Ireland may be best known for its beautiful, green surroundings, but its coastal areas are also well-loved among tourists. A case in point is Kinsale, a port town in County Cork. Summer, in particular, brings in a large number of tourists, as this is the season for boating in the area. Fishing is also a favorite activity of locals and visitors alike. In recent years, Kinsale has built a reputation for itself as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland because of its unique cuisine. Book one of these Airbnb vacation rentals so you can put yourself as close as possible to the attractions in this coastal town.
This wooden cabin provides guests with fantastic views of the bay in Oysterhaven. Besides the wonderful oceanside views, nature lovers can also enjoy exploring the nearby hiking trails and bird sanctuary. Despite its small size, the cabin comes equipped with amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Besides facilities such as the bedroom, the kitchen, and the bathroom, it also has gas heating to help guests keep warm during cooler months. Transportation to and from Bolgooly can be arranged at no cost. The host can also shuttle guests to other parts in the area for a small fee.
The CabinCo Cork, Ireland, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthis place was perfect the view is spectacular ann had breakfast fixings for us along with coffee and teathe bed and furniture were comfortable and having morning beverages on the patio over-looking the sea was pricelessthe cabin is cozy and quiet with amazing views out to the bayfantastic view with a cozy cabin feelthe cabin was very cozy with beautiful views of the water and of the stars at nightclean quiet warm and cozythe place is amazing ann is a lovely person the house was spotless an warmthe cabin at oysterhaven is such a wonderful cosy and clean place to stay
Host:the host was very sweetthe hosts are friendly and hospitableann was a wonderful hostann is a wonderful hostann is a lovely hostRead more reviewslocation is perfectgreat location and cosy accommodationsituated in the most beautiful location overlooking the baynice location close to many thingsclose enough to cork and even closer to the cute town of kinsale this was an amazing place
Talk about convenience! This property is located in the heart of Kinsale, making it easy for guests to see what the town has to offer. Convenience, however, is far from the only thing that this rental offers. This three-bedroom apartment, which can accommodate a maximum of five people, comes furnished with amenities, including a fully-equipped kitchen, a 42-inch (106.68 cm) TV, a washing machine, a dryer, and a dishwasher, amidst a backdrop of modern yet tasteful furnishings. Wi-Fi is available here as well.
Kinsale town centre 3 Bed ApartmentKinsale, Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewsmy kids loved the tv and wifiwe were all bowled over by the sleek modern decor and home comforts at the apartmentwere very much appreciated as was the fast and easily accessible wi-fivery comfortable and plenty of space to spread outthis apartment was wonderful great location plenty of room comfortable beds and all the modern amenitiesvery clean and comfortable apartmentrooms are clean and comfortableian’s place is spotless cleanclean and modern with lots of windowsa well equipped beautifully furnished (modern with touches of classical) spacious and spotlessly clean home
Host:ian is a great host very quick with answers to questionsian was a great hostian is a great hostian was a great hosthe went out of his way to be helpfulRead more reviewsvery convenient location and free parking close bywonderful location in magical towngreat location in the heart of kinsalegreat location in the heart of kinsalegreat location in the heart of kinsale
This studio might not be in the town proper of Kinsale, but that’s actually part of its appeal. Guests are assured of sleeping in a quiet neighborhood, but are still within walking distance to the town’s center. During boating season, they can even take a peek at boats as they pass along the harbor. The studio comes with its own kitchen, perfect for guests who would like to try their hand at cooking during their stay here. Do note that the area that the studio is located in is a car-free zone.
Artist Studio Apartment at the sea side in KinsaleKinsale, Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewsbeautiful apartment with a great view of the seathe view was stunning and the apartment was beautifulwifi was slow but there diana left croissants for us every morning which was a lovely toucha beautiful apartment perfect for some peace and tranquility with breathtaking views and everything you could ever ask forgreat little bungalow very cozy with spectacular views across the estuary to the harborclean and tidy good provisions and good communicationit was clean and comfortable and just the perfect size for my husband and iit seems more spacious than the pictures & the description and it was beautifully cleanwhile the surroundings are gorgeous lush and rustic the studio itself is modern and cleanaccomodation was very clean and located in a beautiful quiet part of town with beautiful views
Host:diana is a perfect hostdiana is the greatest hostdiana is the perfect hostdiana was an attentive and welcoming hostdiana was a perfect host in every wayRead more reviewsthis is an incredible location - walking distance to town but so beautiful and peacefulgreat location for those looking for some relaxationit's about a 15 minute walk to kinsale town on a lovely picturesque coastal walking trailthe walk to and from town was enjoyable for uslovely secluded spot but there is a public walkway right beside the house and it is a popular walk
If you love boats, this is the place for you. The property, a studio good for two people, is just adjacent to the marina, as well as a short walk away from the town center of Kinsale. The apartment comes with all the facilities and amenities to make your stay pleasant and comfortable. While a full breakfast isn’t provided by the host, she does give tea, coffee, milk, cereal, and the like as part of her welcome package to guests. Don’t hesitate to ask her what to check out in Kinsale; as a local, she can provide insider tips on what to do while in town.
Marina ApartmentKinsale, Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewswi-fi is strong cable tv in both the living room and bedroom and plenty of hot waterwe would recommend the marina apartment to anyonea fabulous few days in beautiful kinsale in an excellent apartment with the perfect locationeverything about our stay in the kinsale apartment was perfectthe bed was one of the most comfortable of the many airbnb places we've stayedvery clean and welcomingthe apartment was super clean and comfortableit is spacious and clean with nice decorthe apartment is very comfortable and clean and well equippedthis is a beautiful apartment and very clean the bed is remarkably comfortable
Host:sarah was the perfect hostthanks sarah for being a perfect hostpaul was very responsiveour host sarah was wonderful and made sure our experience in kinsale was amazingshe was there if we need her and that's what i calla great hostRead more reviewsthe location is fabulousthe location was also perfectthe location in simply perfectgreat apartment the location was within walking distance to everything we neededgreat place in a great location
What better way to soak up the local culture than by staying near a local pub? The rental, a fully-furnished one-bedroom apartment, is located right above the smallest bar in Kinsale; don’t worry though, because the noise is ordinarily not loud enough to keep you from getting a good night’s rest. In fact, guests are welcome there to grab a drink or listen to live music. The property is big enough to accommodate as many as four people at a time.
Daltons Bar & accommodationKinsale, County Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthis is a beautiful apartment with a view of iconic kinsale from the living room windowwonderful spot well appointed comfortable and a great viewkitchen is nicely appointed and the shower is good size with nice water volumegreat music cafes restaurants shopping and amazing sights to explore all at your doorstep of this great apartmentthe space was cozy and brightdecor is clean and whitevery clean and brand new bathroomvery clean and a comfortable spaceclean spacious and comfortablethe flat was very clean and comfortable
Host:host was fab and always availablewe continuously appreciated the hosts’ standards of excellence applied throughout the apartmentour hosts were very friendly and accommodatinghosts always available and very friendly and accommodatingthe host frances was there waiting to greet usRead more reviewsthe location was perfect central to everythingperfect location and comfortgreat central location to explore kinsaleand the location was amazinga fantastic location in a fantastic town
The rental, which can fit a maximum of two people, is located along Market Street, one of the busiest streets in Kinsale. While this location might make this property a bit prone to some noise at night, it also makes it easy for tourists to get to and from the different attractions in town. Pubs and restaurants are nearby as well. Coffee and tea facilities are available at the rental.
Nine Market Street, Cafe/restaurant and guestroomsKinsale, Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewslight didn't work in bathroom would be easy to put in a small table and chairswi-fi is weak in the room but it’s easy to get anywhere in town if you need itthe room fit our travel neeesleona’s place also downstairs has some great breakfast and coffee options below when you wake upthe room was perfect for our needs and also comes equipped with a tvclean & modest accommodationclean and comfortable roombedroom was small but cleanroom was impeccably clean and beds comfy and had lovely sheetsthe room and bathroom itself is very clean
Host:great accommodation and friendly staffher email responses were quick and helpfulthe host that greeted us so friendly and helpfulvery accommodating and made sure we had everythingvery easy to communicate with hostRead more reviewscute room in central kinsalethe location is amazinggreat location walkable to everywheregreat location one floor walk up over restaurantgreat location in the heart of kinsale
This two-bedroom apartment offers convenience, both indoors and outdoors. The rental is right by the marina, allowing guests a fantastic view of the boats from the property. It is also just a short walk away from Kinsale’s town center. The property itself, meanwhile, comes equipped with modern amenities including a kitchen, a washer, a dryer, an iron, and Wi-Fi. The main bedroom comes with an ensuite bathroom, while the shower is right by the other bedroom. Secure parking can be arranged with the host for an additional fee. Rates are inclusive of breakfast.
Luxury Town Centre ApartmentKinsale, County Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewsit needs things like cling film tin foil sponges for the kitchen sink and serviettesthe apartment was super comfortable with plenty of amenitiesmodern and bright great kitchen and washer/dryerthe apartment is comfortable and the elevator helps with wheelchair accessvery clean and comfortableplace was very clean and spaciousit’s clean and comfortablethe condo was clean the 2 beds were comfortablethe place is clean and spacious
Host:the host is very nice and accommodatingour host was responsive and informative sharing local travel tipsgracious host however property needs some tender loving careone if our best airbnb experiences great host highly recommendedmichael was a superb host taking the extra time to add special touches which made us feel at homeRead more reviewsperfect location - within walking distance to everythinggreat location walkable to local pubs and shoppingwonderful location in the heart of kinsalecute spacious apartment in a nice locationthe location was excellent and michael was very responsive
Serenity and beauty merge together at this rental. The self-contained studio is in a quiet neighborhood in the middle of a gorgeous garden. In fact, outdoor seats are available if guests wish to relax by admiring the natural setting surrounding them. Guests are provided with coffee, tea, and some basic breakfast items. The town center is just a 10-minute walk from here. Do note that there’s a dog at this property.
Kinsale Garden ApartmentKinsale, County Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe ‘apartment’ itself is fab stylishly decorated with all the amenities you could needthe apartment itself is beautiful with bright funky furniture and art everywherethere were so many ‘extras’ that we really appreciated - chocolate cake lots of snacks and breakfast optionswarm and comfortable with amenities and supplies far more than we expectedall you could ever need it provided a wide array of breakfast and personal care itemsclean stylish and very comfortablelovely place very clean stylishthe house is beautiful and spotlessit was bright and cleanclean stylish and convenient place to stay while visiting the beautiful kinsale
Host:rosemarie is a wonderful hostrosemarie is a friendly hostrosemarie is a very helpful and friendly host who made us feel at homehost is amazing very accommodating helpful and does not intruderosemarie was a great hostRead more reviewseasy walking distance to city centerit was a great location only a short walk to towngreat location walk to town hilly walkamazing little house with close walking distance to town centerbeautiful home in a brillant location
Setting up base here is a good option if you want to see the best of what Kinsale has to offer. Besides being a short walk away from town, it is also near the local beach, scenic walks, and attractions such as the Charles Fort. Restaurants, cafes, and bars are also quite near this rental. What’s more, a continental breakfast is already inclusive of rates. Guests can even head over to the kitchen if they want to prepare a cup of coffee or tea. To cap it off, public transport is readily available from here, whether you’re heading into town or to the airport.
Easy walk to town/free parking/singleKinsale, County Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewshaving the opportunity to grab some bites for breakfast is great as wellsingle room was very comfortable and she offers a lovely continental breakfasti was in the smaller room with single bed which was very comfortable and still felt spaciousgreat bed and tidy room at an excellent pricethe room was comfortable the breakfast with karen and her son very pleasentreally clean and comfortableapart from that the rooms very nice and clean so nothing to object to that but wont return herethe house is clean and comfy and is located in a quiet neighbourhoodroom was very clean with basic furnishings
Host:she was lovely and helpfulkaren is a very nice hostkaren was a wonderful hostshe is a friendly and nice host helpful and made me feel at homekaren was a fantastic hostRead more reviewsthe location is greatgreat location and a 10min stroll into central kinsalevery comfortable and close to townthe location is also perfectlovely place within walking distance of central kinsale
Designed and furnished with two adults and two children in mind, this apartment features an open living setup. The kitchen is equipped with what you need for meal preparation, while the living area comes with a TV, a DVD player, and several DVDs that you and your family can watch while relaxing. Getting to the town proper is easy: simply go on a 10-minute walk and you should be able to reach it. Not sure about where to go while in town? Your host can provide some recommendations on what to eat and see while in the area.
Spacious bright studio apartmentKinsale, County Cork, Ireland
Kinsale proves that Ireland also has something to boast about when it comes to seaside attractions. What better way to relax by the sea than by staying in a worry-free environment? Book one of these Airbnb rentals to give yourself the assurance that you will be spending your holiday in a comfy, cozy place.
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