Local Attractions

Surfing, Fishing, Diving

Maharees Surfing

Just twenty metres from the cottage, you'll find miles of golden sandy beach, ideal for a leisurely stroll. The back beach is renowned for surfing. Surfing, diving, boating equipment and lessons are available at very competitive rates - Jamie Knox Watersports. There are also plenty of beautiful rivers for anyone keen on fishing. 


Bóthar na gCloch

West Kerry is home to some of the best cycling routes in Ireland. The Connor Pass is only 10 miles west and leads on to the beautiful Slea Head Drive. Or why not head 10 miles east to Camp to test yourself on Bóthar na gCloch?

Mountain Climbing


There is a great selection of mountains  to choose from locally. Mount Brandon is within a 30 minute drive. Beenoskee is only 10 minutes up the road, and Caherconree is just 15 minutes away in Camp. Carrauntoohil is just an hour away. 

Hill Walking/Hiking


County Kerry is a paradise for walkers.  Amazing scenery and nature await you around every corner.  The beautiful Glanteenassig, with its magnificent lakes, is a 10 minute drive. The Dingle Way is right on your doorstep. During a week's rambles over The Dingle  Way, you'll encounter panoramic vistas of sea, mountain, and islands; as well as a profusion of unique birds, plants, and unspoiled landscape. You will also see an astonishing array of ancient sites, spanning 6000  years. 


Castlegregory Golf Club

 Castlegregory Golf Course  is located within 4 miles. Castlegregory is a superb links golf course  situated between the scenic Lough Gill and Brandon Bay, at Stradbally. The magical colours of Mount Brandon act as a magnificent backdrop to this 5876 yard, par 68, nine-hole course. The tranquil setting, combined with the excellent use of natural features, ensures that Castlegregory provides golfers with an enjoyable but testing challenge. 


Spillane's Bar and Restaurant

Spillane's Bar & Restaurant is within 300m of the cottage, offering great food and entertainment for young and old. There are several good bars and restaurants nearby in Castlegregory village - Gregory's Garden, Milesian Restaurant, Pisces Restaurant.