Destination guide

Lively Killarney will entice you

The area's live music and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Killarney. Well known for its local tours, parks and hiking, this scenic city won't disappoint. 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 Killarney

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Killarney a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ross Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Killarney Race Course (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Killarney Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Muckross Traditional Farm (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Coolwood Wildlife Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Dunloe Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Killarney

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Killarney is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gap of Dunloe (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Killarney House Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Knockreer Estate (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Ross Island (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Innisfallen Island (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Lough Leane (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)

Transportation to and around Killarney

Fly into Killarney (KIR-Kerry), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Cahirciveen (CHE-Reeroe), which is 32.1 mi (51.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Killarney Station, Farranfore Station and Rathmore Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Killarney?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 448 holiday lettings near Killarney. From 190 Houses to 197 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 Killarney is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Killarney National Park: 544 holiday lettings
  • Innisfallen Island: 491 holiday lettings
  • Castlerosse Golf: 476 holiday lettings
  • Mangerton Mountain: 498 holiday lettings
  • Muckross Traditional Farm: 486 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Killarney 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 Killarney?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 190 Houses in Killarney. Our other popular types of Killarney holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 197 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 197 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 33 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Killarney?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Killarney. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.