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Glamping In and Around Killarney - Updated 2020

Glamping In and Around Killarney
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Glamping is a unique way to enjoy your stay on a vacation because you’ll be able to enjoy the most that the outdoors and local attractions have to offer. Airbnb makes it a piece of cake to find such spots, and the list below contains a variety of options for your first, or next, visit to Killarney. The offerings make you feel like you’re in a quieter, more relaxing version of home, and they are situated near areas for hiking, fishing and other outdoor activities. You’ll also be located close to fun spots in County Kerry in case you want to take part in more urban activities. Check out the choices on Airbnb to see which spot will help you have a memorable glamping vacation in and around Killarney!

1. Killarney glamping at the Grove (from USD 171)

Couples looking for somewhere to spend a romantic getaway, as well as solo travelers in search of a peaceful and quiet place to hang out, should stay in this private room with space for two. It’s best to reserve a time for this option between March and November to get the best experience, and being situated at Grove Lane Glamping puts visitors near a long list of hiking and biking trails. Killarney Town Center & National Park is nearby for outdoor lovers, and the BBQ area makes it possible to enjoy a nice meal you made yourself while stargazing.

Killarney Glamping at The Grove
Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland
135 reviews
Private room in tent 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very original concept with a 5 star room and amenities
the private kitchen also had everything you would need that allowed us to cook dinner easily one night
the bed was cozy and the electric blanket was really appreciated
the interior was lovely and the bed very comfortable
the bed was extremely warm and comfortable
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and lovely
the bathrooms were super clean and had flushing toilets
the campgrounds are really nice and sparkling clean
they have board games which is nice and everything is very clean
had a very nice stay here everything was clean norma was very accommodating and friendly when checking is in
Host:
linda was a great host
linda was a wonderful host and had such a quick response to all my messages
linda is a great host she answered all of our questions in a timely manner
linda is very nice and friendly
lastly the hosts were very helpful and accommodating especially to our time schedule and helping with directions
Location:
great fun with lace close to town
great location quiet & rural feeling yet a short walk to the centre of killarney
it was romantic and secluded all while being just a 20 minute walk from the city center
the location is so close to the national park as well as to restaurants and other attractions
this place is a gem super cosy and great location
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2. Shepherd's hut - glamping in the ring of Kerry (from USD 161)

The right accommodations will make your vacation much more enjoyable in addition to the activities in the area. That is the case with this hut, which comes with free parking so that you can save money for hiking, biking and other sources of outdoor fun. The kitchen has all the equipment necessary for making your own breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and the laptop-friendly workspace provides a spot for doing some extra work before you go out for some fun. The Mcgillicuddy Reeks, the highest mountain range in Ireland, is just a short walk away.

Shepherd's Hut - Glamping in the Ring of Kerry
Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland
77 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we discovered glamping with this stay in a cosy and comfortable wooden house on wheels home made
the shepherd’s hut is the perfect size for two we were very comfortable there
your every comfort is catered for the bed is a full size double bed & extremely comfortable
Cleanliness:
it was extremely clean and charming
very beautiful and super clean interior
wonderful clean space in a gorgeous setting
the space is clean cozy stylish and unique
very clean and clever concept
Host:
kirsty was a wonderful host
she was super helpful with recommendations and directions
kirsty is an excellent host
great place and great host
she was a very welcoming host and had helpful tips for activities in the area
Location:
the location is amazing
it was the perfect location to enjoy our holiday
the location is remote but well suited for exploring the ring of kerry
perfect location if you are planning to hike the reeks
this is a really unique place in a beautiful setting
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3. Dingle way glamping pod (from USD 90)

Wildlife lovers will have a blast at this small house in Annascaul, which is situated near a variety of locations fit for outdoor activities, including Inch Beach for surfing and working on your tan and Killarney National Park for hiking through the woods and spotting different small animals. Annascual Lake and the Slieve Mish mountains are right outside. A shower and air-conditioner are included inside so that you don’t have to go to a campground to freshen up, Wi-Fi is included so that you can watch your favorite shows and movies at night after a long day of fun.

Dingle Way Glamping Pod
Annascaul, County Kerry, Ireland
84 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
most importantly hot water and wifi
breakfast and coffee were great and the shower was just like home
really enjoyed our stay in the pod in annascaul it was extremely comfortable on a wet and windy night
the glamping pod was really comfortable with lots of thoughtful touches
and the bed was super comfortable we had such a peaceful nights sleep
Cleanliness:
áine's pod was impeccably clean when we arrived
very clean cosy great and quiet place
the place is very clean and quiet
pod is adorable and very clean
great place very clean and peaceful
Host:
also host is kind
accommodating hosts & would recommend
lovely hosts with lots of local tips
perfect house very friendly host
but the hosts made it extra special this time
Location:
great location walking distance to restaurants
such a cute and cozy place
the location is great you can walk to the village of annascaul if you want
finally the location was perfect for exploring kerry
great scenic location that is close to the beach and not far from the town
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4. Glamping pod between Cork City & Killarney (from USD 69)

Being situated near a variety of attractions gives you a greater chance of having fun on your time off, and that is the case with this pod, which is situated right between Cork City and Killarney. This means that you can tour through bars, restaurants, and cafés in a day, and then do some hiking, biking, fishing and surfing the next. The cottage sitting room makes for a comfortable spot for playing games with fellow guests or taking a nap before you go out for some fun. The kitchen and Wi-Fi combination means you can make a nice dinner for yourself while you watch a show or movie.

Glamping Pod between Cork City & Killarney
Macroom, County Cork, Ireland
160 reviews
Private room in tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was wifi but you had to be down at the house as well
such a cute cozy cabin with a great view of the country
we enjoyed the supper that moira prepared and our breakfast with of course moira's delicious home-made bread
moira’s place was fantastic the bed was very comfortable and our toddler slept very well on the convertible sofa
we spent one night in the pod and found it cozy warm and welcoming
Cleanliness:
the pod is clean cozy and comfortable
it was special clean an cosy
the pod was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
cute clean small space to relax for the night
the glamping pod was clean and surprisingly spacious the area was so quiet and relaxing
Host:
lovely pod very friendly owner great time
absolutely lovely spot moira is a very kind host
our host was very nice and cooked a very good meal
moira the host was really nice and has a lot of travel recommendations to give
moira was an amazing host this was our first glamping experience and it was so cool
Location:
good location for a quiet stay near cork
ideal get away and great location too
beautiful location and pod is great too
comfortable stay in the pod close to the geragh place of interest good food and conversation
its in a secluded location which was perfect for a couple's retreat
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5. Goleen Harbour garden bell tent (from USD 80)

Some of the best options for places to stay are the ones that give you enough room to bring some friends or the whole family. If that’s what you’re looking for in your trip to Killarney, then we recommend this tent, which has room for four and enough space for everyone to relax on your downtime. Goleen High Street and the Wild Atlantic Way are nearby so that you have somewhere to go for some dining and touring of the local attractions. Bikes are supplied to guests so that you can save money for those rides through the woods you plan on taking.

Goleen Harbour Garden Bell Tent
County Cork, Ireland
46 reviews
Tent 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was cosy & comfortable with everything we needed
Cleanliness:
clean eco friendly accommodation with all facilities needed for cooking outdoors
we had a great experience staying in matt’s spacious clean and pleasant tent
Host:
matt is a lovely host
matt was a great host
matt is a really cool host and will be happy to answer your questions
matt is an attentive host and willing make our time as comfortable as possible
matt is a very friendly and nice host
Location:
great location lovely restaurant 1 min walk away
beautiful location right on the water
beautiful location right next to the harbour
lovely spot which is just 2 minutes walk from goleen
good local pub and village shop
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6. Glamping pod getaway - Skelligs Coast Ring of Kerry (from USD 128)

Small spots for a vacation can be fun if you’re looking for peace and quiet in addition to sources of fun. That can be easily achieved with this tiny house, which is designed to give you the best of luxury hotels and the outdoors. This option is located on a private country lane so that you can escape the noise of the city while enjoying the scenery of the woods and the silence of nature. Visitors are treated with a breakfast that consists of fruit, yogurt, homemade brown sode bread and fresh orange juice so that you can start the day off right.

South Kerry Glamping Skelligs Coast Ring of Kerry
Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland
232 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was like sleeping on a cloud
- amenities: everything you could ask for was there including thoughtful touches such as breakfast supplies and a speaker
internet wasn't working but the breakfast simple yet really fresh and well-done
the pod has all the amenities we needed and the breakfast was delicious especially the homemade bread
the bed and sofa was very comfortable and we really loved the breakfast that was provided
Cleanliness:
loved the space clean bbq is great
the pod was very clean and well organized
great place so clean and warm in a great setting
it's cozy and very clean and new feeling
the space was very warm and cozy everything was clean and tidy
Host:
lovely place and amazing hosts always quick answers and attentive
thank you so much for hosting mary and ritchie
great host would definitely recommend for couples
beautiful area and host was fantastic
ritchie was very helpful
Location:
the location is beautiful
great location cosy quiet and just ideal for a relaxing weekend
beautiful tiny house in a great location
beautiful pod in a great location
beautiful pod set in a lovely location
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7. Ullord - pod camping in Clonakilty (from USD 52)

Being close to attractions that give you something new to do every day makes for an excellent vacation spot. If you need variety in your activities, then we recommend this pod, which is a short distance away from the town of Clonakilty for touring through galleries, restaurants, cafés and shopping centers, as well as beaches for days to spend in the sand and under the sun. Nature lovers will love the chance to explore West Cork, which is full of mountains, hiking trails, and amazing views. When you’re hanging out at home, you’ll be able to watch your favorite shows and movies while enjoying a meal you cooked yourself thanks to the free Wi-Fi.

An Ùllord - Pod Camping Clonakilty
County Cork, Ireland
64 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable and warm even in the depths of winter and wild weather
the interior feels cozy and warm and the outside is pretty surrounded by young trees and flowers
the pod was very spacious and comfortable and the view of the countryside was beautiful
the pod has everything you need for a short getaway particularly the incredibly comfortable bed and electric shower
the pod was like a small apartment it had everything plus more than you could ask for
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and nice
spotlessly clean host left little touches for them on arrival
the entire pod was spotlessly clean and fresh
the cabin was really cutely decorated super clean and cozy
a great place to stay and very clean
Host:
paula was an amazing host the pod was impeccable
her husband denis checked me in and couldn't have been more helpful
host couldn’t have been more helpful gave them a lift into town once
paula is very nice and helpful
Location:
the location is so peaceful but it is still located conveniently close to town
well located close to clonakilty-about a five minute drive which is the perfect location to explore west cork
so tranquil and close to beautiful beaches
amazing pods in a very peaceful and quiet area
the location is dreamy quiet so pretty and beautifully laid out
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8. Cosy, comfrtable caravan by Goleen Harbour (from USD 69)

If you and your group of friends are looking for somewhere new to spend your next vacation or long weekend, then we recommend this caravan, which has enough room for five people. You’ll be staying at the foot of Goleen Harbor, where you can go swimming or fishing on sunny days, as well as trails for going on a hike or bike ride. Crookhaven is a short distance away, giving you a place to go out for dinner and a drink when you don’t feel like eating in. The valley also makes for great photos to take to show off to everyone at home.

Goleen Harbour Classic Caravan
Cork, Ireland
57 reviews
Private room in camper/rv 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
matt put the sofa bed up for us and my son was very happy sleeping on it
the caravan is comfortable even with my gang and all beds were incredibly cosy
the shower outside and the eco toilet are perfect
Cleanliness:
breakfast was very nice and the room was very clean and comfortable
the caravan was neat and clean with cooking rings and solar-powered electricity
Host:
our host matt was very welcoming and made us feel right at home
matt was a great host who made us feel very welcome from the start
matt is a wonderful host - full of knowledge and happy to help
matt was always quick to reply and very friendly
overall highly recommended listing and host
Location:
excellent family weekend away in beautiful location 5 minutes walk from the mizen village of goleen
lovely quiet location away from the madding crowd
the farm is located with in walking distance of the beautiful and friendly town of goleen
very basic accommodation - in a beautiful location
matt's caravan is in a gorgeous location
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9. Yellow flower retro caravan on Valentia Island (from USD 149)

Islands make obtaining peace and quiet a piece of cake that is rare to find in cities and towns, and on Valentia Island, it’s a good idea to spend your vacation in this retro caravan. The self-service kitchen aims to save you time and money on making meals so you can participate in outdoor adventures, and you can start the day off with a breakfast. The garden, chairs, and tables outside provide a peaceful spot for working on your tan and playing card games with fellow guests. Wi-Fi is also available for watching movies and shows before going to bed.

2 retro caravans for rent on Valentia Island
Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland
36 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cute little features- flowers outdoor tables and nice communal kitchen area
there is a huge communal kitchen with lovely touches to it
1965 caravan with a huge comfortable bed and a little garden outside to enjoy the view
Cleanliness:
clean with good facilities
the kitchen was super clean too
quit clean and just really cool
the bathrooms and showers were immaculately clean and well kept
the facilities were lovely clean and with everything we needed
Host:
anna and miguel were amazing hosts
hospitable and kind host
our host anthea was friendly and extremely helpful
hosts were very friendly and responsive
our host was great and so accommodating
Location:
the location was perfect for exploring county kerry and visiting skellig michael
might be a bit cramped in the rain but really perfect place to stay in the summer
cute place for a short stay on the island
20 min walk to local pub but beautiful beautiful island
it was a wonderful experience in a stunning location
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10. Romantic romany wagon - glamping in Dingle Peninsula

Your ability to relax on your time off depends on the setting that you’re staying in, and this camper/RV provides an environment that makes it easy to unwind before and after your adventures. This option comes in the form of a wagon, a unique choice as opposed to trailers and small homes, with enough room for couples and solo travelers. The inside has enough room for the visitor(s) so that there is no issue moving around and feeling comfortable. The Phoenix vegetarian and vegan restaurant nearby is a great spot for having a healthy dinner with a cold drink, and paths for walking and biking are right around the corner for getting some exercising and taking photos.

Romantic Romany Wagon Glamping Dingle Peninsula
Castlemaine, Kerry, Ireland
6 reviews
Private room in camper/rv 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Host:
a great host very accommodating
Location:
very quiet and peaceful midway between dingle and killarney
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Take it easy in Killarney!

Certain areas allow you to experience the best of both the city life and the outdoors, and Killarney is one of them, especially if you use Airbnb to find places to spend your vacation. Glamping comes in handy when trying to make your visit as unique as possible, as the RVs, houses, and tents on this list provide their own accommodations so that you can get a good night’s rest before and after touring through towns and exploring nature. Keep these options in mind so that you have an excellent stay in Killarney.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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John Nassivera is a freelance writer and former news editor who's interests include traveling, science, fitness and lifestyle. He has visited several countries in Europe and traveled across the...Read more

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