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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 209 vacation rentals near Ballinskelligs. From 74 Houses to 127 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ballinskelligs for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ballinskelligs?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ballinskelligs. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Skelligs Watersports: 313 vacation rentals
  • Siopa Chill Rialaig: 321 vacation rentals
  • Ballinskelligs Abbey: 315 vacation rentals
  • Rossbeigh Beach: 557 vacation rentals
  • Derrynane House: 349 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ballinskelligs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 74 Houses in Ballinskelligs. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ballinskelligs include:

  • Cottages: 127 rentals available
  • Cabins: 127 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 127 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Ballinskelligs?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 139 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ballinskelligs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.