Waterville Landscape

Things to Do in Waterville


Waterville ( An CoireÁn) "The Little Whirlpool", is the premier coastal tourist centre on the Ring of Kerry. Waterville nestles between Balinskelligs Bay & Lough Currane, you will find mountains & lakeland with the added advantage of the sea on your doorstep.

Visitors of all kinds flock to this idillic town as they will find numerous attractions to occupy them including angling, golfing, adventure activities, shooting, horse riding, hill walking, bird watching, Irish pub life, friendly atmosphere and of course friendly people.

Waterville and its surrounding area offers a number of breathtaking walks and places to see. One worth noting has to be the walk up to the Coomakista Pass. Although it is known ton be a long walk it is most definately worth it for the breathtaking views over the mouth of the Kenmare River. There is also a number of historical sites which
have to be visited including Staigue Fort, Cill Rialaig and nearby Derrynane House and National Park - the birthplace of one of the most famous men in Irish History - Daniel O'Connell.

Sneem Hotel, the luxury Kerry Hotel lies approx 35 minutes from Waterville on the Iveragh Peninsula from along the N70 Ring of Kerry route in South West Ireland. Sneem Hotel also offers new luxury 2 bedroom self catering apartments and 3 bedroom self catering apartments in Kerry with mountain and sea views of MacGilly Cuddy Reeks and Kenmare Bay with disabled facilities in the hotel.

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