Self Catering Holiday Homes in Ballybunion


Ballybunion is situated on Co. Kerry’s north west coast in the south of Ireland. Ballybunion has a good choice of restaurants, pubs and shops though opening times can vary according to season. It also has its own small theatre, Tinteán Theatre Arts & Cultural Centre which is home to the National Traditional Theatre of Ireland. Traditional seaweed baths can be had at Collin’s Bath House on Ladies Strand. The seaweed acts as a natural antiseptic, whilst moisturizing your skin, leaving it tingling and refreshed.

This seaside town has long been a great favourite as a family holiday destination, having a public playground, seaside amusements, stunning long, sandy beach which is ideal for swimming and paddling and Ballybunion Leisure Centre which has three indoor swimming pools (an adults 17m pool and two smaller separate ones for children and toddlers), Jacuzzi, sauna, gym, treatment rooms, a jogging track and a café.

In addition to these family attractions, Ballybunion offers a wide variety of outdoor activities such as walking along the local cliff tops, cycling fishing, sea kayaking, sailing and surfing at Ballybunion Surf School. Further water sports are available at the Tralee Bay Sailing School which is just 40 minutes from Ballybunion. Horse riding is available at Listowel Equestrian Centre which offers lessons and treks for all levels of ability.

Ballybunion Golf Club has two championship courses, the older of the two being considered as being in the top ten courses in the world. Golfers will be spoiled for choice with Listowel Golf Club, Tralee Golf Club, Kenmare Golf Club and Ring of Kerry Golf Club all within easy reach.

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This part of Co. Kerry has a number of heritage attractions including;

  • Tarbert House - a Queen Anne/Georgian period stately home dating from 1690,
  • Ballyheigue Maritime Centre - which features natural history exhibits of scientific and maritime interest
  • Kerry County Museum
  • Blennerville Windmill - a restored 200 year old windmill and museum


Listowel is just 14km Ballybunion making our self catering holiday homes a good base for the hugely popular Listowel Races each September which runs in conjunction with the Listowel Harvest Festival. The town also hosts an annual Writer’s festival which is comprised of a number of workshops which aim to guide and direct the emerging writer, befriend the established writer and provide a platform for their artistic output.

Our self catering accommodation in Ballybunion are a great base for those wishing to tour northern Kerry and southern Clare which can be is easily accessed by car ferry from Tarbert which is only 40 minutes away.