The Kenmare B&B Owners Association members welcome you to one of Ireland's most popular destinations. Kenmare is the gateway to both the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara. If this is your destination, you deserve pampering, so please BOOK DIRECTLY with the association members below to help minimise their online marketing costs - better value than hotels. In return you get better value, no hidden costs and BREAKFAST IS ALWAYS FREE. Check immediately below this text, you may also find exclusive last minute and special offers
We are a family run Bed and Breakfast, The Ford. Nestled amongst the Caha Mountains, overlooking the Sheen River and six miles from the well-known heritage town of Kenmare noted for its Award Winning Restaurants, Galleries and Craft shops. The Ford Bed and Breakfast is located on the Beara Way, making it a prime location for keen walkers. Also being ideally situated for touring the unspoiled Beara Peninsula, and the famous Ring of Kerry. Molly Gallivan's Cottage and Traditional Farm is only a five-minute drive away. World famous Garnish Island Gardens in the idyllic village of Glengarriff are only a twenty-minute drive away. The newly opened Bonane Heritage Park is five minutes walk from us. This park contains many ancient sites of archaeological interest, ring forts, stone circles, a famine ruin and standing Stones. It shows that our parish of Bonane was inhabited 6000 years ago. Guided walks can be arranged around the park.
Shaminir is a fine, recently built, 5 bedroomed house that has been fully Bord Failte approved. All our rooms have a private bathroom, are tastefully designed and decorated with beautiful colour co-ordinating schemes. We offer a choice of twin, double or family rooms (sleeping 4), and a choice of continental, full Irish or smoked salmon breakfasts. At Shaminir we have successfully combined modern facilities with a good old fashioned warm and welcoming Irish family home feel, and we can offer probably the best view in Ireland with our own trout lake in the front garden. The picturesque town of Kenmare is 3 miles away and offers all the attractions of a lively traditional Irish town. Irish music and ballads are played most nights in the bars and restaurants scattered throughout the town. Ideal for touring the internationally famous Ring of Kerry or the rugged and dramatic Beara Peninsula with stunning views around every corner. Located near some of Ireland's finest golf courses such as Killarney, Waterville, Ballybunion and Tralee.
All rooms are non-smoking and tastefully furnished with white cotton bed- sheets, power showers and toilets en-suite with large white towels. Internet enabled Flat Screen HD TVs in all rooms allow you to connect with Facebook or Skype direct from your TV. All rooms have free cable internet and Wi-Fi available. A private lounge is available at all times. Enjoy a cup of coffee and browse through our travel books while you plan for the day. Before you set off choose from options including a lovely home cooked breakfast or our selection of local farmhouse cheese.
Watersedge is a purpose built B&B nestled in the Sheen Falls woods and is just 10 min walk along the waterfront to Kenmare Town. Our bedrooms are finished to a very high standard. All our rooms are ensuite with power showers, hair dryers, flat screen television and DVD. The beds are fully orthopaedic and floors contain hollow core concrete sound proofing. There is hot tea / coffee and biscuits available all day in our guest dining room which overlooks the harbour. We have an extensive library with books, local maps and a large selection of DVDs. We also have cards, chess and other board games to enjoy. Our garden deck is a great place to relax with a good book and a coffee. Please make our home your home. Breakfast time is special at Watersedge, we have a large breakfast menu to suit all tastes and needs including home baked scones and bread, our own smoked salmon, locally made cheese and of course the traditional hot breakfast. A typical guest review. "If you want to stay in a B&B that provides tasty food, helpful hosts and boasts an excellent location, Waters Edge in Kenmare is the place for you. We receive a stream of excellent feedback from our walkers who hike the Beara Way and who stay here, telling us how kind and friendly Noreen is and how hearty the food is. We have no hesitation in recommending that you stay at Waters Edge in Kenmare."