Allihies, West Cork Holiday Homes
- Type: House
- Sleeps: 8 (4 Bedrooms)
- Change Over Day: Flexible
These West Cork Holiday Homes in Allihies are are newly built and beautifully presented. They are four star Bord Fáilte approved self catering holiday homes overlooking the sea. Situated near the village of Allihies and also in Castletownbere, in the beautiful Beara Peninsula of West Cork, we offer a four star holiday home where both luxury and comfort can be enjoyed in a glorious setting.
Beara Holiday Homes are architect designed and built to low energy specification. They blend with the architecture & natural surroundings of the area.
Skellig Mór are four bedroom detached houses, finished to a modern theme. They comprise of a spacious kitchen/dining room, a living room, two twin bedrooms, one en-suite and two double bedrooms, one en-suite.
Images of Allihies, West Cork Holiday Homes
The Cork Region
Dunboy Castle ~ once castle home of the famous O’Sullivan-Bere family, who led the great march North to Leitrim in 1602. A separate large ruin was the home of the Puxleys, the owners of the Allihies Copper mine.
Eyeries Village ~ this village has beautifully painted houses and flower displays on nearly every window. Parts of the television series 'Falling For a Dancer' were shot here in 1997.
Ardgroom ~ close to Glenbeg & Derryvegal lakes, both of which provide good trout fishing. Nearby is a stone circle, one of the many archaeological sites on the peninsula.
Adrigole ~ reputedly one of the longest villages in the country offers:
An award winning craft shop and the highest waterfall in Ireland (located around the base of Hungry Hill).
The Healy Pass, which takes a scenic mountain route linking the North and the South of the peninsula.
Castletownbere – The peninsula’s main town (pop. 1500) and the largest white fish port in Ireland. Watch the fish being unloaded from the boats and transported off around the world. Mooring for yachts in the harbour and great sheltered sailing in the ‘haven’ of Bere Island. Two supermarkets, garages, coffee shops, restaurants, clothes shops, hardware and ships chandlers.
Allihies is located at the tip of the Beara Peninsula, West Cork, in an area of unspoilt beauty. The isolation and the wildness of the Atlantic landscape, the seclusion of this edge of the world atmosphere are all conducive to relaxation and creativity. The village, though small, (one general store, a post office, four lively pubs - often with music) is nevertheless animated and has an active welcoming community.
There are many activities available within a close distance to the homes. Some of the most popular ones include:
Shore Angling - numerous fishing spots are sign-posted on the Beara coastline.
Sea Angling - deep sea boat or shore fishing is available in Kenmare River or Bantry Bay and in many well marked sites along the coast.
Walking - the well mapped Beara Way walking route passes near Beara Holiday Homes.
Horse-Riding - local equestrian centre located in Castletownbere.
Cycling - the Beara cycling route is well marked and bicycles are available for Hire in Allihies and Castletownbere.
Dinghy sailing - boat hire and tuition at West Cork Sailing Centre.
Meditation Dzogchen Beara retreat centre – run by RIGPA, a worldwide Tibetan Buddhist organisation. Dzogchen Beara offers retreats under the guidance of Sogyal Ripoche, author of the best selling book, “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying”. People come from all over the world to attend the centre. There are often classes available and daily meditations are open to anyone.
Genealogy - many people come to the area to trace friends and relatives and track down ancestors. The very helpful genealogist, Riobard O’Dwyer, author of “Who were my Ancestors” is often able to help. His research is considered one of the most detailed in the whole of Ireland.
Fly to Cork International airport and car hire is easily available.
if you are coming from within Ireland, follow directions to Cork and then From Cork: Take the N71 to Bandon, turn right at the bridge for Dunmanway and Bantry. Then follow the R586 to Bantry. Take the N71 to Glengarriff. Turn left onto R572 to Castletownbere.
Travel the main road to Allihies for ten miles approximately, take a sharp right at the Beara Holiday Homes sign and drive for 600m. Turn right at the next sign. Welcome - you have arrived!
Nearest Travel Links
- Airport: Cork Airport (155 km)
Suitable types of Holiday Allihies
- Horse riding
Skellig Mór 4 bedroomed detached houses are finished to a modern theme. They comprise of a spacious kitchen/dining room, a living room, two twin bedrooms, one en-suite and two double bedrooms, one en-suite.
Cots and highchairs are available on request
Facilities in Allihies, West Cork Holiday Homes
- Central heating
- Clothes dryer
- Dish washer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
Bedrooms / Bathrooms
- Bedrooms (4)
- Bathrooms (1)
- Ensuite (2)
Sleeps a Maximum of 8 people:
- Single Beds (4)
- Double Beds (2)
Tariffs Currency Conversion
Note: Bed linen and towels supplied.
Electricity/Heating extra – charged as per usage
Check in times (high season) any time after 4pm on Saturdays.
Check out – 10.30am on Saturdays (high season)
Cots & high chairs available by request, free of charge.
PeriodRest of Year
Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.
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