Looking for a holiday home near the sea this summer? These holiday homes and Airbnbs on the Wild Atlantic Way should do the trick!
There is no doubt the Wild Atlantic Way is one of Ireland’s most popular holiday destinations. As well as being one of the top attractions in the world, it also boasts some of Ireland’s best beaches, and let’s not forget about those gorgeous West of Ireland sunsets! I received many requests for people looking for affordable holiday homes this summer, so I decided to list some holiday homes and Airbnbs on the Wild Atlantic Way that are available to book now.
I will update this post regularly, so when rooms are no longer available, I shall replace them with alternative Airbnbs or holiday homes. Hopefully this will ensure that this post has plenty of Airbnbs on the Wild Atlantic Way available during school holidays. I have chosen one week slots, but if you wish to stay for longer, or are just looking for a short break, simply edit the dates on the links below to suit your requirements.
If you prefer to stay in hotels or glamping sites in Ireland, this post on the the best places to stay on the Wild Atlantic Way might be of interest. I also have similar posts on other destinations in Ireland:
Some of these holiday homes and Airbnbs on the Wild Atlantic Way include my affiliate links – where I receive a small commission if a booking is made, but at no additional cost to you.
1. Seal Rock, Two-Bedroom Designer Cottage, Co. Kerry: €364 per night
Seal Rock Cottage is a stunning stone holiday home beside the sea in Rossmore Island, Kerry. It is situated on an acre of grounds and is connected to the Ring of Kerry by an ancient stone bridge.
It is clear from the stylish decor and furnishings that the home was designed by a professional interior designer, but the exterior is impressive too. The landscaped gardens retain many of the natural features including a stream and mini-waterfalls, and there is an ocean-side terrace and private beach to enjoy. Note: children under 12 are not allowed, minimum stay 3 nights.
2. Two-bedroom Apartment, Assaroe Falls, Donegal, €200 per night
Assaroe Falls is located just over 2km from the Lakeside Centre and just over 5km from the gorgeous beach at Rossnowlagh. It features river views, free WiFi and free private parking.
3. The Swallow Loft, Galway, 2 bedroom loft, €338 per night – 19th July
This unique stone barn is has been beautifully renovated and is now a contemporary holiday home. It is bright with white-washed stonewalls, liscannor stone floors, recycled church and shop doors, large roof lights, and a garden with a small timber deck. If you still need convincing, the centre of Galway is only 2 miles away!
4. Two-bedroom Rathmullan Village Apartments, Donegal: €220 per night
Located just 300 metres from the beach at Rathmullan, these modern village apartments are well equipped and offer free WiFi. These are a great base to explore the Donegal coast line, its amazing beaches and the Slieve League Cliffs.
5. St Anglea’s 4-bedroom apartment, Sligo: €182 per night
If you want to explore the Wild Atlantic Way on a budget, then look no further! Anglea’s apartment boasts free WiFi, an onsite gym and views of theof Innisfree. Located just five miles from Sligo town, with Strandhill beach and Rosses Point close by, this is a great value option for self catering breaks in Ireland.
6. Luxury Apartment in Kinsale’s Marina, Cork: €380 per night
This fabulous duplex penthouse apartments has an outstanding location on Kinsale’s marina. Its stylish interior has New York loft style vibes, and it is furnished to a five-star standard – including a solid walnut dining table can seat up to eight! However, with Kinsale’s gourmet restaurants on your doorstep – the famous Fishy Fishy restaurant is next door to the apartment, you may prefer to dine out.
Note: Due to 19 steps inside and outside the apartment this property is not suited for elderly, infirm or children under 10 years old.
7. Benbulben Court, Sligo, €158 per night
A selection of one and two-bedroom apartments close to Sligo town centre and Ireland’s most distinctive mountain, Benbulben, these apartments are a great value choice for families looking to explore the Wild Atlantic Way.
There is an onsite reception opened daily should you need anything during of your stay, and guests can enjoy discounted swimming pool and gym rates in the nearby Clayton Hotel. The reviews from previous guests are excellent, and the opportunities for day trips are endless.
8. Bunratty Holiday Homes, Clare: 3-bedroom House, €250 per night
Set in the village of Bunratty, these spacious three-bedroomed homes have bright modern interiors, and a patio area. The village has a host of craft shops and restaurants, with Bunratty Castle and Folk Park just 200 metres away. The coast is just 15 minutes away, and the beaches at Lahinch or Kilkee are an hour’s drive away.
9. Three-bedroom Home on the Ring of Kerry, Killorglin, €375 per night – 10th August
This charming hilltop home is located on the Ring of Kerry and offers stunning views of the highest mountain in Ireland, Carrauntouhill. Dingle bay can also be seen, as well as the town of Killorglin, which is just a five minute drive / 15 minute walk from the house.
Killorglin has a wide selection of shops, bars and restaurants and is located just 13 miles from Killarney and 32 miles from Dingle. The gorgeous Blue Flag beach at Rossbeigh is just a short drive away. Minimum stay is three nights.
10. Lakeside Retreat in Tourmakeady, Mayo, €159 per night – 28th July
I loved visiting Mayo last year and think this gorgeous house offers the best of both worlds – a peaceful lakeside location, with the benefit of being just over 20km from the Wild Atlantic Way and the vibrant town of Westport.
Enjoy magnificent views of the lake from inside the house or from the large furnished terrace. This one-bedroom home is a great find, and can sleep up to four people.
I hope this post featuring available Airbnbs on the Wild Atlantic Way will help you plan a staycation soon. It is important to note that some of the facilities / activities listed may not be operating to full capacity – please check with individual Airbnb owners for clarification.
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