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Glamping In and Around Killarney

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 88)

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
133 reviews
Private room in tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfy!
the bed was comfy and be heater worked well on the cold night
horses and stream nearby
the kitchen hut was generally well equipped
everything you could possibly need was provided, down to the little details
Cleanliness:
the bathrooms were super clean and had flushing toilets
everything was clean and lovely
the place was very well kept and had everything we needed
the area and facilities are lovely and we were very comfortable
the facilities on the site were clean and always available
Host:
we arrived late at night and linda was so kind and accommodating for waiting up and showing us around the grounds
some simple changes would go a long way
linda was a great host!
linda made every effort to give us a wonderful stay and we were so happy with how it worked out
linda is very nice and friendly
Location:
the location was a convenient distance from town
situated close to the main streets of killarney, this glamping site is in a perfect location and has a very rural feel about it
great location, quiet & rural feeling, yet a short walk to the centre of killarney
max beerbohm said "when hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul"
a great place and something a little different to just another hotel
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2. Shepherd's hut - glamping in the ring of Kerry (from USD 89)

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:
the hut itself is so cosy and relaxing
there's hot water, full kitchen, heater, comfortable bed, no tv and no internet
very cozy and cute
the bed is on the firmer side
bathroom is spacious and plenty of hot water for two
Cleanliness:
very clean and clever concept
clean and quite
the hut was lovely, very clean and in a very scenic location
wonderful, clean space in a gorgeous setting
Host:
the shepherds hut was our home for 3 days and we enjoyed every moment, both spent inside and exploring the amazing nature surrounding the home
the hosts were very warm and welcoming, greeted us on arrival and were full of useful information to help us plan our days
she's happy to give guests privacy while also available to help and provide local information
she was super helpful with recommendations and directions
she was a very welcoming host and had helpful tips for activities in the area
Location:
the location is amazing
really cute little spot near carrauntoohil
prachtig met liefde gemaakte "pipo" wagen
the location is remote, but well suited for exploring the ring of kerry
very peaceful and secluded
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3. Dingle way glamping pod (from USD 50)

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
75 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is small but perfectly designed to be as comfortable as possible
cosy little retreat
the pod is very stylish and has everything you could need
very nice, little but cozy hut in the small town of annascaul
we got upgraded to the other pod on site, which is a little bigger with more windows
Cleanliness:
the place is very clean, and quiet
clamping pod itself was very clean and had great facilities
great place, very clean and peaceful
very clean, cosy, great and quiet place
pod is adorable and very clean
Host:
very friendly and interesting host
the host is very easy going and friendly with a flexible check in
nice experience
also, host is kind
aine and her husband were very nice and welcoming, giving us tips and telling us about the region and the history
Location:
wonderful little cabin right by the main street
great location walking distance to restaurants
its about a 15 min drive to dingle
great to be so close to the village and yet in a very quiet place
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 50)

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
154 reviews
Private room in tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place is super comfortable
it is still cozy and comfortable
it is high-end glamping with all the amenities you need
Although a bit too tight for 4 persons
Would recommend to anyone looking to be off the beaten path a bit
Cleanliness:
The pod was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
The glamping pod was clean and surprisingly spacious
The accommodation and facilities were exactly as described Directions were accurate and available in a number of different formats (useful for map
The smell of the wood in the pod was amazing and we had a great nights sleep
Host:
the garden is beautiful and the host super friendly
she was super helpful & hospitable
she gave us advice on the local attractions and was very understanding when we arrived late
Moira welcomed us and gave us every information
Moira was a beautiful and warm host
Location:
The location is perfect for a tranquil getaway far enough from any built up areas to enjoy a quiet walk but close enough to visit the local shops etc if needed
Cool space between Killarney and Cork
10/15 mins from Macroom town 40 mins from Blarney Stone or Cork City Nice for a change of accommodation
A beautiful pod set overlooking green fields
A cozy little pod in a quiet rural setting Lovely
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5. Goleen Harbour garden bell tent (from USD 54)

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
40 reviews
Tent 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed
and if you like rain during the night you will enjoy the sound of the rain drops on the cotton roof
it was cosy & comfortable, with everything we needed
toilet and shower on site too
great set up with a comfy futon bed and camp bed
Cleanliness:
cooking facilities and cutlery, utensils and basic cooking essentials provided
the bell tent is quite spacious and comes with bedlinen, towels, cutlery and crockery
tent and facilities were terrific
we stayed in their caravan too which also very nicely set up
can't wait to return
Host:
really cool eco friendly and kid friendly great idea and nice location
matt was always quick to respond to our questions and met us upon arrival
matt and melanie are very welcoming hosts and very helpful too
matt and mel were outstanding hosts and could not have been more hospitable
a wonderful experience
Location:
the garden the tent is located in is amazing
great location, lovely restaurant 1 min walk away
a lovely tent in a beautiful garden overlooking the bay
2 min walk to the village and even got to borrow some bikes for a cycle into crookhaven
there is also a caravan in the same location
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6. Glamping pod getaway - Skelligs Coast Ring of Kerry (from USD 62)

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.

Luxury camping Pod tucked away in Skelligs Coast
Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland
209 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed
the bed was like sleeping on a cloud
the only bad part was having to leave
once they left we settled in, the bed was super comfy & the couch bed was also comfy! the next morning we woke to the sound of birds chirping & the heavy flow of the stream outside and a mountain i...
very modern glamping pod with everything you need :)
Cleanliness:
the pod was very clean and well organized
it was immaculately clean and warm despite visiting in december
the place was super clean, tidy and had everything we needed
it was spotlessly clean, warm, and private set in a beautiful location
we had a selection of joghurt, apples, cereal, fresh made bread, butter, milk, orange juice, tee and coffee
Host:
wonderful tiny home and host left breakfast which made our stay even more memorable
we arrived to the pod late so we had no idea what to expect the saturday morning when we woke up! ritchie & mary met us at the pod, told us all we needed to know about the pod & the local area
richie was there to welcome us on arrival and provide many helpful tips
richie and mary is very kind and allowed us with extra requirement
lovely place and amazing hosts, always quick answers and attentive
Location:
the location is beautiful
beautiful tiny house in a great location
beautiful pod in a great location
beautiful pod set in a lovely location
excellent place to stay for a retreat away from the city, everything about the location and pod is incredible
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7. Ullord - pod camping in Clonakilty (from USD 33)

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
55 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
compact and comfortable
the pod was very spacious and comfortable and the view of the countryside was beautiful
the room was delightful, everything worked and the bed was very comfortable
the place had nice little extra touches
the pod is only a quick drive (4km) into town and clon is a great town for all ages, couples and families
Cleanliness:
the pod was very clean and had lovely decorations
the cabin was really cutely decorated! super clean and cozy
the games and cards were a lovely touch :)
great value and very comfortable
Host:
something different
she is very nice and caring
paula gave us a warm welcome
her husband denis checked me in and couldn't have been more helpful
great communication and lovely hosts
Location:
there are so many great restaurants, shops, cafes and places to visit
the location is so peaceful, but it is still located conveniently close to town
amazing pods in a very peaceful and quiet area
well located close to clonakilty-about a five minute drive which is the perfect location to explore west cork
it was a short drive to local shops and food
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8. Cosy, comfrtable caravan by Goleen Harbour (from USD 54)

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
55 reviews
Private room in camper/rv 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just a heads up that the caravan is off the grid, but matt provided us with plenty of flashlights!
the caravan is charming: cosy and well-equipped
i could only describe matt and melanie's place as apiece of heaven
the shower outside and the eco toilet are perfect
the caravan was rustic and really comfortable
Cleanliness:
the caravan was neat and clean with cooking rings and solar-powered electricity
the toilett and shower are clean and usefull even if they are shared with a tent and others bengalows
breakfast was very nice and the room was very clean and comfortable!
Host:
staying with matt was amazing! the hosts were very welcoming and accommodating
matt and melanie are very warm and welcoming too
matt and mel were great hosts, very welcoming and accommodating
he had the patience of a saint answering all 101 questions the kids asked
our host matt was very welcoming and made us feel right at home
Location:
lovely quiet location away from the madding crowd
goleen village is a two minute walk from the site with a well stocked shop and a chippers
very basic accommodation - in a beautiful location
excellent family weekend away in beautiful location 5 minutes walk from the mizen village of goleen
lovely location just a couple of minutes walk to goleen village and short drives to beaches and other spots
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9. Yellow flower retro caravan on Valentia Island (from USD 50)

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.

Yellow flower retro caravan on Valentia Island
Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland
36 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the caravan itself was small, as expected but cosy enough
our only complaint is that we were only able to stay for one night!
cute little features- flowers, outdoor tables, and nice communal kitchen area
the setting is idyllic
the showers were clean and hot and the kitchen was a nice space to hang out in the evening
Cleanliness:
the facilities were lovely, clean and with everything we needed
the bathrooms and showers were immaculately clean and well kept
really clean communal shower and toilet blocks
the facilities are super clean
the facilities are kept spotless and the showers are hot and powerful! brill
Host:
super friendly and helpfull
she showed us around and gives us great tips for diner
our host was great and so accommodating
hosts were very friendly and responsive
hospitable and kind host
Location:
20 min walk to local pub but beautiful beautiful island
this rustic joint does not disappoint
amazing stay, loved it! beautiful place, quiet and charming!
the house has a great history and was great to just hang out in
the location was perfect for exploring county kerry and visiting skellig michael
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10. Romantic romany wagon - glamping in Dingle Peninsula (from USD 83)

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
Amenities & Room:
everything was just perfect! the wagon is very cosy and romantic
the breakfast was delicious but a little slow and unorganised
lorna's caravan was nice and romantic! the candles inside made the atmosphere really cozy and the sleep was very good! there is one bathroom and two toilets for everyone, that make our stay look a ...
a true gem of a place with wonderful people:)
a little piece of heaven 30 mins drive from dingle
Host:
a great host, very accommodating
lorna, her family, and team were all exceptional
my six year old had the most magical time playing in the gardens and with all the wonderful toys provided
very quiet and peaceful, midway between dingle and killarney
we did not try the big breakfast which seemed very good but a bit expensive
Location:
the restaurant was great and decor delightful
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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.

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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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