Ballyheigue Guesthouse

Caherulla near Ballyheigue, County Kerry (Ref. 1051455)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Hanora

    “We were very happy with our stay Ballyheigue Guesthouse,on arrival we were met by Carmel who was very welcoming,she showed us around and went through local information with us.”

    Our stay was very comfortable,the home is very clean and was well equipped for our stay of 3 adults and 2 children.We would have no hesitation in staying at this lovely home again.Communication with Carmel and the owner was excellent and prompt and any little minor queries promptly addressed.

    - Hanora, April 2022

The property

Ballyheigue 2 miles.

A characterful all-ground-floor cottage resting in the neighbourhood of Caherulla, close to the charming village of Ballyheigue, this beautiful bungalow offers families and friends a scenic location from which to explore County Kerry.

Ballyheigue Cottage can be found in a desirable location, boasting countryside views and close proximity to the beach, it has all you could need for a memorable stay in Ireland.

Enter this partially stone-fronted bungalow to find an equally attractive interior, with exposed stone walls and rustic wooden beams lining the ceiling, every room of this abode boasts personality.

Make the most of quality time together by lounging in front of the open fire in the sitting area of the open-plan living space, with ample seating for all, while at the rear of the room you can find the dining space overlooking the beautiful back garden; a stunning space to make a toast to your terrific holiday.

Move through into the beautifully bright kitchen, decorated in blues and yellows, this welcoming room hosts all the essentials for your home cooking when you're not out sampling the delicious treats of the nearby eateries.

Dine alfresco in the summer months from the comfort of your own private garden, the countryside backdrop offering a beautiful sunset to give you the perfect end to each fun-filled day.

The local area is an extremely popular holiday base in County Kerry, known as the start of the Kerry Head loop, it boasts a good selection of shops, pubs and eateries to keep you entertained on your travels, as well as a children's playground, the ruins of an imposing castle with a rich history behind it and now offering a golf course running around it!

Ballyheigue has a beautiful 6 mile long blue flag beach which joins up with Banna beach.

It is on the renowned Wild Atlantic Way which is beautiful to explore by car, bike or walking as well as many areas to fish on this coast.

Nearby Tralee offers an exciting day for all with its Town Park and Rose Garden making a lovely place for a leisurely stroll to spot bird life, Aqua Golf alongside the Aqua Dome where you can make a splash and enjoy family fun in the form of rapids, whirlpools and more, Kerry County Museum where you can learn of the enticing history of the area and so much more!

There are plenty of fantastic walking opportunities around too, such as Dingle which is only a 52 km drive away and the North Kerry Way, or enjoy a mosey around the picturesque marina of Fenit.

Ballyheigue makes a fantastic choice for your coastal escape to County Kerry.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite basin and WC and separate walk-in shower, 2 x double with Jack-and-Jill access to shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with open fire
  • Oil-fired central heating and open fire
  • Electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, DVD, WiFi and a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Enclosed front lawn and enclosed rear lawn and gravelled area with furniture and shed
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 2.2 miles

About the location


Tralee 12 miles; Killarney 40 miles.

The pretty coastal village of Ballyheigue quietly sits at the north point of County Kerry and is recognised as the start of the Kerry Head Drive. Offering great access to wonderful Banna Beach and Leisure Centre this charming village boasts a wealth of shops, pubs and eateries as well as a fabulous golf course situated in an 18th century castle! The lively town of Tralee is nearby offering a broad range of amenities and a number of great walking opportunities, including the Dingle and North Kerry Way, whilst the marina at nearby Fenit is well worth a visit. With many other towns and villages scattered throughout the area offering a wealth of visitor attractions, this lovely village provides an ideal base for exploring all the county has to offer!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas