Top Airbnb Glamping Sites in Ireland

Top Aiirbnb glamping sites in Ireland

I’ve got tree houses, yurts, bell tents, gypsy caravans, a beach bungalow and a country cabin with a hot tub – I even found a medieval ringfort! There are some great Airbnb glamping sites in Ireland, check out my favourites below.



I have tried glamping a few times and loved it, but it important to note that Airbnb glamping sites in Ireland vary considerably. Glamping can mean anything from a bell tent or a yurt, to a tree house or eco-cabin. Some have private toilets, others are shared, some have hot tubs and private decking with BBQs, while others have single gas stoves… It is important to decide what you want from your glamping experience before you book it. Some glamping sites are more suited to couples, while others are more family orientated. With more extended families holidaying together, and the desire to stay in rather than go out, it is great to see that many of these glamping sites in Ireland can accommodate large groups too.




I am an Airbnb Associate, where I receive a small commission if a booking is made, so I searched the Airbnb website and found plenty of great Airbnb glamping sites in Ireland. I have chosen Airbnbs from all over Ireland, all with superhosts – who are experienced, highly rated hosts committed to providing great stays for guests.



1. The Swallow’s Return, Treehouse, Carlingford, Louth

Airbnb treehouse in Ireland

Fancy sleeping in your own heated treehouse? This fully insulated treehouse is perched seven feet in the air between two large sycamore trees. It has a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, bathroom with shower, and a separate bedroom. The treehouse is suitable for a couple or a small family, and the large trampoline and swings are popular with children.


There is a pub just 3 minutes walk from the treehouse and the lively town of Carlingford is just 2km away. The Cooley mountains are also close by which are ideal for hiking.

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2. Traditional Mongolian Yurt, Cork

airbnb traditional yurt in Ireland

A traditional Mongolian yurt with a wood burning stove, outhouse toilet, and fresh eggs for breakfast – is this not the ultimate glamping experience? It is located close to the seaside town of Youghal, and just a few minutes drive from four of Cork’s beaches. This spacious brand new yurt can sleep up to six guests. 

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3. Country Cabin with Private Hot Tub: Kinlough, Leitrim

Airbnb Glamping Sites in Ireland with hot tub

This two-bedroom cosy cabin in located in the peaceful Leitrim countryside, yet only a ten-minute drive from the lively coastal town of Bundoran and the Wild Atlantic Way. Enjoy an evening dip in the private hot tub, but watch out for the local wildlife, the native red deer may pay you a visit. This cabin is a pet-friendly Airbnb too!

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4. Yurt & Art Truck in the Galtee Mountains, Limerick

Airbnb Glamping Sites in the Galtee Mountains, Ireland

This spacious yurt is located in the Galtee Mountains, which has an abundance of hiking and biking trails. It has two double beds so is suited for both couples or families. Bathrobes and towels are provided and breakfast is included in the cost. 


The same hosts also have a two-bedroomed Art Truck with a kitchen, bathroom, balcony, as well as an outside fire area with bbq and hot-tub. Breakfast is also supplied for the Art Truck.

See more here  Yurt

See more here Art Truck



5. The Long Strand Nest, Clonakilty, Cork

Airbnb digital detox cabin in Ireland

If you want to escape every day life and have a digital detox without Wifi or TV, then this is the place to do it. Overlooking Castlefreke’s beach is a bungalow that houses two identical apartments. They are let separately so they would suit couples or friends, ideally those who want to swim, surf or just enjoy listening to the ocean waves. The rustic design include birch branches as columns and recycled coloured tiles, however the homes are well insulated with wood-burning stoves and double glazing.

See more here  Cabin 1

See more here Cabin 2



6 . Ox Mountain Treehouse, Tobercurry, Sligo

Airbnb treehouse in Ireland

This two-bedroom tree house is located deep within the Ox mountains and is the ultimate nature lovers escape. Access is via an elevated boardwalk that happens to be wheelchair friendly too. The large patio area has outdoor hammocks, while the tree house can sleep a maximum of 5 guests, with a kitchenette and satellite TV inside. 


Located beside the Ox Mountain Adventure Camp, they can arrange archery or guided hill walks for you. It is only 8 miles from Tubbercurry, close to the Sligo Way walk, and a 15 minute drive to the Wild Atlantic Way – this is an excellent location to discover Ireland’s north west coast. 

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7. Medieval Ringfort Stayover, National Heritage Park, Wexford

medieval ringfort, one of the most unique airbnbs in Ireland

I visited this medieval Ringfort while on a tour of the National Heritage Park in Wexford – I was amazed to learn that you can actually stay over night here! You will be staying inside The Farmers house and get to experience life as we know it 1500 years ago. You will have full access to the National Heritage Park during your stay, which is a superb not for profit attraction in its on right. You can explore the park after dark, dine by the outdoor fire, or why not pre-book a halk-walk? This has to be one of the most unique Airbnbs in Ireland.

Read: Things to do in Wexford with kids

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8. Lookout Lodge, Near Westport, Mayo

Airbnb Glamping Sites in Mayo, Ireland

Lookout Lodge offers the best of both worlds. It is situated on its own half acre of woodland, yet only a short drive from Westport and the Mayo Greenway. There are two bedrooms so this would suit couples or a small family. The Glas Geal wood has benches and a hammock, as well as a fairy trail for children.

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9. Cosy Donegal Yurt, Donegal 

Airbnb Glamping yurt on the WIld Atlantic Way

If you are looking for a traditional glamping experience within easy access to the Wild Atlantic Way and Northern Ireland, then look no further than the Cosy Donegal Yurt. This yurt has a king size bed, carpeted floor and a solid fuel stove. A shower and toilet are located beside the yurt, as well as a small kitchen, private decking and BBQ area. This yurt is ideal for couples or a small family, and there is room in the garden if you want to pitch a tent for extra guests or children.  

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10. Glamping Gypsy Caravan, Wicklow

Airbnb Glamping caravan in Ireland

Buttercup Avondale and Bluebell Clara, are glamping caravans located on a 100 acre farm in Wicklow. They the perfect place to get back to nature and camp in style. The colourful gypsy caravans are small so they are ideally suited to a couple or a small family. They are well equipped with a gas cooker and a picnic table with camp fire area. Showers, toilets and charging stations are available in the farmyard.

See more here Buttercup

See more here Bluebell



11. The Yurty Ahern Yurt with hot tub, Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon

Airbnb yurt in Ireland

This cosy Mongolian yurt is located on the Willowbrook Glamping and Hideaways camping site. With a river bank, a man made lake and access to a communal kitchen, toilet and shower, it offers all the benefits of a campsite but with added privacy. The yurt  has one double and 2 single beds, an oil filled electric heater and a roofed deck with a hot tub. It is located just five minutes drive from Ballaghaderreen where there are shops, bars and restaurants.

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12. Restful Retreat Yurt & Tents, Foulkesmill, Wexford

Airbnb Glamping tents in Ireland

I love how Robert, this Airbnb host, points out “although this is considered as glamping, it is not the sterile version. You are immersed in nature. You make your own fire, may see animals and encounter bugs”. Restful retreat has two tents and a yurt, all let separately. Camp One is a Yurt, Camp Two is set in the Fairy Forest, while Camp Three is a more basic version. Tents are insulated and equipped with a small wood stove, fridge, single gas cooker, BBQ, solar lights, composting toilet and a lot more. An EV charge point is located a 5-10 minute walk away for overnight charging. 

See more here Camp 1 – Yurt

See more here  Camp 2 – Tent

See more here Camp 3 – Tent



13. Cosy Mongolian Yurt in Wicklow

Airbnb Glamping Sites in Ireland

This traditional Mongolian Yurt comes well equipped with a wood burning stove, kitchen, and bathroom with a hot power shower. It has two double futons and can sleep up to four guests. Located close to Wicklow National Park, Glendalough, and Wicklow’s glorious beaches, as well as being just an hour from Dublin, its location offers all the benefits of being close to nature with large towns and and beaches close by. 
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14. Badgers Hill Low-Impact Chalet, Wexford

Airbnb eco cabins in Ireland

This two-bedroom eco-chalet offers creature comforts in a rural setting on a 14 acre farm in Wexford. It was built over two years using many recycled materials. A well equipped kitchen and wood-burning stove are provided and there is a dry compost toilet alongside the chalet. Showers are available in the main house.


You will find a small stream, a tree-house and swing set which is ideal for children, and you may meet the family dogs and even badgers too. Located just 7 km from Wexford Town and 15km from Curracloe beach, this is an ideal setting for a family glamping holiday in Ireland. 

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15. Goleen Harbour Garden Bell Tent, Cork

Airbnb Glamping tents in Ireland

This large Bell Tent is ideal for a family break or a romantic getaway. It is traditional style camping rather than full on glamping experience, but with a few creature comforts thrown in. A double bed ( and two singles if required ) are supplied as well as a camping stove, crockery and cutlery, and there is a shower and compost toilet beside the tent.


Located within walking distance to Goleen harbour, where you will find a shop, pub and restaurant, and only a short drive from Crookhaven, Barleycove and Mizen Head, this is an ideal location to explore Cork’s beautiful coastline. 

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16. Glamping Party with Country Pub, Mayo

Airbnb Glamping Sites in Ireland for groups

This glamping village is the perfect place for groups of friends or extended families. All four pods have five beds so the village can sleep up to 20, and there is also a holiday home next door that can sleep up to 15. There is a camp fire, Scandinavian BBQ (seats 22 ) and a games room with pool table, fuseball and games for children too. WiFi is also available. Guests also have access to communal hot showers, toilets and a self-catering kitchen. This is one of the top Airbnb glamping sites in Ireland for groups.

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I hope this post on Airbnb Glamping Sites in Ireland will help you plan a staycation soon. It is important to note that some of the facilities listed may not be operating to full capacity – please check with individual Airbnb owners for clarification. These homes were researched on the Airbnb website and when you make a booking, you do so via Airbnb. Note as I am an Airbnb Associate, I will receive a small commission if a booking is made, but at no additional cost to you.  Read more in my privacy policy.



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The Travel Expert Sarah Slattery