Self Catering Holiday Homes in Co. Kerry

Co. Kerry is situated in the south of Ireland bordering counties Cork, and Limerick. Trident Holiday Homes offers a wide variety of self catering holiday homes in Kerry in such diverse locations as Killarney, Kenmare, Waterville, Ballinskelligs, Valentia, Dingle, Killorglin, Tralee and Ballybunion.

Known as the ‘Kingdom of Kerry’, the county offers a stunning coastline shaped by the Atlantic Ocean and populated with quaint fishing villages such as Waterville, Ballinskelligs, Knights Town and Dingle together with scenic lakes and rugged mountain ranges including the Macgillycuddy Reeks and Slieve Mish Mountains. In fact Kerry is home to Ireland’s two highest peaks -   Carrantoohil and Mount Brandon and Ireland’s highest mountain pass ‘The Conor Pass’. For those who are feeling a little less energetic, there is an excellent choice of scenic drives such as the ‘Ring of Kerry’ and around the coastline of the Dingle Peninsula.

There are a wide variety of outdoor activities available in Co. Kerry ranging from deep sea fishing in Dingle or Valentia Island to boating on the Killarney Lakes, canoeing & kayaking in Kenmare Bay to pony trekking in the Killarney National Park and hiking in the county’s many mountain ranges. Kerry is also world famous for its championship golf courses which offer something for every type of golfer from the Waterville Golf Links to Killarney Golf & Country Club, Ballybunion Golf Club to Kenmare Golf Club and many, many more.

Northern Kerry is known for its rich tradition in literature, music and storytelling and is home to Ireland’s National Folk Theatre in Tralee. The county also has two large Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) areas - ‘Corca Dhuibhne’ to the north on the Dingle Peninsula and ‘Uíbh Ráthach’ in the south covering a small area of the Iveragh Peninsula.

There are a number of outlying islands along the Kerry coast, accessible by ferry in most cases or by land bridge in the case of Valenita Island. The Blasket Islands are a cluster of nine sandstone rocks rising from the Atlantic and lie approx 6Km off the coast of the Dingle Peninsula. Some of the islands were populated but the last permanent residents moved to the mainland in the 1950’s and now they are mainly home to a rich wild life and some interesting pre historic remains. The Skellig Islands lie approx. 12Km off Ballinskelligs on the Iveragh Peninsula. These two rocky out crops have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boast some stunningly preserved Early Christian ruins not to mention a rich birdlife.

In addition to the many outdoor activities and visitor attractions on offer, Kerry has a number of fantastic family holiday destinations such as Ballybunion with its stunning sandy beach, Tralee with its many amusements and aqua dome and Killarney with its many amusements and trekking centre.

Our self catering holiday homes in Kerry  provide the perfect base for your self catering holiday no matter what aspect of the ‘Kingdom of Kerry’ you wish to explore.