, serves modern Irish and continental cuisine and specialises in fresh locally sourced seafood, meats and other produce, showcasing prime ingredients from along the Wild Atlantic Way. See live lobsters in our tank. Variety of bar snacks also served in our fully licensed bar. Chef/Proprietor: Henry Hunt. Waterville is popular for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits - for golf fanatics you could almost tee-off from the Smugglers Inn to the world famous 18 hole championship Waterville Golf Links. For fishermen the nearby Lough Currane is popular for catching salmon & sea trout; hikers might like to walk the Kerry Way; or you can go horseback riding along the beach or through the forest - something for all to enjoy.
Brookhaven is a luxury five star Irish Tourist Board family run bed and breakfast. Spacious en suite rooms, with king beds, direct dial telephone, multichannel t.v. hairdryers, plus tea and coffee making facilities. Nestled outside the picturesque village of Waterville, half way around the internationally renowned Ring of Kerry, and in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, and the Dark Sky reserve, this is the ideal holiday spot. Brookhaven House overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, and the Waterville links golf course , and is a two minute drive to Hogs Head golf course. Activities locally; golf, fishing lake and sea( Lough Currane famous for salmon and sea trout), walking Kerry Way walking route, also many loop walks nearby, horse riding, surfing, blue flag beaches, archaeological sites the Skellig Islands(World Unesco heritage site, star wars location, which is surrounded by screaming gannets, and gulls, this is a trip to remember. There are renowned gourmet restaurants on our doorstep. Recommended by all leading guide books.
Golf Links View is a luxurious and comfortable lodging situated in a quiet location close to Waterville village. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, tea/coffee facilities, hair dryers, power showers and orthopaedic beds. Free Wifi broadband access available. Varied breakfast menus available, with a selection of fruit and a variety of cereals with home baking a speciality. For our guests, a luggage transfer and pick up/drop off service provided for walkers. Washroom & drying facilities available. Pick up point nearby for trips to the famous Skellig Rock, one of only three Irish dedicated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Attractive home with sun lounge and sitting room for guests use. All bedrooms are ensuite with TV, tea/coffee making facilities. Extensive breakfast menu. Enjoy relaxing stays with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and Kerry mountains with magnificent sunsets. Stay and play at Waterville Championship Golf Links and also the new Skellig Bay course. Tee times arranged. Bookings taken for trip to Skellig Island. Drying room for guests use.Just a 3 minute walk to local gourmet seafood restaurants and traditional pubs. Waterville ( An Coirean) - The Little Whirlpool - is the premier coastal tourist centre of South West Kerry and on the Ring Of Kerry. It has attracted many famous celebrities down through the years including Charlie Chaplin and his family. Waterville nestles between Lough Currane and Balinskelligs Bay, where you will find mountains and lakeland with the added advantage of the sea on your doorstep.
Lakelands Farm is a luxurious guesthouse ideally located on the scenic shores of Europe's finest salmon and seatrout lake, Lough Currane close to Waterville in County Kerry, Ireland. From every window you will enjoy outstanding pamaramic views of the lake and mountains. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms, direct-dial telephone, satellite TV, plus tea and coffee facilities. There are also a number of rooms with balcony or Jacuzzi and room service is available for a small charge. Enjoy home-cooked meals in the spacious dining room while looking out over stunning views of the beautiful Lough Currane. Relax in comfort by a large open fire in either of the spacious lounges, one of which is equipped with satellite TV. Frank, one of your hosts, is a professional angling guide and boatman. He has his own boats, with engines, for hire, which are moored on the private shoreline just 300 metres from the guesthouse with easy access by car. The Fishing Season opens 17th January through to 30th September. Guided tours to Church Island.