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Waterville, Co. Kerry

Waterville is located dramatically between Lough Currane and the Atlantic Ocean. This is a world famous game angling resort. The scenery in the area is second to none. For those seeking a quieter visit to Kerry, Waterville offers a more low key alternative to the hustle and bustle of Killarney. Its location on the western end of the Iveragh Peninsula, straddling the Ring of Kerry (N70 Road) makes it a great base for exploring the areas coast, mountains and heritage sites.

Staying and Eating in Waterville

Those hoping to stay in Waterville will not be disappointed. There are many fine Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Guesthouses, and self catering units suiting all budgets. Waterville has many pleasant bars which serve excellent food. Seafood is particularly good here with fresh local produce featuring on most menu’s.

Local Amenities

Waterville is known worldwide for its 18 hole championship golf course - Over 100 years old, Waterville is rated among the top 5 courses in Ireland and the top 20 links courses in the world. Waterville Craft Market is a unique and extensive visitor attraction – a showcase for Irish craft and design. Officially acknowledged by craft workers throughout the country as one of Ireland’s most outstanding outlets, a special place to visit.

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Bus to Waterville

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 279A:
      • Killarney (Bus Station) - Waterville (Butler Arms Hotel)
      • Waterville (Butler Arms Hotel) - Killarney (Bus Station)
    • 280:
      • Tralee (Bus Station) - Tralee (Bus Station)

Hotels in Waterville

Brookhaven Guesthouse Brookhaven Guesthouse

New Line Road, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Set in the heart of the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Brookhaven is a charming 4-star (Irish Tourist Board award), family-run guest house, 800 metres from Waterville town, halfway around the scenic Ring of Kerry.

Butler Arms Hotel Butler Arms Hotel

New Line Road, Waterville, Co. Kerry
The Butler Arms is directly opposite the beach in Ballinskelligs Bay, Waterville. The hotel has views of the Atlantic Ocean and offers spacious rooms, a seafood restaurant and free parking.

Sea Lodge Hotel Sea Lodge Hotel

Waterville, Waterville Co. Kerry V23 HK46, Co. Kerry
Set in Waterville, 41 km from Kenmare, Sea Lodge Hotel boasts a terrace and views of the sea. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.

Guesthouses in Waterville

Lakelands Farm Guesthouse Lakelands Farm Guesthouse

Lake Road, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Boasting spectacular views over Lough Currane, Europe's best salmon and sea trout lake, this charming guesthouse is ideally placed for enjoying the natural beauty of the surroundings. It is close to the famous Kerry Way scenic walking route.

The Smugglers Inn The Smugglers Inn

Cliff Road, Waterville, Co. Kerry
The Smuggler’s Inn overlooks the sandy beach at Ballinskelligs Bay. Most rooms have sea views and the hotel has a gourmet restaurant, free WiFi in all areas and free parking.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Waterville

Atlantic View Atlantic View

Toor, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Atlantic View is situated 5 km south of Waterville village along the Kerry Way, one of Ireland's longest and most beautiful walking trails. All rooms enjoy sea views and come with a TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

Currane Lodge Currane Lodge

Tarmons, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Overlooking Lough Currane just 4 km from Waterville, Currane Lodge features B&B accommodation with lake and mountain views. Guests can relax by the fireplace in its lounge.

Klondyke House B&B Klondyke House B&B

New Line Road, Waterville, Co. Kerry
On the famous Ring of Kerry road, Klondyke House boasts stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and Kerry Mountains, home-cooked breakfasts and free Wi-Fi.

O O'Grady's Townhouse Bed & Breakfast

Spunkane, Waterville, Co. Kerry
With panoramic mountain views, O’Grady’s Townhouse Bed & Breakfast offers delicious Irish breakfasts, free parking and free Wi-Fi. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, O’Grady’s is a short ferry ride from Skellig Michael.

The Old Cable Historic House & Seafood Restaurant The Old Cable Historic House & Seafood Restaurant

Old Telegraph Cable Station, Waterville Village, Co. Kerry
The Old Cable Historic House is a Designated Milestone Heritage Site tracing its origins to The First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable from Ireland to the USA in 1866.

Hostels in Waterville

Brú na Dromoda/Dromid Hostel Brú na Dromoda/Dromid Hostel

Cillín liath, Mastergeehy, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Located in the heart of the Iveragh Peninsular, the community-run Brú na Dromoda/Dromid Hostel offers free WiFi and free onsite parking. Guests have complimentary use of the onsite sports hall. Waterville is just 13 minutes' drive away.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Waterville

29 Waterville Links Holiday Home 29 Waterville Links Holiday Home

29 Waterville Links, Waterville, Co. Kerry
29 Waterville Links Holiday Home is located in Waterville. This three-bedroom house has sea and mountain views. The accommodation will provide you with a TV and a DVD player. There is a full kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave.

Klondyke Close Self Catering Klondyke Close Self Catering

New Line Road, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Klondyke Close Self Catering is a holiday home with free WiFi, situated in Waterville. The unit is 41 km from Kenmare. Free private parking is available on site. The kitchen features an oven and there is a private bathroom.

Lough Currane Holiday Homes Lough Currane Holiday Homes

Southview Terrace, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Featuring free WiFi, Lough Currane Holiday Homes is set in Waterville, 41 km from Kenmare. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodation is equipped with a dining area and seating area with a flat-screen TV.

Stunning Valley View Stunning Valley View

Waterville Octive, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Stunning Valley View is a detached holiday home with a garden, located a 10-minute drive from the village of Waterville. The property features views of the mountain, free parking and is 44 km from Killarney.

Waterville Beenbane Lodge Kerry Waterville Beenbane Lodge Kerry

Lower Beenbane Waterville Co.Kerry, Ireland, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Waterville Beenbane Lodge Kerry is a detached holiday home is located in Waterville and is 40 km from Kenmare. The property is 35 km from Dingle and free private parking is offered. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.

Waterville Links Waterville Links

Ring of Kerry, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Accommodating up to 6 guests, Waterville Links lies on Ireland’s western coast, between Cahersiveen and Waterville in County Kerry. Waterville offers a sandy beach, water-sports and a golf course, with the town centre around 1km away.

Restaurants in Waterville

An Corcan An Corcan

Main Street, Waterville, Co. Kerry

Bay View Hotel Bay View Hotel

Waterville, Co. Kerry

Brods Bar and Restaurant

Waterville, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Fisherman Fisherman's Bar & Fisherman's Restaurant

Waterville, Co. Kerry
Our menus feature dishes made from the finest seasonal Irish ingredients, expertly prepared.

Huntsman Lodge and Oyster Bar

Waterville, Co. Kerry

O' Dwyer's - The Villa

Waterville, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Skellig Restaurant Skellig Restaurant

Portmagee, Waterville, Co. Kerry
Our menus feature dishes made from the finest seasonal Irish ingredients, expertly prepared.

The Lobster Bar

Waterville, Co. Kerry

The Smugglers Inn The Smugglers Inn

Cliff Road, Waterville, Co. Kerry

The Waterville Lodge Hotel The Waterville Lodge Hotel

Waterville, Killarney, Co. Kerry

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Pubs & Nightlife

Waterville Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

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