Youghal, the gem of Ireland’s Ancient East, is one of the best examples of a Norman walled port in Ireland today, combined with a modern seaside holiday resort. It is the place where Walter Raleigh first introduced potatoes into Ireland, the location where Cromwell left the country from, and Ireland’s medieval trade hub. Youghal is a unique place teeming with historic character, perfectly complemented by sandy beaches and waterside amenities. Its Blue Flag beaches and historic attractions make for an ideal family holiday destination.
The rich history of the seaside resort may not be instantly apparent, especially if you coast past on the N25, you’d think it’s simply a humdrum Irish market town. But take a little time to sniff out some of its once-walled past and we are sure you’d love the place. Relish the magnificent views of the wide Blackwater estuary and don’t forget to snap some Instagram-worthy photos to share with your family and friends! Before you embark on your exciting trip, check out the top 9 Airbnb vacation rentals in Youghal, Ireland first!
Outstanding apartment with breath-taking view, close to the beach, restaurants and bars. This stylish Apartment has two good-sized bedrooms. This apartment is furnished to a superior standard, and have cable TV, a kitchen, private entrance, indoor fireplace, central heating and breakfast facilities. The apartment is within walking distance of many tourist attractions, on the mouth of Blackwater river, this place offers many water activities, a dolphine whale trip and a golf course just adjacent to the property is also there.
Lovely bungalow in prime locationYoughal, County Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewsnice bungalow - comfortable bed - good facilities with lovely views towards the seathe house was superclean comfortable and quiet with amazing viewswe had a comfortable night’s sleep and thoroughly enjoyed the lovely view and irish hospitalitythe place is perfect not only because of its picturesque situation superb breakfasts and an extra comfortable bedthe house the view the breakfast and the friendly attitude of finbarr and rose made our trip specialthe house was lovely and cleanthe house is immaculately clean and has a real homely feelfinbarr's house is very tidy and cleanthe accommodation was very nice and clean and well situated for seeing youghalhis place is lovely - spotlessly clean great location warm and cosy
Host:our hosts were wonderful and made us feel right at homefinbarr was a great hosthosts very helpful and accommodatingfinbarr was a perfect hostfinnbar was so kind and patientRead more reviewsexcellent location near town; close to grove house restorantegreat house in à great locationit is very comfortable and is walking distance to the beach shops and restaurantstheir place is an ideal house to stay for an enjoyable few daystown centre is an easy lovely walk
This gorgeous villa in Youghal offers a cozy bedroom that sleeps up to two guests. Guests will have access to a living room, a well-furnished kitchen, a shared courtyard, a lawned garden, and ample off-road parking space. The wealth of restaurants and historic attractions nearby makes it an ideal base for your explorations in the city.
Carleton Village, Youghal! Cosy double bedroom.Youghal, Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewsand the room and bathroom where very hotel likeroom was so welcoming to see after 3 flights very comfortable bed and roomwe arrived to freshly pressed crisp white bed linens on a super comfortable bed with perfect bath linensthe bed and in particular the sheets are so comfortablethe room was very comfortable and welcomingthe bedroom and bathroom were spotlessly clean and very comfortablethe place is clean and tidythe house is nice and cleanthe room was very clean and the bed nice and comfortableroom and private bathroom were excellent clean and comfortable
Host:steven was very helpful with directions etcsteven is a friendly hoststeven is a lovely hoststeven was a great hoststeven was a fantastic host from the moment we bookedRead more reviewsit's a great location very handy for travelling around west waterford or east corkgreat location and i loved the hotel quality bed and linengood location lovely peoplean excellent place to staysteven's place is a very convenient base to explore the youghal area and is great value
Guests will find themselves wonderfully placed for a number of attractions when they stay in this beautifully furnished apartment. It enjoys proximity to Cork and Waterford, not to mention that the town center of Youghal is just five minutes away. Aside from its superb location, the apartment also features a fully furnished kitchen, a TV, central heating, Wi-Fi, free parking, and plenty of essentials to ensure a comfortable stay.
INCREDIBLE Ocean View - The YoughalYoughal, Cork, IrelandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe views from the living room are beautifulthe view from the balcony was lovely (i saw dolphins swimming into the harbor on my last day )lorella apartment is very well equipped & spacious with a beautiful sea viewwe were really pleased with the aptpros: great location for exploring the area lovely views wifi worked greatflat was clean and had everything we neededi love lorella's place it was spotlessly clean when i arrivedthe flat was clean and we had a pleasant stayapartment was lovely and cleanthe apartment was very clean and well kept and the bed was quite comfortable
Host:lorella is a fantastic host with quick responseslorella was a great host - readily available to answer questionsreally nice place and helpful hostgreat host - made it easy would recommendlorella she's very nice and kindRead more reviewsit is located right beside a lovely park and the sealocation excellent right beside green park for a pre breakfast strollgood location right beside the water and a large parkvery nice apartment in a superb locationthe location of the apartment is great very close to the beach and to the town centre
This two-bedroom holiday home offers a living room, two bedrooms, and an east-facing balcony featuring magnificent views of the river and the ocean. If you’re lucky, you may even be able to catch a glimpse of the adorable dolphins that frequent Youghal Harbor during the summer months! Suitable for up to four guests, the property is fitted with a well-appointed kitchen, a TV, Wi-Fi, and plenty of essentials. The Blackwater River, as well as an array of restaurants and pubs, are in the vicinity of the apartment.
The Penthouse Apt at Harveys DockYoughal, Cork, IrelandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe photos are exactly like the views from the rooms and the balconyall the amenities we needed and very comfortablefantastic apartment giving great views of the blackwater estuaryvery comfortable apartment with great viewstruly stunning very comfortable place to stay with all the amenities as describedthe apartment is clean comfortable and well appointedapt very clean equipped with everything we needed very quiet cozy and comfywe enjoyed this clean bright apartment with its stellar viewswonderful convienient place comfortable and cleanthe apartment is on the 4th floor it is warm cosy spacious homily and beautifully furnished
Host:katie was a responsive hostkatie was the perfect host attentive and very welcoming leaving us all the essentials including home made brown breadkatie was so helpful and patient with our questionskatie is a helpful and responsive hostkatie was an awesome host always available for us when we needed very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsa great location in the heart of youghallideal location for a very relaxing holidaygreat location within easy walking distance of all that youghal has to offerthe accommodation and location is greatplus katie's lovely fish restaurant ahern's a few minutes walk away
This two-bedroom apartment is absolutely ideal for a family break as it can sleep up to five guests. It comes crammed with all the home comforts you’d expect: free parking, Wi-Fi access, a cable TV, and a full kitchen for those all-important family meals together. Those with little ones in tow will also appreciate the children’s play area, swimming pool, and tennis courts, which are great for family bonding activities. Within walking distance, guests will also find the Greyhound Racetrack, Perk’s Amusement Center, a golf course, and many historic attractions.
The Saint B&B very comfortable, sunny, roomsYoughal, Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe irish breakfast was perfectbarbara served breakfast and jay played the accordionmade fantastic 5 stars breakfast for usthe accommodation with two independent rooms with their own bathroom is very comfortable and very practicalit is clean and comfortable and well maintainedbeautiful house which was clean and comfortablethe rooms are nice and clean and the breakfast yummythe rooms and bathroom are confortable and cleanclean and friendly place and close to all amenities
Host:they were great hostsbarbara and jay were very welcoming hostshost barbara and jay was fantasticbarbara and jay are gracious hostslovely hosts in a beautiful spotRead more reviewsit’s a wonderfully located place with a short drive to the town centrethe location is perfect for exploring youghal and surroundingsgreat location safe for kids and lots to dotheir neighborhood is very quiet and made for a nice break from the noise of dublinit’s an easy walk into town
Located in the heart of Youghal, this wonderful villa offers a comfy room that can sleep three guests comfortably. Guests will also have access to the playground, tennis court, swimming pool, kitchen, TV, and Wi-Fi. Free parking is available on the premises as well. When you are ready to tear yourself away from the pleasures that the villa offers, you’ll find that the region is filled with beaches, restaurants, retail venues, and more!
The Kennedy Room Saint B & BYoughal, Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewswifi was good and there is sky tv toolovely place very good breakfast looking forward for our next visit in the futurevery clean rooms and bathroomthe room was spacious exceptionally clean and very comfortableyummy breakfast and sparkling clean houseit is very clean and in a good location
Host:great value with a great hostbarbara and jay were wonderful hosts and made us feel welcome from the moment we checked inthey are sweet & caring hoststhey were so friendly understanding and entertainingvery friendly hosts with top local knowledge and friendly chatsRead more reviewsexcellent location with amazing viewsgreat hosts and great location and amenities
Only a two-minute drive from Youghal’s sandy beaches and town center, this apartment features a range of outdoor activities, including fishing, swimming, and golf. Apart from its wonderful location, the property also comes with three bedrooms that can sleep up to six guests, a fully functional kitchen, a TV, Wi-Fi, free parking, and many other essentials. Among the highlights of this apartment, is certainly the fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Blackwater River, which you may enjoy from the balcony.
Waterfront with magnificent views -Youghal, Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe apartment had amazing ocean views and great home base for our ireland tripbeautiful apartment spotless clean excellent location great host excellent communication
Host:the host was really kindly and she gave us the apartament in perfect condicions really cleanRead more reviewsthis listing is the perfect seaside locationgreat location kitchen living room were greatnext time we will be in youghal we hope booking her place againexcellent location with beautiful viewsif you want an amazing view and be close to everything this is the place to be
This charming rental is only up for rent in the summer months! Guests should take advantage of its position within easy reach of a great selection of restaurants, food markets, and beaches, but even if you decide to stay in the apartment all day long, you’ll never get bored with the range of exciting facilities on-site, including a swimming pool, a play park, tennis courts, a kitchen, and a TV.
Private VillageTennis Blue Flag Beach #staycationYoughal, County Cork, Ireland
Top guest reviewshouse is so comfortable and homey beds super cosy so many extra bits to keep kids entertainedgreat stay in sparkling clean housevery clean house with everything thing you would needvery comfort and very cleanvery quiet and cleanhelpful tips on local area house very clean excellant for famliy
Host:very enjoyable host was good to communicatekaren was very responsive and helpfulkaren(the host) had the heating on on arrival and the house was lovely and warmit would be helpful to have the code for the gate prior to arrivalmyself and my 3 kids had an amazing stay in this family friendly holiday villageRead more reviewsgreat location and close to the playgroundnice apartment in good locationgreat little house in a fantastic locationliked the location great walk down to the townoverall the location is a good base from which to travel around the local area
Located in Youghal historic town center, a few minutes from Historic Raleigh Quarter and Harbor, this studio is an ideal base for touring East Cork and exploring the area’s many archaeological and historic sites. On top of that, the apartment has many other things to offer, such as a fully furnished kitchen, a TV, central heating, free parking, free Wi-Fi, and breakfast facilities.
The Studio at Ahernes Townhouse & Seafood Bar
Top guest reviewsspacious clean good facilities wonderfully powerful shower and a huge bedeverything works perfectly and it is very clean and comfortableRead more reviews
Host:gaye was wonderfully kind and gave us some fantastic home made bread and fresh eggs
In Youghal, hotels, pubs, and restaurants are all in abundance. Each offers an exceptional base for exploring East Cork and West Waterford. Come and explore this beautiful place!
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