The backbone of the Irish accommodation sector is the 'B&B' - generally an Irish family home that offers a room for the night and breakfast the following morning - each one is differentiated by the personal touch of the owner. There are 99 Irish B&B Owners Association members on the Ring of Kerry and these B&Bs are the best place to stay on the Ring of Kerry. This website allows you to Book Directly missing out the middlemen or online travel agent fees, thereby providing you with the very best value and comfort.
During busy periods when rooms becomes scarcer, you may find it useful to use our B&B Directory that lists 322 B&Bs.
The Bord Failte Approved Smugglers Inn, Waterville, is a second generation family business established in 1980 and sits beside a 2km sandy beach. It is well known for it's warm hospitality, comfortable en-suite bedrooms complete with TV, hair dryer, tea & coffee facilities, and most rooms boasting breathtaking sea or mountain views. Recommended by many good food guides, the award winning gourmet restaurant with panoramic sea views overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, serves modern Irish and continental cuisine and specialises in fresh locally sourced seafood, meats and other produce, showcasing prime ingredients from along the Wild Atlantic Way. See live lobsters in our tank. Variety of bar snacks also served in our fully licensed bar. Chef/Proprietor: Henry Hunt. Waterville is popular for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits - for golf fanatics you could almost tee-off from the Smugglers Inn to the world famous 18 hole championship Waterville Golf Links. For fishermen the nearby Lough Currane is popular for catching salmon & sea trout; hikers might like to walk the Kerry Way; or you can go horseback riding along the beach or through the forest - something for all to enjoy.
Carraig Liath house is a purpose built Valentia stone house, which overlooks the beautiful fishing village of Portmagee with views of the sea, islands and the mystic Kerry mountains. Ideally located as a base to visit the famous Ring of Kerry or the Skellig Islands now an UNESCO heritage site, where boats trips depart daily and can be arranged on request. Carraig liath house consists of three large en-suite bedrooms, all tastefully decorated to a very high standard, with orthopaedic beds, power showers, hairdryers, tvs, tea and coffee and free high speed internet access , all with comfort in mind. Five minutes walk to Portmagee where you can sample traditional music on Friday and Sunday nights, and why not partake in the Irish night on Tuesdays nights. Why not relax and enjoy tea or coffee with some home baking on our newly designed patio where you can watch the boats come and go in the harbour. Open all year.
The Olde Forge has been serving breakfast to Kerry visitors for over 20 years! We are located a 2km from the village of Caherdaniel and provide an ideal base for short or extended trips to the region. Our rooms boast an unrivalled view over Kenmare bay to greet you in the morning. All rooms have W.C. and shower en suite. A flexible and varied Breakfast is served from 8am. A variety of rooms are available for families and smaller parties. Caherdaniel has one of Kerry's most beautiful beaches.
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