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Ballinskelligs, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
Ms Farida Straub
A combination of modernity and tradition, Skellig Lodge is situated overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay in County Kerry. The lodge offers warm and cosy bedrooms available in private rooms ensuite, family rooms and three-bed dorms.
Overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, Skellig Lodge is situated in Ballinskelligs, County Kerry. It has 23 bedrooms, two kitchens, two dining rooms and a TV lounge. Guests can also avail of complimentary Wi-Fi, a private car park and private garden with views of the sea and mountains. The hostel can cater for groups of up to 50 people and offers warm and cosy bedrooms available in private rooms ensuite, family rooms and three-bed dorms.
Skellig lodge is ideally located just a short walk from the Blue Flag beach, which is near a café and the local tourist office. There are also two pubs/restaurants, which feature entertainment during the summer season. In the off season, entertainment can be arranged for parties. Additionally, the hostel is a 10 minute walk from the artist retreat and gallery.
For guests desiring an active break, fishing trips and boat trips to Skellig Michael can be booked in advance or upon arrival at Skellig Hostel. There are also two local golf courses just a 15 minute drive away.
Things to do nearby include, boat trips to Skellig Michael, walking, hill climbing, fishing, diving, swimming, golfing, cycling, Blue Flag beach, archaeoligical sites, Skellig Heritage Centre, Artist Retreat, art gallery, Cable O'Leary's pub and restaurant, Tig Rosie pub with traditional music, Barbers Café which is located on beach, Casey's Tea Room and Delicatessen, a fast food take away, Cill Rialaig Famine Village, Ballinskelligs Abbey, McCarty Castle and there is also a tourist information office nearby.