Destination guide

Friendly Skibbereen will entice you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Skibbereen. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the lake, kayaking and bars. Dun Na Sead and Bantry House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Skibbereen

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Skibbereen a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • West Cork Model Railway Village (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Waterfall Alpaca Farm (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Rosscarbery Golf and Adventure Centre (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Bantry Bay Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Glengarriff Golf Club (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Skibbereen

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Skibbereen. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lough Hyne (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mount Gabriel (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Kilravock Garden (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Warren Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Owenahincha Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Garnish Island (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)

Can I find a vacation rental around Skibbereen?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 176 vacation rentals near Skibbereen. From 104 Cottages to 47 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Skibbereen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Club: 260 vacation rentals
  • Lough Hyne: 240 vacation rentals
  • Skibbereen Heritage Centre: 259 vacation rentals
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral: 255 vacation rentals
  • Liss Ard Gardens: 256 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Skibbereen 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 Cottages in Skibbereen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 104 Cottages in Skibbereen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Skibbereen include:

  • Houses: 47 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 104 rentals available
  • Cabins: 104 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Skibbereen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Skibbereen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.