Destination guide

Historic Ballinskelligs will entice you

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ballinskelligs. One of the city's many top draws is its beaches. With a vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ballinskelligs a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation to and around Ballinskelligs

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

Where to stay around Ballinskelligs?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 209 holiday lettings near Ballinskelligs. From 73 Houses to 126 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ballinskelligs is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Rossbeigh Beach: 557 holiday lettings
  • Ventry Beach: 331 holiday lettings
  • Skellig Bay Golf Club: 362 holiday lettings
  • Daniel O'Connell Memorial Church: 503 holiday lettings
  • Loher Stone Fort: 349 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ballinskelligs listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 73 Houses in Ballinskelligs. Our other popular types of Ballinskelligs holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 126 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 126 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 126 self catering accommodations

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 132 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ballinskelligs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.