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20 Airbnbs in Ireland With Swimming Pools or Pool Access

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Looking for a holiday home with the benefits of a hotel? Check out my top 20 Airbnbs in Ireland with swimming pools on site, or have free access to swimming pools nearby.

I love the freedom and space that a self catering holiday home provides, but I also like to have facilities like leisure centres and restaurants on my doorstep. With this in mind I searched the web to find some gorgeous holiday homes and Airbnbs in Ireland with swimming pools, or have complimentary access to hotel pools or leisure centres. I have holiday homes and apartments in all shapes and sizes, from all over Ireland, so hopefully there will be one here to suit you. 

 

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1. Catherine’s Cottage at Ross Castle, Co. Galway – 3 bedrooms

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Catherine’s Cottage is one of three, three-bedroomed courtyard cottages at Ross Castle. All cottages have access to the grounds and gardens of the estate, as well as the indoor heated swimming pool, billiards room, tennis court and the lake with boats.
 

 

 
Catherine’s cottage offers all modern comforts including underfloor heating, but also retains a rustic charm with exposed wood and repointed stone walls. With Connemara, the Aran Islands and the Wild Atlantic Way close by, this is a super location to explore Ireland’s west coast. If you are looking to organise a group getaway, you can see the other cottages at Ross Castle here.

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2. Kenmare Holiday Residences, Kerry – 4 bedrooms

 holiday homes in Ireland with swimming pools - Kenmare Residences

Situated on the famous Ring of Kerry, the Kenmare Holiday Residences are one of the most sought after holiday homes or Airbnbs in Ireland with swimming pools. Guests can enjoy full access to the Kenmare Bay Hotel Pool and Leisure Centre, just steps away from your home. The home is also wheelchair accessible, something which is a rare find.  

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3. Seal Cottage, Castletownbere, West Cork – 3 bedrooms 

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Seal Cottage must be one of Ireland’s most exclusive holiday homes. Located in the upmarket Waterfall, West Cork, with a private beach, mooring, and a pool onsite, you couldn’t ask for better. Next door is Waterfall House, which was once the official residence of a Royal Naval commodore, and was subsequently bought by film director Neil Jordan.
 

 

 
There swimming pool is solar heated and available for use from April to September, depending on weather. There is also a traditional Scandinavian sauna in the woods and a miniature lake.  

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4. The Lime House with outdoor natural pool, Slane, Co. Meath – 6 Bedrooms

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If you are looking for large Airbnbs in Ireland for groups, then look no further than The Lime House eco lodge – it can sleep up to 22 people. There are six ensuite bedrooms, as well as a wood-fired hot tub*, pizza oven and BBQ area beside the house. There is also a natural swimming pool about 300 metres away, which can be used all year round, but warmest from May to September.  

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5. Gleneagle apartments, Killarney, Co. Kerry – 2 bedrooms

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The Gleneagle Hotel is one of Killarney’s most popular hotels and these two-bedroom apartments offer all the advantages of staying at the hotel, with the space and convenience of self catering. The apartments can sleep up to five, with two double bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan living / dining area.
 

 

 
Guests have complimentary use of the leisure facilities of the hotel, including a 25m swimming pool, kids pool, gym, squash and tennis courts, pitch and putt (minimum charge applies), snooker, children’s play centre, and kids and teen clubs during school holidays.  

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6. Golf Lodge at Mount Juliet Estate, Co. Kilkenny – 4 bedrooms

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This spacious 4-bedroom golf lodge in Mount Juliet Estate is a great find on Airbnb. I stayed in Mount Juliet recently and loved it. The house is very well equipped and modernly furnished with a dining suite for 10 and a log burning stove – perfect for a large family get together.
 

 

 
The large south facing garden is furnished with an outdoor table and chairs, and you also have access to the Mount Juliet’s swimming pool and gardens.

Read: My review of Mount Juliet Estate

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7. Quilty Holiday Cottages, Co. Clare – 3 & 4 bedrooms

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The traditional Quilty Holiday Cottages are located on Clare’s coast and offer panoramic views on the Atlantic Ocean. There are a variety of holiday homes available and most offer complimentary access to the indoor swimming pool and tennis courts.
 

 

 
These are the holy grail of summer holiday homes, but I think it would be gorgeous during the winter months too. Imagine walking the Cliffs of Moher on crisp cold day, and returning to an open fire in your cottage – bliss! 

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Nearby Caherush Lodge is a four-bedroom house that also shares the indoor heated pool with Quilty Holiday Cottages residents. This can also be rented on Airbnb and it sleeps up to ten people.  If you are looking for a group of Airbnbs in Ireland with swimming pools, these might tick all boxes.

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8. Kilronan Castle Holiday Home, Co. Roscommon – 3 bedrooms

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These three-bedroom homes enjoy an enviable position on the grounds of Kilronan Castle Estate. This stunning hotel is surrounded by 40 acres of grounds on the shores of Lough Meelagh. You will have full access to the hotel swimming pool, spa, and gym, and the house all all mod cons including a 40 inch smart TV for cosy nights in.

There are a wide selection of independent owners with homes available, so I have linked two options below.

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9. Ballyisrode Apartment with outdoor natural pool. Co. Cork – 1 bedroom

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This one bedroom home is ideally suited to a couple or small family during the summer months. It boasts a natural pool (deep) in the gardens as well as a sheltered sundeck and BBQ. You can enjoy super sea-views and views of Fastnet Rock from your private south-facing terrace.
 

 

 
Try some of the great restaurants in nearby Schull, or enjoy exploring the Cork and Kerry coastline, with the Beara Peninsula, Mizen Head, Kinsale and the Ring of Kerry all close by.

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10. Coynes House – renovated historic Clifden townhouse, Co. Galway – 3 bedrooms

Airbnbs in Ireland with access to a swimming pool

Clifden is one of the most saught after Irish holiday towns, and this newly renovated townhouse is located right in the centre. With three bedrooms, a private courtyard and a balcony overlooking the bay, it is firmly on my own Airbnb wish list!
 

 

 
It is very well equipped with good WiFi, Netflix and a Nespresso coffee machine, and included in the rate is complimentary use of the leisure centre ( subject to restrictions), located just two minutes walk from the house. 

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11. The Residence at Breaffy House Resort, Mayo – 2 bedroom apartment

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I had the pleasure of holidaying in these apartments last summer and had a wonderful time. This is a privately owned 2-bedroom apartment that is located on the grounds of Breaffy House Resort and has access to the swimming pool and hotel facilities. Located in Castlebar, and only twenty minutes from Westport and the Wild Atlantic Way, this is great value for a such a prime location.

Read Top 10 things to do in Mayo

Read: 10 reasons to choose Breaffy House Resort for your next staycation

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12. Blackberry Lodge at Renvyle House Hotel, Galway – 4 bedrooms

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Blackberry Lodge offers the best of both worlds, a relaxing holiday home with the advantage of being able to avail of the fabulous facilities at Renvyle House Hotel. 
 

 

 
The house boasts two deck/patio areas on different levels, with outdoor speakers and a built-in gas barbecue, as well as an elevated wooden deck with fire pit, with spectacular views. Renvyle Beach, is just 1km from the house, and all of Connemara’s top attractions are available to explore. Note this home is only available for rental during the months of May – Sept.

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13. Luxury Riverside Home, in Ballina / Killaloe, Tipperary – 4 bedrooms

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This modern architecturally designed holiday home is superbly located on the banks of the River Shannon. It has been designed in an open plan style and boasts high ceilings and lots of glass to allow in as much light as possible. 
 

 

 
The mature secure gardens and wooden deck with BBQ are the perfect combination for enjoy outdoor dining, and there are gorgeous river views to enjoy. Its location is ideal for boat trips along the Shannon, as well as day trips to nearby Limerick, Clare and Galway. There are plenty of water activities available nearby, including the town’s outdoor pool, and the local hotel has an indoor heated pool that is available for use – fee for entry.  

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14. Sunnybank House with private pool, Clifden, Galway – 11 Bedrooms

11 bedroom Sunnybank in Galway is one of the best airbnbs in Ireland for groups

Located in the heart of Connemara this 11-bedroomed country estate can sleep 16+ guests. It has an outdoor pool that is heated from late May – mid September, as well as a sauna and tennis court. It is just 150 metres from the town square, where you will find a great selection of bars and restaurants. The nearby private leisure centre with indoor heated pool and gym is also available for use all year around.

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15. Ballylickey House and Garden Lodges with heated outdoor pool, Co. Cork – 2 bedrooms

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These gorgeous two-bedroom luxury lodges are set within seven acres of gardens in Ballylicky House. Located close to Bantry Bay, with Killarney, the Ring of Kerry and West Cork on your doorstep, this is a superb base to explore the Cork and Kerry coastline. You  also have the added advantage of having access to the heated outdoor swimming pool, during your stay. 

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16. Sheen Falls Country Club, Kenmare, Co. Kerry – 4 bedrooms

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This luxury detached four-bedroom house at Sheen Falls Country Club in Kenmare is furnished to the highest standard, and provides complimentary access to the swimming pool at the Sheen Falls Lodge Hotel. Kenmare is located on the Ring of Kerry and is a delightful town with a great selection of shops, bars and restaurants to suit all tastes. 

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17. The Gate Lodge at Lough Erne Resort, Co. Fermanagh – 3 bedrooms

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I stayed in the lavish Lough Erne Resort a few years ago and loved it. This three-bedroom Gate Lodge offers the best of both worlds – a luxury detached house offering all the independence of a home away from home, but with access to the five-star resort’s facilities including the spa facilities and fine dining options. 

Read: Living it up at Lough Erne Resort – my review

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18. Millbank House with private pool, Mountrath, Co. Laois – 5 bedrooms

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Millbank is an 18th century Georgian Country House that is ideal for a special occasion or extended family holiday. The main house has five bedrooms and can accommodate up to 13 people, and there is a separate 3 bedroomed cottage which can also be rented if required. The swimming pool, sauna and steam room are also at your disposal.  All reviewers of Millbank have left a five-star rating, so this must be one of the best Airbnbs in Ireland with swimming pools. 

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19. The Boat House, Baltimore, Co. Cork  – 4 bedrooms

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West Cork is one of my favourite parts of Ireland and The Boat House location is idyllic. This four-bedroomed house is one of ten properties on an island estate, reached by a stone bridge. It is ideal for a large family, or if there are a group of families or friends who wish to travel together, you can rent more of the properties on Inis Beg estate.
 

 

 
It is also located close to Baltimore and Skibbereen, so if you fancy a change of scene, you don’t have too far to go. You will also have access to an indoor heated swimming pool during your stay. 

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20. The Mullins apartment on the grounds of the Mill Park Hotel, Co. Donegal – 2 bedrooms

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An Airbnb in Donegal, with access to a swimming pool is a rare find! This super two-bedroom apartment overlooks the Mill Park Hotel and is less than a 10 minute walk from the town centre.
 

 

 
Two guests will have access to the hotel’s pool, gym, jacuzzi and steam room, and children under three are free. If there are any additional guests sharing, a charge will apply payable directly to the hotel. The hotel also has a restaurant and bar. 

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21. Old World Converted Stableyard with private pool, Co. Dublin – 4 bedrooms

Airbnbs in Dublin with swimming pool

This four-bedroom home is one of the most luxurious Airbnbs in Dublin, and is arguably one of the most popular Airbnbs in Ireland with swimming pools. Not only does the house have a private pool that is heated all year round, but there is also a sauna and golf clubs available for you to enjoy.
 

 

 
Its idyllic location offers the sense of being in the country with views of Phoenix Park, yet it is located just ten minutes from Dublin city.

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22. Mount Hanover House, with private pool, Co Meath – 9 bedrooms

Airbnbs in Ireland with private swimming pools

This unique period country house is located in the heart of the Boyne Valley, in Ireland’s Ancient East. The house boasts nine bedrooms and a large dining room that seats up to twelve. While retaining its traditional features, it has been fully modernised and offers its own indoor swimming pool, changing rooms and sauna, games room with dart board, table tennis and gaming consoles.
 

 

 
There are mature gardens with walkways for nature lovers, and a sunny conservatory or patio area with BBQ, for relaxing during summer days. There is also a tennis pavillion with all weather floodlit tennis courts, barbecue, pizza oven, smoker and sink.  

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23. Coach House At Glashnacree House & Gardens, Co. Kerry – 2 bedrooms

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The Coach house is set within a private garden estate overlooking Kenmare Bay on the Ring of Kerry. There are ten acres of woodlands and gardens to explore, and you have access to a heated pool from April to October, as well as fire pit, grill and outdoor seating.
 

 

 
The property has two ensuite bedrooms, a large sitting room with flat screen TV and a wood burning stove. There is another property on the estate, the Caretakers Cottage which can be rented if a group of friends of families wish to travel together. This would allow exclusive use of the private pool, gardens and fire pit, if both houses were rented together.

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24. Greenway Gem near Mulranny Beach, Co. Mayo – 3 bedrooms

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If you haven’t visited Mulranny beach yet, you don’t know what you are missing! This spacious three-bedroom home is located just ten minutes from the beach and one minute from the Greenway cycle track (which goes all the way from Westport to Achill). The house provides access to Mulranny Park Hotel’s facilities close by. You can enjoy free access to the pool, leisure centre and gym, and enjoy a choice of dining options too.
 

 

 
The house offers stunning views with sunny areas at front and back, as well as has an outdoor patio area well equipped with Netflix, an Xbox, books, a few toys and boardgames for all the family.
 
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25. Driney House with private jetty, Co. Leitrim – 4 Bedrooms

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This four-bedroom house is located on the waterways in Leitrim. There is a private jetty and access to the lake just 50 metres from the garden, and there is also a heated indoor pool with lake view, which is open from April 1st – December 31st.

The BBQ and outdoor terrace offer the perfect place for al-fresco dining, and the house is well equipped with WiFi and a fireplace if you fancy a cosy night in.

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I hope this post on Airbnbs in Ireland with swimming pools, 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.
 

 

 
These homes were researched on the various websites and when you make a booking, you do so via the supplier listed. Note I may 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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25 Airbnbs in Ireland for Groups or Large Family Holidays

Large Airbnbs in Ireland

From private islands to private pools, check out these Airbnbs in Ireland for groups or large family gatherings, and get planning your next staycation.

 

With more extended families holidaying together and the desire to stay in rather than go out, a holiday home can be the perfect solution. So I decided to search the Airbnb website to find plenty of great Airbnbs in Ireland for groups and extended families, who want to holiday together.

 

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I’ve got beach houses and country houses, some are located on hotel grounds, while others are set in their own private estates. I have chosen a variety of sizes too, from 4-bedroom luxury townhouses, to 11-bedroom mansions. Some houses even have their own pools, and one is located on its own private island! So why not get a few friends together or plan a family gathering away from home for a change – hopefully one of these large Airbnbs in Ireland will suit the occasion perfectly.
 

 

 

1.  Sunnybank House with private pool, Clifden, Galway – 11 Bedrooms

11 bedroom Sunnybank in Galway is one of the best airbnbs in Ireland for groups

Located in the heart of Connemara this 11-bedroomed country estate can sleep 16+ guests. It has an outdoor pool that is heated from late May – mid September, as well as a sauna and tennis court. It is just 150 metres from the town square, where you will find a great selection of bars and restaurants. The nearby private leisure centre with indoor heated pool and gym is also available for use all year around.

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2. Traharta House & Cottage, Castletownshend, Cork – 5 Bedrooms

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You only have to look at this view to know that this is a holiday home you want to stay in.  Listen to the sea as you lie in bed and enjoy breakfast on this patio in the morning – it doesn’t get much better than this! There are two properties here, the cottage has two bedrooms, and the house has three bedrooms. They can be let separately or would suit a group of 10. This is also pet-friendly and there is a charge of €25 per pet per stay.

Read: 25 Dog-friendly Airbnbs in Ireland

Both of these architectural gems offer uninterrupted views of Skiddy, High and Low Islands and are located just 2km from the pretty village of Castletownshend and 8km from the lively town of Skibbereen. Check out the YouTube video via the link below to see just how beautiful this setting really is.

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3. Portrush Harbour Townhouse, Co. Antrim – 6 Bedrooms

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This six-bedroomed townhouse in the harbour town of Portrush, is ideally located if you want to discover the Causeway Coast with family or friends. This house can sleep up to 19 guests and comes with a child friendly garden with trampoline and BBQ, two small dogs are also welcome.
 

 

 
This luxurious holiday home is located within walking distance of the town and beach, and all of the Causeway Coast’s top attractions are close by.

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4. The Boat House, Baltimore, Co. Cork – 4 Bedrooms

The Boat House in Baltimore - luxury airbnbs in ireland for large families

West Cork is one of my favourite parts of Ireland and The Boat House location is idyllic. This four-bedroomed house is one of ten properties on an island estate, reached by a stone bridge. It is also located close to Baltimore and Skibbereen, so if you fancy a change of scene, you don’t have too far to go. You will also have access to an indoor heated swimming pool during your stay. 

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5. Dingle Bay View, Co. Kerry – 6 Bedrooms

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This modern five-bedroomed Dingle home is ideal for a large gathering in one of Ireland’s most loved towns. It is just a two-minute drive to the centre of the town and has a large private garden with two patios.

Make sure you experience the Slea Head Drive, take a boat out to the Skellig Islands, or enjoy a swim with Dingle’s favourite friend, Fungie the dolphin – there is so much to do on the Dingle Peninsula.

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6. Pier Cottage, Restored stone house, Kenmare, Kerry

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Pier Cottage is a beautifully restored 18th century stone cottage which has two self-contained units. The ‘West End’, sleeps up to 7 in 3 bedrooms, while the ‘East End’ sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms . The whole Cottage, sleeps up to 11 so it is ideal for a large family gathering. Located just off the famous Ring of Kerry, and just 50 metres from its own shingle beach, its location is idyllic. 

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7. Villa Yeats, Ardmore, Co. Waterford – 5 Bedrooms

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Villa Yeats is a modern 5-bedroomed home with private beach access in one of Waterford’s most idyllic locations. Set on a five-acre estate with a sister property, Villa Galileo, it is ideal for large gathering as both houses can be rented together, and can accommodate up to 29 people.
 

 

 
Each house has a separate garden and an outdoor terrace with BBQ, and there is a shared shed with two kayaks and tennis rackets for guest use. The five-star Cliff House Hotel is nearby with its award-winning Michelin star restaurant – but make sure to book it in advance!

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8. The Old Quay House, Fethard on sea, Co. Wexford – 6 Bedrooms

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This magnificent period house is located right at the harbour and offers panoramic views from three separate balconies. It can sleep up to 17 which makes a one of the most popular Airbnbs in Ireland for groups. Located on the beautiful Hook Peninsula, you will find plenty of shops and restaurants close by as well as some superb beaches – I’m told there are 14 different beaches nearby.
 

 

 
The extensive gardens have a patio with BBQ area and there is a games room with a full-size table tennis, 6ft pool / snooker table, and a cross trainer. There are also fishing nets, boules and buckets and spades for kids on site.  

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9. Golf Lodge at Mount Juliet Estate, with Pool Access, Co. Kilkenny – 4 Bedrooms

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This spacious 4-bedroom golf lodge in Mount Juliet Estate is a great find on Airbnb. I stayed in Mount Juliet recently and loved it. The house is very well equipped and modernly furnished with a dining suite for 10 and a log burning stove – perfect for a large family get together. The large south facing garden is furnished with an outdoor table and chairs and the pièce de résistance –  you have access to the hotel’s swimming pool.

Read: My review of Mount Juliet Estate

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10. Ethan House, Killarney, Co Kerry – 4 separate houses

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Ethan House Killarney is one of the best Airbnbs in Ireland for groups, as it offers four self-contained suites on a two-acre site. It allows friends or extended families to holiday together, with the benefits of having privacy in their own home.

If all houses are rented together, they can sleep up to 21 guests, however if you only wish to rent three of the houses, contact the host for individual prices. It is located just 4km from Killarney town centre, and close to all of its top attractions.

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11. Four-bedroom luxury home in the heart of Galway City – Sleeps 11 

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Located on the most photographed street in Ireland, this stylish home is on situated on a row of historic town houses which attracts visitors from around the world, including Ed Sheeran, who featured it in the video for “Galway Girl”.

This large home is beautifully furnished and offers gorgeous sea views, as well as being just minutes from the heart of Galway city. The Latin Quarter is just 100 metres from the house, where you will find an abundance of pubs and restaurants. 

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12. The Lime House, Slane, Co. Meath – 6 Bedrooms

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If you are looking for large Airbnbs in Ireland for groups, then look no further than The Lime House eco lodge – it can sleep up to 22 people. There are six ensuite bedrooms, as well as a wood-fired hot tub*, pizza oven and BBQ area beside the house. There is also a natural swimming pool about 300 metres away, which can be used all year round, but warmest from May to September.  

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13.  Doolin Cottage, Co. Clare – 5 bedrooms in two separate buildings

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Luí na Gréine (Sunset) is a three-bedroom cottage that is attached to a two-bedroom cottage Eirí na Gréine (Sunrise). These two properties share the same building but have a separate parking area and patio with outdoor furniture. They are ideal for two families who wish to holiday together, but also have some independence. These homes are pet-friendly too.
 

 

 
Located beside the Burren Way walking trail and just 5km from Doolin, the location is ideal to explore the Wild Atlantic Way, Clare’s beautiful beaches, and the Cliffs of Moher.

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14. Log Cabin in Kinsale, Co. Cork – 5 Bedrooms

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This five-bedroom log cabin offers superb sea views and is located just ten minutes drive from Kinsale. This will house up to 11 guests, so it is ideal for an extended families. There is a large garden, a balcony with views towards the Old Head of Kinsale, an office and a home gym. There is a small beach at the end of the road which is ideal for canoeing, and there are plenty of sandy beaches a short drive away.

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15. Inch Country House, Co. Tipperary – 6 bedrooms

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You only have to look at the image of Inch House to know that it is something special. A Georgian Country Mansion dating from 1720, if you fancy a family get together in true Downtown Abbey style – then look no further. It was a guest house and restaurant for 25 years before being transformed back into a stately home in 2018.
 

 

 
You will have exclusive use of the six-bedroom house which can accommodate up to 19 people, and the proprietors own home is behind the main house, which can house a further six people if required, at an additional cost. The Library Bar can be stocked to your own taste, including draft Guinness! There is also a unique little chapel and extensive gardens to explore. A private chef can also be arranged if you would rather not cook during your stay. 
 

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16.  The St George at Ross Castle, with Pool Access. Co. Galway – 6 + Bedrooms*

luxury airbnbs in ireland for groups

The St George House accommodates up to 12 guests with the added benefits of having access to the grounds of the estate and all its common areas, including the indoor heated pool, Billiards room, tennis court and lake boats.

There are three cottages on the estate which can be booked together, making it one of the best Airbnbs in Ireland for groups. You can view The Park Hall here, which sleeps up to 16 guests. With Connemara, Mayo and even Clare all within driving distance, the possibilities for day trips are endless. 
 
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 17. Radestown House, Co. Kilkenny – 7 Bedrooms

luxury airbnbs in ireland for groups or extended families

Radestown House is a four-storey, 8,000 sq.ft. house set on 11 acres. If you are looking for a luxurious house for a large party or family event, then look no further – its sleeps up to 35. There are plenty of places to dine: you can choose the formal dining room, the kitchen dining area, or the two large outdoor terraces. However if you fancy dining out, the house is located less than 10 minutes from Kilkenny city centre. This must be one of the largest Airbnbs in Ireland for groups.

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18. Killadangan, Westport Period House, Co. Mayo – 5 Bedrooms

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This villa-style period house overlooking Clew Bay is one of a kind. Located just ten minutes from the vibrant town of Westport, on the Wild Atlantic Way, it is an ideal venue for an extended family holiday or group of friends. Situated on eight acres, the five bedroomed house has been fully restored over five years, and now has a wonderful mix of contemporary and antique furnishings. 

A concierge service is available with housekeeping, a private chef and waitress. The hosts can also arrange bespoke itineraries including guided tours and boat trips.

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19. Driney House with Indoor Pool & Private Jetty, Co. Leitrim – 4 Bedrooms

luxury airbnbs in ireland with private jetty

This four-bedroom house is located on the waterways in Leitrim. There is a private jetty and access to the lake just 50 metres from the garden and there is also a heated indoor pool with lake view, which is open from April 1st – December 31st. The BBQ and outdoor terrace offer the perfect place for al-fresco dining, and the house is well equipped with WiFi and a fireplace if you fancy a cosy night in.

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20. Zephyr Lodge, Bundoran, Co. Donegal – 6 Bedrooms

luxury airbnbs in Donegal for large families

Zephyr Lodge was originally an award-winning guesthouse, and is now a luxury holiday home that can sleep up to 14 guests. Recently refurbished, the lodge is well equipped and located just five minutes walk to the lively town centre of Bundoran and its stunning beach. 

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21. Award Winning Designed Home with Ocean Views, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo – 4 Bedrooms

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This modern award-winning four-bedroomed house offers stunning views of the Atlantic, with a road that leads down to a great sea swimming spot. The house is connected with the HARBOUR SUP school and equipment and lessons can be arranged from the house. It is just three minutes from Dromore West which has a pub, cafe and Chinese take-away, while the seaside town of Enniscrone and its stunning white sandy beach, are just 17 minutes away. 

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22. Bunker Lodge Beach House, Co. Clare – 4 Bedrooms

luxury airbnbs in Clare for large families

Bunker Lodge is a four-bedroomed luxury beach house that is just minutes from the white sandy beach at Doughmore and the Trump International Hotel at Doonbeg. Its unique design includes an L shaped sunroom and a first floor living room, which offers panoramic views of the Atlantic through its windows and balcony.
 

 

 
This home can sleep up to 10 and is ideally suited to an extended family gathering, as group parties are not allowed. Located close to the village of Doonbeg, with the Cliffs of Moher, Clare’s seaside resorts and the Aran Islands close by, the possibilities for day trips are endless.

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23. The Glendalough Lodge, Co. Wicklow – 5 Bedrooms

luxury airbnbs in ireland for mountain walks

This beautiful five-bedroomed Victorian Lodge is located in the pretty village of Laragh, close to Glendalough’s lakes. It is listed by the Irish Government as a building of historical significance and importance, and is ideally located for nature lovers, walkers and hikers.
 

 

 
Why not cook a nice family roast on the vintage AGA cooker after a day on the mountains? There is also a private courtyard with a custom built BBQ area if you are lucky to rent it during the summer time. If you fancy dining out, the popular restaurant, ‘The Wicklow Heather’ is within walking distance as well as traditional country pubs.

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24. Four-bedroom beachfront home with hot tub, Larne, Antrim Coast: €184 per night

holiday homes beside the sea in Northern Ireland

The large holiday home offers stunning views of the Irish Sea from the lounge, as well as the outdoor terrace and hot tub that seats 8 people. There is also an Arctic hut, furnished with throws and reindeer hides, which has a central BBQ. The house is set within two acres and has gated access to a pebble beach from the garden – so it is ideal for families and it is also pet friendly. 
 

 

 
The villages of Glenarm and Ballygally are close by. and the location is ideal for those looking to explore the Causeway Coast which is home to some of Northern Ireland’s top attractions.

Read: A magical few days on the Causeway Coast

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25. Bella Vista, Carlingford, Co. Louth – 7 Bedrooms

best airbnbs in ireland for groups or parties

The medieval town of Carlingford is always a popular choice for group getaways. The lively village is only a 12 minute walk away, and offers some great bars and restaurants. There is also a host of water sports available on Carlingford Lough. This is one of the most popular Airbnbs in Ireland for groups as it can sleep up to 23 in seven bedrooms, and it has a garden with patio area and BBQ for large family gatherings.

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26. Collanmore Island Lodge, Westport, Co. Mayo – 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 22!

Collanmore private island is a great airbnb in Ireland for groups

Fancy holidaying in your own private island? Collanmore Island Lodge is located in Clew Bay, just 10 mins from the vibrant town of Westport, but it will seem like worlds apart… Just hop on the ferry from Westport (€10pp return) and enjoy the freedom of island life for a few days. The lodge has its own private beach, a BYOB bar, a hot tub and a steam room. This is one of the best Airbnbs in Ireland for groups, the house sleeps up to 22 people.

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27. The Boatstrand Beachhouse, Co. Waterford – 4 Bedrooms

modern airbnb house in Waterford near the beach

If you are looking for a modern Airbnb in Ireland near the beach, this one ticks all boxes – in fact it has a beach at the end of the garden. Beautifully decorated with panoramic sea views, this Copper Coast hideaway is ideal for families and friends alike. The house has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large garden with a BBQ – perfect for family nights in.

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28. Guitane Lakeside House, Killarney, Co. Kerry – 5 Bedrooms

luxury airbnbs in Killarney for large families

The five-bedroomed Guitane House overlooks Lough Guitane in Killarney. Located on 7.5 acres, with private access to your own lake, with boating and fishing rights to Lough Guitane, this is the ultimate in Airbnb luxury. You can enjoy a unique retreat with the benefit of being just ten minutes drive from Killarney town and its famous National Park. 

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I hope this post on Airbnbs in Ireland for groups or large family holidays will help you plan a group getaway 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. 
 

 

 
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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Sarah

The Travel Expert Sarah Slattery

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