WATERFRONT PROPERTY: Wine Strand Cottages are modern cottages in the heart of the scenic Dingle Peninsula, close to the village of Ballyferriter, and on the waterfront of Wine Strand Beach.
30th of April to 02nd of July €495
2nd of July to 16th of July €625
16th of July to 23rd of July €850
23rd of July to 27th of August Booked out
27th of August to 3rd of September €625
3rd of September to 8th of October €495
The holiday home is decorated and equipped to a very high standard. Three bedrooms with three double beds and two single beds, sleeping 8 adults in all. Open fire. Electricity and all other costs are included in the rent. Private parking. Large garden. Cot and high chair provided. Fridge and freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, television (3 channels) and DVD player.
Guide dogs welcome; no other pets. Bed linen and tea towels are provided free.
Ideal for a family break, house is located on the waterfront by the sandy beach of Wine Strand. Dingle is a 10.4 km (6.5 miles)drive away.
The Dingle peninsula is the most westerly part of Europe. There is something here for everyone: great rambles, hikes and scenic tours of Slea Head and the breathtaking Conor Pass (the highest mountain pass in Ireland- a "must-see" for all visitors en route to Dingle), superb links golf courses,excellent shore angling, diving and walking, sandy beaches and a wealth of ancient sites.
This area is a Gaeltacht region, where Gaelic is the first language used by the local residents. Cycling is a magical experience in the Dingle Peninsula, with miles of peaceful coastline to explore at your leisure. Bicycles are readily available to rent in Dingle.
In Dingle town, there are wonderful shops, exquisite local handcrafted leather goods, pottery, art and crafts, beauty spas and holistic treatments. And the children will love a visit to the Oceanworld Aquarium or painting their own pottery at Faoilean Pottery in Ballyferriter. Dingle is the home of Fungi, the Dingle dolphin. Take a boat trip out to Dingle Bay and a guaranteed "nod" from Fungi-great fun for young and old.
For the hiker, the Dingle Way is a 179-kilometre( 111-mile) circuit of the Peninsula which pases right past the gate!. It takes an average of 8 or 9 days to walk. The scenery is stunning, taking in scenic mountain paths, pastoral farmlands and the wild Atlantic seashore.
The mighty Atlantic waves make ideal conditions for surfing and windsurfing. Lessons and equipment hire are available at Castlegregory and Inch beach.
Dingle Peninsula is full of archeological sights such as 2000 year old forts, beehive huts, Gallarus,famine cottages, etc. Guided archaeological tours are given by Sciuird Tours in Dingle (066) 9151606.
Take a boat trip to the Great Blasket island from Dingle town or Dunquin. The island has been uninhabited since the last residents left in 1953. On warm days, bask on the beautiful beach or there are delightful walks offering stunning views. Wildlife is in abundance, especially seals and seabirds.