5 Utterly Perfect Airbnbs Along The West Coast Of Ireland
Hey, Wild Atlantic Way <3
Feeling those January blues already? Pretty much everyone is in need of some quality relaxation after a stressful two days back in work, and what better way to chill out than with a sneaky weekend trip down the country.
Use those carried-over holiday days or make the most of the next Bank Holiday weekend quick, because a stroll along the beach and some tasty seafood is the cure to all New Year woes.
We've rounded up some of the most beautiful Airbnbs along Ireland's wild west coast that are just perfect for a rural retreat.
This ocean view cottage in the Ring of Kerry is a walkers paradise. You have direct access to the Kerry Way walk from a trail in the garden, and the house looks over the Skelligs. The cottage sleeps five and has two bathrooms, one with an antique tub. Oh and bonus; there's a private hot tub and sauna.
From €101 per night.
This perfectly restored country cottage on the outskirts of Galway city is a relaxation hotspot.
Private gardens, wooden beams throughout the house and a roaring fire all add up to make this cottage extra cosy. There's no internet or TV, which means you'll have to switch off completely. Bliss.
From €95 per night.
This four bedroom residence sits high on the hillside ensuring uninterrupted views of Bantry Bay, the Beara Peninsula and east to Whiddy Island.
It sleeps nine so it's perfect for a big friend group getaway. Enjoy the outdoor jacuzzi and soothe your soul after a day walking by the sea.
From €100 per night.
This idyllic wooden hexagon hut in Westport sits on its own orchard where goats and hens roam nearby.
The house has a woodburning stove and sleeps two people. There's a lovely deck area that gets the morning sun – perfect for your morning coffee.
A beautiful house that sleeps six on the scenic Ring of Kerry with fabulous views.
There's an outdoor deck with a BBQ for peaceful nights in, and the house itself is located right next to plenty of walking trails along the beach and mountains. This property is a real treat.
From €164 per night.