Ancient landscapes, brooding cliffs, and lush hills; Ireland is untamed yet full of magic and mysteries. It is no wonder that Ireland’s landscapes have jolted the imaginations and inspired the minds of many writers. Surrounded by rolling green hills and an occasional glimpse of sunshine, Ireland has a dreamy and otherworldly quality to it.
Here are 5 dreamy HomeAway and Vrbo vacation rentals in Ireland to spark your fantasies:
This cottage-style apartment is conveniently situated close to ‘The Dubline’ Dublin Discovery Trail, which includes Kilmainham Gaol and Courthouse and The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Ireland’s oldest public building dating back to 1684. The War Memorial Gardens are also a short walk away.
With a bus stop almost directly outside the building and the Luas (light rail / tram system) a 5-minute walk away, you have easy access to all that Dublin has to offer. Laid out like a traditional Irish cottage, the apartment is cosy and welcoming. Soft white curtains gently filter sunlight in, illuminating the space. The leather pull-out double sofa bed in the living room provides extra sleeping accommodation for 2. The apartment sits at the rear of the building at street level. As it overlooks the patio, you will be guaranteed a quiet night’s sleep undisturbed by any traffic noise. If necessary, a foldaway bed / cot can be provided if your child needs it. Homemade pies baking in the oven, a fragrant stew simmering on the stove. Get your groceries from the nearby supermarkets and get cracking. The kitchen is well equipped to whip up a tasty meal.
Cosy Cottage Style Apartment In Historic Dublin, Near Kilmainham Gaol
Price: From 119 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Cosy Cottage Style Apartment In Historic Dublin, Near Kilmainham Gaol
Top guest reviewswould recommend this apartment for couples or small familiesthe cottage was just as described; it was very cozy and very cleanthe apartment was just like the pictures and was well equippedvery fine clean organized and quietit was clean and cosy during the cold winter nightsthe cottage was clean and well supplied with essentials on arrival
Host:tim and grainne were most helpful at answering any questions we hadowners are super helpful and respond to emails very quickthe communication with owners / managers prior to and during the trip was wonderfulRead more reviewsgreat location to public transportthe location was fantastic as it is located so close to public transportbus and tram in dublin was close by and easy to usethis is an excellent location with the luas transit just a few minutes walk from the apartmentthe cottage was conveniently located to bus and luas transportation and within walking distance to several attractions
The Temple Bar area is well known for its cultural institutions and lively nightlife. Right in the cultural heart of Dublin, this 2-bedroom apartment will comfortably fit your party of 6. The common area is spacious, furnished with a large wooden dining table and a comfy sofa that doubles up as a pull-out bed. The 2 bedrooms both have a double bed and one of the bedrooms open up to a private balcony. The small table in the kitchen looks right out over the river and Dublin’s historical bridges and quays. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee or evening drink with this view.
Fantastic Apartment in Temple Bar
Area: Lower Exchange Street, Dublin
Price: From 231 USD
Number of Guests: 6
Unique apartment | TEMPLE BAR | ON THE RIVER
Top guest reviewsthe views from the kitchen window are amazinggreat in person instructions given for the washer and dryer combo plus how to use the water heaterthe couch converted to a bed to accommodate my 11 y/o daughter comfortablyvery nice apartment with the amenities cleanliness and space that make for a comfortable and problem-free stayloved everything about the apartment -- and it greatly enhanced the entire dublin experienceand the apartment was completely clean and comfortablethe apartment was cleanthe apartment was convenient to the temple bar area and it was generally cleanthe apartment is perfectly located clean fun and has a beautiful viewthe apartment was clean simply decorated and the kitchen had the basics needed
Host:a very nice and helpful owner and a smooth handling of the paperwork are further plusesgarret was very responsiveoverall it was a great experience we felt very safe and garrett was very responsiveRead more reviewsgreat central location residential apartmentthe property was in a perfect locationgarrett was responsive and the location is greatwe had a great stay and found the rental to be walking distance to everything we visitedthe most amazing thing about this property is its location downtown dublin in temple bar
Surrounded by rural Irish landscapes and framed by the hills of Kerry, this luxurious house is filled with the essence of Ireland and can accommodate a large group of 10. This property is perfect for a huge family getaway with plenty of space for the kids to roam and the adults to relax. Situated near the Cliffs of Moher, this spectacular house offers breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean. From the comfort of the spacious living room, you can admire the changing colours of the Atlantic, with the ocean and tide pools visible through the full-length glass doors. A feature stone fireplace divides the living area and the dining area. The master bedroom takes up most of the first floor space and looks out over the deep blue ocean. The bathroom here is open plan so you can soak in the hot tub and enjoy the view from there. The children will delight in this vibrant bedroom, furnished with four single adult-sized beds arranged in a bunk style.
5 Star Luxury Modern Spectacular Coastal Home Fantastic Views
Price: From 305 USD
Number of Guests: 10
5 Star Luxury Modern Spectacular Coastal Home Fantastic ViewsLiscannor, , Co Clare, IE
Top guest reviewsthe view was so good we spent hours just looking at the sea from the living roomthe big table is designed for 8 people (8 chairs) but you can take another chair or twomy friend and i we had the room you can see on picture 3 and 5the property was clean everything in the house is newthe home was clean and well equipped
Host:the owner provided the best customer service that i could havethe hosts were very gracious and responded immediately to any questionsmaeve and her brother brendan are excellent hosts responsive professional and friendlyhe also is very kind and you feel good and welcome just in the moment you meet himbrendan was extremely friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is good and you have all you need so close to youthe location was remote enough to enjoy superb ocean views yet close enough to many local attractionsmy large family had a fantastic time in this beautiful house in a beautiful locationwe loved the burren and booked a guided walk which was superbancient sites mountainwalks beaches pubs restaurants golfcourses all in close range and of great quality
Overcrowding will never be an issue in this huge clifftop 6-bedroom house that can fit 14. Gather all your family members for some multi-generational bonding time! This retreat affords uninterrupted sea views of Donegal Bay, Killybegs, St John’s Point, Slieve League, and the Dartry Mountains. In fine weather, the outdoor deck is a lovely spot to chill out and just enjoy watching the ebb and flow of the waves. Fall asleep to the gentle lull of waves outside the window in the master bedroom. There’s plenty of stuff to keep you occupied indoors. How about a game of billiards? The children will have a ball at the play area! If the weather outside is frightful, make yourself comfortable in the sitting room with logs crackling in the fireplace.
Unique Luxurious Accommodation with Uninterrupted Sea Views
Price: From 408 USD
Number of Guests: 14
Unique Luxurious Accommodation, Uninterrupted Sea Views on the Wild Atlantic WayBondoran, Co Donegal, IE
Top guest reviews'the views are beautiful and the kitchen is stunningthe wi-fi signal was very strong even with 8 people on at the same timeit was spacious comfortable and had great viewsthe house is massive so no one felt confined beautiful kitchen any cook would lovegames room is ideal for children of all agesit was so spacious and clean the children loved th e space to roam and play
Host:the owners and their representatives were wonderful and always available to help answer our questions and advisethe owners were very responsive to inquiries and accommodating to our requestskudos to owners and their local property manager for being so easy to work with and responsivealso communicated with owner which was greatwe thank the owners for such a great timeRead more reviewsbut the best thing about this house is its proximity to the cliff walk and the spectacular viewsthe description regarding location facilities layout is all accurate and the property was beautifully maintained
This apartment puts you in a quiet area that’s close to everything, with most sites of interest in Dublin within walking distance. Originally a carriage house, the renovated apartment still retains a touch of rustic charm while being modern and chic. The light-filled open-plan kitchen and common areas showcase the charm of the high wood ceiling and original painted stone walls. Fine Italian furniture, a Bose TV, and a superb sound system create the perfect space to spend a lazy afternoon dozing off on the couch or chilling with some drinks in the evenings. The master bedroom is elegant, with overhead windows so you can admire the night sky before you drift off to sleep. The beautiful bathrooms deserve 5-star ratings all on their own. The master bedroom leads out to a private outdoor deck with a hot tub and outdoor shower. Relax with a glass of champagne in hand and just listen to the sounds of the city going about its daily business.
Luxurious three bedroom apartment in Mews building
Price: From 630 USD
Number of Guests: 6
Luxurious three bedroom apartment in Mews building 10min from St Stephen's Green
Top guest reviewsvery warm comfortable feelingkitchen fully equipped with everything you could desireapartment: very clean modern apartmentvery modern and very cleanvery clean and comfortable place to enjoy your vacationit is spacious clean and everything is upscalewe loved this apartment - very clean and modern
Host:paul was very helpfulrecommend that you use paul (referred by owner) as a driverpaul & jacqui were both so professional responsive & enjoyable to work withmultiple outdoor spaces and a lovely hot tub jacqui was dream to correspond with and was quite accommodating00 of my security deposit for the blanket claiming it was one of a kindRead more reviewslocated 15 - 20 minutes walking to the downtown main attractionsthe location was perfect for usa very easy 10-15 min walk to main shopping area/trinitythe location is great for walking to most of the major sites in dublinwithin walking distance of many good restaurants and pubs and a short cab downtown
Céad mile fáilte (a hundred thousand welcomes)!
Ireland will definitely greet you with a hundred thousand welcomes, a Gaelic saying commonly used to greet visitors. Experience the hospitality of the Irish and feel right at home, no matter which HomeAway and Vrbo vacation rental you might choose. Warm greetings, incredible landscapes, and dreamy homes will make your Irish holiday a lovely one indeed.
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