Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Bantry

The gardens and island views provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Bantry. This welcoming and scenic city entices travelers with its bars and horseback riding. Bantry House and Dun Na Sead are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Bantry

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Bantry has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bantry Bay Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Glengarriff Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Waterfall Alpaca Farm (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Kenmare Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bantry

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bantry is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Garnish Island (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Kilravock Garden (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Bamboo Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Priest's Leap (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • The Ewe Gallery and Sculpture Garden (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bantry

The nearest airport is in Killarney (KIR-Kerry), located 34.9 mi (56.2 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bantry?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 130 vacation rentals near Bantry. From 29 Houses to 13 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bantry for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Bantry House: 489 vacation rentals
  • Wolfe Tone Square: 480 vacation rentals
  • Castle Townshend: 199 vacation rentals
  • Kenmare Stone Circle: 576 vacation rentals
  • Garnish Island: 473 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 29 Houses in Bantry. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bantry include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 rentals available
  • Cottages: 82 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 82 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bantry?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Bantry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.