10 Amazing Airbnbs you can rent in Ireland right now
1 Mountain Log Cabin, Westport – €420 Per Night
This handcrafted log cabin is only 10 minutes outside Westport. It has beautiful mountain views, a large river rock fireplace, a jukebox, and even glamping pods if you are more of an outdoor enthusiast. It can accommodate up to 12 people, making it great a great choice for a family retreat. Available here
2 Lisnavagh Country House, Carlow- €1200 Per Night
The price of this house might be a little steep, but then you have to consider what you are getting. Located just an hour from Dublin, this Gothic Revival House dates back to 1847 and is outfitted with some of the most luxurious and confortable living spaces you are likely to find in Ireland. Not to mention the beautiful surrounding gardens and woodlands. If you can wrangle 14 people together it begins to look like a great deal. Available here
3 Glamorous Country House, Carlow – €933 Per Night
This country house just an hour from Dublin is an eclectic mix of elegant style and old-fashioned comfort. It has grandiose chandeliers, a snooker table, and 9 staircases. This property will draw the interest of anyone who has a penchant for dazzling style, exceptional antiques and impressive structural design, as well as an appreciating for a bit of peace and traquility. Housing up to 15 guests, the high price shouldn’t be such a deterent. Available here
4 Martello Tower Dalkey- €450 Per Night
Have you ever stayed in a National Monument? Well, now is your chance. This stunning 1804 coastal defence Tower is beautifully restored as a luxury residence. Located in the idyllic seaside village of Dalkey, this property is best rented during the summer months when you can sit out on the roof and watch the sunset (and sunrise undoundetly) – as it only sleeps two, this is a great romantic getaway. Available here
5 Conroy’s Old Bar, Aglish, Co. Tipperary – €140 Per Night
This accomodation is an experience in itself. The world’s first self-catering bar may not have any beer behind it (unless you put it there), but it has all the other charm of an authentic Irish, village bar. Guests are invited to invite the old beer garden and BBQ area, with views of the beautiful Tipperary countryside. It can accommodate 4 people – if you plan on going to bed. Available here.
Step back in time and experience something very unique: A traditional bowtop gypsy caravan set in a woodland in the Donegal hills totally off the beaten track. Lovingly restored to a high standard you feel cosy and snug in the midst of nature. Available here.
7 Medieval Castle, Co. Galway – €130 Per night
We’ve all dreamed of living in a castle at some stage, and now you can – well, at least for a night or a weekend. This catle dates back the 1400’s and has recently been rennovated by its new owner using traditional materials as well as cutting edge technology. A master bedroom, a turret, winding stairs, a bath in the lving room: what more do you want. Oh, and Galway City is only 25 minutes away if you get bored. Available here.
8 Headfort House (60 bed school), Kells Meath – €1200 Per Night
This property is impressive for its sheer size. Able to accommodate up to 70 people, this isn’t exactly suitable for a simple family getaway (unless you have an unusually large family. Headfort House is advertised for summer schools or similar, it has catering & teaching facilities, as well as sporting facilities, theatre & woodlands. Available here
Helen’s Tower perched high above the rolling hills of Co Down, is an enchanting three storey stone tower nestled deep in the woods of the Clandeboye Estate. Built in 1848 by Frederick Lord Dufferin, 5th Baron of Dufferin and Ava in honour of his mother Helen Selina Blackwood, Helen’s Tower has since been immortalized by Tennyson in the poem of the same name (I defy you to find another property that can boast the same). Available here.
This hexagon hut is situated in an orchard and woodlands just 5km from Westport. In the Hexagon you can live amongst the natural enviroment and wildlife, with some goats and hens roaming the adjoining field. This makes for a great romantic getaway for nature lovers. Available here.