Dún Chaoin (Dunquin) Youth Hostel
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Dún Chaoin, Ballyferriter, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
Ms. Carmel Ui Bhric
Dún Chaoin Youth Hostel is a modern accommodation that boasts a beautiful location on County Kerry’s Dingle Peninsula. The clean, comfortable hostel features ensuite rooms, laundry facilities and a self-catering kitchen.
Dún Chaoin Youth Hostel is an ideal budget accommodation for travellers wishing to explore the beautiful, varied scenery of County Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula.
The hostel caters to individuals, families and groups, with space for 51 people in a variety of rooms, some of which are ensuite.
Guests can make use of a self-catering kitchen, luggage storage, laundry facilities and car park. Additionally, breakfast and packed lunches are available on request.
There are plenty of things to see, do and explore on the Dingle Peninsula. It is an Irish speaking area and regularly has students coming from all around the globe to the area to hear, speak and learn the language even from as far away as Russia or Japan.
Travellers can admire the spectacular views of the Blasket Islands or spend their time being active with opportunities for hiking on Mount Brandon or on the Slí Chorca Dhuibhne (Dingle Way) as well as cycling, golfing, bird watching and more. If you're interested in nature, you can go whale, dolphin and bird watching so be sure to take a boat ride out to the islands where you'll see a seal sanctuary near Dingle and you might even spot Fungi- the famous dolphin who's been living at the mouth of the Dingle Harbour since 1984.
Guests can also explore the region's many archaeological sites, such as Ferriter’s Cove, Reasc and Loch a’Dúin